Tag: Ed Langston

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”

Trade Action Heats Up At Deadline

Several trade deals closed as of the trade deadline today, though none involved top billed players and only one involved a current playoff contending team.

First, LL West’s last place Battle Creek Attack (26-40) dealt third baseman Ramon Gomez to the LL East’s Detroit Motorheads (29-38)  in exchange for first baseman Ed Langston and a minor league outfielder. Continue reading “Trade Action Heats Up At Deadline”

2007 Draft: A Look Back

Baseball is a sport where young, talented prospect players can be notoriously slow to develop into elite superstars. Generally, it takes 4-6 years for a high school or college draftee to finally make the big leagues, though some exceptional players may make the jump straight away.

But ten years after a draft is about when you can reflect on the quality of a particular draft class and properly assess the players who were drafted. Here, one month before the 2017 draft, we look at the Class of 2007 draftees. Who is still hot, who is not, and some who will never be.  Continue reading “2007 Draft: A Look Back”