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  1. Mets' Matz impresses at Double-A

    Keith Law

    The New York Mets took left-hander Steven Matz in the second round of the 2009 draft out of a Long Island high school, using their first pick that year on him. But Matz, who had a violent delivery and some elbow issues as an amateur, blew out his elb...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  2. Scouting the Under Armour All-Americans

    Keith Law

    The Under Armour All-American Game took place Saturday at Wrigley Field, featuring many of the top high school prospects for the 2015 draft, with Bill Ripken and Sean Casey serving as managers. It was dominated by pitchers, as these showcase games us...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  3. Scouting a pair of all-star games

    Keith Law

    Here are some notes on a number of players I saw over the weekend. Lefty Kolby Allard of San Clemente (California) High School was the breakout star of this year's Perfect Game All-American Classic, played once again at Petco Park in San Diego. T...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  4. Kolek makes case for draft's top arm

    Keith Law

    Shepherd (Texas) High School right-hander Tyler Kolek is the top prep righty in the draft class this year. He's one of a handful of prep arms to hit 100 mph already, but he also brings unusual size and strength to the table. It's a combination that m...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  5. Toussaint, Griffin have work to do

    Keith Law

    CARY, N.C. -- USA Baseball's third annual National High School Invitational event, a sixteen-team tournament held over four days at the end of every March, looks to be the most talent-packed yet, with, conservatively, eight prospects likely to go in ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  6. Brady Aiken enters the No. 1 conversation

    Keith Law

    SAN DIEGO -- Cathedral Catholic High School left-hander Brady Aiken was a likely top-10 pick coming into the spring, but I'm not sure anyone saw his recent ascent coming. Aiken threw an inning in a scrimmage against Alex Jackson's team, Rancho Bernar...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  7. Carlos Rodon, Tyler Kolek and Brady Aiken among top prospects for...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law unveils his first ranking of the top 50 draft prospects for 2014.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  8. Porcello, Polanco looking sharp

    Keith Law

    LAKELAND, Fla. -- I've started a brief run through some Florida spring training games, tied to seeing a couple of potential first-round picks from the high school ranks, before heading to Arizona next week for a longer scouting run. Here are my notes...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  9. Tyler Beede on track to be top-five pick

    Keith Law

    I've seen Tyler Beede pitch at least a half a dozen times dating back to the summer before his junior year of high school, and while he's always been good, he'd never put together the single dominating performance where he'd show both stuff and comma...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  10. Metropolitan Classic draws top prep players

    Keith Law

    Over Labor Day weekend, the Mets hosted the first Metropolitan Classic high school tournament at three sites in New York, including Citi Field, with eight travel teams accepting invitations to participate, featuring a number of top draft prospects fo...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  11. Harvey, Ciuffo flash first-round potential

    Keith Law

    Right-hander Hunter Harvey of Bandys High School near Charlotte, N.C., is the son of former big league reliever Bryan Harvey. But unlike his dad, Hunter projects as a starter -- emphasis on the word "projects," as taking him high involves a fair amou...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  12. Scouting high school pitcher Hunter Harvey and catcher Nick Ciuff...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down high school pitcher Hunter Harvey (son of former big leaguer Bryan Harvey), and catcher Nick Ciuffo, two first-round talents.

    Blog | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  13. Reasons to love (and doubt) Clint Frazier

    Keith Law

    LOGANVILLE, Ga. -- Outfielder Clint Frazier of Loganville (Ga.) HS is one of the top two prep bats in this class, playing a few towns and just one county over from the other top high school hitter, Grayson's Austin Meadows. Frazier went deep in ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  14. Clint Frazier shows top-10 talent but their are questions about h...

    Keith Law

    LOGANVILLE, Ga. -- Outfielder Clint Frazier of Loganville (Ga.) HS is one of the top two prep bats in this class, playing a few towns and just one county over from the other top high school hitter, Grayson's Austin Meadows. Frazier went deep in his f...

    Blog | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  15. Early top-30 ranking for 2013 draft

    Keith Law

    The 2013 draft class is shaping up to be the weakest in years, thanks largely to the end of a long run of strong groups of high school arms. The strengths of this upcoming class right now are college pitching, especially the kind of second-tier arms ...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  16. Stanford's Mark Appel and Austin Wilson among top prospects for 2...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law gives a preliminary top-30 ranking for the top prospects in the 2013 draft, starting with Mark Appel of Stanford.

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2012