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Sizing Up Harper

Dave Perkin -Premium Content

Baseball America's Dave Perkin—the only scout BA employs—usually covers California but hasn't been able to resist the lure of Bryce Harper or Las Vegas. He caught Harper for four games over the weekend and put together this scouting report.

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Harper Leads A Very Talented Junior College Crop

Conor Glassey -Premium Content

It's a good year for junior college talent. Of course that will be the case when a phenom like catcher Bryce Harper graduates early from high school to enroll at JC of Southern Nevada and outfielder LeVon Washington—a first-round pick by the Rays last year—doesn't sign and heads to Chipola (Fla.) JC. But even beyond those two, there are some interesting players in this year's junior college crop.

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O’Conner Has A World Of Options

Conor Glassey -Premium Content

Coming into the summer, Justin O'Conner was a bit of a riddle. Was the senior at Cowan High in Muncie, Ind., better as a position player—where he projected to be a solid third baseman with power potential? Or was he a better prospect as a pitcher—where he showed a 90-94 mph fastball and flashed a good curveball?

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Who’s Next?

Conor Glassey -Premium Content

While righthander Jameson Taillon from The Woodlands (Texas) High has separated himself from the rest of this year's high school pitchers, scouts have mixed opinions about who comes next in a talented but inconsistent group. Here are scouting reports on the next five pitchers behind Taillon in this year's class.

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