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  1. Giants still searching at second?

    Dan Uggla has gone 0-for-8 in his first three games with the San Francisco Giants, and his two errors at second base on Sunday certainly didn't help make any better of a first impression with his new team. With the trade deadline coming on Thursday, ...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  2. David Price trade timeline in doubt

    Jim Bowden

    Many contending teams interested in David Price now aren't sure the Tampa Bay Rays will actually trade him before the trade deadline. The impression teams are getting is that if the Rays manage to get back in the playoff chase, they will hang on t...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  3. Prospects facing make-or-break months

    Chris Crawford

    We're just six weeks until the start of the 2014 draft, which means that players have only 42 days to leave their lasting impressions on prospective clubs. While consistency for the entire season is something that teams admire, there's no questio...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  4. Fuld's days with A's already numbered?

    Joe Kaiser

    Sam Fuld became a fan favorite in his days in Tampa Bay, and he came up big in his first appearance with his new team, the Oakland Athletics, in the second game of Wednesday's day-night doubleheader. Despite the positive early impression, his stay in...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  5. Early observations from spring training

    Buster Olney

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- This is the time of spring training when a player can redefine himself with a first impression, good or bad. You could be Jesus Montero walking into the Seattle Mariners' camp 40 pounds overweight, or maybe Masahiro Tanaka, cutting...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  6. 10 disappointing AFL players

    Keith Law

    On Monday, I wrote about players I saw last week in the Arizona Fall League who made positive impressions on me, some of whom caused me to improve my own evaluations of those players over where they were before my trip. Today I'll look at the oth...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  7. What to do with Andre Ethier?

    Buster Olney

    If the Los Angeles Dodgers want alternatives to outfielder Andre Ethier from their minor league system, they've got them. Yasiel Puig has made an enormous impression with his energy and with how hard he plays. However, he also has demonstrated an ina...

    Blog | May 26, 2013
  8. Early standouts in the AFL

    Keith Law

    The Arizona Fall League's 20th season began on Tuesday afternoon, and through the first three days I've seen four of the six clubs, two games apiece. Here are some early impressions on prospects who've stood out. Bear in mind I haven&#...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  9. Kaleb Cowart and Nick Castellanos among early standouts in Arizon...

    Keith Law

    Kaleb Cowart and Nick Castellanos are among the early standouts in Arizona Fall League, writes Keith Law.

    Blog | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  10. Impressions of cavernous Marlins Park

    Buster Olney

    MIAMI -- Some early first impressions from baseball's opening night: Marlins Park plays big. Big, as in a ponderosa. Big, as in the desert of Australia. A Pacific Ocean kind of big. Giancarlo Stanton mashed about a quarter-mile&#0...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  11. Miami Marlins unveil big Marlins Park on opening night - MLB

    Buster Olney

    In Miami for the unveiling of Marlins Park, Buster Olney offers some first impressions of the Marlins' new digs and suggests how the park could fit the type of talent Miami has in its lineup.

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  12. Yoenis Cespedes' tremendous potential

    Buster Olney

    Billy Beane is still dealing with the changes in time zones, working in a nap when he can. But any sleepiness he has felt hasn't dulled the first impression from Yoenis Cespedes' debut in the big leagues this week. "He's got no fear...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  13. Billy Beane likes what he sees from Yoenis Cespedes - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Billy Beane has been impressed so far with young slugger Yoenis Cespedes.

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2012
  14. Five first impressions for 2012

    Buster Olney

    I emailed a longtime club official a couple of weeks ago and asked for some early developments in his team's camp, and his response contained two words: "Too early." But on Monday, the same official talked for a half-hour about what he has se...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  15. Thoughts on Albert Pujols, the Braves, Blue Jays and more from ar...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that while it is still early in the spring and March results don't mean much, first impressions for the 2012 season are being formed by talent evaluators and executives around baseball. Here are five, beginning with Albert Pujols.

    Blog | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  16. Scouting the Sunshine State

    Kiley McDaniel

    Florida is a powerhouse of amateur talent year after year, and this season it is no different. Continuing on my prep talent first impressions tour around the I-4 corridor of the state (caveats covered in an earlier post), I've got notes on four ...

    Blog | March 01, 2012