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MLB Top Prospects: OF sleepers for fantasy baseball dynasty/keeper leagues

You might not find the "next Ronald Acuna Jr. or Juan Soto" in his year's crop of OF prospects, but there are still plenty of future fantasy baseball studs and sleepers. Learn the rookie and minor league outfielders you need to know.
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Surprise star as teen, Soto helps Nats move on after Harper

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It might seem as if Juan Soto has a big hole to fill in the Washington Nationals’ lineup, what with Bryce Harper gone. Soto is not the sort to worry about that type of thing, though. Last season’s surprise runner-up as NL Rookie of the Year at age 19, […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Mlb, Nats, Harper, Soto, West Palm Beach Fla, Bryce Harper, Juan Soto

Life after Harper? Juan Soto can be what Bryce was ... and more

The Rookie of the Year runner-up put up historic numbers as a teenager. Now 20, he's the new heart of the Nats' lineup -- and drawing comparisons not just to his former teammate but also to Mike Trout.
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Keith Law's top prospects: Nos. 50-1 -- Stars in the making

Baseball is loaded with young talent. Who are the next breakout stars, following the likes of Ronald Acuña and Juan Soto? Here's the best of the best.
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Dodgers’ Walker Buehler places third in NL Rookie of the Year voting

Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler placed third in National League Rookie of the Year voting. The final tally was announced Monday by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Buehler received one first-place vote, one second-place vote, and 20 third-place votes. Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. won the award and Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto finished second. Buehler, 24, went 8-5 with a 2.62 earned-run average in 24 games in his first full major league season – 8-4 with a 2...
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Dodgers’ Walker Buehler is a finalist for NL Rookie of the Year award

Dodgers right-hander Walker Buehler is one of three finalists for the National League Rookie of the Year award. The top three vote-getters for each of the major offseason awards were announced Monday afternoon. Buehler, Nationals outfielder Juan Soto and Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. were the National League ROY finalists. Buehler was 8-5 with a 2.62 ERA in 24 games (23 starts) as a rookie for the Dodgers this year. The wins tied for the NL lead among rookie pitchers and the ERA was the low...
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Teen Soto youngest to steal 3 bases in a game

Rookie Juan Soto, 19, became the youngest player to steal three bases in a game, helping the Nationals stop the Braves' six-game winning streak with a 7-1 victory.
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Juan Soto adds latest teen feats in race for NL rookie honors

The Nationals outfielder's three-steal Saturday was his latest bid to one-up rival Ronald Acuna Jr.'s hot bat for the Braves.
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Soto youngest player to steal 3 bases in a game

Washington 19-year-old rookie Juan Soto became the youngest player to steal three bases in a game when he accomplished the feat against Atlanta on Saturday.
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Strasburg strikes out 9, Nats beat Phillies 5-1 for sweep

Stephen Strasburg threw seven impressive innings, Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman and Juan Soto homered and the Washington Nationals beat the freefalling Phillies 5-1 to complete a three-game sweep            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Washington, Ap, Nats, Phillies, Strasburg, Stephen Strasburg, Juan Soto, Bryce Harper Ryan Zimmerman

Baseball broadcasting in the age of social media: ‘It’s much harder to take chances now.’

In October 1968, Sports Illustrated profiled the flamboyant radio broadcaster Harry Caray, whose St. Louis Cardinals were in the World Series. “In the past decade,” wrote Myron Cope, “the trend of play-by-play broadcasting has been decidedly in the direction of mellow, impassive reporting, a technique that strikes Harry Caray as being about as appropriate as having Walter Cronkite broadcast a heavyweight championship fight.” Caray lamented that his style would inevitably cause him to get fired. ...
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Juan Soto ejected for arguing balls and strikes...before his at-bat (Video)

Washington Nationals teen rookie phenom Juan Soto was ejected from Wednesday night's game against Atlanta for arguing balls and strikes with the home plate umpire...before his at-bat.Soto struck out looking in the fourth inning. As he came up to the plate again in the sixth, Soto apparently complained to umpire Greg Gibson about the called third strike in that prior at-bat, saying it was low. Gibson asked Soto to repeat what he said, and once Soto did, Gibson tossed him. It was the first eje...
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Braves broadcaster sorry for doubting Soto's age

