Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, March 11
A look at the stats from Monday's action, along with an injury report and news on demotions from big league camp.
Hey folks, sorry for the late posting, but better now than never. Nick Castellanos was the star of the day as he pitched in on Detroit's 17-5 shellacking of the Cardinals. He hit his second home run of the year, drove in four and scored twice. Stephen Piscotty of he Car...
College Baseball Weekend Recap, March 7 to 9
Where were you this weekend?
I made the trek with family down to Annapolis, the lovely state capitol of Maryland, to watch the Navy baseball tournament. I was there primarily to watch Towson, where my cousin Bruce Zimmermann pitches currently as the Saturday starter. The
A collect for the day in regards to Dellin Betances
An excerpt from the Book of Baseball Prayer; Collect of the Day for Dellin Betances.
A forthright offering and prayer to the Baseball Deity:
Please, please, please let Dellin Betances pitch well enough in spring training to earn a bullpen job, and please let him keep it, because as baseb...
PCL Tales: Joe Sprinzâ€™s attempt to catch a baseball from a blimp
The story about Sprinz's 1939 attempt led to a connection with a PCL fan who clipped the story out of the newspaper and has held onto it for 75 years.
A few weeks ago, I began researching long forgotten stories about the Pacific Coast League (PCL) thinking I might pull them together in a book if I could find enough of them, and if I could find enough interest. I came ...
New York Yankees farm system preliminary grade breakdown
I am working thru the New York Yankees prospect list. There are 38 players I am working on, with the current breakdown looking like this: One Grade A- One Grade B+ One Grade B Eight Grade B- 10 Grade C+ 17 Grade C There is some play in the B-/C+ ar...
Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, March 10
A look at the stats from yesterday's action, along with an injury report and news on demotions from big league camp.
Hey folks. We've had reports of a few more injuries (including a promising Dodgers prospect) and I've added a section for players who have been optione...
2014 MLB Mock Draft: Version 1
Rodon at the top seems to be a lock but it may not be. Hoffman at 2 seems likely but a lot can change in a short time and we have a long time before the draft. Just to feed that Mock Draft hunger, here is a version of what could go down.
This early in the year, there are very few things to go on and very few teams have strong ties to players. At least ties that I...