Rising Stars

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Braves’ Brandon Beachy Proving Scouts Wrong With Success In Bigs

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 […]

03/21/2012

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Rising Star: Ohio’s D.J. Cooper

By: Mark Chalifoux Ohio point guard D.J. Cooper isn’t a Cinderella, he’s a giant-killer. The 13-seeded Bobcats are the natural media darling in the sweet 16 as the Bobcats are the only mid-major left, but […]

03/21/2012

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Logan Morrison Possesses Superstar Potential For New-Look Marlins

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 […]

03/20/2012

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Rising Star: Cincinnati’s Yancy Gates

By: Mark Chalifoux Cincinnati forward Yancy Gates is never going to escape the punch he threw on December 10 against Xavier in the now infamous postgame brawl, but now, Gates will no longer be defined […]

03/19/2012

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Rising Star: Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger

By: Mark Chalifoux Ohio state center Jared Sullinger had a fantastic start to the tournament and has his Buckeyes poised to take control of the East Region. Syracuse isn’t looking very formidable as the 1-seed […]

03/19/2012

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Jordan Zimmerman Will Play Big Part In Nationals’ Nasty Young Rotation

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 […]

03/19/2012

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Vance Worley Worthy Of Recognition As Part Of Phillies’ Vaunted Rotation

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 […]

03/18/2012

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Mets Turn To Lucas Duda To Break Out And Fill Production Void In Lineup

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 […]

03/17/2012

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Rising Star: Wisconsin’s Jordan Taylor

By: Mark Chalifoux March Madness is about big players rising on the biggest stage in college basketball. After the first day of action, there were plenty that didn’t live up to their hype. And then […]

03/16/2012

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Dustin Ackley And Young Infield Could Finally Mean Success For Mariners

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 […]

03/16/2012

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Jemile Weeks Will Provide Speed And Spark To Top Of Athletics’ Lineup

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 […]

03/15/2012

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Rangers Ready To Realize Neftali Feliz’s Potential With Rotation Spot

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 […]

03/14/2012

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Rising Star: St. Bonaventure’s Andrew Nicholson

By: Mark Chalifoux Andrew Nicholson is the best player who shouldn’t be in the NCAA tournament. He was supposed to be one of the best players in the NIT. Instead, he willed his St. Bonaventure […]

03/14/2012

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Peter Bourjos Has Ability To Be More Than Bridge In Angels’ Outfield Plans

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 […]

03/13/2012

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Second Baseman Jason Kipnis Part Of Indians’ Young Infield Core

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 […]

03/12/2012

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Rising Star: Kentucky’s Anthony Davis

By: Mark Chalifoux Hardcore basketball fans have been talking about him all year and at the end of the NCAA tournament, even the most casual of fans will know who Anthony Davis is. If you’ve […]

03/12/2012

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Role Player Ben Revere Ready For Bigger Role In Twins’ Defensive Outfield

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 […]

03/11/2012

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Eric Hosmer Living Up To The Hype Of Royals’ Farm System

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 […]

03/10/2012

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Rick Porcello’s Success With Tigers Comes Down To Effectiveness Of Sinker

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 […]

03/09/2012

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White Sox Hope Chris Sale Can Transition From Bullpen To Back End Of Rotation

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 […]

03/08/2012

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