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Chad James' future prospects

Updated: May 3, 2009, 11:48 AM ET
By Jason Churchill
With the Texas prep season on hold and a dozen or so of the top 100 prospects for the 2009 draft sitting at home playing video games, the high school focus shifts more acutely to other parts of the country, including California, Florida and New York, where OF Mike Trout and LHP Steven Matz have turned heads this spring.

But in Yukon, Oklahoma, left-hander Chad James continues to impress, striking out 13 and sitting 90-93 mph through the first five innings -- touching 94 -- which is very much where he was in March when Keith scouted him in Arizona. (Here's video.)

James has at least one scout thinking first round.

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