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June 27, 2013 5:00 am

Skewed Left: Searching for Baseball's Brandon Jennings


Zachary Levine

Is there a way for high school draftees to gain greater leverage?

College baseball’s month in the consciousness of the professionally tilted baseball fan began with UCLA’s win in the College World Series Tuesday and will end with your favorite team’s draft picks using the system as leverage to get what they want from your favorite team. It will also end, like every month in the NCAA, without any real resolution on paying players despite the discussion being loud as ever this year.

“Why shouldn’t players be paid?” is the question often asked. Athletic departments make millions of dollars from those players’ activities, and on the free market, the services of the best athletes in the highest-revenue sports would go for hundreds of thousands, if not more in exceptional cases.

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January 22, 2013 5:00 am

Perfect Game's Preseason College All-Americans


Kendall Rogers

The PG College Baseball Preseason All-America teams.

On December 5, 2012, Baseball Prospectus and Perfect Game announced a partnership to help promote and cover the game at both the amateur and professional levels. As a result of this partnership, Baseball Prospectus subscribers will now get the opportunity to read some of the great premium content being published by Perfect Game for its members. Today, courtesy of Perfect Game, we bring you this special report by Kendall Rogers.

It's time for College Baseball Preseason All-America teams to take on a different flavor entering the 2013 campaign.

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