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What are the differences between David Price and Rick Porcello, the top college and high school pitchers in the 2007 draft? How about between Josh Vitters and Matt Wieters, two candidates to go No. 3 overall to the Cubs? What were the scouting reports on Moises Alou, Ray Durham and Vernon Wells when they were coming up through the minors?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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What would the best possible lineup and pitching staff constructed from the entire 2007 draft pool look like? Why are the Padres in hot pursuit of draft-and-follow Matt Latos? Will the owners and union ever agree to strict slot bonuses for the draft?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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In honor of Virginia Tech victim Brian Bluhm, we revisit his question about the Tigers' 2005 draft. Also: Will Max Scherzer sign with the Diamondbacks? Is White Sox relief prospect Dewon Day for real?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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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?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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Who are the top 10 pitchers in the world? What would a big league team of 2000 draftees look like, with no more than one player from each round? Who are the best defensive infielders in college baseball?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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Are Vanderbilt lefty David Price's three straight complete games something to worry about? Where would B.J. Upton rank on the Top 100 Prospects list if he still qualified? What ever happened to Kyle Hancock, who bolted the Rockies shortly after signing as a third-round pick in 2005?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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What's the scoop on pending Japanese import Kosuke Fukudome. How similar are Vanderbilt's Pedro Alvarez and the Royals' Alex Gordon? Size aside, how about the Yankees' Philip Hughes and the Astros' Roy Oswalt?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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Who are the biggest surprises among can't-miss prospects who missed? Which Top 100 prospects are poised to jump the most up the list next year? What's the scouting report on ex-Marine Cooper Brannan?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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Which Delmon Young is the better prospect, the 2005 or the 2006 version? Might the Athletics be shut out on the 2008 Top 100 Prospects list? If two players of identical talent graduate from high school in the same year, and one turns pro and one goes to a top college program, who would reach the majors first?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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Which players barely missed the soon-to-be unveiled Top 100 Prospects list? How do this year's top three pitching prospects stack up to the best trios of the recent past? What's the story on Pirates righthander Pat Bresnehan?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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Are Alex Gordon and Billy Butler the best 1-2 prospect duo in the game? Given the price of pitching, can teams even consider trading great young mound prospects? How easy is it to pinpoint exactly how projectable a young pitcher is?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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How different are the upsides for elite third basemen Alex Gordon, Evan Longoria and Ryan Braun? How does Michael Burgess compare with other top high school outfielders in recent years? How much of a prospect is 7-foot-1 righthander Ryan Doherty?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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Which team has the best young outfielders? What happened to Yusmeiro Petit and Grant Psomas after the Carlos Delgado trade? What position player can the Orioles get with the No. 5 pick in the 2007 draft?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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How do the 2007 draft's top arms and football star Jeff Samardzija rank among the game's most established pitching prospects?

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What would the All-America team look like if players had to go to college for three years before being drafted? Who are the game's best players over the age of 35? What level of professional baseball are the winter leagues comparable to? What has happened to Kyle Sleeth and Tim Stauffer, the third and fourth picks in the 2003 draft?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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Who are the game's best players and pitchers under the age of 25? Who can the Devil Rays take with the No. 1 pick in 2007 who can make an immediate impact? What kind of stuff does Yankees lefthander Kei Igawa have?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA

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Who has more upside, Brandon McCarthy or John Danks? What's the story behind the Pirates' recent Cuban signee, righthander Yoslan Herrera? What about the Red Sox' other Japanese import, Hideki Okajima?

Minors | #2006#Ask BA