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BA 500 Best Available

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The first day is complete with 60 players off the board. As you get ready for the second round and beyond, here's a look at the 10 best available players […]


Addison Russell Improves His Body To Stay At Shortstop

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Every spring, after a couple of months of winter workouts and conditioning, the same cliche rings throughout baseball: "I'm in the best shape of my life." It's easy to scoff at the comment as a player likely wouldn't offer the opposite, but for Addison Russell, there is a lot of truth to it. A shortstop at Pace (Fla.) High, Russell has dropped almost 30 pounds since last summer and is reaping the benefits.<br/>

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Giolito Starts Throwing

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Lucas Giolito's dad, Rick, is active on Twitter, so it's no secret that his son has begun throwing again after suffering a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in early March. Lucas […]

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