A few fellow ball writers and I have taken to celebrating draft day by recalling our favorite old scouting descriptors, some of which are real, some made up but close enough to sound sort of legit. Think of these being side-mouth mumbled by a well-tanned
Using Uber at Marlins Park just got easier. The Miami Marlins announced Wednesday a partnership with the ride-sharing company that includes a designated pick-up/drop-off lot near the ballpark’s East Plaza. Lot E2, across from the Clevelander, stretches along 14th Avenue (also known as Orange Bowl Way) from NW 5th Street to NW 4th Street. The “Uber Zone” will be in use during all Marlins games and other events at Marlins Park, including next month’s All-Star festivities. "We are very excited with our new partnership with Uber as we continue to find ways to improve the overall fan experience at Marlins Park," club president David Samson said in a release. "The designated lot will provide fans with
The Cincinnati Reds' struggles this season can be linked to injuries that have pressed far too many rookies into major roles. As they close out a three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon, they'll seek a consistency on the mound they haven't seen enough of in 2017. "The one thing you have to do to learn how to pitch here is throw the ball over the plate," said Cincinnati manager Bryan Price, pointing out his staff was second in the National League in walks and last in ERA.