Brandon Nimmo to the DL with Collapsed Lung

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Injuries have been the name of the game this season in Queens, as if that needs any more mention. The latest episode of the disabled list stint series is scarier than usual. The New York Mets sent Brandon Nimmo to the DL with a partially collapsed lung. Brandon Nimmo Heads to DL with Collapsed Lung Having […] READ MORE


M.J. Melendez 2017 MLB Draft Profile

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As defense grows more and more important every season, catchers have come to be viewed in a different light than they used to be. Ironically, a valuable catcher isn’t easily identified by statistics. A backstop’s defensive skill set, like receiving, isn’t rewarded on stat sheets – only miscues are. A solid glove makes M.J. Melendez 2017 […] READ MORE


Ryan Vilade 2017 MLB Draft Profile

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We often wonder what happens to the kids of MLB players and coaches. Sharing genetics, a roof, and probably a passion should net another ball player, right? This is the case with James Vilade, a former coach with the Texas Rangers organization and current coach at Oklahoma State. Coach Vilade’s son is in the hunt for […] READ MORE


Jacob Heatherly 2017 MLB Draft Profile

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Some pitchers make a living on the mound through high-90s fastballs. Others get by on craftiness. Some pitchers are good just because they aren’t particularly bad at anything. Four average pitches make Jacob Heatherly 2017 MLB Draft-ready. Jacob Heatherly 2017 MLB Draft Profile Overview Cullman High School is presently home to Alabama southpaw Jacob Heatherly, […] READ MORE


Sam Carlson 2017 MLB Draft Profile

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What is the first thing you think of when someone mentions Minnesota? Winter, lakes, winter, hockey, gophers, winter. Not baseball, surely. No ball player alone can change the reputation of his home state, but one prep pitcher can try. Mid-90s natural sink makes Sam Carlson 2017 MLB Draft ready. Sam Carlson 2017 MLB Draft Profile […] READ MORE


Kyle Wright 2017 MLB Draft Profile

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Division I baseball has made a home out of Omaha, Nebraska. Vanderbilt University baseball has done the same in recent years. Good fastball feel and strong secondary pitches makes Kyle Wright 2017 MLB Draft ready. Vanderbilt is going to need him to reach Omaha before he leaves. Kyle Wright 2017 MLB Draft Profile Overview College Pitchers […] READ MORE


Nick Pratto 2017 MLB Draft Profile

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Nick Pratto 2017 MLB Draft Profile Overview It’s been beaten to death the fact that California seems to be the primary source of premium athletic talent, and Nick Pratto adds to the lengthy list. Hailing from Huntington Beach High School, he’ll be the 27th player picked up by an MLB franchise from that school. According […] READ MORE


Pavin Smith 2017 MLB Draft Profile

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Everyone in the business says pitching is the hot commodity. With some track record, a prospect of equal value is a lefty bat with power and average. Owning such value is what makes Pavin Smith 2017 MLB Draft ready. Pavin Smith 2017 MLB Draft Profile Overview First base is the most practical position for a player […] READ MORE


Eric Lauer Pitching Well in Notorious Hitters’ League

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One of the most impressive improvements in farm system quality over the last year has been that of the San Diego Padres. What was a bottom-five-to-ten system in 2016 has skyrocketed to a consensus top-five to begin this season. Eric Lauer pitching well in the notoriously hitter-friendly Advanced-A California League shows just how much talent they’ve […] READ MORE