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rayver723

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Eveland and Smith

both lefties came over in the haren deal. have had impressive spring trainings. eveland seems to have cemented his spot as the 5th starter and Smith probably the next SP to be called up at some...

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Is Greg Smith for real?

Greg Smith has been absolutely awesome this spring. He came over in the Haren trade.One of the many candidates for the 5th SP spot with Braden/Gio/Meyer/Saarloos/Eveland etc He's been complimentd...

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spring training breakout prospects

so which prospects have you noticed during spring training??so ths is a time you get to finally see certain top prospects play, but the nat'l media get a hold of them and find more about them. well...

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top 5 pitching farm systems

http://www.baseballamerica.com/today/prospects/ask-ba/2008/265726.htmlLooking solely at pitchers, the rankings would be much different. Here are my top five organizations in terms of mound...

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Giants scout Crede, now Johnson?

interesting turn of events these past couple days...first we hear about white sox scouts watching lowry. now today we find out 2 giants scouts are watching dan johnson. a Johnson/Crede combo would...

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Future Shock Organizational Rankings, Part 2

1. Tampa Bay Rays Last Year's Ranking: 1 Why They're Unchanged: Evan Longoria's full-season debut went even better than expected, and they added No. 1 overall pick David Price to the system. ...

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AL 08 Rookie SP's

I wont include hughes/joba/bucholz/price/mcgee/davis because thats been talked about already. they are in the elite area, but how about the next tier of rookie pitchers that may get chances in 08,...

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Future Shock Giants Top 11 Prospects

Five-Star Prospects 1. Angel Villalona, 3B/1B Four-Star Prospects 2. Henry Sosa, RHP Three-Star Prospects Tim Alderson, RHP Madison Bumgarner, RHP Wendell Fairly, OF Nick Noonan, SS/2B Nate...

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draft comp picks

anyone have the 08 draft order?if a type B FA signs a minor league deal, does the other team get a pick or not? i'm asking beause this...The Jays are close to signing Shannon Stewart to a minor...

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roster crunch/players out of options

so barring any changes, there seems to be an OF roster crunch. do all make the team? or do we see a trade sometime during spring training using the OF/pitching to get some 1b/3b depth? what do you...

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how good will rays be?

apparently they re in talks for adding blanton. a kazmir/shields/blanton/garza group can be very good with many more on the way. i would defintely think their elite prospects are off limit. would a...

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is beane asking too much for blanton?

well, he has every right to since they dont NEED to trade blanton. but some of these demands for certain players just dont make sense. You cant turn down potential impact hitters like a Votto, but...

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SP market heating up

several reports this morning have reds, dodgers, twins, rays, red sox, etc possible teams interested in blanton. this interest can trickle down to lowry/sanchez, there's always a market for lefty...

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Rank the A's SP prospects from this list...

James Simmons Gio Gonzalez Brett Anderson Fautino De Los Santos Chad Gaudin ( i know he's more then a spect ) Trevor Cahill Henry Rodriguez Andrew Bailey Craig Italiano Jared Lansford Vince Mazzaro ...

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Neyer: best RF's

can anyone explain his rating systemThere are so many talented young right fielders that I fear getting lost in all of them. Remember, though, we're looking for the best right fielders over the...

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BA ranking the major deals

http://www.baseballamerica.com...008/265567.html OF Cameron Maybin, LHP Andrew Miller, RHP Dallas Trahern, RHP Eulogio de la Cruz, RHP Burke Badenhop and C Mike Rabelo to the Marlins for Cabrera...

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How many more moves are coming from Billy Beane?

 To me, the A's are setting themselves up for another move or two before the 2008 season begins; likely with the Dodgers, or Reds, maybe the Red Sox...I know a forum group of Red Sox Fans that LOVE...

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Fastball 101: Lefties And Relievers

interesting article and list about hardest throwers in milb.about the list, maybe keith law saw gio gonzalez on a bad day because he didnt put him in his top 100 due to "below avg velocity". but...

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Baseball America's Top 10 Prospects for A's

Carlos Gonzalez, of Gio Gonzalez, lhp Brett Anderson, lhp Fautino de los Santos, rhp Daric Barton, 1b Trevor Cahill, rhp James Simmons, rhp Henry Rodriguez, rhp Aaron Cunningham, of Chris...

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Can DLS jump into elite prospect territory?

De los Santos already has two plus pitches, mid 90's fastball w/ movement and a slider. control of both. he still has a developing changeup, that maybe avg eventually...this area might be the key...

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name your team's 08 sleeper prospect

A's: Arnold Leon Farhan Zaidi said this of Leon to OaklandClubhouse earlier this off-season: OC: You mentioned Leon. How did the team first zero-in on him and do you see him as a starter long-term?...

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3b on the way soon?

any idea what a crede or chavez could get?my guess is sanchez would be centerpiece. they'd probably ask for wilson and get denied. both thos teams could use a pure CF like davies/lewis. any ideas?...

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Joey Devine to A's

is there upside still left? A's save $2mill also.http://farm1.static.flickr.com/154/432477610_30c1efc025.jpgto be honest mrs kotsay above will be missedThe Atlanta Braves have reached a preliminary...

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How is Bonds w/ younger players?

very receptive to helping them out or does he do his own thing?this would be an interesting situation if it did happen, but likely a sell out by A's ownership trying to get more $$ and fansthere...

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1b prospect smackdown

Lars Andersonhttp://www.minorleaguebaseball.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?n=Lars%20Anderson&pos=1B&sid=milb&am p;t=p_pbp&pid=502249Chris Carterh...

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OF prospect Smackdown

Carlos Gonzalezhttp://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/milb/news/top50/y2008/profile.jsp?t=p_top&pid=471865Aaron Cunninghamh...

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Twins vs A's rebuild

so i posted this around winter meetings about how both teams are in the process. both teams are far from done and still have tradeable assetsTwins:offensive core- Mauer/Morneau/Young/Cuddyer ...

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Swisher to White Sox!!

A's Trade OF Nick Swisher to Chicago White SoxAcquire LHP Gio Gonzalez, RHP Fautino De Los Santos and OF Ryan SweeneyOAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland A's today traded outfielder Nick Swisher to the...

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Ellsbury vs Buck

both 05 1st rd draft picks pac 10 Oregon St./ASU both had very nice auditions in 07 (Ellsbury towards the end, Buck more 1st half) both showed to be very capable leadoff hitters, potential doubles...

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Mets/Blanton, is it unreasonable?

mets fansare steadfast not giving up anything of value for blanton. that he's not better than maine/perez and no better than a #3/#4 SP. reasoning that mulvey can be just as good than blanton in 2...

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