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Author: Charlie Wooding

Little League World Series Day 1 Recap

Each day I will try to give a brief recap and rundown of what happened in the day’s Little League World Series action ICYMI; here’s the 2017 Little League World Series Preview Venezuela 4-Mexico 1 Despite the Mexican pitcher throwing absolute GAS sitting around 74-76 mph, Venezuela was able to piece together 4 runs in what was a pretty boring game. Venezuela generally showed they have a strong defense and steady lineup with multiple contributors, and should take down Canada in round 2. Mexico has some power bats but only got the 1 home run today Sent that one back...

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Best Current MLB Players/Prospects who played in the LLWS

1998- Todd Frazier (Toms River, New Jersey) 1999- Lance Lynn (Brownsburg, Indiana) Colby Rasmus (Phenix City, Alabama) 2003- Devon Travis (Bonyton Beach, Florida) 2004- Michael Conforto (Redmond North, Washington) Randall Grichuk (Richmond, Texas) Jurickson Profar (Wilemstad, Curacao) Jonathan Schoop (Wilenstad, Curacao) 2:36 mark for Schoop’s highlights 2006- Gavin Cecchini (South Lake Charles, Louisiana) Featured heavily in this video Scott Kingery (Phoenix, Arizona) *Featured at the start of the video* 2007- Garrett Williams (Lubbock, Texas) Cody Bellinger (Hamilton, Arizona) 2008- Drew Ellis (Jeffersonville, Indiana) Kevin Merrell (Citrus City, Florida)   2011- Nick Pratto (Huntington Beach, California) Hagen Danner (Huntington Beach, California) Share...

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Aaron Judge is so Damn Boring

The big MLB story of the season has been Aaron Judge hitting balls to the damn moon, and that continued tonight with this absurd blast at Citi Field If you’ll note, Yoenis Cespedes doesn’t even turn and the pitcher never even looks back. I mean this ball was a BOMB, a no doubters-no doubter. So what does Judge do to celebrate? Books it out of the box head down like he hit a squib shot in the hole. Fucking chill man, you just hit a 500 footer, you’re a Rookie in the MLB, give it a look and flip...

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2017 Little League World Series Preview

It’s that time of the year again, the world greatest sporting event is about to begin in lovely Williamsport, PA. (Yes, the LLWS>March Madness). To get you ready for two weeks of tears, bat flips, errors, strikeouts and insane comebacks, I have compiled a nice tidy preview of all 8 US teams and some predictions for the tournament. If you’re more the historian type, last year I blogged the Top 10 moments, players, teams and games of the past 10 years of the LLWS so check that out too. Lets meet the teams (in order of qualification date) TEAM OVERVIEWS Southeast...

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White Sox trade Anthony Swarzak to the Milwaukee Brewers

The News Source confirms: #Brewers acquiring reliever Anthony Swarzak for outfielder Ryan Cordell. First reported: @JonHeyman and @CSNHayes. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 25, 2017 The Breakdown Cordell, whom #Brewers acquired in Lucroy trade, not a bad return for Swarzak, whom #WhiteSox signed to minor-league deal in January. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 25, 2017 How rebuilding is done: Sign guy in late January to minor league deal (Swarzak), turn him into legit prospect (Cordell). Bravo, White Sox. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 25, 2017 Cordell seems like the heir to LF when Melky is dumped to a contender...

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