The Angels Refuse To Strike Out

The Angels Refuse To Strike Out As you probably already know, strikeouts are on an upward trend. Since 2005, baseball’s strikeout rate has increased every single year, and here in the first few weeks of 2019, it is up yet again. Hitters are striking out at a 23.3% rate, already representing a percentage point increase…

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Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 4-22-2019

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 4-22-2019 Pittsburgh Gazette Times, April 22, 1919:Ray Schalk, who’s quite a catcher, has made public “Ten Commandments” for aspiring young backstops. He told them to George S. Robbins, Chicago scribe, and they’re worth passing along. Here they are: Don’t steal, except to pilfer your opponents’ signals. Don’t overeat.…

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Top 41 Prospects: Minnesota Twins

Top 41 Prospects: Minnesota Twins Below is an analysis of the prospects in the farm system of the Minnesota Twins. Scouting reports are compiled with information provided by industry sources as well as from our own (both Eric Longenhagen’s and Kiley McDaniel’s) observations. For more information on the 20-80 scouting scale by which all of…

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