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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Rays Sign Jhon Diaz

Rays Sign Jhon Diaz The Rays have signed 16-year-old Dominican outfield prospect Jhon Diaz, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports (via Twitter). Diaz had been widely projected to go to the Yankees, and Sanchez even tweeted on July 2 that Diaz and New York had agreed to a $1.2MM signing bonus. It seems, however, that said…

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Larnach, Romero grab top FSL awards

Larnach, Romero grab top FSL awards Twins outfielder Trevor Larnach (Fort Myers) and Rays right-hander Tommy Romero (Charlotte) were named Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively, as the Florida State League named its end-of-season All-Stars Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190829&content_id=310393454&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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