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There’s A New No. 1

There's a new team at the top of the Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 25. Baltimore's Calvert Hall took over the top spot after Long Beach's Wilson High suffered its first loss of the season.

High School | #2008#Team Rankings

Talent Grows Deep In Warm Weather Regions

Matt Blood -Premium Content

The sun is shining, it's 65 degrees outside with a nice breeze and the grass, freshly cut, couldn't be greener—just another beautiful day for a baseball game. Oh, and one more thing: it's December. the 300th-plus day of the baseball season. This scene is a familiar one across the landscapes of the prospect fertile states of California, Florida and Texas.

High School | #2008#High Heat

Perkin Breaks Down Hicks

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BA’s Dave Perkin, our scout for Prospects Plus, took in SoCal prep two-way star Aaron Hicks last Thursday, and after seeing him for several outings previously, he sees improvement for […]

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Hosmer, Martin Shine In LaGrange

Matt Blood -

BA's Matt Blood makes his first road trip to see 2008 draft prospects, heading down to LaGrange, Ga., for a high school tournament, with American Heritage High out of Florida […]

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Skipworth Impresses With The Leather

Matt Blood -

Baseball America’s Dave Perkin attended yesterday’s high school baseball game between Patriot High and Newport Harbor High in California to check in on Kyle Skipworth. Defense is rarely the primary […]

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High School Top 25: March 4

With several teams still waiting to start their season, there isn't a lot of movement in the first regular season edition of the Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association Preseason High School Top 25. But those with good weather already have several games under their belts.

High School | #2008#Team Rankings

Decker Shines Early

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The annual high school preview edition hadn’t even finished going to press before a prospect made headlines. Jaff Decker, an outfielder/lefthander from Sunrise Mountain High in Peoria, Ariz. took the […]

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Preseason High School Top 50

Nathan Rode and John Manuel -

In 2007, it looked as if New Jersey's Seton Hall Prep would hold the No. 1 spot for the entire season. But the Pirates stumbled in mid-May, as one loss allowed Long Beach's Wilson High to finish the season as the nation's No. 1 team. Wilson returns to the top spot for the 2008 Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association Preseason High School Top 50.

High School | #2008#Team Rankings

Vasquez Ineligible Until Late March

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Niko Vasquez, a shortstop prospect from Durango HS, Las Vegas, is ineligible to play until March 28, the end of the school’s third quarter. Sam Knapp, the Trailblazers’ head coach, […]

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