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Calvert Hall Remains Winless

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FULLERTON, Calif.—The A-list wasn’t as long as Gerrit Cole’s outing, but Jupiter (Fla.) righthander Jack Armstrong, attracted close to 40 scouts, crosscheckers and directors in his start against Bishop Amat […]

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Mater Dei takes Lions title

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ANAHEIM—Santa Ana, Calif.’s Mater Dei High was on its fifth game and three days and out of pitchers when Wednesday’s Anaheim Lions tournament championship came around. So, the Monarchs started […]

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Cole Dominates At Nat Classic

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FULLERTON, Calif.—Anticipation was building all day at the National Classic, as everyone was ready for Gerrit Cole’s start against Yucaipa (Calif.) HS, set for Tuesday night at Cal State Fullerton. […]

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Growing Together

Matt Blood -Premium Content

Heading up the Heritage baseball program, head coach Todd Fitz-Gerald is doing his job. Producing college players such as Stephen Clyne (Clemson), Kevin Davidson (Rollins), Dylan Gonzalez (Pepperdine), Ryan Akel (Boston College) and Matt Mansilla (College of Charleston), Fitz-Gerald has developed players and prepared them for college in a high school program that is anything but traditional.

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High School Injury Update

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A few prospects have come up on the injury radar recently, while others are returning to hopefully help their team boost their rankings. Outfielder/lefthander Aaron Hicks (Wilson HS, Long Beach) […]

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SoCal Trio Dominates Hitters

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By Dave Perkin In the past week, three Southern California area high school pitchers, each of whom has the ability to be selected in the first two rounds of this […]

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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