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Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 24, 2015
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Eyewitness Accounts: August 20, 2015
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Notes from the Field: August 19, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 17, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 10, 2015
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What Scouts Are Saying: August 5, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 3, 2015
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Eyewitness Accounts: July 30, 2015
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What Scouts Are Saying: July 29, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 27, 2015
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What Scouts Are Saying: July 22, 2015
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Notes from the Field: July 22, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 20, 2015
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What Scouts Are Saying: July 15, 2015
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Notes from the Field: July 15, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 13, 2015
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What Scouts Are Saying: July 10, 2015
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07-09

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Eyewitness Accounts: July 9, 2015
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Notes from the Field: July 9, 2015
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07-08

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Notes from the Field: July 8, 2017
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BP Top 50
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: Candidates for the Top 101
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Eyewitness Accounts: July 2, 2015
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Notes from the Field: July 1, 2015
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06-29

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 29, 2015
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06-27

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2015 Futures Game Preview
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2015 Futures Game Preview
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Eyewitness Accounts: June 25, 2015
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Notes from the Field: June 24, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 22, 2015
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Eyewitness Accounts: June 18, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 15, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 8, 2015
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Eyewitness Accounts: June 4, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 1, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: May 26, 2015
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Eyewitness Accounts: May 21, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: May 18, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: May 11, 2015
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Eyewitness Accounts: May 7, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: May 4, 2015
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Eyewitness Accounts: April 30, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: April 27, 2015
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Monday Morning Ten Pack: April 20, 2015
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August 24, 2015 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 24, 2015

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Notes on Bobby Bradley, Yeyson Yrizarri, and several 2015 early-round selections.

Gabriel Ynoa, RHP, New York Mets (Double-A Binghamton)
After spending time in Double-A to finish off last season, this year represented a chance for Ynoa to show that he could adjust to facing more advanced bats on a consistent basis over the long haul at the level and prove that things were trending in the right direction when it came to sticking as a starter. While the overall arsenal doesn’t have a pitch that screams, it’s a collection of offerings that the 22-year-old mixes and matches and throws for strikes.


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Eyes on Victor Robles, Michael Fulmer, and seventh-overall pick Andrew Benintendi, among others.

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August 19, 2015 6:00 am

Notes from the Field: August 19, 2015

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Notes on Aramis Garcia, Ryan Mountcastle, and more.

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August 17, 2015 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 17, 2015

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Notes on Julio Urias, Alex Reyes, Roemon Fields and more.

Roemon Fields, OF, Toronto Blue Jays (Double-A New Hampshire)

At times, it is easy to fall into the trap of believing a prospect’s path from amateur ball to the big leagues is relatively standard; then we get snapped back to reality where every prospect’s path is wildly different. Enter, Roemon Fields. After first playing JUCO ball and then transferring to NAIA Bethany, where he ran track and played baseball, Fields was working for the Seattle Postal Service when the Blue Jays signed him out of an amateur exhibition series. Fields stands out for his lean body with fast-twitch athleticism, and his explosiveness on the field. An exceptional runner, Fields consistently got down the line in 4.01-4.08 seconds over the weekend, putting pressure on defenders every time the ball was in play, and he showed an ability to easily utilize his speed both on the bases and in center field. Fields is still raw at the plate, but he hung tough during at-bats, fouling off difficult pitches before finding one he could put in play; typically via a solid line drive or ground ball. At nearly 25 years old, Fields has a limited window to impress and reach the big leagues, and while his future likely resides on a major-league bench, if anywhere, he has some potential to develop into a top of the order, slap-hitting burner. While Fields has taken a unique path to Double-A since signing late in 2013, his journey becomes a nice secondary note after seeing him play for several games. – Mark Anderson

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August 10, 2015 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 10, 2015

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Notes on Anderson Espinoza, Francisco Mejia and a couple frustrated former first rounders...

Anderson Espinoza, RHP, Boston Red Sox (GCL Red Sox)
After starting his professional journey in the Dominican Summer League, the Red Sox saw enough from the 17-year-old to give him an aggressive bump to the Gulf Coast League and in the process begin the right-hander’s assimilation to life stateside, on an earlier than expected timeline. The intrigue with Espinoza goes well beyond the $1.8 million signing bonus inked by the youngster a little over a year ago, with tangible evidence this could be a special arm in the making. Though, the expectation on the timing of that type of potential payout is well down the developmental road.


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August 5, 2015 6:00 am

What Scouts Are Saying: August 5, 2015

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Quotes on new Dodgers pitcher Alex Wood, recent call up Jon Gray, and the recently traded Nick Williams.

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August 3, 2015 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 3, 2015

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A look at the recently traded Jimmy Cordero, recent receiver of a promotion Brandon Nimmo, and more.

Brandon Nimmo, OF, New York Mets (Triple-A Las Vegas)
Much has been made about Nimmo’s lack of bat speed, but that issue has been vastly overblown. No, it’s not elite, but he has more than enough to hang at the major-league level and square up fastballs. Additionally, while his passive approach sometimes leads to taking the best pitch in his at-bat, it also helps him get into more hitter-friendly counts, allowing him to jump on fastballs.

Nimmo’s ability to draw a walk will make up for any flaws in his hit tool, and he should get on base at a rate better than league average. The big question is what kind of power production he’s going to have. He’s built like a power hitter and shows above-average raw in batting practice, but his approach in games is more line-drive oriented. He can stick in center field for now, which limits his need to produce big time power numbers, but when he eventually shifts to a corner spot, he’ll need to hit for more power if he wants to stick as an every day player. –Jeff Moore


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July 30, 2015 6:00 am

Eyewitness Accounts: July 30, 2015

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Eyes on Lucas Giolito, two other former-first round picks and more.

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July 29, 2015 6:00 am

What Scouts Are Saying: July 29, 2015

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Quotes on Kyle Schwarber, Franklyn Kilome, and a duo of Rays arms.

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July 27, 2015 6:00 am

Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 27, 2015

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Notes on Josh Bell, Mitch Nay, and a look at a lefty who is flashing exciting stuff on the cape.

Mitch Nay, 3B, Toronto Blue Jays (High-A Dunedin)
Nay gained some prospect traction because of his prototypical size for the hot corner and some moderate success at a young age, including 34 doubles in the Midwest League as a 20-year-old last season. The overall package is underwhelming, however, without a true carrying tool. With only average bat speed, he can get beat inside with average velocity. He needs to get his hands extended in order to drive the ball with any authority. He’s strong, but his up-the-middle approach leads to more doubles than home run production. Most importantly, he struggles to recognize spin. On defense, he’s already limited by his range, with a poor first step and below-average foot speed. He’ll never be better than an average defender at third base, and even that would take some natural refinement. He’s currently below average.


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July 23, 2015 6:00 am

Eyewitness Accounts: July 23, 2015

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Eyes on Anthony Alford, Yairo Munoz, Rowdy Tellez and more.

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July 22, 2015 6:00 am

What Scouts Are Saying: July 22, 2015

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Quotes on Sean Manaea, Jorge Mateo, Alex Bregman and more.

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