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New Arrival: Derek Fisher, of, Houston Astros

Derek Fisher was drafted by the Astros in 2014 in the First Round out of the University of Virginia.

He hit very well in his 2014 debut (.386 OBP, .806 OPS between Rookie and Low-A Ball), and is keeping it up in 2015 with A-Ball Quad Cities–.400 OBP, .930 OPS.   219 more words

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From the Field: Jake Elliot, sp, Oklahoma Baseball

Perfect Game rated Jake Elliot on the of Top Big 12 pitching prospects for the 2016 draft, and this season he is showing why.  His numbers are just fantastic:  3.03 ERA in 38.2 IP, allowing only 28 hits while striking out 37 with 14 walks.   28 more words

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New Arrival: Preston Morrison, p, TCU Baseball

Preston Morrison is by far one of the best pitchers in the Big 12 this season. His numbers are really outstanding: 1.62 ERA though 39 innings, allowing 27 hits while striking out 33 and walking 8. 104 more words

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New Arrival: Matt Stairs, of/DH, 1992-2011

I feel like Matt Stairs is one of the more overlooked players of the 90’s.

I know him best from his days in Oakland.  The dude looks like a softball player, but hit like he owned a spot on a contending team.   236 more words

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New Arrival: Nick Johnson, 1b, New York Yankees

Nick Johnson was a 3rd Round pick of the Yankees in 1996.  He would rank the organizations #1 prospect in 1998, ’99 and ’00.  He was #2 in 2001. 189 more words

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New Arrivals: Adam Jones, cf, Baltimore Orioles

I always forget what a great player Adam Jones is. I am not sure why–Baltimore is not a small market team–but every time I see his stats I am like “Man, why don’t we talk about him more!”. 191 more words

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