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USA College National Team Announced

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USA Baseball announced its 22-player roster for the college national team, with Cal State Fullerton shortstop Christian Colon highlighting the team as the lone returnee from last year’s club. Coach […]

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Angels Take Locker Again

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In high school Jake Locker fell to the 40th round because teams believed that he was set to head to Washington as a football player. Scouts were right, as Locker […]

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Royals Look Willing To Spend

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A year ago, the Kansas City Royals set a draft record by spending $11.1 in bonuses, largely because they were willing to draft and sign players like Tim Melville, a […]

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So What Did You Think?

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  Consider this an open thread for your thoughts of the first round of the draft. What picks did you like, what picks did you dread? And what did you […]

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Royals Love Their Cats

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By taking Aaron Crow, the Royals have taken a Fort Worth Cat for the second time in four years. Kansas City also took Luke Hochevar No. 1 overall after Hochevar […]

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Scheppers Makes His Case

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If Tanner Scheppers was going to give scouts a reason to draft him high in the first round, he made a pretty convincing closing argument. In his final start for […]

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Regionals TV Schedule Announced

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If you want to see Stephen Strasburg pitch, you’ll need to have ESPNU this weekend. ESPN will feature the Tallahassee and Irvine Regionals for the only national coverage of the NCAA baseball tournament […]

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The Field of 64

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Here are the 64 teams for the NCAA Division I national tournament. National seeds are indicated in parenthesis after the team name. Austin, Texas Fort Worth, Texas Atlanta, Ga. Gainesville, […]

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Crow Sharper In Second Start

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As a pair of former college righthanders now pitching in the independent leagues as they await the June draft, it’s hard not to compare Aaron Crow and Tanner Scheppers. The […]

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Scheppers Struggles In Second Start

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  In his first outing as an independent leaguer, Tanner Scheppers was unhittable. In his second outing, the indy leaguers hit back. Scheppers allowed five runs on five hits, walking […]

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What They Did This Weekend

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Here’s a look at the stats over the weekend from some of college baseball’s top draft prospects. WHAT THE TOP HITTERS DID SCHOOL YR PLAYER, POS AB R H RBI […]

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