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  1. MLB Draft

    MLB Draft



    MLB Draft | June 6-8, 2013 | Secaucus, NJ

    All the latest information on the MLB Draft.

    More: MLB Draft Blog | MLB Draft Tracker
  2. Philadelphia Phillies fire assistant general manager and amateur ...

    The Philadelphia Phillies have fired assistant general manager and amateur scouting director Marti Wolever.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  3. Jason Heyward, Baseball Enigma

    Michael Baumann

    There was a moment after the 2010 MLB draft when four NL East teams suddenly had a young right fielder who was either in the majors or on the way there, and who was expected to one day challenge for MVP awards. Division partisans were suppos...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  4. Who Are Those Guys? Five September Call-Ups MLB Fans Need to Know...

    Ben Lindbergh

    "Who's That Guy" is an ongoing Grantland series and an orientation tool to use in the vast sports landscape. This week, that landscape expanded along with MLB's active rosters to include several high-profile prospects who are ma...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  5. The 2014 Miami Marlins: The Dog That Didn't Bark

    Michael Baumann

    The 2014 season didn't have to be a moral victory for the Miami Marlins. To a certain extent, it still doesn't: The Marlins have quietly gone 19-12 since the All-Star break and sit 2.5 games out of the second NL wild-card spot. Ma...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
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  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Video results for "mlb draft"

  12. W2W4: Rangers at Houston Astros

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The battle of the Silver Boot is this weekend. It really should be renamed: The Battle for Dazmon Cameron. He's the projected No. 1 pick in next year's MLB draft. Here's a preview between the two of the worst teams in the American L...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  13. Spending on MLB draft picks remains below 2011 record

    Major league teams increased their spending on amateur draft picks 1.5 percent this year from a similar point last summer, yet the total dollars remained below the record set in 2011 before restraints were put in place

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2014
  14. Houston, You Have a Problem

    Michael Baumann

    A little less than two months ago, the Houston Astros used the no. 1 overall pick in the MLB draft to select Brady Aiken, a left-handed pitcher out of Cathedral Catholic High School in California. Within 48 hours, they had agreed to pay the 17-year-o...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  15. Astros' failure to sign Aiken a total fiasco

    Keith Law

    In the story of the Houston Astros' failure to sign two of their top draft picks on Friday, there are neither villains nor victors, only victims left holding empty bags. The first overall pick in the draft, Brady Aiken, declined to sign with the Astr...

    Blog | July 19, 2014
  16. Big-spending Sox pleased with draft haul

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- While the Chicago White Sox were sending first-round pick Carlos Rodon off to the Arizona Rookie League on Friday, their on-field opponent, the Houston Astros, played out an entirely different scenario. The Astros' first-round pick and ...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  17. Houston Astros fail to sign No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken

    The Houston Astros have failed to sign the first pick in this year's draft, saying they didn't reach an agreement with high school pitcher Brady Aiken before Friday's 5 p.m. ET deadline.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  18. Best tools in the MLB Futures Game

    Keith Law

    The 16th annual MLB Futures Game will take place Sunday at Target Field in Minneapolis, and yes, I'll be there, my ninth Futures Game. It's an event that brings some of the best prospects from around the minors together on one field for a nine-inning...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  19. Kyle Seager’s Ascent to Transcendence

    Michael Baumann

    There's a tired trope in romantic comedies: The leading man (or woman) bounces from dalliance to dalliance with a series of beautiful but ultimately disappointing people before eventually realizing that the steadfast best friend is his (or her) ...

    Blog | July 09, 2014