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  1. New Atlantic League rules could help MLB

    Buster Olney

    Pat Gillick reminisced the other day about an amateur baseball tournament in Kansas, in which games were started from morning until midnight, the schedule pushed along by the clock. If the hitter wasn't in the box 90 seconds from the last pitch of an...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  2. Nola among top SEC tourney performers

    Keith Law

    The SEC tournament started on Tuesday this week with a day of play-in games to accommodate the conference's expansion, putting 12 teams in Hoover, Alabama, to start the event, with only eight surviving to the second day. I arrived Wednesday morning a...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  3. Should playoffs determine head coaching jobs? - NBA

    Kevin Pelton

    Should a coach's future hinge on his team's playoff outcome?

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  4. Toussaint, Griffin have work to do

    Keith Law

    CARY, N.C. -- USA Baseball's third annual National High School Invitational event, a sixteen-team tournament held over four days at the end of every March, looks to be the most talent-packed yet, with, conservatively, eight prospects likely to go in ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  5. Metropolitan Classic draws top prep players

    Keith Law

    Over Labor Day weekend, the Mets hosted the first Metropolitan Classic high school tournament at three sites in New York, including Citi Field, with eight travel teams accepting invitations to participate, featuring a number of top draft prospects fo...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  6. Be wary of the Oakland Athletics - MLB

    R.J. Anderson

    R.J. Anderson of Baseball Prospectus writes that while the A's boast one of baseball's best records, they shouldn't be considered contenders in the AL. Poor performances against good teams is a reason for this theory.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2013
  7. Top prospects struggle in regional play

    Christopher Crawford

    The NCAA tournament is a terrific scouting opportunity for not only the current draft class, but the next couple of years as well. Unlike the conference tournaments, there's (virtually) no weak links, and it generally represents the best lineups pitc...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  8. Gray impresses, remains likely top pick

    Christopher Crawford

    While conference tournaments often get criticized -- justifiably so -- for taking away some of the relevance of the regular season, they are a wonderful opportunity for scouts to see the best players in the conference compete in one venue in a crucia...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  9. Scouting Southland and Conference USA

    Keith Law

    SUGAR LAND, TX -- Some notes from the Southland and Conference USA tournaments on Wednesday: • Oral Roberts right-hander Alex "Chi Chi" Gonzalez has been one of the biggest risers in this year's draft, moving up from 44th on my mid-March ran...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  10. Rough weekend for top pitchers

    Christopher Crawford

    For every major collegiate conference but the Pac-12 -- who don't currently have a conference tournament -- it was the last regular season weekend of the year, and one of the last opportunities for players to show off their skillsets in front of scou...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  11. Texas prepster Kohl Stewart impresses

    Christopher Crawford

    It was an interesting weekend of college and prep baseball, with many high schools entering their postseason play and colleges gearing up for their conference tournaments. That also means it's the last look at several players in the draft class, whic...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  12. Gray challenging Appel for No. 1

    Christopher Crawford

    This week's schedule was a little on the crazy side because of the Easter weekend, but there was still plenty of quality baseball to behold, including the best tournament, talent-wise, of the 2013 season. The battle for No. 1 on the board may be...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  13. Oklahoma's Jonathan Gray challenging Stanford's Mark Appel for No...

    Christopher Crawford

    Oklahoma's Jonathan Gray making push for No. 1 pick in the 2013 MLB draft.

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  14. Austin Meadows leads top prospects from WWBA tournament - MLB

    Kiley McDaniel

    Austin Meadows leads the top 10 draft prospect ranking from WWBA tournament.

    Blog | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  15. Carlos Correa has best-in-class potential

    Keith Law

    I went to San Juan for the first time, seeing the first day of games in the Victor Pellot Tournament of Excellence, an annual showcase in Caguas that includes the best draft-eligible players on the island. The presence of the best Puerto Rican prospe...

    Blog | May 05, 2012
  16. Puerto Rican shortstop Carlos Correa has best-in-class potential ...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law traveled to San Juan to scout Puerto Rico's top MLB prospects, including the headliner, shortstop Carlos Correa, who has the potential to go on and become the best player out of this year's draft class.

    Blog | Conversation | May 05, 2012