ESPN Quiz: Which stars were scouts talking about?

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ROFL

Steve Shasta, Thursday, 17 May 2007 20:15 (thirteen years ago) link

That was nearly impossible haha.

Alex in SF, Thursday, 17 May 2007 20:19 (thirteen years ago) link

Oy, 5 right.

Leee, Thursday, 17 May 2007 20:49 (thirteen years ago) link

I got 10! I don't know how I missed the Manny Ramirez CAT-LIKE comment, tho. :\

David R., Thursday, 17 May 2007 21:07 (thirteen years ago) link

"Also - you're not just getting a pitcher, you're getting a fielder" = MARK MCGWIRE?

David R., Thursday, 17 May 2007 21:11 (thirteen years ago) link

R4p0sa? More like Raspoila!

Leee, Thursday, 17 May 2007 21:26 (thirteen years ago) link

Try getting the other 33!

David R., Thursday, 17 May 2007 22:42 (thirteen years ago) link

Boo-yeah, I got 11.

boldbury, Thursday, 17 May 2007 22:46 (thirteen years ago) link

five years pass...

Z S has already tipped the HOF's archive of scouting reports....

http://scouts.baseballhall.org/

and this parody has some nice stuff, esp the first two.

http://www.baseballnation.com/2013/5/9/4314164/scouting-reports-hunter-pence-derek-jeter

ballin' from Maine to Mexico (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 9 May 2013 14:47 (seven years ago) link

Mariano Rivera
“Did not see an off-speed pitch. He needs one for the future.”

johnny crunch, Thursday, 9 May 2013 18:40 (seven years ago) link

the Delmon Young one is the best.

Porto for Pyros (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Thursday, 9 May 2013 19:29 (seven years ago) link

two months pass...
five years pass...

All this week, The Ringer will break down its findings from the massive database of reports spanning 1991 to 2003 given to us by a former member of the Cincinnati Reds’ front office. First up, we run the numbers on how well the scouts did in projecting players’ success and what some of their work tells us about where the sport was and where it is now.

https://www.theringer.com/mlb/2019/3/4/18249155/cincinnati-reds-scouting-report-series-part-1-data-findings

mookieproof, Monday, 4 March 2019 16:01 (one year ago) link

ach sorry, I missed that you'd posted here and revived a different thread for this.

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 5 March 2019 12:41 (one year ago) link

Going through some internal reports from the weekend and one of our scouts used 'pulchritudinous' in a summary and I'm still reeling from it.

— Kevin Goldstein (@Kevin_Goldstein) March 5, 2019

mookieproof, Tuesday, 5 March 2019 22:46 (one year ago) link

Different attitude probably the result of Canadian background

Andy K, Wednesday, 6 March 2019 00:38 (one year ago) link

otm

mookieproof, Wednesday, 6 March 2019 03:16 (one year ago) link


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