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Sleepless Night

Alan Matthews -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.–The first day of the draft has concluded, and I’m one of three people still in the Milk House, other than the crew that’s breaking down the […]

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Consolation Prize For Vandy

Will Lingo -

Sure, a trip to the College World Series would have been nicer, but at least Vanderbilt produced just the fifth set of college teammates to go in the top 10 […]

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Blue Jays Diversify Portfolio

Matt Eddy -

With seven of the draft’s first 56 picks, the Blue Jays were positioned to supplement a farm system that had ranked in the bottom third of baseball in each of […]

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A Run On Horned Frogs

Aaron Fitt -

Three Texas Christian players were drafted in rapid succession early in the fifth round. Catcher Andrew Walker went to the Pirates with the fourth pick in the round, and righthander […]

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Good News For Guyer

Alan Matthews -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.–Virginia outfielder Brandon Guyer injured his non-throwing shoulder last weekend in the Cavaliers’ regional win at home. Guyer was drafted in the fifth round by the Reds […]

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Mets Move From Mound

Alan Matthews -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.–After taking pitchers with their first six selections, the Mets made Richie Lucas their first position player drafted today when they scooped him up at No. 153 […]

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Super Third Round

Aaron Fitt -

The third round was chock with college players who are slated to participate in this weekend’s super-regionals. Both starting shortstops in the Rice-Texas A&M series were taken in Brian Friday […]

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Nats Dedicate Draft To McMillan

Chris Kline -

From BA’s Washington correspondent Lacy Lusk: National crosschecker Chuck LaMar said the club’™s draft was dedicated to scout Doug McMillan, who died May 23 of natural causes at age 60, […]

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Tres Es Bueno For Puerto Rico

Alan Matthews -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.–Three of the top prospects from Puerto Rico have been drafted in the third round, precisely in the order how they were ranked in our pre-draft coverage.

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Dodgers Nab Another Sleeper

Alan Matthews -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.–When Logan White headed off to Pennsylvania this spring to see Austin Gallagher, he must have liked what he saw. The Dodgers drafted him in the third […]

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Thomas’ Turnaround Pays Off

Alan Matthews -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.–The third round saw one of this year’s Golden Spike award candidates, Tony Thomas, taken by the Cubs No. 97 overall. Thomas had a huge turnaround between […]

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Second-Round Breakdown

Aaron Fitt -

After high school players dominated the first round, balance has been restored in round two. Fifteen college players and 15 high school players comprised the second round, with prep pitchers […]

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The Killer Zs

Aaron Fitt -

The Nationals have had pretty good luck with Zimmermans in the draft recently, so they figured they’d take a shot at another. Third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, Washington’s first-round pick in […]

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Mattair Going Cross Country

Nathan Rode -

Traivs Mattair got popped 83rd overall by the Philadelphia Phillies. He is the highest pick ever for Coach Tim Sanders at Southridge HS in Washington. The thirdbaseman was getting a […]

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Business As Usual

Alan Matthews -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.–The excitement of the first draft ever to be televised has subsided by now. Most of the luminaries–the Ken Griffeys, Dave Winfields and Frank Robinsons–who were here […]

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What A Payne

Aaron Fitt -

Not surprisingly, the Padres are stocking up on college players–they’ve grabbed five in their first six picks. With the 64th overall pick, San Diego took a very exciting, fun player […]

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