The Show Before the Show: Episode 253

The Show Before the Show: Episode 253 Reds No. 3 prospect Tyler Stephenson joins Tyler Maun and Sam Dykstra on this week’s Minor League Baseball podcast. Benjamin Hill and Michael Avallone also join to talk about recent MiLB.com pieces. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20200416&content_id=313289284&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Wild World Series Tactics: 1995-1997

Wild World Series Tactics: 1995-1997 Starting yesterday, I began a hunt through old World Series games for strange tactical decisions. Things were weird in the early ‘90s — MVP candidates bunting, intentional walks so thick they blocked out the sun, and raft-loads of pitchers overstaying their welcome. How did things go in the next half-decade?…

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2020-21 MLB Free Agent Class: Center Fielders

2020-21 MLB Free Agent Class: Center Fielders In recent days, we’ve run through the most notable catchers, second basemen, shortstops, first basemen, and third basemen who are slated to reach the free-agent market once the offseason rolls around in several months. Next up: center fielders (players’ listed ages are for the 2021 campaign). Top of the Class George Springer (31):…

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Gabby Gabby – Hey!

Gabby Gabby – Hey! I’ve written about my pursuit of the 1936 Goudey Wide Pen Type 1 set a few times (the most detailed is here).  The Type 1 set (there are five types) has 120 cards and a weird, diverse checklist. When I last posted about them, a little over two years ago, I…

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Fans recall seeing the farm on small screen

Fans recall seeing the farm on small screen Television has doffed its cap — quite literally — to the Minor Leagues. The small screen has shown everything from the exploits of mascots to murder mysteries, sometimes in the context of the same show. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20200416&content_id=313287036&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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