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2011 Draft Day Two Preview: Two Top Players Fall to Pirates

What a crazy day one for the draft.  Last year, if you would have told anyone that the Pittsburgh Pirates would have picked Gerrit Cole over Anthony Rendon, they probably would have flipped out.  If you would have told Nationals fans that they’d end up with Baseball America’s top ranked prospect for the third year […]
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2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 5/30

Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON Rendon did well in the Conference USA tournament, combining to go 6-for-16 with a homer and two doubles.  He was also playing second base during the […]
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2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 5/24

Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON Rendon went 5-for-15 this past week, walking four times.  His overall stats didn’t change much, as he is currently hitting for a .323/.526/.516 line in 186 […]
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2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/19

Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON Rendon went 3-for-12 this past week, with five walks and two stolen bases.  On the season he has now walked in 30% of his plate appearances. […]
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2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/12

Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON I was at the ECU/Rice series this past weekend, watching Anthony Rendon in action.  Or more like watching Rendon in in-action, as he was walked for […]
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2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/5

Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON Rendon went 6-for-13 this past week, with an amazing 10 walks, reaching base in 16 of his 24 plate appearances.  Most of his hits came on […]
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2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 3/29

Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON Rendon returned to third base on Friday, then went back to the designated hitter role for the final two games of the series against UCF.  Rendon […]
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2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 3/22

Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON Rendon went 3-for-13 this past week, with seven walks.  He was dealt a big blow early in the week when Rice lost Jeremy Rathjen for the […]
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2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 3/15

Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON Rendon had a horrible week at the plate, combining for a .190/.320/.333 line in 21 at-bats.  It was a rare poor performance for him, as he […]
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Weekend Draft Prospects Preview 3/11-3/13

A few 2011 draft prospect notes heading in to the weekend: –MLB.com has a feature on Anthony Rendon from the Houston College Classic this past weekend. -Rendon went 1-for-6 in his two games this week, with his only hit being a triple.  He walked three times, and struck out twice. -One interesting matchup to watch […]
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