J.J. Cooper

White Gets The Best Of Black

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Three years ago, Seton Hall’s Sean Black was considered the No. 5 freshman in the country, ranked just three spots behind North Carolina’s Alex White. But when the two righthanders […]


Rule 5 Draft Pick By Pick

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  Major League Phase First Round 1. Nationals Terrell Young, rhp, Reds 2. Mariners Reegie Corona, ss/2b, Yankees 3. Padres Everth Cabrera, ss/2b, Rockies 4. Pirates Donald Veal, lhp, Cubs […]


Reds Land Guillon

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After making a big splash by signing outfielders Yorman Rodriguez and Juan Duran, the Reds have added an intriguing international arm by signing lefthander Ismael Guillon. Guillon was one of […]

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Independent Leagues Player Of The Year

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Two years ago, Patrick Breen thought he was just one good season away from the big leagues. A year later, he was released. But you won't find Breen moping or complaining about being cut loose. Breen may be the only independent leagues player who's actually happy he was in an independent league this year.<br/>

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