Ex-Phils prospect Jonathan Singleton has been suspended 50 games for a second violation of minor league baseball's drug policy. Not sure how (or even if) it impacts his prospect status (or if we even care since we don't even have the guy we traded him for at this point) but figured it's somewhat relevant.
In honor of today's HoF announcement. I thought it might be fun for people to try their hand at this quiz to name the Hall of Famers.
I'm kind of addicted to the website Sporcle, and this is part of why. It's a fun quiz and I doubt anyone can run the table without looking it up.
Not that anyone will ever read this since I've decided to post it in the Gulag that has become the FanShots, but there you go.
Some interesting conversations in the commentary section for prospect hounds, including Sickels' preliminary write up of Asche
Apparently, Miami is now the place to go for Phillies rejects. I guess Pierre/Polanco will hit at the top of the order for the Marlins? I like Polanco and all, but that's just depressing. I'm so glad I'm not a Miami fan.
ZWR posted this a few days ago, and I thought it was a joke. But it turns out that Special Assistant/Former GM/Googler of Major League Baseball Ed Wade in fact wrote a novel about terrorists and arms dealers and parachuting and stuff.