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Heat On In Durham

John Manuel -

DURHAM, N.C.—All the evidence points to the high school catching class being much, much stronger than the college catching class this year. Still, some college catcher figures to go in […]

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Joe Sanders Update

Conor Glassey -

Remember when we told you about Joe Sanders’ broken jaw? I caught up with his dad, Jack, to learn more about the break and the consequential surgery that took place. […]

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LSU Shifts LeMahieu To Second

Jim Callis -

In an effort to upgrade its defense, Louisiana State has installed freshman Austin Nola at shortstop and moved D.J. LeMahieu from short to second base and Ryan Schimpf from second […]

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Georgia On My Mind

John Manuel -

BA intern Brian Chmielewski was in Dallas, Ga., Tuesday for Zach Wheeler’s latest start, and we got more confirmation that we were a bit light when we ranked Wheeler No. 32 […]

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Rare Bounty For Hoosiers

Jim Callis -

Indiana University hasn’t had a top-10-rounds pick since the Padres drafted outfielder Kennard Jones in the third round seven years ago. The Hoosiers haven’t had a pair of top-10-rounders since […]

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Wildcats Foray Into Upper Midwest

Jim Callis -

As would be expected, the Arizona Wildcats recruit mostly in their home and surrounding states, fertile ground for baseball talent. Of the 33 players on their roster, 12 hail from […]

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Reynolds Heating Up In The Desert

Conor Glassey -

What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas . . . One of the names continually popping up during my four-corners calls is Danny Reynolds, a righthander at Durango […]

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TJ For Thompson

Nathan Rode -

Baseball America has learned that righthander Chad Thompson will undergo Tommy John surgery on May 1. An Arizona State commit, Thompson’s frame is a dream for scouts. He stands at […]

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Checking On Davidson

Dave Perkin -

LOS ANGELES—With the draft looming, I’m on the road this week to observe several high-round candidates. My first stop on Tuesday, April 21, I checked in on Matt Davidson, a […]

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The Curious Case Of Eric Decker

Jim Callis -

Minnesota center fielder Eric Decker is one of the best college athletes available in the draft. He packs plenty of strength in his sculpted 6-foot-3, 215-pound frame, and he can […]

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Something In The Water?

Conor Glassey -

Madras, Ore. has a population of just over 5,000. So when a player from there starts getting compared to Madras’ most famous resident—Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury—most coaches and […]

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Tootle Plans Return

John Manuel -

The best player in the Ohio Valley Conference and the best pitcher in the OVC should have met this past weekend when Jacksonville State visited Eastern Illinois. But neither Brett […]

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Schuster Can’t Be Touched

Nathan Rode -

Throwing a no-hitter in high school will put you in the local paper without question. You may get some national coverage if you’re a draft prospect. Now, being a draft […]

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Monday Tidbits

John Manuel -

Stephen Strasburg isn’t just the best pitcher in the country; he’s also the hardest thrower in the country. It’s rare for a starting pitcher to earn that honor; usually there’s […]

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