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Taillon Continues To Impress

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A righthanded pitcher, Greg Perkin was the Diamondbacks' 16th-round draft pick in 199 and pitched in the Arizona system until 2002. The nephew of Baseball America Scout/Correspondent Dave Perkin, Greg […]

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Tale Of Two Righties

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CHARLESTON, S.C.—Hanahan (S.C.) High was the place to be on a sunny and warm Wednesday afternoon. The Hanahan Invitational Tournament featured a matchup between two teams that are top powers […]

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Boosting Popularity

Walter Villa -Premium Content

Puerto Rico hasn't generated the same kind of talent since starts like Ivan Rodriguez and Carlos Beltran made the major leagues. The Puerto Rico Baseball Academy is working to bring relevance back to the island.

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Scouts Flock To SoCal Tournaments

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LOS ANGELES — Unlike college students, springtime provides no break for scouts. In Southern California, Easter week annually has scouts scurrying from venue to venue to catch glimpses of top […]

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High School Top 25: March 30

Farragut High of Knoxville is off to a hot start at 10-2 and takes over the top spot after Miami's Columbus High dropped a game against Coral Springs (Fla.) Charter School. Farragut is looking to defend back-to-back state titles and is a regular in the Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 25. Columbus fell to No. 5 after taking its second loss of the season.

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Murphy Stands Out In SoCal

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LOS ANGELES — In a distinct and somewhat dispiriting contrast to recent years, the Southern California high school draft class of 2010 offers scant quality in lefthanded pitching—with one notable […]

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Prospect Q&A: Kevin Gausman

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Kevin Gausman, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound righthander from Grandview High in Aurora, Colo., is the No. 7 prospect on Baseball America's high school Top 100 list. The Louisiana State commit features […]

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Scouts Flock To Kish-Biddle Showdown

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PHILADELPHIA—The Northeast isn’t exactly a breeding ground for baseball prospects nor does it typically feature “baseball weather.” However, Wednesday was quite the opposite. The temperature in Philadelphia was in the […]

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Prospect Q&A: Keenan Kish

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Keenan Kish is a two-way player for Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, Pa. and he currently ranks No. 59 on Baseball America's high school Top 100 list. From a pro […]

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Marquee Matchups In Southern California

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LOS ANGELES — The 2010 spring high school baseball season in Southern California is both unusual and convenient. A large number of high-profile matchups featuring top prospects have and will […]

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North Carolina’s Prep Talent Looks Stacked For 2011

Nathan Rode -Premium Content

North Carolina's impact on the draft has grown in the last decade as the state has grown. It will be hard for the state to surpass the level of talent it produced in 2006—when the college ranks produced first-rounders Andrew Miller and Daniel Bard, while the prep ranks included Dustin Ackley, Alex White and Lonnie Chisenhall. The 2010 draft class in the state appears strong, with three players—outfielder Ty Linton, infielder Connor Narron and catcher Matt Roberts—ranked among the High School Top 100. However, 2011 is shaping up as the best prep class in the state since '06 and '07, a year when a half-dozen Tar Heel State prep products got popped in the first 10 rounds.

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Teams Honor Pitcher In Coma

Nathan Rode -

Yesterday, NBC Bay Area reported that a high school pitcher was in a medically-induced coma after being struck in the head by a line drive. Gunnar Sandberg, a junior at […]

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