John Manuel

Harrison Goes Public

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Alan Matthews asked Devil Rays scouting director R.J. Harrison who his top three players were, and Harrison deferred. Alan asked Harrison if the trio might include consensus top prospects David […]

Draft

Broken Wrist Sidelines Desme

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Scouts will have to pick Cal Poly outfielder Grant Desme based on his current body of work, because his season is over. Desme was hit by a pitch in Sunday’s […]

College

End Of An Error

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The Giants called up Triple-A Fresno outfielders Fred Lewis and Dan Ortmeier on Thursday, replacing the injured Dave Roberts (15-day DL) and Todd Linden. The 26-year-old Linden was designated for […]

Minors | #Daily Dish

Rocking Lompoc

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High school hitters have garnered most of the attention in California this draft season, and the best high school pitchers in the state reside north of the L.A. area, where […]

Draft

Greek For “Home Run”

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Chatsworth (Calif.) High shortstop Mike Moustakas entered the season with high hopes. Paired with his prep teammate, third baseman Matt Dominguez, the duo was among the best pairs of high […]

Draft | #Stock Report

Draft Dish: May 9

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Orioles lefthander Adam Loewen, the fourth overall pick in 2002, set a record for the largest signing bonus ever by a draft-and-follow—a player who is drafted but doesn't sign, goes to junior college and signs prior to the next year's draft—that seems likely to never be broken.

Draft | #2007