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Arizona Instructs Notebook, Part 3

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November 13, 2010

 

Putting on the mileage, wearing out the boots, stocking up on the sunscreen. Next stop, the backfields to look at the A’s, White Sox and Rangers. As I have mentioned before, I didn’t see every guy on each roster, so as usual, I can only give you the guys I saw.

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Arizona Instructs Notebook, Part 2

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November 7, 2010

Continuing our walk through the backfields. You can read Part 1 right here.

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Arizona Instructs Notebook, Part 1

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October 30, 2010

Time to open the notebook and have a look at the Arizona Instructional League. These are players I saw that I liked for various reasons. Sometimes they are playing out of position from what they are typically listed as. We’ll go team by team. These aren’t going to be exhaustive because I didn’t see every single guy. These will be the guys who stood out or guys we have previously seen on this site. You also have to consider that guys are gassed at this time of the year. Many of these players have just finished their first full-length pro season. What you want is the pure tools, even if the guy is beat. In this environment, the tools won’t usually hide. To the backfields we go:

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Scouting Update: Davidson, Skaggs, Linton, Arenado & More

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October 24, 2010

My travels brought me to Chase Field in Phoenix recently to watch the Diamondbacks and the Rockies instructional league teams. I had a good updated look at many of the players we have previously seen on this site: Matt Davidson, Nolan Arenado, Tyler Skaggs and others. Read on.

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Scouting Notebook: Arizona Fall League Pitchers

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February 13, 2010

Clearing out the scouting notebook, here’s a look at some of the pitchers from the 2009 Arizona Fall League. Disclosure: I did not see all of the clubs, but every pitcher’s comment here comes from first-hand work in the trenches. Every pitcher has a pro-adjusted OFP, so consult Scouting 101 to follow along with what I think will be that guy’s ML role.

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