Braves broadcaster Joe Simpson sparked controversy on Tuesday night after suggesting that Nationals rookie Juan Soto was lying about being 19 years old.
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Broadcaster insinuates Soto lying about age

Braves broadcaster Joe Simpson sparked controversy on Tuesday night after suggesting that Nationals rookie Juan Soto was lying about being 19 years old.
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Juan Soto can be the face of the Nats -- with or without Bryce Harper

The history-making 19-year-old rookie has earned the respect of his teammates -- and the nickname Childish Bambino. So who needs Bryce Harper, anyhow?
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'Childish Bambino' is one of the greatest teenagers in MLB history

Record-setting 19-year-old rookie Juan Soto has earned the respect of his teammates -- and a Ruthian nickname. So who needs Bryce Harper, anyhow?
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Braves announcer Joe Simpson backtracks after suggesting Juan Soto is lying about age

The Nationals' 19-year-old star is having an unbelievable rookie season – and that doesn't sit well with Braves analyst Joe Simpson.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Soto, Hicks HRs give Nats, Yanks unusual doubleheader split

Pinch-hitter Juan Soto's tiebreaking two-run shot for the Nationals won the resumed opener of an unusual semi-doubleheader against the Yankees 5-3            [Author: AP]
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Soto's 2-run HR lifts Nats past Yanks 5-3 in resumed Game 1

Juan Soto's pinch-hit two-run homer in the sixth inning of a game that began and was suspended because of rain last month lifted the Washington Nationals to a 5-3 victory over the New York Yankees in the opener of an unusual doubleheader            [Author: AP]
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Nats' Soto to be credited with pre-debut HR

Nats rookie Juan Soto crushed a homer Monday against the Yankees in the continuation of a game that started May 15 -- five days before his debut. It won't be considered his first major league homer, but it will be counted as having been hit May 15.
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Yankees-Nationals: Juan Soto rips go-ahead homer in game he started in minor leagues

So, just how much can change between the first six innings of a game and the final three? Plenty, if there's a 34-day gap in between.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Why Nationals teen phenom Juan Soto may be here to stay

Nationals' Juan Soto is showing signs of staying power and comparing favorably to those who made the leap from the minors to the majors while a teen.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Real or not? Juan Soto best of baseball's great rookie class

Which talented rookie will be the biggest star? With respect to Shohei Ohtani, Gleyber Torres and Ronald Acuna Jr., we'll take the Nats' Juan Soto.
Tags: Baseball, Juan Soto, Ronald Acuna Jr, Shohei Ohtani Gleyber Torres

Teenage dream: Soto, 19, powers Nats' win at Yankee Stadium

Teenage rookie Juan Soto homered twice and drove in four runs, becoming the youngest player in 29 years to go deep in a regular-season game in the Bronx, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Yankees 5-4            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Washington, Ap, Bronx, New York Yankees, Yankee Stadium, Soto, Juan Soto

Nats' Soto, 19, puts on show with 2 HRs in N.Y.

Nationals rookie Juan Soto, 19, has been a big leaguer for only a month, but with his pair of home runs in a 5-4 road win over the Yankees, he became just the fourth teenager to have a multihomer game at any iteration of Yankee Stadium.
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Nationals' Dominican academy erupts after Juan Soto’s first career HR

Three years ago, Juan Soto was at the Nationals’ prospect academy in the Dominican Republic. On Monday, he made his first start in the major leagues and hit a home run on the first pitch he saw.            [Author: Time]
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Nationals phenom Juan Soto homers in first at-bat as starter

Nationals outfielder Juan Soto, 19, becomes first player to homer before turning 20 since current teammate Bryce Harper in 2012 .            [Author: USA TODAY Sports]
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LEADING OFF: Soto swings away, Harvey’s home debut with Reds

A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday: ENCORE! Nationals outfielder Juan Soto looks to add to his hit total. The youngest player in the majors at 19, he launched a 442-foot home run Monday night in his first big league start. Soto also singled while driving in three runs at home against San […]
Tags: News, Sports, Reds, Harvey, Soto, Juan Soto

Soto, 19, starts for Nats, homers in 1st at-bat

Nationals phenom Juan Soto got his first start Monday and homered in his first at-bat. At 19 years and 208 days, he's the youngest major leaguer to hit a home run in more than 15 years.
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