Jim Callis

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What's the draft stock of New York high school righthander Dellin Betances, Yavapai (Ariz.) JC infielder Milton Loo and Florida prep infielder Adrian Cardenas?

Minors | #2006#Ask BA

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How do Cameron Maybin, Andrew McCutchen and Jay Bruce compare? How does Baseball America compile its draft lists, and is Duane Below on the radar in Michigan? How good is hot-hitting Ole Sheldon?

Minors | #2006#Ask BA

Padres Reunite Prospects With Fuson

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Grady Fuson served as Rangers assistant general manager in charge of scouting and player development from 2002-04 before taking a similar role with the Padres last year. On Thursday, Fuson was reunited with two of his favorite prospects from the Texas system when San Diego dealt outfielder Freddy Guzman and righthander Cesar Rojas for first baseman Vincent Sinisi and righthander John Hudgins.

Majors | #2006#Trade Central

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Where will Stanford righthander Greg Reynolds go in the draft? How do top shortstop prospects Stephen Drew, Troy Tulowitzki and Brandon Wood compare to one another? What prospect trades would make the most sense?

Minors | #2006#Ask BA

Mirabelli Returns To Red Sox

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After trading Doug Mirabelli to the Padres in December, the Red Sox discovered that they didn't have anyone who could handle Tim Wakefield's knuckleball. On Monday, Boston solved that problem by reacquiring Mirabelli from San Diego in exchange for Josh Bard, Triple-A righthander Cla Meredith and $100,000.

Majors | #2006#Trade Central

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Where would Mets outfielder Fernando Martinez go in the 2006 draft? Who has the brighter future, the Tigers' Justin Verlander or the Mets' Mike Pelfrey. Is Cardinals lefthander Jaime Garcia for real?

Minors | #2006#Ask BA

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Who are the top 20 prospects for the 2006 draft? How do Orioles pitching prospects Adam Loewen and Hayden Penn compare to each other? Should the Marlins play Josh Willingham over Miguel Olivo at catcher?

Minors | #2006#Ask BA

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Jim Callis -

What are the Devil Rays going to do with all of their outfielders? Is Scott Hairston blocked in Arizona? How good is Mets righthander Henry Owens?

Minors | #2006#Ask BA