Pitchers Come Within Five Outs of a Perfect Game

Chettis made his Cactus League debut today and he had a tough act to follow JDLR’s perfect three-inning outing.  He not only threw three innings of perfect ball, but he did on only 31 pitches.  Christian Bergman followed Chettis with a perfect two-inning stint.  Jason Motte and Miguel Castro continued the perfect game through the … Continued

Kidney Stone 1 – sdcarp 0

Today was supposed to be a Rockies and DBacks minor league morning then Indians and Rockies game complete with a RMH and Ed the Ump check-in. Instead, excruciating pain that see-in around midnight lead to a night and day in the ER at St Jo’s Hospital with a concoction of torredal, dilaudid, and various other … Continued

Estevez Blows Game, Loses 5-4

Jorge De La Rosa made his 2016 Cactus League debut today.  He threw a perfect three innings, retiring all nine batters faced.  Tyler Chatwood followed with two innings of work giving up a run.  Yohan Flande came on for the next two innings giving up a single run on a sac fly.  Sam Moll tossed … Continued

Dodgers at A’s

As usual, spent the morning with the minor leaguers. Me and about 10 other fans. It was sweet. The A’s seemed and bit more organized (and seemed to be having a bit more fun as well) than the Indians or Reds. That being said, nothing jumped out at me. The game was another story. I … Continued

Rockies Record Three TOOTBLANs in 8-6 Victory

Eddie Butler was scheduled to go three innings and Harrison Musgrave was to follow with two innings of work.  The Giants sent out at least six OD starters including Denard Span, Matt Duffy, Brandon Crawford, Buster Posey, and Brandon Belt at the top five of the batting order.  I mentioned in my post about the importance … Continued

Reds vs. Rangers

In Phoenix and on a quest to see as many teams as possible in a short amount of time. With that in mind, I was at Goodyear at 9 AM wandering the Reds (and Indians) minor league fields for 3+ hours. Even had a brief chat with Eric Davis. Then….attended the Rangers @ Reds game. … Continued