Plenty of praise for Tyler Beede

Updated: June 6, 2011, 4:35 PM ET
By Brendan Hall | ESPNBoston.com

One by one, with each start, the scouts flocked to Groton, Mass., this spring to watch his technical mastery in 40-degree weather.

Everyone from part-time local area scouts all the way up to the Brian Cashmans and Theo Epsteins of the world has been spotted at his starts this season. Of course, he rarely bats an eye. He's been throwing for radar guns since he was 15; three dozen at a time is nothing new.

He is the best major league prospect Massachusetts has produced since Peabody ...

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