Categories Archives: Spring Training

Hot Stove Season Ends

The hot stove season has officially ended except for transactions during spring training.  I purchased both the 2017 Bill James Handbook of Baseball and Baseball Prospectus 2017 books.  There was some good information in both of these books that can hel

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NEW FENCE

How many home runs have been lost to the rightfield fence at the bullpen? I think Story has had 3 taken away.  Nolan 1 today that would have tied the game.  A couple of others.  Does anybody have the total? And, how do we feel about the fence now?  W

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Time for the Rockies to Start a Trend

Remember last year when Kris Bryant ripped apart the Cactus League only to be sent to AAA to delay his service time clock? George Springer delayed until April 16, 2015? Bryce Harper April 28, 2012? Jordan Zimmermann April 20th, 2009? Evan Longoria April 8

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Colorado 6 @ Milwaukee 7

Thoughts (in totally random order) from today’s festivities at Maryvale: Milwaukee – consensus top 5 overall Prospect Orlando Arcia played most of the game. Silky smooth. Very quick. Quick hands. My first thought was Alcides Escobar (all defen

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Kidney Stone 1 – sdcarp 0

Today was supposed to be a Rockies and DBacks minor league morning then Indians and Rockies game complete with a RMH and Ed the Ump check-in. Instead, excruciating pain that see-in around midnight lead to a night and day in the ER at St Jo’s Hospita

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Estevez Blows Game, Loses 5-4

Jorge De La Rosa made his 2016 Cactus League debut today.  He threw a perfect three innings, retiring all nine batters faced.  Tyler Chatwood followed with two innings of work giving up a run.  Yohan Flande came on for the next two innings giving up a

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Dodgers at A’s

As usual, spent the morning with the minor leaguers. Me and about 10 other fans. It was sweet. The A’s seemed and bit more organized (and seemed to be having a bit more fun as well) than the Indians or Reds. That being said, nothing jumped out at me

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