Category: Home-grown

Callaway saga is about lousy bullpens

Baseball in New York is interesting, isn’t it? Ask Mickey Callaway. Or rather, be careful what you ask Callaway, the former Germantown High School standout who is now managing the New York Mets. In what became a whirlwind, Callaway weathered a blistering series of questions about his bullpen […]

Reynolds, Beaty, and at last the rise of Yaz

Just a couple of hours before his college team Vanderbilt won the Southeastern Conference tournament championship Sunday, former Commodore outfielder Bryan Reynolds launched his fifth major league home run for the Pittsburgh Pirates. It is looking like Reynolds will be more than just a temporary call-up. It’s conceivable […]

Gray is 0-3 and getting raves

Seldom has an 0-3 pitcher been given such good notices as Sonny Gray. Gray is still looking for his first victory as a Cincinnati Red, and he is scheduled to start Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves. But he’s getting good reviews, especially after his last outing, which was […]

Price becomes trade analyst in Boston

Usually, it’s the fans who hit the panic button first. Or it’s the media who begin speculation that things are so bad for a team it’s time to start trading people. But in Boston, well, there’s an intensity in Boston that few other baseball franchises have. It’s so […]