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Aflac Lineups

Alan Matthews -

SAN DIEGO–On the eve of the fifth-annual Aflac Classic, there’s plenty of anticipation, as 37 of the nation’s top rising seniors assemble for Saturday’s 3 p.m. EDT first pitch at […]

Draft | #Summer Scene

Double Vision

Alan Matthews -

Shortly after the 2007 draft, Baseball America added Dave Perkin to the staff of Prospects Plus, as the West Coast eyes and ears of our subsidiary scouting service. Perkin has […]

Draft | #Summer Scene

Left Coast

Alan Matthews -

Dave Perkin is a Baseball America’s Prospects Plus West Coast eyes and ears. Perkin has spent the past two months scouring Southern California for high school talent, providing scouting reports […]

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Star Search

Alan Matthews -

Shortly after the 2007 draft, Baseball America added Dave Perkin to the staff of Prospects Plus, as the West Coast eyes and ears of our subsidiary scouting service. Perkin has […]

Draft | #Summer Scene

What’s The 411?

Alan Matthews -

LONG BEACH–Headaches and travel go hand and hand, so it came as no surprise when I arrived in Orange County and Delta informed me my luggage was still in Atlanta. […]

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Lake Land

Alan Matthews -

LAKELAND, Fla.–One of the biggest challenges of holding the East Coast Showcase in central Florida instead of North Carolina (where it had been for the past decade) is the weather. […]

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Showcase Showdowns

Alan Matthews -

The Cape Cod all-star games last weekend kicked off a two-week amateur scouting gauntlet that will play a significant role in the creation of early 2008 draft follow lists, and […]

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Road Weary

Alan Matthews -

MARIETTA, Ga.–Scouts covering the World Wood Bat Association tournaments in suburban Atlanta are downtrodden and weary at this stage of the summer. This week’s 17-and-under tournament includes more than 120 […]

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USA Baseball Gets Its Field Of Dreams

Nathan Rode -

A shared vision of USA Baseball, Major League Baseball and the town of Cary is now a reality. The ceremonial ribbon cutting by USA Baseball President Mike Gaski and Cary mayor Ernie McAlister marked the opening of the $11 million USA Baseball National Training Complex, which includes three training field and a main stadium with a full press box and separate suites for scoring, radio and other press members.

College | #2008#Summer Scene#Team USA

Summer Stock

John Manuel -Premium Content

This summer, Eastern Kentucky sophomore Christian Friedrich has joined the rest of the nation's top college players in the Cape Cod League, pitching for the Falmouth Commodores. And just like most of his collegiate baseball career, he was off to good start—and in the meantime, he said, he's having the best summer of his life.

College | #2008#Summer Scene#Summer Stock