Minor League Schedule: 6/8/11

For a more in depth review of yesterday’s games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. West Virginia has off today. When they resume play on Thursday in Lakewood I will be covering the entire series live for the site including scheduled starts from Jameson Taillon and Colton Cain. Bradenton had off yesterday and the DSL team was rained out for a 5th straight game. Lineups for today’s games will...

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Minor League Schedule: 6/7/11

For a more in depth review of yesterday’s games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. Altoona had off yesterday. Bradenton takes off today. The VSL team played a doubleheader to make up for a rainout and the DSL team has been rained out four games in a row so expect some upcoming doubleheaders for them. Lineups for today’s games will be posted as soon as they are made available. AAA:...

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Minor League Schedule: 6/6/11

For a more in depth review of yesterday’s games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. The VSL and DSL teams had off yesterday, today Altoona takes the day off. Most eyes will be on the draft today but it should be interesting to see how Zack Von Rosenberg follows up his last start which was his best of the season and second straight quality start. Lineups for today’s games will be posted as...

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Ten International Players to Watch: 2011

Late last year I gave a list of ten players to watch from the VSL and DSL teams. From that list, seven of the ten have been promoted to the states already. Giving a combined top ten list from these leagues is almost impossible unless you’re down there watching them, so don’t take this as the “ten best players we have” list. The information on these players is scarce and all you have to go on for most of them is...

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Hall of Famer Jack Chesbro

Jack Chesbro didn’t make the majors until age 25. He only lasted 11 seasons, and two of them were partial years, but he was still able to parlay some early success with the Pirates and one magical season with the Highlanders into a Hall of Fame career.  Back in 1895 Chesbro was beginning his minor league career in Springfield, Massachusetts, not far from his hometown of North Adams. He went 2-1 but was very wild and hittable. He...

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