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doing it on your own

ghouse ·
I am obviously a big supporter of parents and students getting as involved in the recruiting process as possible, learning as much as possible and doing as much as they possibly can.I am not against recruiting services, I know some terrific people who...
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Drafted = Offer?

CADad ·
Do the teams have an obligation to make an offer to each player they draft (even if it is just a bus ticket) given that they tie up that player's rights for a year?
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What high school player with be selected first in the 2006 Amateur Baseball Draft

Dibble ·
What high school player with be selected first in the 2006 Amateur Baseball Draft Kyle Drabek Brent Brewer Kasey Kiker Cory Rasmus Ryan Jenkins Gavin Brooks Aaron Miller Chris Tillman Ryan Jackson Jeff Rapoport Vote Herehttp://www.prospectwatch.org
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Does the draft really get the best players?

CADad ·
No doubt the players selected in the first ten rounds are the best players available with few exceptions. However, at some point later in the draft one has to wonder if the players most likely to succeed are being selected or just the players most...
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Zach Duke

hsbbweb ·
Player of the month and winningest pitcher in the minor leagues!Whooooo Hooooooo!http://www.indyindians.com/pdf/duke_ilpom-may_060805.pdf
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Four-Year Guarantees Approved by NCAA

Midlo Dad ·
The NCAA board approved the rules change to permit schools to offer scholarships on a multi-year basis, as opposed to the current, standard year-to-year deals.While some coaches give their word that they won't reduce money year to year as long as the...
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WORKOUT

shortstop61 ·
I am going to be a soph in highschool, I am looking to workout for the next baseball season. I just wondered if someone could give me a workout agenda that would make me a solid player. Like one that a college would do. I am a pretty talented baseball...
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Major League Infield Training Comes to Plano

Big League Prep ·
http://collegebaseballcamps.co...ageAvailableKey=6888National Infield Camp (Plano, Tx) Session 2Ages 12-13Location: Extra Innings -Plano, TXSaturday, January 14, 2012 to Sunday, January 15, 2012Starts: 12:00pm / Ends: 2:30pmCamp Cost: $135.00Camp...
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need player for junior olympics

skipperdan ·
due to an injury, the san diego sharks are seeking a player to take to the junior olympics this coming weekend.call me @ 760-809-4809 or email me @ skipperdan50@hotmail.com
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Luna headed - Pro

HaltomScout ·
Aaron Luna headed for pro ball Rice outfielder and former Southlake Carroll star Aaron Luna is now a professional baseball player. He agreed to terms with the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Luna was a 9th-round draft pick and is set to report...
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CV

Shoeless Joe ·
CV, There was a question asked earlier about a 2 player rule for the Commonwealth games. You have been around a while, do you know the answer?
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Finding the right fit

Runningaway ·
My son is a 2012 player and he is currently in the thick of finding the right school. He is getting lots of interest from some quality D3 teams and some interest from mid tier D1 and D2 schools. I learned last night how important a visit can be. I was...
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Players Wanted Wood bat baseball and living in the Portland OR Area 18+

nwibl ·
Play Baseball in Portland this SummerSemi-Pro, College and Adult Teams 22 Games Played in Historic Sckavone Stadium, Walker Stadium Portland and Volcanoes Stadium in KeizerAre you a Graduating Varsity High School or College Baseball player with a...
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Bio-Mechanical Aspects of the Kinetic Chain In The Swing

Quincy ·
I figured there had to be a place for this discussion.Many aspects of human movements in sport can be readily understood by Newtonian rigid-body mechanics. Many of these laws and biomechanical principles, however, are counterintuitive to a lot of...
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Earned Run or Unearned Run?

Smokey ·
I have a question regarding the scoring of an earned run. The following are actual events that took place in a HS game.The first batter of the inning is walked (BB). The first batter advances to second as the result a throwing error by the catcher on...
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A Smile and A Tear

cong ·
One Night Changes a Life, and Calif. Town By TIM DAHLBERG, AP Sports Writer Fri Jun 10, 3:40 PMCLOVIS, Calif. - The chant began late in the fourth quarter in the basketball gym at Clovis East High. The students started it first, clapping their hands...
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Looking to play in WI this summer

Bulletlb ·
I am a 17 year old senior looking for a team to play on this summer? I have been all conf 4 years as catcher, pitcher and infield.Just voted Player of the year,in the city conf. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Will Nickolaswnickolas@wi.rr.com
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Should we monitor catcher workloads, pitch counts, too?

