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Kopp ‘Til You Drop

John Manuel -

Clemson righthander David Kopp didn’t have a great start last weekend in regional play–he gave up nine hits and six runs (four earned) in five innings against Coastal Carolina in […]

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Format Tweaks

Alan Matthews -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.–There is finally some concrete word on just how long the draft will last today. Major League Baseball plans to continue the draft until 8:30 ET, regardless […]

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Whispers

Alan Matthews -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.–Before I had even made it into the front door of the draft room, a couple of executives in the parking lot snapped shut their cell phones […]

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Shuffle At The Top

John Manuel -

Jim Callis, on his way to a Chicagoland studio to participate in ESPN’s draft coverage, reports the Royals appear to have settled on Mike Moustakas with the No. 2 overall […]

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Vitters vs. Moustakas

John Manuel -

Josh Vitters entered the spring as the top high school talent in California. The Cypress High third baseman had pneumonia during the season that limited his performance somewhat. He hit […]

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MLB Starts Its Show

Alan Matthews -

ORLANDO–For the first time in the history of the Major League Baseball draft, there is an official site and location for the event, and I arrived here at the Walt […]

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Parker Meets 98 mph

Alan Matthews -

Jarrod Parker (Norwell High, Ossian, Ind.) pitched three scoreless innings of relief Tuesday night and ran his fastball up to 98 mph. He pitched near 95, touched 97 three times […]

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Mock Draft

Jim Callis -

The Devil Rays will make Vanderbilt lefthander David Price the No. 1 overall selection in the 2007 draft, which begins today at 2 p.m. Eastern. That's no surprise, as other clubs have said for weeks that they would have been surprised if Tampa Bay had gone in a different direction. As scouting directors headed to bed for a few hours of sleep Thursday morning, here's how the first round projected to shake out.

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Aumont Highlights Canadian Crop

Bob Elliott -Premium Content

The first time the light went on for righthander Phillippe Aumont was at the East Coast Showcase last August. A coach came into the clubhouse at the showcase in Wilmington, N.C., and said it was "nice to have a first-rounder on our team."

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Uncertainty Looms

Alan Matthews -

ESPN held a teleconference Monday to discuss the parameters of Thursday’s draft show. It will be televised on ESPN2 from 2-6 p.m. ET. Karl Ravech will host with analysts Peter […]

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How The Draft Works

The who, what, when, where and how about Major League Baseball's 2007 first-year player draft. It is scheduled for Thursday, June 7 (from 2 p.m. to approximately 8:30) and Friday, June 8 (from 11:30 a.m. until the end).

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