Ben and Sam banter about the brawl between the Orioles and Royals, then answer listener emails about Clayton Kershaw, Jon Lester, beating the shift, and how bad they would be at calling balls and strikes.
Manny Machado and Yordano Ventura take swings, Adam Duvall takes bigger swings, and Julio Urias finally does okay.
Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Jose De Leon, Ryon Healy, Touki Toussaint, and Francisco Mejia.
Examining why we might’ve whiffed on the O’s slugger’s breakout, and how to best avoid similar misses going forward.
The exciting Nationals prospect is bouncing around this expert league like a hot potato.
Multiple notes on Florida pitcher Dane Dunning, plus thoughts on A.J. Puk, T.J. Zeuch, and more.
In April, Joe Mauer (and his sunglasses) looked as good as ever. In May, he fell back. Each month promises a very different legacy for the lifelong Twin.
Can Whitley even hold a candle to Pint’s electric fastball?
Who’s your top backstop in the draft?
Does the rarity of steals of home make them even more exciting, or just make all our lives dull and useless?
“That’s not a plus slider.”