Bryce Harper. Phenom. Destroyer of baseballs. The 2010 version of Stephen Strasburg, as expected, was drafted #1 overall in Monday night’s 1st round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft which took place in Secaucus, New Jersey. This slugging catcher(and soon to be outfielder) put up eye-popping numbers as a 17-year-old at the University of Southern … Continue reading
The Phillies stand poised on the edge of greatness. Having won the NL penant for the past two seasons, they are in a position to be the first team to win an NL penant for three consecutive season since the 1942-44 St. Louis Cardinals, which could put them up in a serious discussion for one … Continue reading
Thomas was great, you never changed the channel or left the room while he was at bat. Even in his last Oakland and Toronto days you knew he could punch one out at any time.
[[Editor’s Note: Welcome back to Venuist’s new baseball notes column. Sorry, we tried to get Gammons but NESN blew our bid out of the water when Jerry Remy threw in his personal “Wally: The Green Monster” beanie baby to close the deal.]] More odds than ends… Jason Bay began his long marriage of hitting warning … Continue reading