Riley swinging boom stick for Stripers

Riley swinging boom stick for Stripers Braves No. 5 prospect Austin Riley continued his torrid run with a 4-for-5 effort at the plate — including a pair of homers, a double, two RBIs and three runs scored — in Triple-A Gwinnett’s 10-7 loss to Charlotte on Wednesday Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190501&content_id=306753062&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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The Passage of Power

The Passage of Power “The Passage of Power” is the name of the fourth volume (with one more to come, hopefully) of Robert Caro’s brilliant biography of Lyndon Johnson. The book largely concerns the assassination of President Kennedy, and the ups and down of the transition to the Johnson presidency. Its great, I highly recommend…

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Just How Hot Has Cody Bellinger Been?

Just How Hot Has Cody Bellinger Been? By now, most baseball fans are probably aware of Cody Bellinger’s start to the 2019 season. Through 31 games and 132 plate appearances, Bellinger has put up an almost-immortal .431/.508/.890 slash line, with a 256 wRC+, swatting 14 home runs, drawing 19 walks and striking out just 15…

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Giants’ Webb suspended 80 games

Giants’ Webb suspended 80 games Giants No. 5 prospect Logan Webb has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance, the Commissioner’s Office announced Wednesday. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190501&content_id=306747558&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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