Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Wednesday, August 10th.
Some items worthy of your notice:
****Oakland Athletics prospect Jharel Cotton, acquired from the Dodgers at the trade deadline Josh Reddick/Rich Hill deal, almost threw a perfect game yesterday for Triple-A Nashville. He settled for a one-hitter with 12 strikeouts.Have to imagine we will see him in the majors in September.
****At the Hardball Times, Gerald Schifman presents a detailed study of NCAA college pitcher workloads. Conclusion: many college pitchers are overworked, especially seniors.