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Martin Two-Way Ability Earns Top Honor

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Ethan Martin started a March game as just another high school prospect who splits his time between the mound and a position. Lots of prospects do it, but most are firmly planted one way or the other by the time they reach their senior seasons. Martin was considered a third baseman who had plus bat speed with plus power potential, but some evaluators also liked him on the mound. By the end of that night, he was clearly a pitching prospect, and on his way to becoming the 2008 High School Player of the Year.<br/>

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T.O.S. Report: Taking a Liking

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A common phrase heard in conversation amongst scouts and college coaches is the simple question, "Who do you like?" It is always interesting to hear an evaluator’s response to the […]

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Final High School Top 50

American Heritage high claims this year's national championship after their 3-A title. Joining the list of state champions are No. 3 Plano (Texas) West (Texas 5-A), No. 5 Brookwood (Georgia 5-A) and No. 6 Don Bosco (New Jersey, Non-Public A). Simi Valley (Calif.) High is the newest member to the top 25, winning the CIF Division I Southern Section title over No. 14 Wilson High (Long Beach, Calif.).

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High School Team Of The Year

Nathan Rode -

With the attention that American Heritage High (Plantation, Fla.) has been given this season, readers can relate to the bludgeoning that the Patriots put on opponents this season. They stormed through the regular season, knocking off just about every 6-A Florida school they faced, capturing the school's first 3-A state baseball title as well as a national championship. The Patriots can add one more title to their resume: Baseball America Team of the Year.

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Hewitt Letting It All Sink In

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Anthony Hewitt, selected 24th overall by the Phillies, hasn’t moved from his seat quite yet. "I’m sitting here in the same spot with the same face," the young shortstop said. […]

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High School Top 25: May 27

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American Heritage High held onto the No. 1 spot after capturing the 3-A title in Florida. Knoxville's Farragut High catapulted to No. 13 after being unranked and taking out now No. 16 Bartlett High (Memphis, Tenn.) in the state finals. Other state champions include Bishop Gorman (Nevada 4-A), Owasso (Oklahoma 6-A) and Lake Brantley (Florida 6-A).

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Plenty Of Questions

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Anthony Hewitt may be the definition of an enigma, a term used loosely in baseball. The spectrum on his draft projection is so wide that some think he's a first-round supplemental pick, while others don't think he is even on the board.

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