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  1. The biggest draft dilemmas

    Jason A. Churchill

    Every spring, clubs begin to see enough separation between talents that their draft board starts to really take shape. For most clubs that starts to occur in April. Teams are narrowing their choices, and those drafting in the top five may be down to ...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  2. Austin Meadows, Clint Frazier, Mark Appel, Jonathan Gray and othe...

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason A. Churchill breaks down some of the biggest draft dilemmas that teams will be facing this June.

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  3. Francisco Lindor could go in the top five

    Jason A. Churchill

    While the depth of the 2011 draft class remains with the college pitching and the top two picks may remain UCLA right-hander Gerrit Cole and Rice third baseman Anthony Rendon, the top prep players in the class are in the conversation for selection in...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  4. MLB Draft: Francisco Lindor moves into top-five consideration

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason A. Churchill explains why Francisco Lindor, a dynamic prep shortstop from Florida, could end up being drafted among the top five picks in the 2011 draft.

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  5. Who will be the top five picks?

    Jason A. Churchill

    The draft is still six weeks away and it's a bit early to get into mock drafts or to place clubs with specific players -- although that time is coming fairly soon -- but clubs are starting to get an idea which players are most likely going to be...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  6. MLB Draft: Gerrit Cole, Anthony Rendon and Danny Hultzen look lik...

    Jason A. Churchill

    The draft is still six weeks away and it's a bit early to get into mock drafts or to place teams with specific players, but clubs are starting to get an idea which players are most likely to be taken in the top five picks.

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2011
  7. Could Jed Bradley make the top five?

    Jason A. Churchill

    I had an email conversation with an area scout on the East Coast over the weekend that unearthed a shocking belief around baseball this spring: UCLA's Gerrit Cole is really, really good. Scouts and crosscheckers from outside California and on ...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  8. MLB Draft - Signing high picks a necessity for clubs

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason A. Churchill reviews some recent major league trades and shows how signing high draft picks is crucial for the short- and long-term success of big league clubs.

    Blog | Conversation | August 11, 2011
  9. Five in mix for top spot

    Jason A. Churchill

    When the spring began the top two talents in the class of 2011 were Rice third baseman Anthony Rendon and UCLA right-hander Gerrit Cole. A month out that is still the case. But as Keith Law wrote in February, the top pick is not nearly the slam dunk ...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  10. 2011 MLB Draft: Five fight for top overall spot in June Draft

    Jason A. Churchill

    When the spring began the top two talents in the class of 2011 were Rice third baseman Anthony Rendon and UCLA right-hander Gerrit Cole. A month out that is still the case. But the top pick is not nearly the slam dunk it's been the past two seasons.

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2011
  11. Top small-school prospects

    Jason A. Churchill

    Five of the first 50 picks last June came from what we generally consider small colleges. Kennesaw State, Lipscomb, Dallas Baptist and Sacramento State provided 10 percent of the players selected among those top 50, with two of them taken in round 1 ...

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  12. MLB Draft - Analyzing the top small school prospects - Jason A. C...

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason Churchill takes a look at how the top eight picks in the draft could shake out, as well as some big-time prospects from small schools.

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2010
  13. Sorting out the top 10

    Jason A. Churchill

    I polled five talent evaluators on the idea of RHP Tanner Scheppers going in the top 10 in the draft, and I received a wide variety of responses. One club's special assistant was out to see Scheppers' first start for the St. Paul Saints and...

    Blog | May 07, 2009
  14. Sorting out the top 10

    Jason A. Churchill

    I polled five talent evaluators on the idea of RHP Tanner Scheppers going in the top 10 in the draft, and I received a wide variety of responses. One club's special assistant was out to see Scheppers' first start for the St. Paul Saints and...

    Blog | May 07, 2009