2019 Shadow Draft: Part Two

So back when the draft happened, I did a shadow draft.  Look at my reasoning here.  I encourage you all to try it for the 2020 MLB Draft. It changes how you look at a draft.  I explained my reasoning and why I took some of the players I chose after the draft in my…

Film Study: Kris Bubic 8/8/19

Kris Bubic tore it up Thursday night striking out 11 Woodpeckers in a complete game victory for the Blue Rocks.  Bubic set a career high in pitches thrown and innings worked in the dominate performance.  With 1 out in the bottom of the 9th and a runner on third, Bubic gave up a sacrifice fly…

NWA Week in Review: July 22-28

Brady Singer saved the week when he get the win for the Naturals on Sunday. Up to that point, the Naturals were winless in five games and finished 1-5. The last few weeks have been a blur for me because we finished up our summer season in Ohio on the road and then debriefed and…

The Royals are finally giving us what we want

The Royals have finally given into our demands. Or something along the lines of that. But for whatever the reason, I will not argue. Gone are Owings, Duda, Boxberger, Peralta, Bailey, Maldanado, Flynn, Gore, Deikman, and Lively. In are Starling, Zimmer, Viloria, Lovelady, Staumont, Lopez, O’Hearn, and Hill. Soon to be up or back up…

NWA Week in Review: July 15-21

Weekly Record: 2-4Overall Record: 43-54Standings: 12-17; 4.5 GB from first place Arkansas The Naturals started the week on a southern road trip. They lost the first series to the Corpus Christi Hooks two games to one after winning the opening game. Nick Heath started the week off continuing on his hot streak with a multi-hit…

Prospect Watch: Brewer Hicklen (OF) is Surging in Wilmington

Brewer Hicklen was selected out of the University of Alabama, Birmingham by the Royals with the 15th pick in the 7th round of the 2017 amateur draft. Originally a two sport athlete in football and baseball, Hicklen never got the opportunity to suit up on the gridiron collegiately given the school’s football program was disbanded.…