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  1. The good and bad of Alex Jackson

    Keith Law

    SAN DIEGO -- Rancho Bernardo HS catcher Alex Jackson first burst on the scouting map at the 2012 New Balance Area Code Games, where he was one of the best players on any team even though he was only a rising junior at an event that comprises mostly r...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
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  3. Hal on ignoring Jeter's call: My bad

    Andrew Marchand

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Derek Jeter wanted to give Hal Steinbrenner one day's notice about his next Facebook status update, but the owner didn't pick up the shortstop's initial call about his retirement decision. "I didn't recognize the area code," Steinbr...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  4. Scouting top Dodgers, Padres prospects

    Keith Law

    LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. -- En route from Long Beach, where I was at the New Balance Area Code Games all week, to San Diego, for the Perfect Game All-American Classic, I stopped in Lake Elsinore on Friday night for a look at the Dodgers' top prospect, s...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 7, Indians 2

    Gordon Edes

    CLEVELAND -- No arguing that Red Sox hearts were in the right place Tuesday night in Cleveland, where players hung a uniform jersey that read "Boston Strong 617", referencing Boston's area code, on the back. And in their first game since Monday's ...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  6. Scouting the Area Code Games

    Keith Law

    The crop of talent at this year's Area Code Games lacked the elite layer of no-doubt first-rounders that I've seen at the six previous ones I've covered, but the usual depth of arms was there and we did have a few standout athletes wor...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  7. Standouts of the Area Code Games - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law went looking for top high school talent at this year's Area Code Games, and files a full report here.

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  8. Area Code Games tradition continues

    Christopher Parish

    The 2012 Area Code Baseball Games presented by New Balance will take place from August 5-10 at Blair Field in Long Beach, Calif.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  9. ACB Notebook: Cavan Biggio emerging

    Christopher Parish

    Cavan Biggio's swing isn't pretty. His stance is awkward, his body wiggling back and forth as his hands waggle the bat violently above his head. His father, Craig, a 20-year major leaguer, hardly moved at all once he stepped into the batter's box. Ca...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  10. ACB notebook: Dolan shows promise

    Jon Mahoney

    It's hard for people to believe that Tommy Dolan just finished his freshman year at Incline (Incline Village, Nev.). His mother, Jain, always brings his birth certificate to baseball games to prove to skeptical parents and opposing coaches that he...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  11. MLB Draft Stock Watch: Carson Kelly rises

    Jason A. Churchill

    Each Friday in May, Jason A. Churchill, who covers the MLB draft for ESPN Insider, will look at the high school prospects whose stock is up and whose stock is down heading into the draft, which begins on June 4. The 2012 MLB draft is less than fiv...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  12. Baseball star Ruiz has blood clot removed

    Jon Mahoney

    Bishop Amat (La Puente, Calif.) senior third baseman Rio Ruiz, a potential high-round pick in June's MLB draft, underwent surgery on Friday to remove a blood clot in his neck, the Los Angeles Times and San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported. There's ...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  13. Top prospect Giolito may be lost for season

    Matt Remsberg

    Lucas Giolito, the nation's No. 1 right-handed pitching prospect, won't throw for a month and could be out of action up to 10 weeks after spraining the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The Harvard-Westlake (Studio City, Calif.) senior le...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  14. Coulter catching up quick behind the dish

    Christopher Crawford

    If you were to ask a scout or front-office member the most difficult position to develop, the overall consensus would likely be catcher. The position is demanding both physically and mentally, and the attrition behind the plate is undoubtedly the ...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  15. Area Code Baseball: Selection Process

    Players go through an extensive selection process for the Area Code Baseball Games presented by New Balance.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  16. Area Code Baseball: A history

    The 2012 Area Code Baseball Games presented by New Balance will take place from August 5-10 at Blair Field in Long Beach, Calif.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  17. Hensley is latest Oklahoma star hurler

    Christopher Crawford

    While it hasn't received as much credit as neighboring Texas when it comes to baseball talent, Oklahoma has become a pitching hotbed over the last few years. Yukon (Okla.) left-hander Chad James was a first-rounder in 2009, while last season, five...

    Blog | January 10, 2012