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Mariners Sign Baron

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The Mariners have signed their highest draft pick so far, supplemental first rounder Steven Baron, a catcher from Ferguson High in Miami. Baron, the 33rd-overall selection, received a $980,000 signing […]

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Catching Up With Ryan Ortiz

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Oregon State’s Ryan Ortiz was a sixth-round pick by the Athletics after hitting .352/.454/.509 with 17 doubles and five home runs. I caught up with Ortiz to get his thoughts […]

College

Catching Up With Nick Franklin

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I’m not going to lie—I’m a big Nick Franklin fan. I was at the FACA Baseball Classic in Sebring (the state’s all-star high school event), where he stood out and […]

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Best Available For Day Three

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With 20 rounds left to play out, here are some of the top players available for day three. Note that some of these players, since they haven’t been drafted already, […]

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Rounds 27-30 Notes

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New Mexico outfielder Cameron Monger is one of the fastest players in the draft, but was just a role player for the Lobos this year. He’s raw at the plate, […]

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Round 25 & 26 Notes

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Providence High third baseman Richie Shaffer from Charlotte was one of the draft’s best power threats coming into the season, but his year was marred after surgery to repair a […]

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Rounds 22-24 Notes

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Ryan Weber is a short righthander that was a 12th-rounder by the Phillies last year out of high school, but didn’t help his stock by going the junior college route. […]

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Round 19-21 Notes

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The Dodgers drafted Nick Akins and it’s the third time he’s been drafted. The Dodgers were the team that initially took a chance on him out of high school, in […]

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Round 18 Notes

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After going with Deven Marrero the round before, the Reds took a chance on another highly-ranked Florida high school shortstop, this time with Gulliver Prep’s Stephen Perez. Perez has more […]

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Round 17 Notes

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Lots of big names in the 17th round, of all places. Shortstop Deven Marrero hails from American Heritage High in Florida and is close friends with Royals prospect Eric Hosmer, […]

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Round 16 Notes

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Round 16 had two interesting players from Florida and two from California. We ranked Florida center fielder Matt den Dekker as the 94th-best prospect heading into the draft, but he […]

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Round 13 & 15 Notes

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Mitchell High lefthander Patrick Schuster—he of the four consecutive no-hitters this spring—finally gets drafted, by the Diamondbacks. Schuster has some funk in his delivery, but throws in the upper 80s […]

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Day Two Complete

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The second day of the draft—which consisted of rounds 4 through 30—is in the bag, so to speak. We’re bustling around trying to get the magazine off to the printers […]

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Inman Lasts Till 12th Round

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Coming into the season, Jeff Inman was regarded as one of the top juniors in the  country. Even after a so-so sophomore year, where he want 7-2, 4.27 with just […]

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