Dave Perkin

Cuckoo For Cuckovich

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BA’s own bird dog, Dave Perkin, checks in from the inaugural Big 3 of the West college showcase. LONG BEACH—The dream, rarely fulfilled, of every baseball scout and recruiter is […]

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Bromberg Gets Down To Details

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Over lunch at a Southern California deli, BA's Dave Perkin sat down with Twins prospect David Bromberg, the newly minted minor league strikeouts leader, and his father Mike to talk pitching drills, life in the minor leagues and Bromberg's home run prowess.

Minors | #2008#Prospect Diary

Area Code Sleepers

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As the Area Code and Aflac Games draw to a conclusion, my colleague Matt Blood will give readers the lowdown on the top prospects: the Bryce Harper, Tyler Matzek, Donovan […]

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SPARQ at the Ball ParQ

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One of the premier features of the annual Area Code Games is SPARQ testing, which was first instituted at the Long Beach event about five years ago. In the chronologically […]

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Cracking the Codes

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Now in its 22nd year, the Area Code Games have morphed into a blend of baseball showcase, job fair, gossip mill and industry convention. Scouts, college coaches, agents, parents, press, […]

Draft | #Summer Scene

Robinson Breaks Through

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I was sitting in the shady comfort ofthe Press Box at the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy in Compton on Wednesday, watching the second game ofthe inaugural Breakthrough Series. […]

Draft | #Summer Scene

Premium Stock

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Perhaps the most fascinating storyline of the 2009 Draft has begun to develop in Southern California, courtesy of the Stock brothers. Robert Stock of USC, currently playing in the Cape […]

Draft | #Summer Scene

Gose Throws One Last Look

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Scouts representing six different major league organizations gathered Monday at the indoor facility of West Coast Sports management in Pasadena, Calif. to observe a throwing session featuring Anthony Gose, the […]

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