Toolshed: Huff popping off in Hickory

Toolshed: Huff popping off in Hickory With 14 homers, Rangers No. 21 prospect Sam Huff not only leads the Minor Leagues but is closing in on his career high already. The Hickory catcher has his sights set on being more than just a slugger. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190508&content_id=306914184&fext=.jsp&vkey=toolshed&sid=milb

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Prospect Roundup: Games of May 7

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 7 Braves outfielder Drew Waters capped a three-hit night with a walk-off homer, while A’s outfielder Austin Beck drove in a run in his second three-hit game of the season. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190508&content_id=306939176&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Brad Hand, Fly Ball Enthusiast

Brad Hand, Fly Ball Enthusiast If you don’t look too closely, it’s easy to see Brad Hand at the top of the ERA and WAR leaderboards for relievers and shrug. He’s an excellent reliever, of course; he hasn’t had an ERA above three since adding a slider after the 2015 season. When Cleveland traded Francisco…

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Splitting Hairs

Splitting Hairs Last week I Tweeted this: 2001 Upper Deck Decade 1970s. Always liked these. Bought the 75 I needed to complete the set via @Sportlots. Even with postage it was about .25 per card. @SABRbbcards To which, Rob Neyer replied, “Aren’t you the guy who doesn’t like Heritage?” (I paraphrase.) Yes, that is me,…

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