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Where will blockbuster trade acquisitions rank on the Marlins Top 10? What shape is the Blue Jays system in after the deal? Could Anthony Rendon crack the Nationals lineup in 2013 if he stays healthy?

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Which young shortstop prospect has the most offensive upside: Carlos Correa (Astros), Adalberto Mondesi (Royals), Roman Quinn (Phillies), Addison Russell (Athletics) or Corey Seager (Dodgers)? Could the Cardinals or Blue Jays put together a package to entice the Rangers to trade Elvis Andrus or Jurickson Profar? How good is Padres righthander Kevin Quackenbush?

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Why all the furor about Shohei Otani? What must a club do to get compensation for the loss of a free agent? What are Matt Adams' chances of cracking the Cardinals lineup?

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How is the 2013 draft beginning to shape up? Why didn't Reds lefthander Tony Cingrani rank higher on league Top 20 Prospects list? Can Pirates lefthander Rinku Singh complete his Cinderella story?

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How do Trevor Bauer, Dylan Bundy & Shelby Miller compare? Could Mike Zunino make the Mariners' Opening Day roster? How many picks are protected from free-agent compensation in the 2013 draft?

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How good is Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson? Will the move to the ACC help or hurt Notre Dame? Can Yankees switch-pitcher Pat Venditte make the majors?

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Who are the best prospects of the last five years? Did the Twins' J.O. Berrios have the best pitching debut of any 2012 draftee? How well does the Orioles' Manny Machado profile at third base?

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Who are the best prospects currently in the minors? Who are the players who just missed the cut for the Cape Cod League Top 30 Prospects list? Can Phillies slugger Darin Ruf become an all-star?

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The Rangers' Jurickson Profar is the best all-around shortstop prospect since who? In the wake of Mike Trout's performance, will teams place more emphasis on scouting the Northeast? How good is Astros second baseman Delino DeShields Jr.?

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Which farm system will make the biggest jump in BA's Prospect Handbook rankings from 2012 to 2013? How many prospects combine contact and power like Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras? Who's the best of the first baseman from the first round of the 2008 draft?

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Which shortstop has the higher ceiling and brighter future: Javier Baez (Cubs) or Francisco Lindor (Indians)? How does the Red Sox' crowded third-base picture figure to shake out in the future? How good are NCAA Division III products Bruce Maxwell (Athletics) and Tim Saunders (Cubs)?

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How do Matt Harvey and Rick Porcello compare? How unusual is 23rd-rounder Cody Allen's swift rise to the majors? What are the details behind the Diamondbacks' signing of nondrafted free agent Felipe Perez for $400,000?

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How is Astros outfielder Ariel Ovando progressing? What does the future hold for Nationals outfielder Nathan Karns? Is Cubs righthander Matt Loosen a prospect?

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How do the Zack Greinke trade packages compare? What would an updated Brewers Top 10 Prospects list look like? Can Padres outfielder Jaff Decker reverse his downward trend at the plate?

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What would an updated Reds Top 10 Prospects list look like? Is there still hope for Athletics righthander Michael Ynoa? How much has Mariners second baseman Stefen Romero enhanced his prospect status with his breakout year?

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Where would recent draft and international signees fit on the Midseason Top 50 Prospects list? How good was the Dodgers' draft? Why doesn't the signing deadline apply to Astros seventh-rounder Preston Tucker, and what's his scouting report?

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Will first-round pitchers Kevin Gausman, Mark Appel or Lucas Giolito sign by the Friday deadline? Where does Futures Game star Jae-Hoon Ha fit in the Cubs' center-field plans? Who are the loaded Blue Jays' top 10 pitching prospects?

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Where would Dodgers outfielder Yaisel Puig have ranked among international and draft prospects? Where would the Astros' 2012 draftees fit on an updated Top 10 Prospects list? What was the story behind eight of BA's high school All-Americans being eligible for the draft but going unselected?

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Where would Cuban defector Jorge Soler have fit in the 2012 draft? Could Pirates first-rounder Mark Appel go to Japan and become a free agent afterward? Which schools produced the most 2012 draft picks?

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What was the biggest shocker in the first round? Did the Astros purposely take Carlos Correa so they'd have more money available in their bonus pool? How many first-rounders will go unsigned? What should the Nationals do with Lucas Giolito? Which draftees will become their team's No. 1 prospect this offseason?

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