Right now I'm on the road watching the minor league teams. Last night I saw Altoona for the second night in a row, and was able to see the gem that Rudy Owens pitched in person. I was able to see Matt Hague hit two homers, and because I saw those homers in person, I was able to realize that neither homer was cheap. Today I'm heading up to State College, where I will see the State College Spikes for a two game series, followed by one more game in Williamsport. I'll be able to actually watch Zac Fuesser, Tyler Waldron, and Zack Dodson in person. After that it will be two more games in Altoona, which will allow me one more look at Justin Wilson and Rudy Owens. To wrap up my trip, I'll be watching West Virginia and Brett Lorin, giving me the opportunity to look past his exc...
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