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…


If You Don’t Know Who Michel Baez Is, You Will Very Soon

June 30, 2017

  The San Diego Padres have incredible depth in the farm system currently. In particular, the starting pitching in the system is extremely deep, as the team has the names of Anderson Espinoza, Cal Quantrill, Eric Lauer, Adrian Morejon,  Joey Lucchesi, Logan Allen, Jacob Nix, Mackenzie Gore leading the way to the promise land. Those, before mentioned pitchers, are highly regarded prospects with an incredible upside, but the Padres flourishing…