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07:08 AM ET 06.20 | Here's how legends begin. If not for Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers wouldn't have the most advanced 16-year-old pitcher in the world Dodgers scouts, led by scouting director Logan White, were in Mexico City last June to watch Puig's workouts when they decided to swing by a showcase of some young Mexican League players in Oaxaca, a two-hour flight south. ... When he witnessed Julio Urias, a 15-year-old left-handed pitcher, touching 92 mph with his fastball, he knew he might be onto something. "When I saw this kid, I said, 'My goodness, he has really got a chance to be something special,'" White recalls. .... Urias was so special, the Dodgers decided to start him at low Class-A ball in Great Lakes, Michigan. He's 1-0 with a 3.12 ERA so far in five starts.

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June 20, 2013  09:05 AM ET

What are the odds that the kid is older than 15? 17? 19?

June 20, 2013  09:30 AM ET
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What are the odds that the kid is older than 15? 17? 19?

Who cares how old the kid is??? What's your point??? :-)

June 20, 2013  10:02 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

What are the odds that the kid is older than 15? 17? 19?

If he's 19 and hitting 92, he's still a talent.

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June 20, 2013  10:45 AM ET
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I think he's saying that when the kid reaches "32", and is really 35, it'll matter.

I guess, but why does anyone care what happens 17, 18, or 19 years from now!!!

June 20, 2013  10:58 AM ET
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I guess, but why does anyone care what happens 17, 18, or 19 years from now *!!!

*with the Dodger organization???

June 20, 2013  12:28 PM ET
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If he's 19 and hitting 92, he's still a talent.

Agreed, but you know what he's alluding to Moose..............

June 20, 2013  01:46 PM ET
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I think he's saying that when the kid reaches "32", and is really 35, it'll matter.

What if he's already 32?

Did the scouts meet his wife & kids yet?

June 20, 2013  01:53 PM ET

I can't stand the arrogant Dodgers and their awful fans and I'm an L.A. native!! Go Giants!

June 20, 2013  02:11 PM ET

15yrs old and hitting 92mph. He will have surgery by the time he is "19"

June 20, 2013  03:17 PM ET

Can anyone actually point me to a young "phenom" over the last 20 years that actually did anything worth reporting when they got older? Tiger Woods/ Lebron James??? Michelle Wee (sp) looked promising and then grew up and flopped.
I wait a couple more years and see if anyone remembers this kids name.

June 20, 2013  03:56 PM ET
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Can anyone actually point me to a young "phenom" over the last 20 years that actually did anything worth reporting when they got older? Tiger Woods/ Lebron James??? Michelle Wee (sp) looked promising and then grew up and flopped. I wait a couple more years and see if anyone remembers this kids name.

Freddie Adu :-)

He was Washed up by the time he hit 18.

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