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Bernie Pleskoff has been a professional scout for the Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners.

  • December 12 4:24 PM ET

    Leaving Orlando-Final Thoughts

    I didn’t file a blog yesterday just to find out who’s paying attention and who isn’t. I hope you missed me. Anyway-here I am again. The final day in Orlando. But there are some crumbs remaining from yesterday that still must be swept. The Seattle Mariners have been feeling great pressure to change their fortunes. […] More»
  • December 11 12:00 AM ET

    Day Two-General Managers Step Up

    Day two of the Winter Meetings featured a blockbuster deal between the White Sox, the Angels and the Diamondbacks. I invite you to read my take on the deal on For now-here are my comments that I didn’t have room for in the article. Almost to a person, my twitter followers don’t like the […] More»
  • December 09 11:57 PM ET

    Winter Meetings-Day One Is In The Books

    There wasn’t anything earth shaking at today’s Winter Meetings in Orlando. Let me set the scene for you. Think of hundreds and hundreds of people walking around talking about one thing. Everywhere. No-not about their unfinished Christmas shopping. But they’re talking baseball. And for a baseball junkie like me, it’s heaven. The halls are crowded […] More»
  • November 28 10:09 PM ET

    Just Some Thanksgiving Leftovers

    This will be my last blog prior to baseball’s Winter Meetings in Orlando. I’ll be providing a constant update on events during that week. We have seen some very major moves in the past couple of weeks as well as some less “glitzy” transactions that could prove to be important. With the acquisition of Peter […] More»
  • November 24 11:28 PM ET

    They Made Some Deals

    During cold winter nights I used to sit and listen to my favorite sports radio talk show hosts, Peter J. Franklin from Cleveland and Pat Sheridan from Milwaukee. Those two made the baseball off-season melt away as I waited for Spring Training. It was a long wait, but with their mellow voices and constant trade […] More»
  • November 24 5:04 PM ET

    Just Outside The AFL Top 20—C J Cron

    The last time I wrote about Los Angeles Angels prospect C J Cron he was beginning to show promise as a power hitting first baseman. I wrote about him following his participation in the 2013 All Star Futures Game at Citi Field in New York. His dad Chris, a former Major League first baseman and […] More»
  • November 21 1:40 AM ET


    I profiled Baltimore Orioles left-handed pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez early in the Arizona Fall League season. My scouting comments on indicated I felt Rodriguez has excellent potential to become part of the Orioles rotation in the near future. My mind has not changed. In fact, I am even more convinced Rodriguez has the “pitchability” […] More»
  • November 20 4:47 PM ET


    When watching Baltimore Orioles outfielder/designated hitter Henry Urrutia play in the Arizona Fall League, I couldn’t help but be reminded of former New York Mets star Darryl Strawberry. The left-handed hitting Strawberry, 6-foot-6 and 190-pounds, played in the major leagues from 1983 until 1999. Known for his powerful home run swing, Strawberry’s best home run […] More»
  • November 17 7:34 PM ET

    That’s A Wrap-Great Arizona Fall League

    The Arizona Fall League concluded Saturday November 16th with the Championship Game between Surprise and Mesa. Surprise won 2-0 in a well played game. Here are some reflections on the season. We saw three catchers that should be very effective future Major League players: Padres Austin Hedges, Rangers Jorge Alfaro and Giants Andrew Susac. Of […] More»
  • November 13 1:11 AM ET

    Ive Been Watching You-More AFL Snapshots

    Earlier this week I wrote about several AFL players. Today, I continue those snapshots. Please note that I will not include players I have already profiled (or will profile this coming week) on Cory Spangenberg-INF Padres. He’s a scrappy player with a bat that plays. Has some speed to steal bases and score some […] More»
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