COVID-19 Roundup: The Furloughs Start

COVID-19 Roundup: The Furloughs Start This is the latest installment of a series in which the FanGraphs staff rounds up the latest developments regarding the COVID-19 virus’ effect on baseball. Tampa Bay Rays to Furlough Employees In order to save money, the Tampa Bay Rays have reportedly furloughed some of their full-time employees; the furloughs…

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The Show Before the Show: Episode 255

The Show Before the Show: Episode 255 Astros No. 8 prospect Korey Lee talks to the Minor League Baseblall podcast about how water polo may have made him a better catcher and what it’s like to play as himself in MLB The Show 20. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20200501&content_id=313371216&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Love and legacy: Father-son radio duo

Love and legacy: Father-son radio duo The father-and-son team of Danny and Derik Rodriguez, Spanish broadcasters for the Hartford Yard Goats, can be found calling games from the Dunkin’ Donuts Park press box during the team’s home games. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20200501&content_id=313360700&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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The Carson Fulmer Conundrum

The Carson Fulmer Conundrum This isn’t how Carson Fulmer’s career was supposed to go. The former Vanderbilt ace was one of the top-ranked prospects in his draft class back in 2015, and virtually no mock drafts compiled by Baseball America, FanGraphs, MLB.com, etc. that spring had him dropping out of the top 10. At one…

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