Who would have thought the best player the Marlins traded last year would be Christian Yelich? Safe to say since moving to the mid-west, he has become a marquee superstar. He began the week by doing something he already did this season: beat up the Cardinals. April 15th, he had three home runs against the red birds, added another the next night, giving him eight total in five consecutive games. Don’t worry St., Louis; he doesn’t save his power just for you, Yelich added four more homers, including his second multi-home run game of the week against the Dodgers, giving him on eight for the week and 16 RBI. Continue reading →
The opening series for the Diamondbacks against the rivals Los Angeles Dodgers was a slugfest. The Dodgers won the series winning 3 of the 4 games. Let’s go over the good and the bad for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Revisiting the Minor League All-Stars a Year Later
For the first installment, I am going to be taking a look at the 2017 Triple-A All-Stars to see how they performed during the 2018 season. I will be highlighting Rhys Hoskins, who was playing for the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs in the International League and Christian Walker who was playing for the Reno Aces in the Pacific Coast League. Continue reading →