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  1. The challenges of scouting in Europe

    Keith Law

    Alex Liddi reached the majors this week, marking multiple milestones not just for himself, but for the sport. He's the first Italian-born big leaguer since World War II, and the first who grew up in Italy, as opposed to players from early last c...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  2. MLB - The challenges of scouting in Europe

    Keith Law

    Keith Law explains that even though baseball is growing in Europe, there are still many challenges for MLB teams trying to scout over there.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  3. John Axford takes a Doc's prescription

    Buster Olney

    John Axford spoke last summer to Brewers general manager Doug Melvin about how he and Nicole, his wife, planned to take a European vacation in this offseason, to see Italy and Greece. But when Melvin and Axford spoke again this winter, the reliever m...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  4. MLB: How a mechanical adjustment may have saved a pitcher's caree...

    Buster Olney

    It seems so preposterous. Somewhere amidst the spiraling of a career, a coach tells a young pitcher "Throw like Roy Halladay." The weird thing: It worked. Buster details how John Axford, yes, got his groove back.

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2011
  5. D-backs sign top Italian pitcher

    Keith Law

    The Diamondbacks are about to sign their first European prospect, a 17-year-old, right-handed pitcher from Italy named Andrea Pizziconi, whose brother, Matteo, has pitched for the Reds' Gulf Coast League affiliate the past two summers. Andre...

    Blog | September 24, 2009
  6. D-backs sign top Italian pitcher

    Keith Law

    The Diamondbacks are about to sign their first European prospect, a 17-year-old, right-handed pitcher from Italy named Andrea Pizziconi, whose brother, Matteo, has pitched for the Reds' Gulf Coast League affiliate the past two summers. Andrea...

    Blog | September 24, 2009