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What A Difference Three Years Makes

Kirk Kenney -

There were 1,502 players selected in the major league draft three years ago. Stephen Strasburg was not among them. All 30 major league teams passed on Strasburg coming out of high school. This year, 29 teams may not have a chance to choose him even if they want to. And they want to. The Washington Nationals have the first pick in the 2009 draft. Strasburg, a junior righthander at San Diego State, is the odds-on favorite for the first choice. So just how does a pitcher go from obscurity to the top of the draft?

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And They’re Off . . .

Aaron Fitt -

Sunday was the first day college baseball teams could run full practices, under the rules that went into effect last year. Fifth-ranked Cal State Fullerton kicked off the practice season […]