According to sources to close to The Sports Bank, Quinn Priester, the top pitching prospect in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, will make his Major League debut next week. Currently having a very fine season with the AAA Indianapolis Indians, Priester will be called-up to start either the Monday night game against the Cleveland Guardians. The time has come: the pride of … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Quinn Priester Set for Pirates Debut Next Week
If Quinn Priester wasn't playing baseball right now, he'd probably be working in aviation. The Pittsburgh Pirates 2019 first round draft pick (19th overall out of Cary-Grove High School) has Illinois aviation history in his blood. His great-grandfather, George J. Priester, founded the company that is known today as Priester Aviation, a private jet charter and aircraft … [Read more...] about Pirates Priester Comes from a Family of Illinois Aviation Pioneers
Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has certainly lived up to all the hype surrounding him when he became the #1 pick in the 2010 Major League Baseball draft. Despite his elbow injury during his rookie season, which required Tommy John surgery, Strasburg has bounced back to nearly 100% health and strength. But a lot has been made on the Nationals decision to shut … [Read more...] about Shutting down Strasburg is. . .STUPID
Good morning and happy Friday. I hope each and every one of you out there among the Cubs Faithful is having a wonderful start to the day. Or middle of the day. Or in two days, basically whenever you read this. I have spent my fair share of time, as well as many others’ fair share of time, inside Wrigley Field, and there were only one or two times the weather made the … [Read more...] about Chicago Cubs WIN! And Rod Blagojevich is hoping to as well!
For pick-by-pick analysis of the first round of the MLB Draft, click here. The 2010 MLB Draft is peaking over the horizon, and the only guaranteed predictions come out of the top three slots. After that, it's a whirlwind of speculation as the options open up for the remaining 29 selections. By Jake McCormick … [Read more...] about 2010 MLB Mock Draft 3.0: The Final Countdown
With the 2010 MLB draft just five days away, it's time for the second version of its mock up, complete with a few changes big and small. By Jake McCormick … [Read more...] about 2010 MLB Mock Draft 2.0 (6-2-10)
For pick-by-pick analysis of the 2010 MLB draft's first round, click here. With up to 50 rounds adding up to 1,600 picks, most of which either don’t sign or won’t be seen for three to four years, the MLB Draft doesn’t hold the same attention grabbing star power as its NFL and NBA counter parts. But that doesn’t mean MLB Mock Drafts aren’t still fun to discuss and debate, … [Read more...] about 2010 MLB Mock Draft (Picks 1-16)
By: Melissa S. Wollering Thirty W’s in 50 games—the Milwaukee Brewers make club history with that number. It’s also just the second time the Crew has won 30 prior to June 1. Unfortunately, the next day, Jorge Julio throws raw steak at the Fish, single-handedly loses a game and prompts Ken Macha to rethink his entire bullpen. Now that’s more like the Brewers we know and … [Read more...] about What Milwaukee’s Brewing: 30 in 50, Raw Relief & Fountain vs. Fist