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Street back in his UT days (AP).

"Wow, that's a question I haven't gotten," Huston Street thinks about it...for awhile...and then smiles, "I really don't know if I've ever played on a losing team." He chuckles. "My high school team won a lot, we were really good at UT, and we're winning here." Street, the super stud closer at the University of Texas, is now probably the hottest prospect on the Phoenix Desert Dogs, the first place team in the Arizona Fall League.

In 25 innings this past season split between Sacramento, Midland, and Kane County Street gave up four earned runs. That's a 1.60 ERA. In 17.1 innings in the Arizona Fall League he's given up one run, that's a 0.52 ERA. The three minor league stops yielded 30 strikeouts and only eight walks. The AFL has produced 18 Ks and only two walks. This kid is the real deal in spades. Two other Oakland... Recommended Stories