Lunch Bell: April 3, 2020

The Lunch Bell rings with the latest Philadelphia Phillies and MLB updates for Friday, April 3, 2020. Includes an update on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Tampa Bay Rays successfully transition Alex Colome to the closer role

Colome (L) leads the American League in SavesWay back on July 28, 2000 the then Tampa Bay Devil Rays completed a trade with the Oakland Athletics. The D-Rays sent away a pair of arms in Jim Mecir and Todd Belitz, and in return received a Double A right-hander named Jesus Colome.Colome had a big arm, with pitches clocked at … Continue reading Tampa Bay Rays successfully transition Alex Colome to the closer role

Baseball America’s Prospect Handbook

Today in my mailbox the yellow package arrived from the folks at Baseball America. Contained inside was their annual Prospect Handbook product, the Bible for following baseball prospects. Published annually, the Prospect Handbook contains the Top 30 prospects for each organization in Major League Baseball as evaluated by the staff of Baseball America. The book … Continue reading Baseball America’s Prospect Handbook