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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. Houston Astros draft high school left-hander Brady Aiken with No....

    The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick again, and this time, they took a pitcher polished beyond his years.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  3. Brady Aiken looking to end drought of high school pitchers taken ...

    Tim Keown

    Brady Aiken might have the stuff to overcome not just hitters but also MLB teams' reservations about picking a high school pitcher No. 1 overall.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2014
  4. Mets select Smith with 11th overall pick

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- The New York Mets have selected California high school first baseman Dominic Smith with the 11th overall pick in the draft. The 17-year-old Smith grew up in the same area of L.A. as Darryl Strawberry, whom Smith met today while atten...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  5. Farm report: '09 top pick Matz gets on track

    Adam Rubin

    Although he was drafted with the Mets' top pick in 2009 out of Ward Melville High School on Long Island, left-hander Steven Matz entered this season having made only six professional appearances. After a long road back from May 18, 2010 Tommy John...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  6. No Koufax at Mets camp this spring

    Adam Rubin

    Courtesy Bruce Adler/New York Mets Sandy Koufax annually had visited Mets camp PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Sandy Koufax, a former high school teammate of Fred Wilpon, won't be making his annual spring-training visits to Mets camp. Koufax has bee...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  7. 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
  8. Cubs see signing deadline come and go

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The 4 p.m. CST deadline to sign players from the 2012 draft came and went without the Cubs coming to last-minute terms with anybody. Second-round pick Duane Underwood, a hard-throwing high-school right-hander from Georgia was the last pl...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  9. Mets draft La. prep SS, Purdue catcher

    Adam Rubin

    Mike Janes/Associated Press The Mets drafted Louisiana high school shortstop Gavin Cecchini in the first round Monday. Louisiana high school shortstop Gavin Cecchini worked out at Citi Field on Friday for Mets executives. He then stuck around for t...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  10. Farm report: Taijeron's long ball roots

    Adam Rubin

    Travis Taijeron's alma mater, Granite Hills (Calif.) High School, has produced no shortage of major league talent. The list of former players at the El Cajon high school near San Diego includes Brian Giles, Marcus Giles, Shane Spencer, Tom Fordham, J...

    Blog | May 16, 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. 2012 ticket specials announced

    Adam Rubin

    Here's a press release with several offers for Mets fans, including a special deal for high school and college students: The New York Mets today announced the lineup of special offers and new attractions at Citi Field for the 2012 season. The Met...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  14. High School Baseball Stories of the Year

    ESPNHS.com

    From the incredible feats of Marti Sementelli and Ghazaleh Sailors to the hard-to-believe tales about Bubba Starling, we look back at the stories that made this a compelling year of high school baseball. Female Pitchers Marti Sementelli & Ghaz...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  15. Mets confident Nimmo in fold

    Adam Rubin

    Damen Jackson/Icon SMI Nimmo was named MVP of the 2010 Under Armour All-American Game at Wrigley Field. A Mets official expressed confidence a deal with first-round pick Brandon Nimmo, a high school outfielder from Wyoming, will be completed/announ...

    Blog | August 14, 2011
  16. Farm report: Harvey looks to Futures

    Adam Rubin

    Right-hander Matt Harvey's return to his home state of Connecticut this weekend will get cut short. Double-A Binghamton opens a series Friday at New Britain, but the 2010 first-round pick from Fitch High School in Mystic -- about a 40-minute drive...

    Blog | July 06, 2011