Matt Blood

Quite A Pair

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From the time they were 11, it's hard for Adrian Nieto and Eric Hosmer to tell a story about themselves that doesn't involve the other and baseball. The two met at their first baseball practice together when playing for an 11-and-under travel team called the Miami Mudcats, marking the beginning of an eight-year friendship that has turned more into a brotherhood.

Draft | #2008#Draft Preview

Two Sports, One Choice

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Quarterback in the NFL or shortstop in the major leagues—dream question right? "I think I could play either," was the answer from Florida prep baseball and football standout Casey Kelly. The thing is, he might be right.

Draft | #2008#Draft Dish

Growing Together

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Heading up the Heritage baseball program, head coach Todd Fitz-Gerald is doing his job. Producing college players such as Stephen Clyne (Clemson), Kevin Davidson (Rollins), Dylan Gonzalez (Pepperdine), Ryan Akel (Boston College) and Matt Mansilla (College of Charleston), Fitz-Gerald has developed players and prepared them for college in a high school program that is anything but traditional.

High School | #2008#High Heat