Don't tell Devery Van De Keere that baseball's popularity is dwindling in
Canada. The Royals' 48th round draft pick hails from Alberta, and despite
a lack of recruiters, Van De Keere has made it pro, and put up surprisingly good
numbers so far for such a late-round pick. Read the full
Royals Corner Interview with
Devery Van De Keere for more details.
Pittsburgh fans and fantasy owners alike want to know what is wrong with
Jason Bay. PiratesDugout.com has an audio interview with the Pirate
outfielder, who is Battling the
Worst Slump of his Career.
A usually harmonious Cleveland Indians clubhouse felt a tremor of unrest this
weekend when pitcher Cliff Lee and catcher Victor Martinez exchanged some nasty
words and stares during a game in Texas. Indians Ink founder Frank Derry
has the details, and writes that
Lee Needs to Forget the
Squabble and Just Pitch.
An injury to Detroit outfielder Marcus Thames has led to a couple of
unfamiliar names appearing on the Tigers' roster, to say nothing of their minor
league affiliates. Catch up on the resulting chain of promotions in
TigsTown's Call-Ups Galore.
Everyone is marveling at how Jose Reyes is approaching 50 stolen bases
through the season's first 100 games, and rightfully so. But there is a
man named Eric Young Jr. in the Rockies organization who's already swiped 53
bags this year, and you can follow his stock weekly through the
Jeff Kennard posted a 2.73 ERA with the Yankees' Double-A affiliate before
coming over to the Angels in the Jose Molina trade. Learn more about the
power pitcher in this Jeff
Kennard Scouting Report.
TheBravesShow.com sat down with Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright after he
faced his old team. Wainwright talks about how it felt to
Pitch Against the Braves and
how his return to the starter's role has been going lately.
Finally, each Scout.com baseball site ranks its top 50 prospects every
offseason. There are always some hits and misses, and the Boston Site went
back to analyze which of their prospects are exceeding expectations and which
are falling short. Examine
Diehard's Midseason Evaluation of Prospects 11-20, and be sure to check back
again with DieHardMagazine.com soon for their analysis of their top ten
Is that all? Of course not, head to
The Scout.com MiLB Homepage to find your
favorite team, player, or just to get the latest inside news from Scout.com.
Be sure to come back next week for Around the Horn.