Aaron Fitt

Power On The Mound And At The Plate

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Make no mistake: Brad Lincoln's baseball future is on the mound, where the second-team preseason All-America righthander has gotten off to a 4-1, 2.18 start with 54 strikeouts and 10 walks in 41 innings this year. But that doesn't mean Houston coach Rayner Noble isn't also thrilled to have Lincoln batting cleanup for him.

College | #2006

Morrow Takes Command Of Draft Stock

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As Brandon Morrow's fastball velocity increased, so did his command. The California righthander used a confidence-building trip to the Cape Cod League to trust his stuff against aluminum bats. Now he's a top draft prospect.

College | #2006

Padres, Rangers Complete Six-Player Swap

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The Rangers and Padres swapped double-digit winners while addressing other needs on their big league rosters. Texas dealt righthander Chris Young, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and outfielder Terrmel Sledge for righthanders Adam Eaton and Akinori Otsuka and minor league catcher Billy Killian.

Majors | #2006#Trade Central