Toolshed: 2018 Trade Deadline in review

Toolshed: 2018 Trade Deadline in review Toolshed checks in on prospects from five of the biggest deals made at least year’s Trade Deadline, including those the Rays received for Chris Archer and the Orioles got for Manny Machado. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190719&content_id=309188530&fext=.jsp&vkey=toolshed&sid=milb

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David Fletcher, Anachronism

David Fletcher, Anachronism The list of batters who go down in the count 0-1 least often mostly makes sense. Mike Trout and Cody Bellinger are in the top five, due to a combination of their sterling batting eyes and pitchers staying away from them. Justin Smoak, Mike Moustakas, and Anthony Rizzo comprise the rest of…

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Collect-A-Books

Collect-A-Books As Mark noted in his post about Jim Bouton, his cards are collectable because of his position in the history of the game. For me and my generation of card collectors,* this influence extends beyond just Ball Four as Bouton is a big part of a few other products we remember fondly. *Junk wax…

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