Craig Kimbrel Nearing Activation

Craig Kimbrel Nearing Activation Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel appears on the cusp of making his long-awaited 2019 debut. The Cubs could activate the seven-time All-Star as early as Thursday or Friday, per Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times. Kimbrel is already on the Cubs’ 40-man roster. Kimbrel, who has been pitching with Triple-A Iowa since…

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Minor League Baseball launches ‘Hope at Bat’ fundraising and awareness initiative with American Cancer Society

Minor League Baseball launches ‘Hope at Bat’ fundraising and awareness initiative with American Cancer Society Minor League Baseball has announced the launch of a new fundraising and awareness initiative, Hope at Bat, an expansion of its current partnership with American Cancer Society. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190626&content_id=308468622&fext=.jsp&vkey=pr_milb&sid=milb

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Rutgers names Steve Owens as Head Coach

Rutgers names Steve Owens as Head Coach PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 26, 2019) – Director of Athletics Pat Hobbs has named Steve Owens the 13th… Visit College Baseball Daily for the Full Story Source: http://www.collegebaseballdaily.com/2019/06/26/rutgers-names-steve-owens-as-head-coach/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CollegeBaseballDaily+%28College+Baseball+Daily%29

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Zack Greinke, Junk Merchant

Zack Greinke, Junk Merchant Zack Greinke shouldn’t still be this good. His fastball velocity has ticked down yet again; per Pitch Info, his four-seamer is averaging under 90 mph for the first time in his career. This isn’t a new phenomenon — his velocity has been in slow decline since his masterful 2015 season, when…

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Toolshed: Moving season continues

Toolshed: Moving season continues At a time when top prospects are typically on the move, MacKenzie Gore, Luis Robert and Gavin Lux could be on the way to new levels after dominating the first half of the season. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190626&content_id=308470284&fext=.jsp&vkey=toolshed&sid=milb

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