Technically the stretch run is probably still a week away, but we are getting pretty close. There are some slumping superstars in Toronto. In Philly, a star last season has been sent to the minors. In Houston, one star is starring while two youngsters also ain’t half bad. Which first half breakout star on the
The season enters its seventh week, and the beat roles on. We have youngsters who are overperforming, pitchers getting hurt and guys going to and from the minor leagues. Isn’t it great? For all the issues they have in baseball, and I speak about one of them below, it is great to have so much
A quick review of Astros bats is followed by the demotion of Hiura. Then we have some injury updates for guys like Mondesi and Robert. On the pitching front, guys like Berrios and Giolito are mentioned, as are Javier, Kluber, Martinez, May, McClanahan, Sheffield and Urena. HITTERS Three Astros to start things off… Jose Altuve
The NFL draft is everywhere. Today though, in this piece, it is all baseball. Youngsters like Franco/Witt are in here. Struggling infielders. Guys getting hurt. Hurlers who are moving up, and some who are unfortunately going down. HITTERS Jesus Agular had two walks and a bomb Wednesday and I’m starting to get questions about him.