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Here are some assorted snippets, vignettes and other observations from the 2013 first-year player draft.
Dusty Baker has had his supporters as well as his critics throughout his long managerial career, and that battle is raging again in Cincinnati.
Beginning with Jason Heyward, the Braves need new hitting coach Greg Walker to get their offense straightened out.
Aubrey Huff, who can carry a tune off the field, has made beautiful music with his bat as the Giants' top run producer.
Carlos Zambrano is prone to severe highs and lows, but all that matters to the Cubs is that he's pitching like an ace in September.
Bobby Cox quietly is closing in on his 2,000th victory and, maybe, his second manager of the year award.