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Is that a Yankee across the street? Behind '3D Sweets,' a makeshift Arizona winter club team featuring Washington’s top MLB Draft prospects

“They definitely felt the exposure,” Bainbridge coach Geoff Brown said. “The scouts could really get a good feel of what these guys were like … even now, (scouts are) like ‘man, so-and-so is getting better.’ ”

In the early months of 2021, while high school sports up and down the west coast were on hold during the coronavirus pandemic, Malakhi Knight found himself in Arizona, living in a house big enough to sleep an entire team situated across the street from a New York Yankees outfielder.

With him were fellow high school baseball prospects from Washington, Oregon and Califor