- A Shot of Borbon
Player agent Scott Boras has been in the news a lot lately, with controversy surrounding the legitimacy of the signings of 2008 first round draft picks Pedro Alvarez and Eric Hosmer. You may
- A Shot of Borbon
In this day and age of Internet coverage, it is hard for a player like Julio Borbon to get under-hyped. But that is exactly what has happened... and the deep minor league system in Texas is no doubt
- Waiver Wire: Borbon and Tillman
, and there aren't any performances we can fully trust, it's risky to fully commit to these types of players. That said, Julio Borbon and Chris Tillman are two players that aren't owned in many leagues that could
- Finding the Real Julio Borbon
adequate solutions at first base, catcher, in the rotation, and in the bullpen. One area I neglected, possibly because the Rangers hadn't moved to solve the problem, was center field. Julio Borbon
- Borbon Gets His Shot with Texas
forecasts a 2.8 WAR season for Julio Borbon, with his superb range translating to well over a win saved defensively. But what about Borbon's bat?
A University of Tennessee star, Borbon broke his ankle
- Pedro Alvarez = Pedro Cerrano
Pedro Alvarez was supposed to be a middle-of-the-order force by now, threatening to sink boaters in the Allegheny River with each mighty cut and working walks with his keen eye. Instead, the second
- Pedro's Future
Reports recently circulated that Pedro Martinez definitely plans on pitching in 2009, if not longer than that. Having just turned 37 years old, he certainly would not be the oldest pitcher
- Pedro and Scene
A brief episode observed by the author this afternoon, during the pre-game hours at Fenway Park.
Artwork by the actual Pedro Martinez himself, courtesy Nick Taveras.
- 1999 Pedro
been the best pitcher in the league by a pretty good margin. His 2.34 FIP looks like something right out of Pedro Martinez's prime. But that thought process led me to look up Pedro's page
- Pedro Martini
can get, have a few drinks, and then look at Pedro Martinez's 1999 and 2000 season statistics. Then drink some more. It's really quite enjoyable, I've found. Cheers.
A longing gaze across the bar
- Calling Pedro
After it became abundantly clear that the Mets were going in a different direction to fill the back of their rotation, Pedro Martinez had very limited options. Teams certainly had interest in his
- Pedro Alvarez
With the second pick in the draft this afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected Vanderbilt third baseman Pedro Alvarez. I got a chance to watch Alvarez play for Team USA a couple of summers ago
- Pedro and the Phils
With the Phillies struggling in third place this yer after back-to-back National League Championships, GM Ruben Amaro has been toying around with an old idea:
Pedro Martinez appears to have his