Ducking the Draft. Will They Stay or Will They Go?

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The Ducks had a strong showing at the MLB Draft this week as four players were taken in the first 12 rounds. A total of six starters and six recruits had their names called to join the show. Pitchers Garrett Cleavinger and Josh Graham were drafted in the third and fourth rounds respectively by the Orioles and Braves. Infielder Mitchell …

Q&A with Baseball America’s Conor Glassey

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I recently chatted with Conor Glassey, who is an MLB draft expert for Baseball America. He specifically focuses on prospects from the West, so he’s very familiar with the Ducks. While I had to ask him about his wild run-in with Paris Hilton, our conversation revolved around Oregon. Glassey talked about the players that will likely hear their names called …

Christian Jones’ Road to Recovery

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One sentence can mean completely different things depending on who reads it.  Take this one, for instance: “Jones entered the year looking like a potential top pick.” That is the first sentence in Christian Jones’ scouting report from this Baseball America article written last year, where author Conor Glassey listed the top MLB draft prospects from the state of Oregon.  To …