Brady McConnell 2017 MLB Draft Profile

The best all around athletes on prep and college baseball teams tend to be shortstops. As such, they are a favored position to draft...

Ryan Vilade 2017 MLB Draft Profile

We often wonder what happens to the kids of MLB players and coaches. Sharing genetics, a roof, and probably a passion should net another...

Jacob Heatherly 2017 MLB Draft Profile

Some pitchers make a living on the mound through high-90s fastballs. Others get by on craftiness. Some pitchers are good just because they aren't...

Steven Jennings 2017 MLB Draft Profile

An 18-year-old pitcher with a verbal commitment to Ole Miss, Steven Jennings has the potential to go pro if a team can pull him away from Ole Miss.

Seth Romero 2017 MLB Draft Profile

Every draft prospect has something to prove. For most, it has to do with their skills on the diamond. For former University of Houston...

Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 49: 2017 MLB Predictions Revisited

Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen look back on their obviously short sighted and foolish 2017 MLB Predictions. How has the first two months of...

Hector Mendoza and Cardinals Reach Terms

The St. Louis Cardinals have announced they reached terms with hard-throwing 23-year-old Cuban Right-Hander Hector Mendoza. Hector Mendoza and Cardinals Reach Terms Standing at 6'3" and 195...

Jean Segura Finalizing Five-Year Extension with Mariners

As reported yesterday on Twitter by MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi, the Seattle Mariners are finalizing a contract extension with Jean Segura, the team's starting shortstop....

The Night Scooter Gennett Made Baseball History

On a calm June night in Cincinnati, Scooter Gennett brought the thunder. He went 5-5 with four home runs and ten RBI. It was among...

Nate Pearson 2017 MLB Draft Profile

Major league scouts won't be able to resist the incredible fastball that Nate Pearson has. Pearson is making a legitimate push to become a first...