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MAJOR LEAGUE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR - CLOSE CALL

Tony Gonsolin blends present value and future potential like few other rookies in a jam-packed field

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Baseball America
November 2020

MAJOR LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE YEAR - FOR LOVE OF THE GAME

An intense bout with COVID granted Freddie Freeman perspective on how much he loves playing baseball

5 mins read
Baseball America
November 2020

SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

Observations from the unprecedented 2020 postseason

3 mins read
Baseball America
November 2020

FOR THE RECORD

Obituaries

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Baseball America
November 2020

WINTER WONDERS

Where high-profile prospects could go to develop after the season

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Baseball America
October 2020

PROS AND CONS

The myriad ramifications of moving the 2021 draft back a month

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Baseball America
October 2020

AN HONOR RICHLY DESERVED

Allan Simpson’s unconventional thinking created an enduring baseball convention

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Baseball America
October 2020

SLAM DIEGO BACK TO BASICS

How the Padres executed a textbook four-year rebuild to become baseball’s most exhilarating team

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Baseball America
October 2020

MAJOR STARS WE NEVER SAW COMING

Major league stars who never ranked as Minor League Top 10 Prospects

4 mins read
Baseball America
October 2020

EVEN-KEELED ACE

The Angels’ Dylan Bundy has succeeded in ways that would not have been predicted a decade ago

3 mins read
Baseball America
October 2020

END OF AN ERA

Pat O’Conner’s retirement signals the likely end for Minor League Baseball as an independent entity

3 mins read
Baseball America
October 2020

BIGGER THAN SPORTS

Players taking a stand is part of baseball’s history

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Baseball America
October 2020

AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

The White Sox struck the perfect balance between young talent and a winning clubhouse culture

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Baseball America
October 2020

A FRENETIC FALL

Fall practice in college baseball has begun. But this year things are a little different.

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Baseball America
October 2020

MAJORS: TAKE FANS OUT OF THE BALLGAME

Players adjust to games without fans in the stands

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Baseball America
September 2020

PLANTING THE SEEDS

The top 10 incoming freshman classes for college programs since 2000

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Baseball America
September 2020

COLLEGE RECRUITING: VIRTUAL REALITY

Despite the inherent drawbacks of video scouting, many college recruiters say lessons learned during the pandemic will continue to be applied when things return to normal

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Baseball America
September 2020

MINORS: ONGOING DEVELOPMENT

Minor league players experience instructional league vibe while working at alternate training sites

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Baseball America
September 2020

ONE For All

Wholesale minor league reorganization is only one part of MLB commissioner Rob Manfred’s “One Baseball” vision to integrate baseball from the major leagues to the youth level

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Baseball America
September 2020

BUSINESS: AN INSPIRATION TO OTHERS

Brandon Bellamy is set to become the first Black majority owner in professional baseball in more than 30 years

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Baseball America
September 2020

Five major shakeups that could be coming to the minor leagues in 2021

Major League Baseball shocked the baseball world last October when its intention to scale back and reorganize the minor leagues was first reported.

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Baseball America
September 2020

DRAFT: VALUE PROPOSITION

The teams that secured the most and least draft value relative to predraft prospect rankings

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Baseball America
September 2020

COLLEGE: FANTASTIC FIVE

Standout players from wood-bat summer leagues

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Baseball America
September 2020

A SIMPLE QUESTION WITH COMPLEX ANSWERS

Determining the value of minor league teams is at the heart of PBA dispute between MLB and the minor leagues

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Baseball America
September 2020

SPIN TO WIN

A high-spin fastball paired with a high-spin breaking pitch has become baseball’s favorite combination as the game moves to a north-south polarity

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Baseball America
August 2020

‘We're In Dire Straits'

Minor League Baseball president paints bleak picture of minors’ future

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Baseball America
August 2020

SOMETHING BRUIN

Early struggles, mental toughness catapult UCLA’s Matt McLain to stardom

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Baseball America
August 2020

INTO THE ABYSS

Minor League Baseball grapples with lost 2020 season, perilous future

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Baseball America
August 2020

THE TRUTH

Rising high school senior Brady House draws lofty comparisons thanks to his hitting ability, impact power and single-minded determination

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Baseball America
August 2020

ONE GIANT STEP

San Francisco invited Marco Luciano to its summer camp, even though the 18-year-old shortstop had yet to appear in full-season ball

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Baseball America
August 2020