Tuesday, November 13, 2007


Baseball America has recognized two Dans, Van Pope (Dans 2003, Ole’ Miss) and Chris Coghlin (Dans 2004, Ole’ Miss), in their Top 10 Prospect report. Van is listed as tops in the Atlanta Braves minor league organization in two categories – Best Defensive Infielder and Best Infield Arm. Chris is listed as the Best Hitter for Average in the Florida Marlines minor league system and is projected to be the 2nd baseman starting for the major league club in 2011. According to the publication, Coghlin could be on track to reach the majors by 2009. Danville host families were the Goldens (Pope) and the Westphals (Coghlin).

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