Rising Stars

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Paul Goldschmidt Provides Diamondbacks With Raw Power At First Base

Paul Goldschmidt’s greatest attribute is his raw power. At 6-foor-3, 245 pounds, he has smacked a combined 73 home runs over his last two professional seasons.

03/31/2012

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Jhoulys Chacin Getting Chance To Pitch At Front Of Rockies’ Rotation

Overall, it’s clear that the 24-year-old Jhoulys Chacin has potential, but also that he still has some growing to do at the Major League level.

03/30/2012

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Rising Star: Louisville’s Russ Smith

By: Mark Chalifoux Louisville has been on a tear this tournament in what may be head coach Rick Pitino’s finest coaching job as the 4-seeded Cardinals are in the Final Four. They face archrival Kentucky […]

03/30/2012

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Rising Star: Kentucky’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

By: Mark Chalifoux The NCAA tournament has seen some stellar games, but the only team to really stand out thus far is the tournament’s No. 1 overall seed, Kentucky. The Wildcats boast a lineup stock […]

03/29/2012

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Madison Bumgarner Could Join Cy Young Conversation For Giants

By David Heck, Special to CBS Local Sports CBS Local Sports will be profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team every day for the next 30 days as part of our “30 […]

03/29/2012

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Dodgers’ Dee Gordon Could Steal Nickname ‘Flash’ From His Father

By David Heck, Special to CBS Local Sports CBS Local Sports will be profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team every day for the next 30 days as part of our “30 […]

03/28/2012

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Cardinals Counting On Jaime Garcia To Carry Heavier Load In Third Season

By David Heck, Special to CBS Local Sports CBS Local Sports will be profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team every day for the next 30 days as part of our “30 […]

03/27/2012

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Rising Star: Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas

By: Mark Chalifoux The NCAA tournament has seen some great individual performances and some great players, but perhaps no better scorer than Ohio State sophomore forward Deshaun Thomas. Opposing defenses can’t focus too heavily on […]

03/27/2012

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Rising Star: Kansas’ Tyshawn Taylor

By: Mark Chalifoux The senior guard from Kansas hasn’t exactly been dazzling in the NCAA tournament. He put up a less-than-stellar 10 points in a first-round blowout win, an even bigger struggle to get 10 […]

03/26/2012

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Astros Hoping Aggressive Promotion Of Jose Altuve Pays Off On Offense

By David Heck, Special to CBS Local Sports CBS Local Sports will be profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team every day for the next 30 days as part of our “30 […]

03/26/2012

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