Today’s outing was weird in many ways. If one were to only watch the box score, Snell’s outing was rough as he needed a lot of pitches to get through the first two innings. The actual live video was actually more bizarre than rough.
Blake Snell made his major league debut for the Rays in 2016 and pitched pretty well. The former top left-handed pitching prospect showed off an impressive four pitch arsenal. He made 19 starts overall and put up some pretty decent numbers: Blake Snell 2016 Stats A few things jump out to me particularly. For starters, […]
With less than a calendar month to go before baseball begins to smell new again we wanted to spend each day going through some of the best performances in 2016. Using game WPA for 15 starting pitcher and hitter performances we hope to be able to take you on a trip down memory lane each day. #30 […]
Per Jim Callis of Baseball America, Blake Snell received $684,000 and Kes Carter received $625,000. The slot recommendations for those spots are around $684,000 and $644,000 , so Carter signs for under slot. Callis also hinted that more Rays signings will be coming soon. So far, they have signed three of their top 12 picks. […]
The thing I kept telling Tommy and Ryan Glass during last night’s draft was “We still have 49 rounds to go.” Usually, it is the ninth or 10th round by the time the Rays have selected this many players, but not this year. Because of that, I’m having perspective issues with the draft. If you […]
Despite being 6-foot-4 and 190 pounds, supposedly Blake Snell might not have much more room to add weight to his frame. According to a Baseball America tweet, Snell’s fastball sits 88-to-92 and touches 94. His secondary pitches need work and BA’s scouting report suggests he could be signable because he hasn’t qualified academically for college.