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2009 MLB Amateur Draft Day 1: Losers

Posted on 13. Jun, 2009 by Tarun Joseph.

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Pittsburg Pirates
The Pirates selected catcher Tony Sanchez mostly because of signability as they reportedly worked out a deal with him prior to the draft. I understand the need for the Pirates to play this one safe but much like the Washington Nationals they don’t have a face of the franchise and Sanchez projects end up [...]

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Fantasy Impact: Andrew MuCutchen

Posted on 12. Jun, 2009 by David Fiori.

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The recent decision to trade Pittsburgh’s popular outfielder, Nate McLouth, did not mix well with Pirates fans to say the least. In fact, you will be hard-pressed to find anyone in Pittsburgh who agreed with the trade outside of the Pirates front office. The disgruntlement has gone down all the way to the players as [...]

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2009 MLB Amateur Draft Day 1: Winners

Posted on 11. Jun, 2009 by Tarun Joseph.

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Washington Nationals
The Nationals have been a sad sack of a franchise since their inception in the league, but this move could be the one that people look back to as a turning point. Washington not only gets one of the best prospects in history, but finally a dearly needed face of the franchise.
Kansas City Royals
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Edwin Jackson: The Cy Young Candidate You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted on 09. Jun, 2009 by David Fiori.

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Through the first two months of the season you have probably heard plenty about Roy Halladay’s continued dominance as well as the remarkable turnaround story of Zack Greinke. In the midst of those headlines, what you aren’t hearing much about, is the fantastic season Edwin Jackson is having. The Detroit Tigers pitcher is quietly [...]

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MLB Mock Draft 3.0- Final Mock

Posted on 08. Jun, 2009 by Tarun Joseph.

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As the 2009 MLB Draft approaches a lot of changes have been made to the final mock draft. The first round is stacked with tons of high school talent, mostly pitchers, who all possess very high ceilings while positional players for the most part will take a back seat. Tanner Scheppers made the biggest jump [...]

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