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Action Jackson Stands Out At Cal

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The primary pet peeve among scouts is the tendency of some D-I programs to take batting practice with numberless jerseys, making identifying players frustratingly difficult. (Editor’s note: In fact, scouting […]

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College Top 25: March 2

There's a change atop the Baseball America Top 25 rankings for the first time this season as Louisiana State bludgeoned its way to a sweep of Central Florida and to a No. 1 ranking.

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Aggies Survive

Aaron Fitt -

HOUSTON–Texas A&M showed admirable resilience tonight in the final game of the Houston College Classic. The Aggies trailed 3-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth but battled back for a […]

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Wallace Update

Aaron Fitt -

HOUSTON–We had a scary moment in the fourth inning here at Minute Maid Park tonight, as Houston catcher Chris Wallace was hit in the face by an errant Barret Loux […]

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Loux Looking Strong Early

Aaron Fitt -

HOUSTON–I’ve charted pitches during Texas A&M sophomore righthander Barret Loux’s first two innings (though I’m not sure I’ll be able to do the whole game, as I’m already behind schedule on […]

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Stone-Walled

Aaron Fitt -

HOUSTON–Texas A&M coach Rob Childress said last night that Rice is the best team in Texas. It’s hard to argue with him after the Owls completed a 3-0 weekend at […]

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Bad Call For The Ages

Aaron Fitt -

HOUSTON–Baylor just got hosed by the umpires about as bad as you can get hosed. With runners on first and second and one out in the top of the third, […]

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Kipnis’ Pro Future Cloudy

John Manuel -

Arizona State’s Jason Kipnis was a fourth-round pick a year ago, but scouts still aren’t sure what to make of him. Our scout at the DeMarini Invitational, at ASU’s Winkles […]

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Berry, Berry Good

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HOUSTON–As Ryan Berry bounced out of the dugout to take the mound to start the ninth inning, the Rice faithful cramming the left half of the lower seating bowl at […]

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Volz Rolls

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HOUSTON–Gerrit Cole generated most of the buzz at Minute Maid Park by lighting up the radar guns, but Kendal Volz got the all-important "W". The Baylor junior righthander turned in […]

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Triple The Fun

Aaron Fitt -

HOUSTON–I’ll have a detailed breakdown on the Kendal Volz-Gerrit Cole duel shortly (hint: it lived up to its billing), but first I wanted to share a special moment: I just […]

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Anteaters Cruising

Aaron Fitt -

HOUSTON–It’s about 20 degrees cooler here today than it was yesterday, and the wind is howling through Minute Maid Park, causing debris to swirl through the outfield, the game to […]

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Bearing Down on Backstops

John Manuel -

For the second day of play at Arizona State’s Winkles Field-Packard Stadium, our scout focused on a pair of catchers who were presesason All-America picks, as selected by major league […]

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Rice Pulls Out Thrilling Win

Aaron Fitt -

HOUSTON–Baylor assistant coach Mitch Thompson, sitting behind me in the press box with Bears pitching coach Steve Johnigan, leaned forward and said, "I can’t tell you how many games like that […]

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