Interview With Evan Lepler

You may not know his name, but Evan Lepler is famous. He provided the commentary for this¬†YouTube video that has had over 200,000 views: Since 2009 he’s been the play by play broadcaster for the Salem Red Sox. A graduate of Wake Forest University, he also...

The MLB Draft: The Henry Ownership Years

With the 2013 Rule 4 draft finally in the books, I thought it’d be fun to take a look back at all of the drafts that have occurred during the John Henry ownership era.¬† In this piece, we’ll review their successes, their failures, the trends they’ve...

Epstein’s Draft Hits… and Misses

With the 2010 Amateur Draft just around the corner (Monday June 7 through Wednesday, June 9), I wanted to spend this week’s column looking back at the previous best and worst picks of the Theo Epstein era, an era in which the strength of the minor league system...

Some quick notes from Ft. Myers (Fife, Pimentel, etc.)

I’ve been down at the Fort for the past couple of days, and have spent most of that at the Player Development Complex. Here’s some quick notes from yesterday and today: Tewkbury’s son was at camp, taking drills at SS, though he looked a bit rough....