smitlings ·
Does any baseball authority, league recommend monitoring catcher's workload and pitch count? I DO NOW. My son pitches and catches, and even with careful monitoring, he sometimes has a sore arm after catching vs. pitching. I try to maintain a policy of...
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eating plane ticket -- Last try for Junior Olympics East

mrmom ·
Have a player whose team he thought he'd play for backed out. He's a very good player fast outfielder switch hitter.About to eat a plane ticket to West palm so I thought I'd give it a try.
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So your kid just turned down 1st round money

Dad04 ·
I was watching a rerun of the All American game on Fox Sports. They interviewed a player named Reese Havens who signed with U. South Carolina. He said the Red Sox GM called the night before the draft and offered $1,300,000 in the first round. He...
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Work 1 year after high school and then go to college?

spectator ·
It's been a family tradition to work full time for 1 year after high school and then attend college at age 19. This gives an 18 year old boy time to see the real world and grow up a bit before taking off for college. The idea is that he will take...
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What is a college education?

Fungo ·
Many players and parents will be faced with college or pro decisions in the near future. Let me give you my feelings of what has happened to my son over his last three years of college and his subsequent decision to turn pro after his junior year of...
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what to do about pitch counts for players who pitch and catch? Caution

smitlings ·
Does any baseball authority, league recommend monitoring catcher's workload and pitch count? I DO NOW. My son pitches and catches, and even with careful monitoring, he sometimes has a sore arm after catching vs. pitching. I try to maintain a policy of...
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S Florida Marlins tryouts looking for players.....

S Florida Marlins ·
The South Florida Marlins, a new Elite travel program for 2012 will be conducting tryouts for 2013, 2014 and 2015 HS Graduates for the summer season on Dec 3rd and Dec 10th. We are looking for dedicated, hard working, committed baseball players. The...
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Updates: Most Valuable Player JO Team

Al McCormick ·
The USA Baseball Junior Olympics begin today. Most Valuable Player is scheduled to play Miami Tigers, Tampa Bay Raiders and ECTB.We are excited to have players from MD, VA, KY, PA,FL,and NY.Ryan Rivers, Joe Yermal, Jesse Cunningham, Drew Klapko, Brett...
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Summer Teams in NY,NJ,PA,MD and DE

wizard of glove ·
Hey guys. I am a college coach at a Division 1 program in the NY Area. I am looking for contacts for teams and coaches in these areas. We will be out heavily recruiting these areas this summer and are looking to make some new contacts with some...
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Height and weight-embellish or be truthful?

Proud Dad 24 ·
2014 is a 2 way player whose "actual" current ht and wt is 6'4" 193 lbs. Coaches are suggesting that son state size at 6'5" 200 lbs. I hope son will continue to grow in ht and wt but I am suggesting he be completely honest.Does he listen to coach or...
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Should we be discouraged?

clemsonp ·
Son is a "guaranteed walk on" at a D-1. After a pretty successful fall season (freshman), he met with coach and was told that he would be primarily a bench-player in the spring and they'd get him in for some at-bats. Last week, the coach did arrange...
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Coach "saving" pitcher instead of pitching when scouts are there

bagsbaseball ·
This is my son's 4th year with the same summer travel team. He is going into his senior year of HS, so we all know how important this summer is for him. He has been told that he is the team's #1 starter. My problem is that they keep "saving" him for...
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TCU??

Ashy Larry ·
As a person who follows TCU from my home in the Marcy projects (Marcy yall what) i must say that lately they have been getting killed by the draft and transfers. They lost one of the their best players in Shelby Ford to Oklahoma State..... Also they...
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Consequences-wrong age of player given out

Catcher Mom ·
What happens when a coach gives out the wrong age and grad year of a player to scouts? Some of these boys have gotten "letters" from people in their sophomore year when they were listed as juniors. Will the kids be affected? Has the coach messed up...
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Do community college players get drafted often?

