Notes from spring's first big scouting event
The first major event of the spring scouting season took place on Sunday at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, Calif. The Southern California Invitational includes the top high school players from the L.A. area down to San Diego and has in past years included eventual first-rounders Aaron Hicks, Kyle Skipworth, Josh Vitters and Matt Dominguez. There were well over 100 scouts in attendance, including more than half of the game's scouting directors.
Conditions on Sunday were poor; it was ...
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