Don joined Orioles Nation in April 2010. He is our Director of Scouting, a former minor league baseball player, and a scout for a National League team. He contributes to and helps maintain the site's scouting reports and player profiles.
Here is my March Edition of the 2012 MLB draft top prospect list. As June 4th gets closer, players are starting to distinguish themselves from the pack. Overall, the 2012 MLB draft class is heavy on high school pitchers and power bats. The growth of those two areas will dictate the depth the draft can [...]
In today’s look at the talent in Cuba, Don breaks down RHP Armando Rivero.
In today’s look at the talent in Cuba, Don breaks down outfielder Omar Luis Rodríguez.
Sources say the Orioles are working hard on signing Japanese pitcher Chen Wei-Yin. Here’s a scouting report on this possible future Oriole.
In today’s look at the talent in Cuba, Don breaks down outfielder Jorge Soler.
Sometimes guys posses a great deal of potential, and even when the player fails at one stop, others think they can mold that player into the guy everyone saw when he was younger. Dana Eveland’s four pitch arsenal, on occasion, makes every manager, pitching coach, and general manager swear that he can be that mid-rotation stater who throws 95 mph out of the left hand.
In today’s look at the talent in Cuba, Don breaks down outfielder Yoenis Céspedes.
The Orioles could use some consistency and lack a big bat that can stabilize a lineup. They could use a player to help fill the gap up the middle, or someone at the hot corner who can provide an offensive and defensive upgrade.
Yoennis Céspedes is a Cuban baseball player who defected after the 2011 season. He is now a free agent and free to sign with any team.