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2012 Games To Watch

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The 2012 High School Preview is live on BaseballAmerica.com so now is as good a time as any to look at some interesting tournaments and games for the season. Just […]

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Preseason High School Top 50

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The staff of Baseball America and the National High School Baseball Coaches Association compile the Top 50 rankings. In-season polls of the Top 25 will be conducted every two weeks and released every other Tuesday during the season. The first in-season poll will be released on March 13. The final poll, a Top 50, will be released in June.

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Team USA 18U Brings Home Gold

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Updated: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 6:02 p.m. ET. USA Baseball's 18U Team defeated Canada Sunday afternoon in Cartagena, Colombia, to finish 9-0 and win the COPABE Pan Am Championship. The gold […]

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Team USA 18U Improves To 3-0

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With wins over Mexico and Argentina, USA Baseball's 18U team improved to 3-0 in the Pan Am Championships in Cartagena, Colombia. Team USA beat Mexico 3-1 Friday afternoon and followed […]

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Team USA 18U Shuts Out Aruba

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Originally scheduled to have Thursday off, Team USA instead played their opening game of the Pan Am Championships against Aruba. The change didn't have any effect as the 18U squad […]

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Smoral Stands Out Among Big Arms

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JUPITER, Fla.—The World Wood Bat Association World Championship has long been a place where high school prospects can establish themselves as elite players against high-level competition. Matt Smoral, a lefthander […]

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18U Pan Am Championship Dates Moved

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The Confederation of Pan American Baseball (COPABE) has announced that the Junior 18U Pan American Championships have been rescheduled for Nov. 18-27 in Cartagena, Colombia. The dates of the event […]

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Yankees Land Cave For $825,000

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The Yankees signed their sixth-round pick, Jake Cave, for a $825,000 bonus. Cave was also a prospect as a lefthander, but was popped as an outfielder by New York. Scouts […]

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For Cecchinis Baseball Is A Family Affair

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Like many parents, Glenn and Raissa Cecchini have rarely missed an opportunity to watch their sons play high school baseball games. But unlike their peers, the Cecchinis do not take in the action from the bleachers. They can be found in the dugout, as the husband and wife have been coaching high school players—including their sons, Garin and Gavin—since 1987.

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