Velocity goes a long way in the projection of pitchers, but Tory Hernandez paints a more complete picture to explain how a guy like Sonny Gray made a huge move up the draft board by choosing to attend college.
Catchers with elite defensive skills and the ability to provide steady offensive production are a rare breed. In his latest Scouting 101 installment, Tory Hernandez explains the difficulty of scouting the position and its importance.
Ever wonder what it's like to be in Baseball Operations for an MLB team during the Winter Meetings? Tory Hernandez shares his experiences, starting as a job seeker in the lobby, to becoming a front office employee in the general manager's suite.
After an impressive campaign at Double-A, Domingo Santana is inching closer to the big leagues after being added to the Astros' 40-man roster. Tory Hernandez takes a closer look at the players that teams wanted to protect from the Rule 5 draft.
Former Arkansas standout Nolan Sanburn is on the move in the Oakland system, but what is his eventual big league role? Tory Hernandez looks at a group of young pitching prospects in this week's edition of Behind the Backstop.