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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
  2. 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
  3. Interest rising for juco RB Middleton

    Damon Sayles

    COPPERAS COVE, Texas - Tyler Middleton (Corsicana, Texas/Navarro College) has been clocked in the 40-yard dash in 4.32 seconds. Ironically, those numbers represent the area code for his hometown of Midland, Texas. On Saturday, the speedy running b...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Wrapping up the Area Code Games

    Keith Law

    LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The crop at this year's ESPN Rise Area Code Games lacked the high-end talent of past years, reflective of the prep class nationally, but there was a good amount of depth, including a couple of potential impact bats and some...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  7. Keith Law - Weak crop at Area Code Games

    Keith Law

    Keith Law files a wrap-up report from the Area Code Games. This year's crop of premium talent didn't match up to prior years, but there was depth among the prospects in attedance.

    Blog | Conversation | August 11, 2011
  8. Early highlights from Area Code Games

    Keith Law

    LONG BEACH, Calif.--This year's ESPN Area Code Games, held at Blair Field, on the campus of Long Beach State, feature many of the top high school players in next year's draft class, with a heavy concentration of kids from California, Texas,...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  9. Keith Law - Early highlights from Area Code Games

    Keith Law

    Keith Law checks in with highlights from the first three days of the Area Code Games, which feature many of the top high school prospects who will be in the 2012 draft.

    Blog | Conversation | August 08, 2011
  10. MLB - Boston Red Sox likely to sign top draft picks

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason Churchill examines the likelihood that the Boston Red Sox can successfully sign their top draft picks and provides updates from around the scouting world.

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  11. Seattle Mariners' offense historically horrible

    Jayson Stark

    Welcome back to the September history watch. Today, we turn our attention to The Worst American League Lineup of Modern Times. If your first reaction was, "Who's that?" it tells us something: 1) You clearly don't live in the 206 area code. 2) Yo...

    Blog | Conversation | September 20, 2010
  12. 2011 MLB draft: Vanderbilt 3B Jason Esposito

    Josh Cooper

    Vanderbilt third baseman Jason Esposito has been called one of the few true five-tool players in the draft, but he'll have to have a good year behind the plate to propel himself to the front of the first round.

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2010
  13. 2011 MLB draft: Edison H.S. pitcher Henry Owens

    Ben Fawkes

    Pitcher Henry Owens likens his style of play to Cole Hamels, but his high school coach compares the 6-foot-5 left-hander to Randy Johnson.

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  14. Bubba Starling, Charles Tilson impress

    Wrapping up the 24th annual ESPN Rise Area Code Games, which concluded on Tuesday in Long Beach, Calif.: • Charles Tilson was one of the three best position player prospects at the event, along with Blake Swihart and Bubba Starling. Tilson is ...

    Blog | August 12, 2010
  15. MLB: Bubba Starling emerges as talk of 2010 Area Code Games

    Keith Law

    Keith Law wraps up the 2010 Area Code Games. Bubba Starling is best known as a Nebraska QB recruit, but he was the talk of baseball scouts in Long Beach and could be a top-five pick. Charles Tilson also impressed. Matt Dean? Not so much.

    Blog | Conversation | August 12, 2010
  16. Names to know: Tyler Beede, Nick Burdi

    The Area Code Games drew a bunch of attention a few years ago, when 2010's No. 1 pick, Bryce Harper, really emerged as a star. We're roughly halfway through this year's Area Code Games, presented by ESPN Rise and held at Blair Field...

    Blog | August 08, 2010