On Saturday I attended the NYPL game between the Mahoning Valley Scrappers and State College Spikes. Thanks to Joe Putnam and the Spikes for granting me access. They have a wonderful facility.

I did not arrive in time to see the Spikes' batting practice, but I got plenty of footage for the Scrappers. Tyler Naquin, Juan Romero, Joe Sever, and Jared Lakind are the most interesting position players who did not play in the game. I will be seeing both of these teams again this Saturday at Mahoning Valley – funny how the schedule works – so I wanted to get this video out there before the upcoming trip.

I have not yet mastered the balance between scouting and filming so the notes are sparse. I'm not going to force comments, especially when I'll have the rest of the NYPL season to...

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