Hopeful mechanic to Hall of Fame: Mariano Rivera’s perfect underdog story

Hopeful mechanic to Hall of Fame: Mariano Rivera’s perfect underdog story One pitch. One team. A 1.000 WHIP, even. Simplicity propelled Mariano Rivera to greatness. Now, however, as he prepares for his official baseball immortalization, the Yankees legend finds himself juggling about a million thoughts. “It’s too much,” a relaxed-looking Rivera said recently in a…

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This Week’s Prospect Movers

This Week’s Prospect Movers Below are some changes we made to The BOARD in the past week, with our reasons for doing so. All hail the BOARD. Moved Up Ronny Mauricio, SS, New York Mets: We got some immediate feedback on Monday’s sweeping update, which included more industry interest in Mauricio. The average major league…

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Phillies To Sign Drew Smyly

Phillies To Sign Drew Smyly The Phillies have agreed to a contract with left-hander Drew Smyly, reports Jon Heyman of the MLB Network (via Twitter). Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reported last night that Smyly, who opted out of a minor league deal with the Brewers yesterday, was drawing interest from the Phils. More…

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Cheese In the Kitchen: Midseason Prospect Promotion Splits and a Death in the Family

Cheese In the Kitchen: Midseason Prospect Promotion Splits and a Death in the Family The post Cheese In the Kitchen: Midseason Prospect Promotion Splits and a Death in the Family appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/news/article/51694/cheese-in-the-kitchen-midseason-prospect-promotion-splits-and-a-death-in-the-family/

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