There can be pressure to play the game when your father had 2,251 hits in the big leagues and your family comes as close to a baseball aristocracy as there is. Inside Pitch sat down with Cruz to find out about his family has shaped his career and how he can turn it all around.
July 13, 2007
It has been and up and down year for the B-Mets second baseman. After stints across three levels of the farm system in 2007, Batista still fights for consistency in his game. The coaching staff works closely with Batista as they look to round out his defense and improve his bat. He explained all these details when he recently sat down with Inside Pitch.
June 22, 2007
It has been a trying year for the Binghamton manager. Inconsistencies on both sides of the ball have slowed his team as he works for progress each time they take the field. Inside Pitch caught up with Manager Oliveras over the weekend to talk about what he expects from himself and his team.
June 5, 2007
Comparing what the Yankees and Mets have at each position in the minor leagues, we take a look at the crop of shortstop prospects in each system. Which system is deeper? Which prospects have the most power? The highest ceilings? Take a look at this comparison between the two New York farm systems.
October 10, 2005