NCAA Baseball: College World Series-Florida vs Texas Tech

Notes from the Field: Short Season / Got No Reason

In my Twitter bio I used to include the line, “Watches too many short-season bullpens.” Well I have been at it again. So here are some more notes from the land of 1-6-2-5-2 double plays, and dudes shoving with 69 mph curveballs. Desmond Lindsay, OF (Brooklyn Cyclones) Lindsay has been battling leg injuries this year […]

MLB: NLCS-New York Mets at Chicago Cubs

Meet The Mets: The First 10 Draft Picks of 2016

These days, with the Mets’ lineup increasingly like the surface of the sun—I can’t look straight at it without enduring great pain—I found myself looking instead to this year’s draft with extra anticipation. Sure it’ll be a long time before any of the drafted prospects see the lights at Citi Field, but the promising crop […]

MLB: Cincinnati Reds at Philadelphia Phillies

Completely Irrational Comps for 2016 Mets Draft Picks

Draft night scouting reports are adorable. Teams tell the media what they liked about each player. Every breaking ball is plus, or projectable. No player is overweight, instead, guys are described as “large” or the analyst uses some other appropriate simile. Every swing will work: there are no hitches, weird hand paths, poorly timed or directed […]