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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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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Touki Toussaint and Dillon Tate – Former top 100 prospects re-establishing their dominance in 2017

Touki Toussaint and Dillon Tate have a lot in common.  Both SP were taken in the first round, Toussaint the 16th overall pick by Arizona in 2014 and Tate, the 4th overall pick by Texas in 2015.  Both were traded in their second professional seasons and both were one time Baseball America Top 100 prospects. …

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Kyle Wright Sizzles in Florida State League Debut

Dunedin, FL - Kyle Wright was considered by many scouts and evaluators to be the top pitching prospect in the MLB Draft based on his experience at SEC powerhouse Vanderbilt, big league body (6'4/220 lbs.) and elite stuff.  The Braves selected him 5th overall in June and gave him a $7,000,000 bonus, $1.3m over slot …

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Joey Wentz vs Riley Pint in a Sally League Matchup of Teenage Phenoms

McCormick Field, Asheville, NC - On Sunday July 30, 2017, The Asheville Tourists hosted the Rome Braves in a Sally League matchup that pitted Kansas high school rivals and teenage phenoms Riley Pint and Joey Wentz against each other for the second time this season.  Pint, the 4th overall pick in the MLB draft and …

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Player Profile: Yunior Severino – Atlanta Braves

Yunior Severino, 17, signed out of the Dominican Republic by the Atlanta Braves for $1.9 million during the 2016 July 2 deadline.  He is listed at 6'1 and 180 lbs.  A switch hitter, scouts love his raw power and ability to barrel balls, and view him as an offense first middle infielder.  Baseball America ranked him …

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