Thad Levine talked deadline deals, Tinder, analytics, and lots more at Baseball Prospectus Night in Minnesota.
The Yankees’ pitching coach talks about what makes all his star pupils the same, and what makes everybody unique.
The Rays manager is still the youngest in baseball as he concludes his second season in charge in Tampa Bay.
Baseball’s most prepared first-base coach talks about the details that can change a scouting report, and ignoring the sheet of paper that comes from upstairs.
The Mariners’ play-by-play broadcaster talks about his ‘post-grad degree,’ Steve Carlton’s death glare, and what has changed in his 25 years.
The longtime Cape Cod League coach has a relationship with future stars that’s different than any they’ll have with their many other coaches. Here, he remembers young Matt Harvey, young Evan Longoria, young Rich Hill, and more.
This year’s J.G. Taylor Spink Award honoree talks about Earl Weaver’s pre-game post-game quotes, how young writers can get his attention, his many clubhouse confrontations and more.
‘I always chuckle when I hear someone say, ‘We’re on a five-year plan.’ Look out. Somebody’s just trying to cover their ass. We’re on today.’
‘You go from picking top 10 four years straight to picking 104. What doesn’t change is our preparation and our expectation to do well.’