Thursday in the Therapy Room: Confessions of a Prospect Junkie

I never thought I would see the day when I got more out of watching minor league baseball than MLB.  While going to games and being outside is much preferable to sitting on my couch, I knew I had a problem when I delayed a chance to see Avengers: Infinity War to see Bryse Wilson.  …

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Shane McLanahan’s pitch sequencing against Fordham 2/23/18

Shane McLanahan of the University of South Florida has been lights out to start the season.  The redshirt Sophomore has thrown 18 IP with 32 K's and 7 BB.  5 of the free passes came on opening night against University of North Carolina.  While Fordham and Columbia, the next two opponents he dominated are not …

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Shane McLanahan shuts down UNC on D1 opening night

Tampa, FL - Coming into the season, University of South Florida LHP Shane McLanahan is considered a top 5 2018 MLB Draft prospect.  Both MLB.com and Baseball America have praised his stuff and expect him to go early in the first round with MLB comparing him to Chris Sale. McLanahan, drafted by the Mets in …

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University of Tampa Spartans – Cole Aker profile and player notes

Tampa, FL. - The #2 Tampa Spartans faced #22 Georgia College Bobcats in a three game series February 9-11.  I did not attend the first game of the series, a 3-2 GC win over Tampa ace and possible 2018 MLB Draft prospect David Lebron, but I did attend the final two. On February 10, Cole …

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Player Profile: Keven Pimentel, RHP, University of Tampa

Keven Pimentel is a 6'3 230 lb. right hander at the University of Tampa.  UT is ranked #2 in NCAA Div. II and Pimentel, a transfer from the University of Miami, made his debut against Bentley on 2/4/18. Pimentel throws 3 pitches:  Fastball 88-91, Slider 81-83, and a Changeup 76-78. Big bodied kid with projectable …

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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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