Keystone47 ·
HelloI'm an 18 year old player from the netherlands. I could go play baseball for baltimore city community college. If I decide to go there and play for two years, i will be 20 years old then. Could somebody tell me how big of a chance i have to get...
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Rule verification

amaump ·
Ok, let me set up a crazy senario I had in a HS game:Runners on the corners, 1 out, pitcher on rubber prior to coming set: when I (field ump) look over, I notice the kid on 1st walking way off the bag towards the outfield grass (I mean he literally...
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Baseline Question

amaump ·
Ok, let me set up a crazy senario I had in a HS game:Runners on the corners, 1 out, pitcher on rubber prior to coming set: when I (field ump) look over, I notice the kid on 1st walking way off the bag towards the outfield grass (I mean he literally...
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Headfirst Honor roll camp - Rocklin California

gimages ·
Thought I would take a chance and talk about son's experience at the camp. There were 115 players. The camp was held at Rocklin HS on their Varsity and JV fields. It was a two day event. The camp began as most camps do with a short talk from the camp...
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Transfer Question

shortstop2007 ·
Does anyone know the details on what needs to happen for a player to transfer from an NAIA school to a D1 or D2 school?
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No "I" in team?

Fungo ·
No "I" in team? Is that 100% true and what does that statement really mean? Would there be any situations where a player should choose himself over his team? Your thoughts?Fungo
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Expectations at prospect camp

sam17 ·
Should a player(rising senior) expect to be approached at the conclusion of a college prospect camp if the coaching staff is interested? If not approached, what steps should a player take to determine that there might/might not be contact further...
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When was the last time .....

RJM ·
... you heard the National Anthem at a youth (pre college) baseball game? Last week while killing time waiting for umpires, one of our coaches started talking in the dugout about what a priviledge and pleasure it is to play baseball. He asked the kids...
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The Sting is seeking fall players

cvsting ·
The Central VA Sting is currently seeking players for it's fall roster. We are 18-U and will once again play in the fall league over in the valley area as well as showcase. We are in our 5th year and look forward to another successful fall season....
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Psychological Effects of Competition

smalltownmom ·
Hello, My name is Joey Starling and I am an incoming senior at the IB at Bartow High School. My mom enjoys this site, and I know she has learned a good bit on here that she has shared with my dad and I. I am hoping some of you might be able to help...
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coaching dilemma

woody4220 ·
We have a player that has been on our team for 5 years (14u). He has always been very productive--bats leadoff, hits for high avg (about 400), walks a lot, OBP of over 600, hits for decent power to all fields, leads the team in stolen bases, runs...
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Palomino Baseball at Lynnhaven

saipanwarrior ·
Lynnhaven Pony Baseball will have a Palomino Team (17/18) this year. The team will consist of high school varsity players from the following Beach Schools (PA, FC, Cox, Ocean Lakes, Kellam). We will start play sometime in the middle of June to late...
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When is it panic time?

Ready2HangItUp ·
Been lurking for years and am a master at searching for information in this board. This forum has provided great advice and support throughout the process for our 2013.Our player has done everything by the book: the camps, the travel team, the extra...
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Advice for a new college player?

7Steps ·
Hi everyone,Since my college career begins next Monday, I've begun to get anxious and - quite honestly - a bit nervous in regards to what to expect and how to approach the whole experience. For all of the seasoned college student-athletes out there,...
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Mid-Atlantic Mets Player ID Camp Aug 16 & 17

DDbaseballClub ·
The Mid Atlantic Mets will be holding a player ID camp for 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 high school graduates on the weekend of August 16 and 17. At this event the Mid Atlantic Mets will look to identify prospective players for their Fall 2008 and...
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CC Sabathia thanks Cleveland fans

westcoastbuckeye ·
He spent 12K on an ad in the Cleveland Plain Dealerthanking the Cleveland fans for a great 10 yearsand for treating his family great.Thank you CC for being a great player and a better guy.
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So where exactly was ESPN?

hokieone ·
Many of you I'm sure have awaited the results of my old timers game performance (I prefer "classic", thank you very much), so here you go: Pre-game: big breakfast and nothing to eat within 5 hours of game time, except advil and water. If it ain't in...
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Player looking for 16-18u in Mid Atlantic Area

alexp123 ·
I'm a 15 year old 1b, OF. I lettered for my varsity team last year as a freshman. I played for an 18u showcase team last summer and this fall, but we will be splitting up after this fall. Please PM me for more information about myself, or with any...
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SFA head coach named

Infield08 ·
From College Baseball Insider:July 10, 2008Cardenas Promoted at Stephen F. Austin Johnny Cardenas has been named head coach at Stephen F. Austin. He has served as interim head coach for the past month.Cardenas has been as assistant coach and...
 
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