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Shockers Infield Takes A Double Hit

Jim Callis -

Wichita State’s 2009 infield has taken two significant hits this summer, losing two late-round picks to pro teams. In late June, Goddard (Kan.) High middle infielder Logan Watkins signed with […]

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More Above-Slot Signings

Jim Callis -

Just like they did four years earlier, the Rockies have paid an above-slot bonus to land a multisport star in the 14th round. Colorado signed The Baylor School (Chattanooga, Tenn.) […]

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Robinson Breaks Through

Dave Perkin -

I was sitting in the shady comfort ofthe Press Box at the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy in Compton on Wednesday, watching the second game ofthe inaugural Breakthrough Series. […]

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Worth Following Up

Matt Blood -Premium Content

Though Major League Baseball did away with the draft-and-follow process by instituting an Aug. 15 signing deadline beginning with the 2007 draft, teams still pick players with the intention of evaluating them further in what is known as a summer follow. The summer follow usually arises for prospects who had performed well in the past but played poorly in the spring leading up to the draft, or for players who were hurt during the spring and were either unable to play or hampered by their injuries.

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Premium Stock

Dave Perkin -

Perhaps the most fascinating storyline of the 2009 Draft has begun to develop in Southern California, courtesy of the Stock brothers. Robert Stock of USC, currently playing in the Cape […]

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Swing And A Miss

Will Lingo -Premium Content

Of all the teams and all the years of drafting players, these were the only six drafts we could find that produced absolutely zero big leaguers. For some teams there were extenuating circumstances, while for others it was just a case of picking the wrong players.

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