Olivero, Crim lead Northwest All-Stars

Olivero, Crim lead Northwest All-Stars Rangers prospect Blaine Crim and D-backs prospect Deyni Olivero have been named Northwest League MVP and Pitcher of the Year, respectively, as the circuit announced its end-of-season All-Star selections Thursday. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190829&content_id=310397440&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Minor MLB Transactions: 8/29/19

Minor MLB Transactions: 8/29/19 The latest minor moves from around the sport… Right-hander Felipe Paulino has asked to be released from his minor league contract with the Astros, as per the ALPB News Instagram page.  Paulino will rejoin the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League, returning to the club after spending the last…

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King of the Soft-Tossing Lefties

King of the Soft-Tossing Lefties A little over a decade ago, the soft-tossing lefty was all over the place. There was Barry Zito, Mark Buehrle, and Ted Lilly. Late-career Tom Glavine, Kenny Rogers, and Jamie Moyer were getting by on guile, too. Even Mark Redman and Chris Capuano were getting outs without much velocity. Looking…

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