The Armchair Scouting Report: Miguel Sano, Vincent Velasquez

Some scouts use acute observation to discern the subtle movements of a player’s muscles and tendons in mid-swing.  Some scouts can hear the difference between a fastball and a curveball by the sound of a pitch hitting leather.  Our amateur scout insists that he has been imbued with perceptive scouting powers by the ghost of … Read more

New Look Phillies for Real?

Through two weeks in the season, the National League East looks different than what most people expected at the end of the season. Now the Washington Nationals were expected to contend and being in first at this point is not a big deal. The bigger story for me is that the New York Mets are … Read more