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Rocking Lompoc

John Manuel -

High school hitters have garnered most of the attention in California this draft season, and the best high school pitchers in the state reside north of the L.A. area, where […]

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Catching Up With 2006 First Rounders

J.J. Cooper -

With the 2007 draft less than a month away, we figured it would be useful to take a look at how last year's first-round picks are doing now that they are a month into their first full pro seasons. It's way too early to give up on anyone from the Class of 2006 as players can take a while to adjust to pro ball, but it is clear that several pitchers, including the Giants Tim Lincecum, have quickly pulled away from the pack.

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Greek For “Home Run”

John Manuel -

Chatsworth (Calif.) High shortstop Mike Moustakas entered the season with high hopes. Paired with his prep teammate, third baseman Matt Dominguez, the duo was among the best pairs of high […]

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Draft Dish: Midseason Update

Alan Matthews -

Industry insiders consider Vanderbilt lefthander David Price and the Devil Rays a good fit with the No. 1 overall pick, but matching players and teams thereafter has proved dicey as players have yet to separate themselves.

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Draft Dish: May 9

John Manuel -

Orioles lefthander Adam Loewen, the fourth overall pick in 2002, set a record for the largest signing bonus ever by a draft-and-follow—a player who is drafted but doesn't sign, goes to junior college and signs prior to the next year's draft—that seems likely to never be broken.

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Center Stage

Alan Matthews -

Mondays might as well be dubbed “Hunt and Peck Day” for scouts, because it’s the day usually spent by most of them in front of a computer catching up on […]

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Draft Will Be Televised

Will Lingo -

In case you missed it, we have posted the story on BA’s main page that ESPN2 will televise the draft on June 7. Given that not too many years ago […]

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Scherzer Debuts Well

John Manuel -

Former Missouri righthander Max Scherzer allowed one hit and struck out six in his professional debut Saturday night, pitching 3 2/3 innings of shutout ball for the Fort Worth Cats […]

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Main Event

Alan Matthews -

One of the draft’s most intriguing players is Michael Main, and his story has been fascinating to follow. Main went from arguably the best high school underclassman in America (2004) […]

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Meet “The Selectables”

John Manuel -

That’s what the PDF file the Major League Scouting Bureau sends to major league organizations is called–2007 Selectables. It’s a list of draft-eligible players who have been turned in by […]

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Seek And Ye Shall Find

Alan Matthews -

GRAHAM, N.C.–Because of the capricious nature of scouting amateur players, each spring there always are a handful of players that pop up as prospects that were not previously well known […]

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That Other Draft

Jim Callis -

As you may have heard, the National Football League will be conducting a draft of its own this weekend. Some club may take a late-round flier on former Notre Dame […]

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Answering Some Questions

Jim Callis -

Wednesday’s Baseball America chat at ESPN.com focused primarily on the draft. Among the highlights: Rene (El Paso, TX): Hey Jim, love the chats. Aside from Matt LaPorta, are there any […]

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