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Prospect Hot Sheet: April 16

Chris Kline, Matt Eddy, J.J. Cooper and Adam Foster -

Welcome to the first Prospect Hot Sheet for 2007. It's been a weird beginning to the season with all the bizarre weather across the country—from rain and snow in the East and Midwest, to the 50-mph wind gusts in the California League, pitching has been relatively dominant.Pitchers claim 11 of our top 20 spots on the list, but hitters, especially of the power variety, are beginning to spring to life. And that starts with Brewers third baseman Ryan Braun, who tops the sheet.

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BAPR Plus: April 16

J.J. Cooper -

We’re now a week and a half into the season, which means we’re getting to the point where batting average are more likely to hover around .280 than .500 or […]


Highs & Lows: April 15

Chris Kline -

TRIPLE-A HIGHS: Ryan Braun’™s easy power came alive in the Big Easy on Saturday, as the Brewers’™ 2005 first-round pick belted three home runs in Nashville’™s 14-1 win against New […]

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Highs & Lows: April 14

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TRIPLE-A HIGHS: Mets outfielder Carlos Gomez collected another two hits in New Orleans’™ 3-2 loss to Nashville on Friday, upping his average to .375. It was Gomez’™s third multi-hit game […]

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Blue Jays Triple-A Dish

Matt Eddy -

With Toronto left fielder Reed Johnson headed to the disabled list with a herniated disc in his back, the Blue Jays called up a prized prospect from Triple-A Syracuse. The […]

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Ask BA

Jim Callis -

Which Rule 5 picks made big league clubs? Taking one player from each round, what would a team made up of 2001 draft picks look like? Should the Pirates have let John Van Benschoten play DH while recuperating from shoulder problems?

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Phillies Infielder Suspended

Chris Kline -

Major League Baseball announced that Phillies infielder Hector Made was suspended for 50 games effective today for testing positive for a performance enhancing substance. Signed by the Yankees as a […]

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He Throws Too Hard?

Chris Kline -

The Blue Jays traded righthander Francisco Rosario, who was out of options, to the Phillies last week for cash considerations. The interesting thing about this seemingly minor deal is that […]

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