In case you missed it. . .
- Steve Batterson of the Quad Cities Times profiles Nick Martini. An on base machine in college, Martini struggled mightily in Batavia last year as he started his professional career. Batterson talks with him about adjusting to that and his approach at the plate.
- Baseball America has the recent minor league transactions. Nothing serious for the Cardinals; just a few DL trips that should be short.
- Ben Badler comments on Oscar Taveras’ hot start to the season.
- Baseball Instinct also did a profile of Oscar Taveras this week. All this Taveras talk, makes you think he might be a kinda good prospect. Maybe.
- Seth Maness is mentioned in passing by Kevin Goldstein who notes his “upper-80s heat but impeccable control”.
- Carlos Martinez, who seems to have been lost in the Trevor Rosenthal jump this year, is having an improved season at Palm Beach notes John Sickels.