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Prospects win Indian reality TV show, get to pitch for scouts

Updated: November 6, 2008, 6:47 PM ET
Associated Press

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Squinting into the desert sun, the scouts huddled behind a screen, their radar guns cocked.

The catcher went into his crouch as the lanky lefty pawed at the mound and then rocked and fired. The only sounds were a grunt and the pop of the ball in the mitt.

At first glance, it looked like any other big league tryout. This one had a twist: The pitcher, Rinku Singh, had never picked up a baseball before May. And he's from India, better known for producing world-class ...

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