Tag: Bill Heimberg

Martel Opens Season with 1-Hitter

Montreal’s Judson Martel was in peak form, throwing a 1-hitter in the Opening Day game against Louisville

The indomitable Metros starter Judson Martel is back with a vengeance for 2018, curing all doubters with an incredible Opening Day performance, going the full nine against Louisville and holding them to just one hit and three walks, in a 4-0 shutout win.

“Fivespot” looked to be in peak condition, showing no signs of his elbow ligament injury from last August the ended his 2017 campaign early. He threw 121 pitches, with 73 of them for strikes, and whiffed 8 batters. Continue reading “Martel Opens Season with 1-Hitter”

Denver Prospect Pool Shallow

The Denver Danger, which have been essentially abandoned by their last GM, Troy Olsen, have a frighteningly bare prospect cupboard going into 2018, a probably sign that the team is not ready for the postseason for some time to come.

Their system is ranked dead last – 20th out of 20 teams – due mainly to having no Top 50 prospects at all. Continue reading “Denver Prospect Pool Shallow”