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 Two huge high school playoff matchups with draft implications happened Thursday night. In Nevada, the state’s top two prep pitchers, righthanders Joe Weiland of Reno’s Bishop Manogue and Donn Roach […]

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Scheppers Has Stress Fracture

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Jonathan Mayo has reported in his blog and Baseball America has confirmed with two scouts that Fresno State junior righthander Tanner Scheppers has a stress fracture in his shoulder and […]

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Weekend Preview: May 15-18

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It doesn't get much better than this: No. 1 vs. No. 2 in the regular-season finale, with the Atlantic Coast Conference championship and, in all likelihood, the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament on the line. Either top-ranked Miami or second-ranked North Carolina is going to lose a series this weekend for the first time all year. The two teams are a combined 21-0-1 in weekend series, 42-9 in the ACC and 83-15 overall. Gaudy numbers, especially in this year of widespread parity in college baseball.

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Terrific Tuesday Roundup

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Tuesday was a great day for college baseball. Here’s a quick look at some of the highlights: • Sophomore righthander Scott Swinson threw the sixth no-hitter in Maryland history in […]

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West Tidbits

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The problem with having a website AND magazine is sometimes one has to come first. Prioritizing the magazine has meant sitting on a few draft tidbits, but I’ve got 10 […]

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Falling Short

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This wasn't a particularly pretty year for Baseball America's preseason Top 25, with three of our top four teams in the preseason—UCLA, Arizona and Mississippi—falling out of the rankings completely by April. Let's take a look at where we—and more importantly five of these teams—went wrong.

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Three Strikes: May 12

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Strike One: Series Of The Year In Lincoln College baseball has not seen a more intense, competitive series between two national championship contenders in 2008 than this weekend’s battle between […]

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College Top 25: May 12

Miami won a series on the road against Virginia Tech to remain at No. 1. in the Baseball America Top 25 Rankings. The Hurricanes have yet to lose a weekend series this season and have been No. 1 for six straight weeks. The Top 5 in the Rankings remained status quo as each team won its weekend series, including No. 5 Nebraska's series win over No. 9 Texas A&M in what was one of the best series of the season.

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Kings Of The Jungle

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The changing of the guard in the Ivy League continues. A year after Brown won its first-ever Ivy title to reach its first regional, Columbia has won its first Ivy […]

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Weekend Preview: May 9-11

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Georgia visits Vanderbilt in a showdown of the Southeastern Conference's best two teams, while Nebraska and Texas A&M square off in a similar situation in the Big 12. Aaron Fitt breaks down those series, the NCAA tournament picture for the Pac-10, a key ACC matchup and the nation's only undefeated team in the latest Weekend Preview.

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Davis Dreaming

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Tuesday was primary day here in North Carolina, and I think I would have voted for Pedro if he were on the ballot. The nation’s best prospect, Vanderbilt third baseman […]

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Three Strikes: May 5

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Strike One: Resurgence In The Bayou Heading into the 2008 season, Paul Mainieri talked cautiously but optimistically about how nice it would be to end the Alex Box Stadium era […]

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