Monthly Archives: May 2009

Prospect Report: Antonio Bastardo

According to the Phillies official website, the team will use 23-year old lefty Antonio Bastardo in the rotation to replace the injured Brett Myers, at least in the short-term.  Rumors have been flying regarding potential trade targets, but if Bastardo … Continue reading

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Can Jon Lester Turn It Around?

by Jimmy Hascup After a breakout 2008 season everyone expected Jon Lester to reach stardom this year.  He was to form a potent one-two punch atop the Red Sox rotation with Josh Beckett and help bring home another World Series … Continue reading

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Around the Majors: May 30

David Price showed just how dominant he could be.  Matt Wieters & Fernando each picked up their first major league hits.  Brandon Phillips not only returned to the line-up but slugged a home run.  Let’s look at these stories and all … Continue reading

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Pitch or Ditch: June 1-4

As some people requested, let’s take a look at a few Pitch or Ditch options for Monday through Thursday this week.  Remember, all of these pitchers carry an inherent danger, so don’t take this as a guarantee that they will … Continue reading

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Around the Majors: May 29

Jorge Posada returned to the line-up.  Matt Wieters made his long anticipated debut.  Nate McLouth continued to struggle.  Let’s look at this stories and all the rest from yesterday’s games. Texas 6, Oakland 3 (Game 1) Jason Giambi went 0-3 … Continue reading

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Can Fernando Martinez Succeed Now?

by Jimmy Hascup Huston Street to the Mets?  Nope.  Jermaine Dye and Bobby Jenks to Flushing?  Nahh.  Matt Holliday, Shea (now Citi-Field) bound?  No thanks.  Jason Bay to NY?  Nope.  These are just some of the potential pieces the Mets … Continue reading

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