Now that Spring Training is fully in gear and we are squarely in the middle of #DraftSZN, I thought it might be a good idea to review some fellas I think will outperform their recent production. I also wanted to put it down into writing so later in the season
I’m not writing about Rhys Hoskins today because he is an unknown gem, because he will be cheap to acquire, or because he is under-owned. The Phillies’ outfielder is very well-known after he exploded onto the scene last year by blasting 18 home runs during an amazing 50 game stretch.
The Marlins suck. The Astros rock. Any casual baseball fan could tell you this much. But on draft day, or March 30th when you are already looking to stream starting pitchers, the casual baseball fan won’t win you your league. Being able to quantify and visualize lineup strength is vital
Aaron Nola was selected by the Phillies in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2014 draft, and immediately breezed through the minor leagues. As a polished college prospect, the Phillies were aggressive with Nola’s development. The right-hander never saw competition below High A. All told, he spent 164.2 innings
Happy Arizona Fall League! Yes, while the eyes of the baseball-watching world are affixed on baseball’s biggest stage, the AFL launched its 22nd season yesterday. Among the opening slate of games the “defending champion” Peoria Javelinas got their season rolling. This season the Peoria roster will feature players from the