Prospect Spotlight: Jeremy Hellickson

Who’s more qualified to scout Rays prospect Jeremy Hellickson than someone who has batted against him like I have?  Okay, so the last time I hit vs. Hellickson was six years ago, but his repertoire was just as nasty back then.   Hellickson is from Des Moines, Iowa, not exactly a baseball hot bed, so you […]

Dog of the Day: LAA Angels

Now, I’m no degenerate gambler, but I don’t mind taking a look at the Vegas Odds every now and then.  The “Dog of the Day” is a new thing I will be doing from time to time.  This won’t be daily, but I will post whenever I see a valued Underdog.  It will be interesting […]

Having Fun with Small Sample Sizes

Now that most teams have played 30-35 games, it is that time of the year to start saying *Insert Player Name* is on pace for *insert unrealistic stat*.  Let’s begin… Zack Greinke is on pace for a 30-5 Win-Loss Record with 290 Strikeouts and a 0.51 ERA.  Automatic Cy Young with those numbers. Francisco Cordero […]

Brett Cecil gets the Call Up!

I hate to yell, but I have a relationship with Brett Cecil that appears to be budding into a full-out man crush.  This Toronto Blue Jays prospect will be making his Major League debut today versus the Cleveland Indians.  This will be a tough debut for the southpaw, as the Indians are currently sporting the […]