PI bit, other good stuff
And, as always — if you want these columns to keep going, or if youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d like to see this stuff in print, a totally random passer-by offered places you can write to express your opinions.
In the PI notebook, Boone is trying to lay off the high cheese.
“It’s been an Achilles’ heel for much of his career,” Hargrove said. “Now he’s trying to stay off high pitches. When he does that, the pitches he’ll get to swing at will be better.”
Also as part of their fine draft coverage, Baseball America has the Mariner team draft up.
It’s cool to just browse through. Clement, five pitchers (one out of high school), two college 3B, a Puerto Rican OF… of their 48 picks, fully half were college players.