Christian Colon Tracker

CHRISTIAN COLON SS, Cal State Fullerton Age: 21Born: May 14, 1989Height: 6′ 0″Weight: 180Bats: RightThrows: Right Class: Junior Level: NCAA Division I Advisor: Scott Boras Links:The Battle for Number TwoAll Christian Colon Posts SCOUTING REPORT Baseball America considers Colon the best pure hitter in the college draft class, and lists him as the number two position player behind Bryce Harper in...

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D.J. Carrasco's Contract

Jennifer Langosch has some interesting details about the performance bonuses in D.J. Carrasco’s contract.  Carrasco is eligible for $300,000 in performance bonuses.  Usually that is based on an appearance structure, either a 50, 55, 60 appearances type setup for a reliever, or 20, 25, 30 starts type setup for a starter. According to Langosch, Carrasco is on a points system that breaks down like this: -1 point for every...

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Baseball America 2010 Draft Preview

Baseball America has released their pre-season college top 100 rankings, along with some other draft content to follow.  That other content includes an article on why Bryce Harper is no lock to go number one in 2010, and the top 50 college draft prospects by class.  They also have a top 32 rankings, which includes high school players.  All four articles are subscription articles, and I highly recommend a subscription to...

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Anthony Ranaudo Tracker

ANTHONY RANAUDO RHP, Louisiana State University Age: 20Born: September 9, 1989Height: 6′ 7″Weight: 230Bats: RightThrows: Right Class: Junior Level: NCAA Division I Advisor: Scott Boras Links:The Battle for Number TwoAll Anthony Ranaudo Posts SCOUTING REPORT Ranaudo is a big right hander out of LSU, and coming in to the 2010 college season he is considered to be one of the top two players in the...

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Best Pittsburgh Sports Blogs and Links

The voting for the first round of the Best Pittsburgh Sports Blogs ended today.  BUCCO Fans made an impressive run, getting all the way up to 48.4%, but it wasn’t enough.  It was kind of a bummer.  The only site with more first round votes than us was our competition (they had 642, we had 602).  Only one other site had over 500 votes, and that was Behind the Steel Curtain.  WHYGAVS and Bucs Dugout were...

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