Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 5-9-2019

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 5-9-2019 Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 9, 1919:The highest price ever paid for a baseball was paid [yesterday] when John D. Rockefeller gave $1,000,000 for a sphere autographed by Christopher Mathewson, of the New York Giants, at the Victory loan rally at the subtreasury. Several baseballs, autographed by other prominent…

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Culinary classics with a twist in Fayetteville

Culinary classics with a twist in Fayetteville When visiting the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, Ben Hill recruited Jenny Bell as his Designated Eater. She sampled a mac and cheese dog, pork nachos and more at the home of the Astros’ Carolina League affiliate. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190509&content_id=306822998&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Prospect Roundup: Games of May 8

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 8 Indians infielder Nolan Jones reached base in all five plate appearances and drove in three runs, while Rays right-hander Shane Baz was strong in his season debut. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190509&content_id=306974840&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Ambassadors for Change: Jacqueline Holm

Ambassadors for Change: Jacqueline Holm Ambassadors of Change spotlights the people, programs and stories that champion diversity and inclusion and advance the mission of Minor League Baseball’s diversity initiative. This week we profile Quad Cities general manager Jacqueline Holm. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190509&content_id=306912086&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Let’s Freak Out About Vladimir Guerrero, Jr.

Let’s Freak Out About Vladimir Guerrero, Jr. Big expectations — and building anticipation — can bring out the need for immediate results. Vladimir Guerrero, Jr. had humongous expectations given his lineage, his prospect status, and the utter destruction he wrought on minor league pitching. His name made him known earlier than other prospects without Hall…

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