John Manuel

Scouting Reports: California

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The Golden State has a wealth of hitters this year, while the college programs were stronger in pitching. With 125 players rated, there was plenty of talent for teams to sift through.

Draft | #2007

One Way To Look At It

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The bubble teams for the 64-team field really boil down to a small group, for me: West Coast bubbles (Gonzaga, Oregon State and UCLA) versus Southeast bubbles (Alabama, College of […]

College

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