Independent League Notebook: May 11
The independent baseball landscape gets a lot more crowded this summer, with three new leagues preparing to debut.
Independent league managers jobs don't stop when the game ends. Many of them also handle the job of being the team's player personnel director.
Catching Up With 2006 First Rounders
With the 2007 draft less than a month away, we figured it would be useful to take a look at how last year's first-round picks are doing now that they are a month into their first full pro seasons. It's way too early to give up on anyone from the Class of 2006 as players can take a while to adjust to pro ball, but it is clear that several pitchers, including the Giants Tim Lincecum, have quickly pulled away from the pack.
Prospects Chat With J.J. Cooper
J.J. Cooper chatted about prospects on Friday, April 27.