What to do about Elvis?

There's this story about a young pitcher whose team had no choice but to expose him to the Rule 5 draft.  They rolled the dice and lost, with another team scooping him up.  The young pitcher was hit hard in spring training, and was used mostly in a mop-up role, compiling a 6.49 ERA while … Continue reading What to do about Elvis?

Blue Jays All Shook Up Over Elvis

It was a bit of a throw away line, if anything. Towards the end of a 40-minute interview with Blue Jays President/CEO Mark Shapiro fourteen months ago, I was gathering my notebook and recorder as it was becoming obvious this busy guy had places to go and people to see. As I was packing up, … Continue reading Blue Jays All Shook Up Over Elvis