Report: Wife, child of Rays pitching prospect Blake Bivens murdered in Virginia

Report: Wife, child of Rays pitching prospect Blake Bivens murdered in Virginia The wife and child of Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Blake Bivens were killed in a triple homicide in Pittsylvania County, Virginia on Tuesday, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports. Bivens’s wife’s 18-year-old brother Matthew Thomas Bernard of Keeling, Virginia has been charged in all…

Details

Toolshed: The origins of Orioles’ Rutschman

Toolshed: The origins of Orioles’ Rutschman Toolshed revisits three of the moments that have helped build 2019 top overall pick Adley Rutschman’s already legendary status and could portend of even bigger things for the switch-hitting catcher in the Orioles system. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190828&content_id=310345862&fext=.jsp&vkey=toolshed&sid=milb

Details

The Dodgers Get Shifty

The Dodgers Get Shifty Eric Hosmer is a hard man to shift against. Though he fits the two main criteria for an overshift (namely: he’s left-handed and plays baseball), that’s where his list as an ideal candidate ends. If ever anyone was going to poke a groundball the opposite way, it would be Hosmer —…

Details

Sean Doolittle Making Progress

Sean Doolittle Making Progress The Nationals have been on a lengthy and remarkable run in spite of an ongoing bullpen malaise that has shown no signs of abating. While the team is now in strong position, it seems inevitable that its roller-coaster bullpen will be a key factor in any postseason run. The availability —…

Details

Pioneer notes: Weems finding his way

Pioneer notes: Weems finding his way After a rocky senior season with Arizona, Avery Weems was a bit surprised when the White Sox selected him in the sixth round in June. The left-hander is rewarding that decision with Great Falls. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190828&content_id=310332700&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

Details