Interview with Michel Baez: Cuban Fireballer Assesses His Performance

August 17, 2017

Fort Wayne, Indiana Michel Baez (ME-shell Bye-ez) has been lighting up radar guns and regularly sending batters back to the dugout since arriving in the Low Class-A Midwest League. Baez, a 6-foot-8, 220-pound Cuban right-hander, hit 98 mph in his first outing July 4 with the Fort Wayne TinCaps. A Parkview Field crowd of 9,266 saw the 21-year-old fan nine Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians) while walking none in five…

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Fernando Tatis Interview: Son of Big Leaguer Already Impressing at 18

August 1, 2017

Growing up around clubhouses with his big leaguer, father Fernando Tatis II, Fernando Tatis III — aka Fernando Tatis Jr. or Fernando Gabriel (Medina) Tatis — soaked up as much baseball as he could. The 6-foot-3, 185-pounder is now showing off his knowledge and ability, as an infielder with the Fort Wayne TinCaps in the San Diego Padres system. Just 18, the younger Tatis went into play Monday, July 31 leading the…

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Hudson Potts Interview: 18-year-old is Learning Ropes of Pro Ball

July 23, 2017

When you are 18 and getting paid to play baseball, the question of maturity is one on the tip’s of people’s tongues. Such is the case for a young Texan finding his way in pro ball in the upper Midwest. Hudson Potts, a first-round selection in the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft (24th overall) out of powerhouse Carroll High School in Southlake, Texas, is providing an answer to…

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