The MLB Draft is Monday, and the Spitter’s resident draft expert, Emery J., offers his nickel on who the best MLB prospects are in this draft class.
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I’m sick of the holier than thou b.s. around the Hall of Fame, especially after the recent selections of Pudge Rodriguez and Jeff Bagwell. There were many complicit in the Steroid Era, I won’t put this on the players or managers. The fact is that MLB was losing money and I’m basing my comments around their own Capitol Hill testimony.Read more
Great individual statistics alone are not enough to capture the MVP or Cy Young Award. Sportswriters have often cited a team’s futility as justification for shortchanging deserving players of postseason honors.Read more
When compiling The Spitter’s 2016 MLB Draft Watch List in June, I had every intention of writing a follow-up review of each prospect once the season ended. I guess here it is…Read more
Let’s be real, here. Tim Tebow doesn’t belong in a baseball uniform.Read more
However, recently ESPN went overboard by ranking Bryce Harper as the 85th best player of all-time – an honor that is so obviously rooted in potential than actual production.Read more
Though it’s too early to label these kids as future MLB stars, they are nevertheless evidence of baseball’s evolution into a game where high school recruits are entering college ready and able to produce immediately.Read more
Sure, you can listen to the other experts. But we’re bringing you the real deal.There are very few players I’m crazy about in 2016. The following is my short list of blue chips.Read more
Five-tool players steal all the glory. But scouts often overlook the most promising prospects. This isn’t the business of computers, but prospects are just green apples — you’ve gotta know how to pick em’.Read more
Baseball has broken my heart, but I’m a glutton for punishment who’ll keep coming back because the love of scouting prospects is too much to resist.Read more