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Hanson In Command

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As evidenced by the season’s first Prospect Hot Sheet, righthander Tommy Hanson simply dominated opposing hitters in his first two outings. Last Friday, Opening Day for the Carolina League, Hanson […]

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Dykstra Makes Move To Center

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By Dave Perkin Having previously spent his high school career as a middle infielder, Cutter Dykstra of Westlake (Calif.) High has now made the switch to center field, emulating his […]

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High Class A Headliners

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Carolina League action started last night and it was nothing short of spectacular. Catcher Matt Wieters gave a performance that made Orioles fans drool while Braves righthander Tommy Hanson was […]

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Calvert Hall Remains Winless

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FULLERTON, Calif.—The A-list wasn’t as long as Gerrit Cole’s outing, but Jupiter (Fla.) righthander Jack Armstrong, attracted close to 40 scouts, crosscheckers and directors in his start against Bishop Amat […]

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Mater Dei takes Lions title

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ANAHEIM—Santa Ana, Calif.’s Mater Dei High was on its fifth game and three days and out of pitchers when Wednesday’s Anaheim Lions tournament championship came around. So, the Monarchs started […]

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Cole Dominates At Nat Classic

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FULLERTON, Calif.—Anticipation was building all day at the National Classic, as everyone was ready for Gerrit Cole’s start against Yucaipa (Calif.) HS, set for Tuesday night at Cal State Fullerton. […]

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High School Injury Update

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A few prospects have come up on the injury radar recently, while others are returning to hopefully help their team boost their rankings. Outfielder/lefthander Aaron Hicks (Wilson HS, Long Beach) […]

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SoCal Trio Dominates Hitters

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By Dave Perkin In the past week, three Southern California area high school pitchers, each of whom has the ability to be selected in the first two rounds of this […]

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Decker Shines Early

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The annual high school preview edition hadn’t even finished going to press before a prospect made headlines. Jaff Decker, an outfielder/lefthander from Sunrise Mountain High in Peoria, Ariz. took the […]

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