Framber Valdéz

(A quick call of attention). It’s been a horrible, bad, not good 2020 for the Astros. Adding to the burden of the sign-stealing scandal, a myriad of injuries including the one affecting Justin Verlander, a depleted pitching rotation and prolonged slumps by the likes of José Altuve, Bergman, and Springer have combined to the resulting … Read more

The best Venezuelan hitter*

(*Certain conditions apply) Miguel Cabrera, José Altuve, Andrés Galarraga: names that immediately come to mind when we think of the best Venezuelan hitters in the Major Leagues, and with justice, since they all show numbers in their careers that endorse them and usually lead the personal lists of those who discuss the issue. Now, if … Read more

A bit of beating the drum for Kevin Gausman.

(Yes, really). A couple of days ago, when most people were expecting to witness something really awesome as Shane Bieber was trying to break the record for more Ks in three starts, I was rooting for Kevin Gausman to get a Quality Start. I know it is not as exciting, for sure, but it would … Read more