Fans and scouts alike have a long history of prematurely judging players, and there are a few examples of prospects who have been judged to early this year.
Ramon Ortiz is back! Ramon Ortiz is still around!
The growth of Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks and notes from around the minors.
Jason plays one more game of “Who Am I?” before the All-Star Break
Another Home Run Derby requires another reminder–from the players, this time–that participation doesn’t result in second-half slumps.
Genetics play a role in Pujols’ quicker-than-expected comeback, Jon Lester, Ryan Braun, Carlos Gonzalez, Placido Polanco, and Fausto Carmona need some more time off, and Jose Reyes and J.J. Putz confront recurring injuries.
With the All-Star break approaching, it’s time to see how teams are faring in a matchup of club WARP leaders versus salary leaders.
The Astros have struggled on the field and face uncertainty in the owner’s box, but manager Brad Mills isn’t letting that get him down.