Emmanuel Clase is Wondrous

Emmanuel Clase is Wondrous There’s an easy complaint that baseball fans the world over lob at analytical, number-driven sorts like me. “Hey nerd,” it starts. “Baseball is played on the field, and your numbers can’t measure heart and smarts.” The nerd part is constant, the things the numbers can’t measure varied. That complaint misses the…

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Prospect Roundup: Games of August 8

Prospect Roundup: Games of August 8 Royals prospect Kris Bubic allowed one run in a nine-inning complete game for Class A Advanced Wilmington while Mariners prospect Jarred Kelenic homered in a three-hit effort for Class A Advanced Modesto. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190809&content_id=309832830&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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The Rarity of Walker Buehler

The Rarity of Walker Buehler Last Saturday night against the Padres in Los Angeles, five days past his 25th birthday, Walker Buehler authored the most dominant start of his young career. With a fastball that touched 99 mph and a slider and cutter that continually befuddled hitters, the Dodgers righty faced 31 batters, struck out…

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