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Matt Bush
No. 1 overall pick Matt Bush has an 80 arm on the 20-80 scouting scale
Our annual Draft Report Cards finish up as Jim Callis gives an assessment of the National League West.
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National League: East   Central   West

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Top 100 Draft Prospects
First-Round Projection
Best Tools
Draft Tidbits

Top Stories
Change in Plans? Padres Eye Bush at No. 1
Padres Focus In On Drew
Draft-and-Follow Update
Padres Narrow Choice To Three

Best and Worst First Rounders
Best and Worst: Rounds 2-50
Homer Bailey: Just A Good Ol' Boy
Chris Lambert's Last Shot At Baseball Pays Off
Chris Nelson: Back With A Vengeance
Jered Weaver: California Dreaming

Alan Schwarz: Worldwide Draft? We Hardly Knew Ye
Tracy Ringolsby: Finding The Diamond Can Be Rough
Jim Callis: Bats Play Better Than Athleticism
John Manuel: Landon Powell's Strange Journey Nears End
Jim Callis: Rice aces try to beat opponents, each other
Jim Callis: Pitchers -- Polish Or Stuff?

Top 50 Draft-Eligible College Players
Justin Verlander: Dominant Stuff, Inconsistent Command
Top 50 Draft-Eligible High School Players

Post-Draft Stories
Jan 20 Rays Give Niemann Top Deal In 2004 Draft
Jan 11 Humber Signing Could Predicate Additional Deals
Oct 23 Tigers Sign No. 2 Pick Verlander
Oct 14 Tigers Withdraw Offer To Verlander
Sep 29 MLB Denies Townsend
Sep 14 Townsend Enters Uncharted Territory
Sep 3 Drew Weighs Options
Aug 31 Drew Withdraws From School
Aug 28 Diamondbacks, Drew Get Closer To Deal
Aug 26 Diamondbacks, Drew Reach Breaking Point
Aug 24 Tribe Signs Sixth Overall Pick Sowers
Aug 24 Rozier Gets Record Bonus From Red Sox
Aug 16 Angels Land Trumbo For Record $1.425M
Aug 16 Cubs Lock Up Top Pick Johnson
Jul 26 Angels Sign Adenhart For $710,000

Draft Pulse
May 6 Southern-Fried Lefties
May 13 Nelson Rising, Adenhart Falling
May 20 Drew And Niemann Rise Again
May 28 Crosschecker Season

Chat Transcripts
May 21 Allan Simpson
May 27 Jim Callis
May 28 Jim Callis
June 4 John Manuel &
Allan Simpson
June 8 Jim Callis
June 12 Allan Simpson

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