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Analyzing Jeff Weaver

Former first round draft pick Jeff Weaver was selected 14th overall by the Detroit Tigers. After debuting in 1999, Weaver pitched four seasons with the Tigers before being traded to the New York Yankees as part of a three team deal which also saw former All-Star Ted Lilly jump teams. 922 more words



From the time I was ten years old, I was told to warm up with chords (or bands). Every coach I have ever had pushed the issue. 77 more words

Henwood to play at Nebraska

If you would have asked Alex Henwood a few years ago where he would want to play college baseball, the University of Nebraska would not have been at the top of the list. 406 more words


Faster, Higher, Stronger: How Sports Science Is Creating A New Generation Of Superathletes--And What We Can Learn From Them

Faster, Higher, Stronger: How Sports Science is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes–and What We Can Learn From Them is the new book from journalist and Wired.com editor Mark McClusky. 76 more words


Analyzing Mark Mulder: Class of '98

On to the 1998 draft! The Oakland Athletics made Mark Mulder their first round pick, 2nd overall in the entire draft. Mulder debuted in the Major Leagues two years later at the age of 22. 834 more words


Analyzing Ben Sheets: Class of '99

Drafted immediately after Barry Zito, Ben Sheets became the 10th overall selection of the 1999 draft courtesy of the Milwaukee Brewers. Sheets made his debut two years later and played eight seasons with the club. 610 more words


Analyzing Barry Zito: Class of '99

Drafted by the Oakland Athletics 9th overall in the 1999 draft, Barry Zito became a member of Oakland’s feared trio of the early 2000’s. Zito, … 470 more words