Draft Chat With Jim Callis
Jim Callis answered your signing deadline questions on July 12.
Buxton’s Talent, Character Shine
Byron Buxton's physical talents will carry his baseball career far beyond high school, but his performance on the field for Appling County High is why he is Baseball America's 2012 High School Player of the Year.
Draft Tracker: May 30
Scouting reports on each draft writer's pick to click: Samford outfielder Brandon Miller, Washington State first baseman Taylor Ard, Indiana State righthander Dakota Bacus, Elon catcher Alex Swim and UCLA catcher Tyler Heineman.
New Draft Rules Put Premium On Predictability
With the new collective bargaining agreement, this year's draft will put a renewed emphasis on scouts knowing a player's signability.
Scouting Is Only Part Of The Equation
The key to a strong scouting department is, not surprisingly, scouts. But there's much more to drafting a player than a scout simply liking what he sees on the field.
Top 10 Future Scouting Directors
No Baseball America feature is complete without a Top 10 Prospects list, so while gathering information about the job of scouting director, we also asked people where the next generation of scouting directors might come from. This ranking is not a formal poll, but does reflect the opinions of the more than 25 current scouting directors and other front-office executives.