Office of the Commissioner, Exton, PA, August 6th, 2001. With a quiet deadline, GMs are sticking with their guns and marching into the playoff push with what they started with. Should some teams have been more active? Only time will tell, but here’s an outlook for the rest of the season by division. Aaron Conference […]
Team Key Departures Key Acquisitions Summary Grade Holbrook Hawks LF Jose Canseco, LF Mark Smith, RP Toby Borland, SS Carlos Rodriguez, 1B Rico Brogna, 3B Ed Sprague, 2B Bill Spiers, RP Mike Myers, RP Jay Powell SP Brett Saberhagen, CF Jim Edmonds The tear-down rebuild is nearing completion in Holbrook, but don’t look for them […]
Office of the Commissioner, Exton, PA, November 2nd, 1999. Eden Prairie fans sauntered out of Landsharks Field late Sunday night, disappointed that their season ended without a championship crown. However, the cheers of Palo Alto fans could be heard around the country as they lifted the World Championship Series trophy for the 2nd time in […]
Team Key Departures Key Acquisitions Summary Grade Holbrook Hawks SP David Wells, LF Glenallen Hill, LF Al Martin, C Brad Ausmus, RP Greg Gohr LF Jose Canseco, RP Rheal Cormier, RP Mike Myers, RP Toby Borland, SP Pete Harnisch, SP Roger Pavlik, SP Phil Leftwich, SP Chad Ogea This might be the year the rebuild […]
Office of the Commissioner, Blue Bell, PA, October 17th 1998. All four Elite Eight series went down to the wire this week. When all was said and done, the favorites prevailed over the underdogs, as Pittsburgh, Palo Alto, New York City and Phoenix all won the deciding game at home in exciting fashion. The matchup […]
Team Key Departures Key Acquisitions Summary Grade Holbrook Hawks RP Jeff Nelson, SP Melindo Perez, RP Jeff Fassero, C Joe Oliver, 1B Don Mattingly, RP Brian Shouse None The Hawks continue to operate in full rebuild mode, making no progress in improving the product on the field for the poor fans in Holbrook. Their farm […]
Team Key Departures Key Acquisitions Summary Grade Holbrook Hawks RP Mike Hartley; SP Frank Viola; CF Carl Everett; CL Billy Wagner; SP Roger Pavlik RP Jeff Nelson Got younger, leaner, and have upgraded themselves to the second best minor league system. B+ Pittsburgh Champions C Chad Kreuter; CF Dwayne Hosey C Tom Lampkin Relatively quiet […]
Heading into Spring Training, here’s a look at projected wins, as well as how the playoffs might play out, and the WAR projections used to determine them.