A shakeup at the top. And during Jeter Week, no less.
Ian Happ gets his first taste of the majors, Chris Sale strikes out 12, the Giants play 17, and Chris Iannetta is felled by a fastball.
Holly and Trevor both tackle the Phillies relief corps, from different standpoints, while Patrick reviews Derek Jeter’s 2014 book, The Contract.
Karns is striking out more and walking fewer than ever for the Royals. Is it time to pick him up?
Brendan Rodgers chugs right along through the Cal League, Mitch Keller does the same in the FSL, and don’t look now but Brent Honeywell is staring you down while you read this.
It’s Happening! The Cubs have called up their top prospect, infielder Ian Happ, to the big-league club. What should we expect?
Notes on Brendan Rodgers, Ronald Acuna, Bo Bichette, Sandy Alcantara, Ronald Guzman, and more.
Thinking about bat sizes, by way of the great Roger Angell.
There aren’t many pitching prospects that would slot ahead of the Phillies’ right-hander.