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BAPR Plus: July 9

J.J. Cooper -

You won’t see many of the top prospects names in today’s BAPR Plus as they were busy with the Futures Game, but Adam Miller, Adam Jones and Colton Willems were […]

Minors

U.S. half of the sixth

Will Lingo -

World pitchers continue to hold the U.S. batters in check. Franklin Morales opened the inning after finishing the fifth, and he struck out Matt Tolbert and Jay Bruce and walked […]

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World half of the sixth

Will Lingo -

Righthander Clay Buchholz gave up a leadoff home run to Joey Votto, but otherwise looked impressive. Votto hit Buchholz’ second pitch out to left field, followed by Max Ramirez striking […]

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Upton Hits No-Doubter

Chris Kline -

After White Sox righthander Fautino De Los Santos struck out Jacoby Ellsbury on three pitches to start the bottom of the third inning–two 93-94 mph fastballs and finishing him off […]

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World half of the third

Will Lingo -

The top of the World order again proved potent, scoring a run off U.S. righthander Joba Chamberlain. Chamberlain touched 100 mph with one of his fastballs, at least according to […]

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World half of the second

Will Lingo -

Chuck Lofgren worked a shutout inning, throwing his fastball consistently at 91-92 mph and using his offspeed stuff much more than the usual Futures Game pitcher. German Duran flied out […]

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World half of the first

Will Lingo -

Jeff Niemann started for the United States and threw consistently at 95-97 mph, according to the stadium radar gun. Michael Saunders reached on an error by Chris Coghlan. He stole […]

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Play Ball

Will Lingo -

SAN FRANCISCO–We’re just about ready to get under way here. The stands in front of the press box features a veritable who’s-who of baseball scouts and executives. In just the […]

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