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No Can’t-miss Power Prospects, But Plenty Of Interesting Guys In This Year’s Crop

Alan Matthews -Premium Content

Given the scarcity of frontline college position players in this year's draft class, finding power hitters isn't going to be easy. The class is deep and well rounded in many categories, but there are few players that can grade out as above-average power hitters, especially among college players, which is the source many teams rely on for finding power bats.

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Pop-Up Player: Kyle Lotzkar

John Manuel -

Philippe Aumont rightfully gets top billing among Canadian players eligible for the 2007 draft; the 6-foot-7, 220-pound 17-year-old from Quebec was sitting at 89-92 mph last summer in the Cape […]

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A Different Look

Alan Matthews -

PLACENTIA, Calif.–Day two of the National Classic is well underway, and the game that drew more than 30 scouts–almost all of which were regional or national crosscheckers as well as […]

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California Dreaming

Alan Matthews -

FULLERTON, Calif.–The first day of a busy week in Southern California is winding down. I’m at the nightcap of the first round of the Phil Nevin National Classic, where Riverside […]

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Men Or Myth?

Alan Matthews -

RALEIGH, N.C.–OK. So I’ve spent the better part of the last week trying to get to the bottom of a burning question: Just how good are these two guys who […]

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Draft Dish: April 6

Alan Matthews -

Given the scarcity of front-line college position players in this year's draft class, finding power hitters isn't going to be easy. The class is deep and well rounded in many categories, but there are very few hitters that can legitimately grade out as above-average power hitters at present, especially among college players, which is the source many teams rely on for acquiring the coveted tool via the draft.

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With Power In Short Supply, ’07 Draft Could Feature Promise From Back Of The Pack

Alan Matthews -Premium Content

Given the scarcity of front-line college position players in this year's draft class, finding power hitters isn't going to be easy. The class is deep and well rounded in many categories, but there are very few hitters that can legitimately grade out as above-average power hitters at present, especially among college players, which is the source many teams rely on for acquiring the coveted tool via the draft.

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Role Play

Alan Matthews -

For two teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference, when the going gets tough, they go to their bullpen, and that’s where their best professional prospects await the call. Clemson and […]

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Hitters To Watch

John Manuel -

Two quick notes before we bear down this weekend as action picks up around the country . . . • In a draft where college hitters provide some depth but […]

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Rays Are On The Clock

Alan Matthews -

The major league draft doesn’t come with the fanfare of that of the NFL or NBA. No endless combine video clips and (force-fed) live studio analysis. Baseball’s draft doesn’t even […]

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Draft Dish: March 8

John Manuel -

Tim Bascom doesn't appear on Baseball America's list of the Top 50 seniors for the 2007 draft, because he's not playing college baseball as a senior. He is taking 15 credit hours at Central Florida this semester, though, and he is hoping that when he starts pitching every weekend, as he was scheduled to do, scouts will be watching.

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’07 Pitching Selection Requires Close Inspection

John Manuel -Premium Content

Tim Bascom doesn't appear on Baseball America's list of the Top 50 seniors for the 2007 draft, because he's not playing college baseball as a senior. He is taking 15 credit hours at Central Florida this semester, though, and he is hoping that when he starts pitching every weekend, as he was scheduled to do, scouts will be watching.

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