Archive for the 'Amateur' Category

Eliminating the draft could be good for pretty much everybody.

The Congressional baseball game is an annual rite in Washington. This year it was a liturgy.

A young wonder on the diamond reignites the love of the game for a discontented fan.

When you want something like Shlomo Lipitz wanted baseball, the rewards can be quite real.

The birth of an annual tradition didn’t exactly go smoothly.

Not everyone who would like scouting reports on a wide swath of college baseball players has access to them…yet.

Pitch tracking may now be affordable at the college and high school levels.

The latest installment turns to the amateur level.

Teams are getting around the CBA’s signing bonus limit. Why and how?

As one player’s experience shows, Taiwan is becoming a place major league organizations look for young talent.

Barnstorming gave players the major leagues wouldn’t touch the chance to play ball for a living.

One of the most famous baseball tournaments in the country can test the mettle of any fan.

Many NCAA programs overuse their pitchers. They shouldn’t.

Delving deep into the world of college baseball statistics.

Despite the turmoil in Washington this week, the Congressional Baseball Game went on and the effort was nothing if not bi-partisan.

Going into today’s MLB draft, a hint at what trends show about high school vs. college players.

Minor league pitchers reflect on their amateur careers and the risks they took with their arms.

Baseball at its purest may not have top-rated prospects, but it has an important role.

Finding and visualizing the data lead to some interesting conclusions.

It’s not often that teams find that diamond in the rough, but every once in awhile, a player re-affirms the process.