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Checking In From Lakeland

Conor Glassey -

LAKELAND, Fla.—The 13th annual East Coast Pro Showcase (essentially a complement to Long Beach’s Area Code Games, which start tomorrow) moved to Tigertown three years ago, and getting here was […]

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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

Dave Perkin -

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

Dave Perkin -

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

Dave Perkin -

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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