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Brewers Land Haydel

Jim Callis -

Another high-profile draft-and-follow signed Wednesday. Delgado (La.) Community College outfielder Lee Haydel didn’t match the seven-figure bonuses righthanders Matt Latos (Padres) and Jordan Walden (Angels) got on deadline day, but he […]

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Padres Lock Up Latos

Jim Callis -

It appeared the Padres and righthander Matt Latos were at a standstill that wouldn’t be resolved before tonight’s 11:59 p.m. ET deadline to sign draft-and-follows. Latos reportedly sought more than […]

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Hamstring Tweak Hinders Cumberland

Nathan Rode -

Drew Cumberland was among the top high school middle infielders in the 2007 class, but he was unable to punctuate a strong senior season due to a nagging hamstring injury. […]

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Scouting Reports: Utah

John Manuel -

Scouts were buzzing in the Beehive State this year, with a strong high school crop that will be worth watching to see if players sign or head to college.

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Scouting Reports: Pacific Rim

John Manuel -

The 49th and 50th states have little to offer this year, with a few interesting college players in Hawaii and a few Alaskan high school players who might bear watching as college players.

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Walden Signs For $1 Million

Jim Callis -

Jordan Walden entered 2006 with the tag as the best high school prospect in the draft, not to mention seven-figure bonus aspirations. He had to wait a year, but Walden […]

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O’Neil Opens Eyes

Alan Matthews -

The rise of Devin Mesoraco was easily the most exciting story of amateur baseball in Pennsylvania this year. While Mesoraco, a senior catcher from Punxsutawney, made his move early this […]

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Cubs DFE Signs

John Manuel -

One draft-and-follow signing we missed recently was Cubs righthander Jordan Latham, a 29th-round pick last year out of the JC of Southern Idaho. Pitching in the wood-bat Scenic West Athletic […]

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