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Scouting Report: Boston Red Sox Top Prospect Garin Cecchini

Scouting Report: Boston Red Sox Top Prospect Garin Cecchini

By | June 30, 2013 at 1:54 am | No comments

Scout footage (embedded below) of top third base prospect Garin Cecchini playing for the class-A advanced Salem Red Sox during the 2013 season. Included are high definition clips of Cecchini batting, fielding and baserunning, in two games against the Potomac Nationals...

Posted in: Baseball Prospects, Scouting Reports

Scouting Report and Footage: Blake Treinen, Washington Nationals

Scouting Report and Footage: Blake Treinen, Washington Nationals

By | June 26, 2013 at 11:19 pm | No comments

Embedded at the bottom of this page is scout footage of top Nationals prospect, right-handed pitcher Blake Treinen. Included are high-definition clips of Treinen's start for the Harrisburg Senators on 4/28/13, in a game against the Bowie Baysox. In that game, Treinen out...

Posted in: Baseball Prospects, Scouting Video

Scouting Footage: Kevin Gausman

Scouting Footage: Kevin Gausman

By | June 26, 2013 at 1:15 am | No comments

Scout footage of top MLB prospect Kevin Gausman pitching for the Bowie Baysox of the Eastern League during the early 2013 season. The footage includes clips of Gausman's superb start against the Harrisburg Senators' on April 28th, when he pitched 7 2/3 innings, allowed one run...

Posted in: Baseball Prospects, Scouting Video

Trade Analysis: Mets Trade Collin Cowgill to Angels for Speedy Prospect Kyle Johnson

Trade Analysis: Mets Trade Collin Cowgill to Angels for Speedy Prospect Kyle Johnson

By | June 26, 2013 at 1:01 am | One comment

On Tuesday, the New York Mets agreed to trade outfielder Collin Cowgill to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for prospect Kyle Johnson. A fairly minor move, neither of the names involved in the deal are widely recognizable. Taking a closer look though, this seemingly small...

Posted in: News, Trades and Free Agent Signings

2013 MLB Draft: A Look at Each of the Washington Nationals Draft Picks

2013 MLB Draft: A Look at Each of the Washington Nationals Draft Picks

By | June 7, 2013 at 10:13 pm | One comment

After taking a high-ceiling but relatively unknown prospect, Dallas Baptist gunslinger Jake Johansen with their first pick, the Nationals continued to draft for tools out of smaller programs. And so far, while they haven't taken home any name-brands, they've come away with...

Posted in: Draft Scouting Reports, MLB Draft

2013 MLB Draft Day 1 Recap: Washington Nationals Find Their Hidden Gem

2013 MLB Draft Day 1 Recap: Washington Nationals Find Their Hidden Gem

By | June 7, 2013 at 1:37 am | 3 comments

Heading into the draft, I mapped out the Washington Nationals' unique situation for DistrictSportsPage.com, in my article Washington Nationals MLB Draft Preview: Local Prospects and Hidden Gems. I wrote-up extensive reports on many of the prospects that the Nats had scouted...

Posted in: Draft Scouting Reports, News

2013 MLB Draft Scouting Report with Video: Andy McGuire, James Madison High School (VA)

2013 MLB Draft Scouting Report with Video: Andy McGuire, James Madison High School (VA)

By | June 6, 2013 at 5:12 am | 4 comments

Background Andy McGuire looks like one of those kids that was born to play baseball. He's blessed with all of the tools for stardom. He's got the size and the body--with a 6'2" 200-pound frame that looks like it was carved out of marble by Michelangelo--to go with all...

Posted in: Draft Scouting Reports, MLB Draft, News

Interview with 2013 MLB Draft Prospect Errol Robinson

Interview with 2013 MLB Draft Prospect Errol Robinson

By | June 5, 2013 at 10:40 am | No comments

St. John's College High School shortstop, Errol Robinson, has quickly developed into one of the nation's premier shortstops (background and scouting report). Though he'd always dreamed of earning a baseball scholarship from a top college, and ultimately playing professional...

Posted in: MLB Draft, News, Prospect Spotlight

2013 MLB Draft Preview: Errol Robinson, St. John’s College High School

2013 MLB Draft Preview: Errol Robinson, St. John’s College High School

By | June 4, 2013 at 9:50 pm | One comment

  Background A skilled athlete, blessed with a bevy of physical--and intangible--gifts, Errol Robinson is arguably the top shortstop in the mid-atlantic region. He's been well-coached by former Orioles farmhand Mark Gibbs over the past three years, and he his glove...

Posted in: Draft Scouting Reports, MLB Draft

Win Like a Champion: An Interview with Farragut Admirals Baseball Coach Matt Buckner

Win Like a Champion: An Interview with Farragut Admirals Baseball Coach Matt Buckner

By | May 8, 2013 at 9:54 pm | One comment

  When an outsider thinks of Knoxville, Tennessee and its surrounding suburbs, the first things that come to mind are probably country music, Pat Summitt, the Smokey Mountains and whiskey--not necessarily in that order. Generally, it's not baseball. That sounds...

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