There's another Blalock out there hoping to follow in
his brother Hank's footsteps. Jake Blalock, a
fifth-round pick of the Phillies last year, is off to
a decent start with Batavia of the New York-Penn
League. Jim Salisbury of the Philadelphia Inquirer
profiles the 19-year old power prospect.
Is this Rickey Henderson's future? Minnie Minoso had
his once-every-decade at bat recently in the Northern
League and can start planning for his next one, which
should come in 2013. Bradford Doolittle of the Kansas
City Star describes the special relationship between
Minoso and the Veeck family.
Bill Madden of the New York Daily News has an
interesting insight regarding the New York Mets. If
Met fans want to see what a rebuilding team looks
like, one just left New York. He thinks the 2004 Mets
will resemble the rebuilding 2003 Indians.
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