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Christian Gets The Call

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Anytime a player gets his first call to the big leagues, it’s special. But in Justin Christian’s case, it’s a little more special than usual, especially if you love rooting […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Always On The Run

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Justin Christian hasn't had much of a chance to get settled anywhere during his baseball career. In college, he played a year at Skyline (Calif.) Junior College, a year at Auburn and a year at Southeast Missouri. He hasn't been able to get settled at a position, moving from second base to shortstop this season. He earned the position switch by showing improved arm strength during spring training.

Minors | #2005#Independent Audit

Where The Prospects Are

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With short season and rookie leagues beginning this week, we’re scanning through the rosters to see which prospects are going where. Here’s a look at who are some prospects to […]

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A Learning Experience

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Harlingen's Kenny Evoniuk has one of the best arms in the United League. What he doesn't have is experience pitching. But his 91-92 mph velocity could make him an interesting prospect if he can clean up his delivery and improve his hard slider.

Minors | #2008#Independent Audit

Two ACC Teams Advance

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Aaron Fitt will have much more shortly, but to update his previous post, North Carolina finished off Coastal Carolina with two more runs in the ninth for a 14-4 win, […]

College

A’s Nab Another Doolittle

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The A’s decision to draft Sean Doolittle in the supplemental first round of the 2007 draft has worked out very well–he’s destroying the California League this season. This year the […]

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