Razzball Fantasy Podcast – Discussing Braves prospects and Shohei Ohtani

Razzball Podcast I joined Ralph Lifshitz and Lance Brozdowski for a lengthy discussion on PRP injections and what that means for Shohei Ohtani's elbow and the Braves farm system.  Spoiler alert:  Joey Wentz might be my favorite of the Braves pitchers,  Jefrey Ramos' set up at the plate reminds me of Carlos Beltran from the …

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Projecting Shohei Ohtani in 2018

By now, you've heard the news, read the hype, and wondered amongst yourselves just what we can expect from two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani.  After signing a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, he joins a lineup with Mike Trout, Justin Upton, and Albert Pujols, providing LA with a much needed left-handed …

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2017 Arizona Fall League Under the Radar Team

Since its inception in 1992, the Arizona Fall League has featured some of the hottest prospects in baseball.  This year's class includes tp 10 prospects Ronald Acuna, Kyle Tucker, Victor Robles, and Mitch Keller and in past seasons has featured Nolan Arenado and Kris Bryant, both of whom went on to win AFL MVP honors …

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Taylor Hearn looks to build on AFL success

Scottsdale, AZ - Pittsburgh Pirates lefty Taylor Hearn is a unique prospect.  The 6'5 210 pound lefty boasts a 70 grade fastball and 50 grade slider.  He has struck out 229 hitters in 189 professional IP while allowing 160 hits.  Do I have your attention yet?  So why is he still a relatively unknown commodity? …

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Arizona Fall League batting practice chatter with Michael Chavis, Austin Riley, and Alex Jackson

Peoria, AZ - November 10, 2017 Michael Chavis, 3B, Boston Red Sox MLB.com 92/100 and 2nd overall in the Red Sox organization https://youtu.be/NbXl17J1iac Chavis came into 2017 with 25 professional HR, slugging .396, in 873 at bats.  I asked him if he had many any swing changes or adjustments that lead to a monster 2017 …

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Mitch Keller’s Arizona Fall League dominance continues

Glendale, AZ - Pirates phenom Mitch Keller came into the Arizona Fall League as one of the more well known and highly rated prospects in all of Minor League Baseball.  On Friday, Keller continued to assert himself as the top pitching prospect in the game.  Keller was masterful in a 4 inning stint for the Glendale …

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Michael Chavis propels the Peoria Javelinas in a battle of first place teams

Peoria, AZ - When the Arizona Fall League rosters were announced, the Peoria Javelinas soon became the talk of the coming season.  With prospects from Atlanta, Toronto, San Diego, Boston, and Toronto, the Javelinas boast some of the hottest and well known prospects in the game.  So far so good.  The Javelinas are 13-10 and …

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