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Padres’ All-American Draft

Matt Eddy -

The A’s may have popularized taking college players in the draft’s early rounds, and clubs like the Blue Jays, Cardinals and Indians have had their own college-centric phases, but no […]

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UCLA likely to get lefty’s big hook

Nathan Rode -

Due to Rob Rasmussen’s signability, UCLA will get the chance to see Rob Rasmussen’s big curveball that helped him fan 200 hitters in his senior campaign. The Poly (Pasadena, Calif.) […]

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Las Vegas Turnaround

Alan Matthews -

The Dodgers again opted on a high-ceiling righthander who fell in the draft because of signability, with their 26th-round pick. Cole was up to 95 mph this season, and really […]

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McGeary To Washington

Alan Matthews -

The Nationals will have to cough up more than $1 million in order to sign their sixth rounder, but when they took JAck McGeary eariler today, he was the best […]

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Thompson Lasts ‘Til 22

Alan Matthews -

The Blue Jays 22nd-round draft pick, Matt Thompson, was considered a top-five-round talent. His last start for Santa Rosa (Calif.) JC saw his velocity down, mostly in the 88 mph […]

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Delta Blues

Alan Matthews -

I just returned to our offices in North Carolina from the draft in Orlando. Bad day to have flight delays, and there’s been plenty of noteworthy picks made in the […]

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Brewers Footnote

Alan Matthews -

ORLANDO–While the Brewers’ selection of Florida senior first baseman Matt LaPorta with the seventh-overall pick raised some eyebrows Thursday, the move makes more financial sense as you look closer.

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Lucky 13th?

Aaron Fitt -

We’ve already seen all kinds of interesting college players selected on the second day of the draft, from Cole St.Clair to Reid Fronk to Brandon Waring (all in the seventh […]

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Following The Headlines

Josh Leventhal -

I know what you’re thinking, why look anywhere other than BaseballAmerica.com for draft analysis? Well, you’re right. But in case you want to get a little hometown flavor on the […]

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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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