July 2 Preview: Pitcher Profiles
A preview of five pitchers from the Dominican Republic and Venezuela available for the July 2 international signing period.
Future’s Game Gets An Olympic Twist
This year, the Futures Game is getting an Olympic twist. Players on the United States roster for the Futures Game this year will be the among those who are being considered for the 2008 U.S. Olympic team. Those players won't necessarily play on the team that USA Baseball sends to the Beijing Games in August, but USA Baseball will draw from this pool of players to help form the Olympic team.
July 2 Preview: Aristy, Arias
The Yankees and Padres have been linked to a pair of shortstops from the Dominican Republic for signing bonuses that should reach seven figures.
A’s Take Lead In Inoa Sweepstakes
With one week until the beginning of the July 2 international signing period, several international scouts have confirmed that Oakland is the strong favorite to sign 16-year-old Dominican righthander Michel Inoa.
July 2 Preview: Luis Domoromo
Venezuelan outfielder Luis Domoromo has been linked to the Padres for a possible seven-figure bonus.
Boston’s Anderson Kicking Into Gear
With a good knowledge of the strike zone, Red Sox first baseman Lars Anderson is getting the hang of the California League.
July 2 Preview: Julio Morban
International scouts expect this Dominican outfielder to receive a seven-figure bonus
July 2 Preview: Adis Portillo
Venezuelan righthander Adis Portillo is attracting scouts with a low-90s fastball.