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Reggie Smith On Hitting

Dave Perkin -

LOS ANGELES—Perhaps the most frequently repeated cliché in baseball is this: “Hitting is the most difficult thing to do in sports." Wrong!   Teaching hitting is the most difficult thing to […]

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Standouts From Elite Baseball Showcase

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LOS ANGELES—UCLA’s Jackie Robinson Stadium hosted the second-annual installment of the Elite Baseball Showcase Series on July 10, 11 and 12. Sponsored by Muscle Milk, the showcase features top California […]

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2010 Preview: Aaron Sanchez

Dave Perkin -

LOS ANGELES — A handful of American cities are frequently subjected to good natured ridicule.  Cleveland is a common target, for instance, as is any city in Northern New Jersey.  […]

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Looking Ahead: 2010 SoCal Righthanders

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LOS ANGELES—In Southern California, the 2010 High School draft class is unusually deep in righthanded pitching, but unusually thin in lefthanded pitching. Henry Owens of Edison High in Huntington Beach, […]

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Looking Ahead: 2010 SoCal Hitters

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LOS ANGELES—No rest for the weary. With the 2009 Major League Baseball amateur draft now safely tucked away for posterity, it’s time to focus on the 2010 draft. Even at […]

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Long Way From Home

Steve Fryer -Premium Content

The young man from the land where it is dark all winter has a bright future. On Day One of the draft, Bryan Berglund became the first Swedish-born player to be selected in the MLB draft when the the Marlins took him in the second round. If Berglund makes it to the big leagues he will be the first native Swede to play major league ball since 1922.

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Friends, Family Root On Mier

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In our 2009 Draft Preview issue, our scouting report of Bonita HS, La Verne, Calif. shortstop Jiovanni Mier made mention of his large and enthusiastic support group, which consists of […]

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