Monthly Archives: February 2013

Senators Roll Call: 2/13

• Nationals Director of Player Development Doug Harris joined Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin on MLB Radio’s Power Alley last week and discussed the farm system, Anthony Rendon (’12), and Brian Goodwin (’12). On the depth of the farm system … Continue reading

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Projected Roster Version 2.0

Later this morning in Viera, Florida, pitchers and catchers will trot out to the backfields of the Space Coast Stadium complex for the official start to Nationals spring training. Instead of waiting to hear which player is in the best … Continue reading

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The Eastern League Roundtripper: 2/11

Once the season starts, we’ll use this space to highlight top performers and notable events of the previous week but for now we’ll catch up on some off-season news from around the league. Bobblehead Bracket Altoona is using fan voting … Continue reading

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Trading Card Friday: Miguel Batista

In researching yesterday’s post on the Expos still playing, I was intrigued by Miguel Batista’s extensive and diverse career. Ten days after his 17th birthday, Batista signed with Montreal as an amateur free agent and began a professional tenure that … Continue reading

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The Disappearing Link to the Montreal Expos

Much to the chagrin of Jonah Keri, the recent retirements of Nick Johnson and Brian Schneider reduced the number of former Montreal Expos still playing baseball by two. By my unofficial count, there are only 14 players left in the … Continue reading

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Senators Roll Call: 2/6

• Headed to A’s spring training in Phoenix, Brad Peacock (’10-’11) had to turn his vehicle around in Biloxi, Mississippi when he learned he was traded to the Houston Astros in part of a five-player deal. You can be sure … Continue reading

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Eastern League 2013 Field Staffs

Eastern Division Trenton Thunder (2012: 79-63) Mgr: Tony Franklin PC: Tommy Phelps HC: Justin Turner C: Luis Dorante Reading Baseball Club (2012: 76-66) Mgr: Dusty Wathan PC: Frank Cacciatore HC: Dave Lundquist   New Britain Rock Cats (2012: 75-67) Mgr: … Continue reading

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