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  1. Morning Briefing: One and done ...

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: And now we've come to the end of the road ... The Mets play Game No. 162 on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. -- 225 days after pitchers and catchers officially reported to Port St. Lucie, Florida, for spring training. Believe it or no...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  2. What if the Atlanta Braves had not selected Chipper Jones in 1990...

    Dan Szymborski

    What if the Braves had selected Todd Van Poppel with the No. 1 pick in the 1990 draft instead of Chipper Jones? Dan Szymborski projects how many playoffs Atlanta would have missed by drafting one of the most disappointing top picks in baseball history.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  3. Cry foul! Fan shares digits on TV

    D'Arcy Maine

    Stephen Kondor, a high school kid who was at Sunday's Atlanta Braves-San Diego Padres game, came THIS close to catching a foul ball. And then Freedie Freeman, the Braves' totally selfish first baseman, stole it away. Womp, womp. Kondor, however, re...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  4. Atlanta Braves sign first-round pick Braxton Davidson

    The Atlanta Braves have signed outfielder Braxton Davidson, the team's first-round pick in last week's draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2014
  5. Luke Dykstra, Brandon Leibrandt drafted on Day 2

    The sons of former big leaguers Lenny Dykstra and Charlie Leibrandt were among the players selected Friday during the second day of the Major League Baseball draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  6. Fantasy value of former No. 1 overall picks

    Eric Karabell

    High school pitcher Brady Aiken was the lucky first overall selection in the MLB 2014 Rule 4 draft Thursday night, and if history is our guide, there's a pretty good chance he'll end up in the major leagues someday, but no guarantees of success. Aike...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  7. Recent MLB Draft picks from Mass. high schools

    Brendan C. Hall

    The first round of the Major League Baseball Draft commences tonight with the first round, and ends Saturday following the 40th round of selections. A few local names are expected to get selected over the next few days, including Springfield Central ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  8. Francisco Liriano, Johan Santana, Tim Lincecum have underlying st...

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass says to look at stats like K/9 rate and quality starts to find hidden gems among pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  9. McCullers named National Baseball POY

    Chad Konecky

    Born 16 months after his dad's last game in the big leagues, Lance McCullers Jr. never experienced a Major League Baseball clubhouse atmosphere firsthand with guys like Cy Young Award winners Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke or an MVP like Alex Rodri...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  10. Cal-Hi Sports State Athlete of the Week

    Harold Abend

    Gabrielino's Acosta getting accustomed to throwing no-hitters. He threw his third of the season last week and is close to tying a state record. Batters in the Mission Valley League of Southern California's San Gabriel Valley are sure going to be g...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  11. Seager getting first-round buzz

    Keith Law

    Shortstop Corey Seager, of Northwest Cabarrus High School in Concord, N.C., has seen his stock rise during the past few weeks to the point where he's seen as a likely first-rounder, a future plus third baseman who should hit and grow into power....

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  12. Prep infielder Corey Seager appears to be a likely first-round pi...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law checks in with a scouting report on Corey Seager -- the younger brother of Seattle's Kyle Seager -- who's developing into a likely first-round pick. The only question is if Seager will pass on South Carolina to sign with a professional club.

    Blog | Conversation | April 27, 2012
  13. Gerrit Cole, Trevor Bauer and Dylan Bundy could help make the 201...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus writes that while it could take a decade to truly evaluate a draft class, the 2011 first round has the potential to produce a historic amount of high-quality starting pitching.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2012
  14. Chipper Jones: Ultimate franchise player

    David Schoenfield

    If you were a baseball fan back in 1990, you may remember the hype about a prospect named Todd Van Poppel. He was a big, laser-armed high school kid from Texas, the consensus No. 1 draft pick. But he had committed to attending the University of Texas...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  15. Our tradition: Feats of strength, Part I

    Jeff Gorski

    We throwers share a grand sporting tradition with a rich, colorful history worth knowing and appreciating. I hope that every high school thrower in America has a chance to tap into that history in order to learn from it and be inspired by it. Star...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  16. Joey Gallo is nations top corner infielder

    Jason A. Churchill

    Each week from now until early March, we'll take a look at the elite Class of 2012 high school baseball prospects by ranking our Top 10 players by position. This week, we unveil our list of the Top 10 corner infielders led by Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas...

    Blog | February 10, 2012