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Rowell Nearing Return

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After coming into spring training with an injured oblique muscle, Billy Rowell is finally close to making his 2007 debut. “Billy is participating in games and getting his innings built […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Book Review: Once Upon A Game

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After explaining the history of baseball statistics in his first book, former Baseball America senior writer Alan Schwarz turns to memories in his second offering as baseball legends such as Yogi Berra, Ernie Banks, and Ken Griffey Jr. unveil some of their fondest baseball memories in "Once Upon a Game."

Majors | #2007#Book Guide

Drabek On The Rise

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Phillies righthander Kyle Drabek and Brewers righthander Jeremy Jeffress both signed for $1.55 million after being selected one pick apart in the 2006 draft–18th and 16th overall, respectively. Drabek’s makeup […]

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In Our Back Yard

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A few guys from our office made it out to Durham’s first series, as the Bulls took on the Syracuse Chiefs. The Chiefs brought power in the forms of outfielders […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

BAPR Plus: San Fancisco Giants

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With the days of TINSTAAGHP (There Is No Such Thing As A Giants Hitting Prospect) perhaps on the verge of extinction–if Kevin Frandsen, Fred Lewis and Nate Schierholtz can’t quiet […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: Arizona Diamondbacks

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Arizona already has seen what young talents Stephen Drew, Conor Jackson, and Carlos Quentin can contribute to the club’s future. Prospects Chris Young, Alberto Callaspo, Miguel Montero, Micah Owings, Dustin […]

Minors

BAPR Plus: Colorado Rockies

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With a minor league system that’s loaded with players who are ready to make a big league impact, it should come as no surprise that Colorado gave quite a few […]

Minors

Two Sons Of Big Leaguers Team Up In California

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When your last name is Bonds or Scioscia it's not simple to blend in on the baseball field. But then Matt Scioscia, a senior catcher/first baseman, and Nikolai Bonds, a junior outfielder, have never led normal lives. As the season started for the Crespi Celts, however, the sons of one of baseball's most feared hitters and most respected catchers/managers have deflected the attention as best as possible.

High School | #2007

Prospect Q&A: Jacob McGee

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Part of a large group of excellent prospects who are making their way up through the Devil Rays' system, Jacob McGee has the potential to be a power lefty atop a contender's rotation. The 6-foot-3, 225-pounder features a fastball that sits in the 90-94 range but can touch 96 as well as an impressive joint personality breaking ball (explained later) and a changeup that is coming along well.

Minors | #2007#Prospect Q&A