The K Zone

Baseball News and Interviews Created by Mike Duffy, and featuring works by Ian Joffe, Mojo Hill, Brandon Gutierrez, and Maddie Marriott

Nick Schnell : Inside the 2018 Draft Interview

The K Zone June 11th 2018 Nick Schnell Interviewed By Mike Duffy With the No. 32 pick in the draft, the Rays selected outfielder Nick Schnell from Roncalli High School in Indiana. -  Scott Grauer Mike Duffy: Many kids today... Continue Reading →


Recapping the Mets 2018 Draft

- The K Zone - June 7, 2018 Recapping the Mets 2018 Draft by Mojo Hill Over the past few days, the 2018 MLB draft took place for all 30 teams, with teams drafting high school and college amateur talent... Continue Reading →

Lenny Torres Jr : Inside the 2018 Draft Interview

The K Zone June 4th 2018 Lenny Torres Jr. Interviewed By Mike Duffy Mike Duffy: Playing ball in a less friendly climate, what extra work did you put in during the winters, to become one of the most elite RHP... Continue Reading →

Before they were Drafted: 2018 MLB Draft Edition Interviews

The K Zone 2018 Draft Edition Interviewed By Mike Duffy With the 2018 MLB Draft coming up, here are some exclusive interviews with this years top 100 projects. Make sure to follow these big names June 4th through June 6th,... Continue Reading →

Gavin Cecchini Hitting Well and Working on Versatility in Vegas

- The K Zone - May 12, 2018 Gavin Cecchini Hitting Well and Working on Versatility in Vegas by Mojo Hill As I wrote in an article in February, 2018 is a critical year for Gavin Cecchini. His prospect status... Continue Reading →

Sandy Gaston Interview – Top 2018 International Prospect Series – Cuba  

  The K Zone May 6th 2018 Sandy Gaston Interviewed By Mike Duffy English & Spanish Versions The question isn't if Gaston can pitch. It's whether he will be a starter or pitch out of the bullpen one day. The... Continue Reading →

Limiting Walker Buehler’s Innings

The Dodgers recently called up their top pitching prospect Walker Buehler . In 3 starts (16 innings), Buehler has only allowed 2 earned runs (1.12 ERA), 19 Ks, and 7 BBs. The Dodgers want to limit his innings since he’s 2... Continue Reading →

How to Win at Baseball

From hitting to pitching, to power to contact, there are many skills that a team can chose to build around. But, some of those skills are better to construct a roster from than others. Only a study of 480 rosters can tell us which.

Ross Stripling Interview: Being A Part of a Special Team

Ross Stripling is a part of one of the most historic franchises, the Dodgers. When Stripling made a move to the bullpen, his versatility made him a cornerstone of the Dodgers who would go to the World Series in 2017. This year the Dodgers look to win it all, and with their young talent, they will be a dominant team for years to come.

Top 20 Baseball Players

Our final list... the top 20 overall baseball players in all MLB for the 2018 season

Top 10 Starting Pitchers

The top 10 starting pitchers in MLB for the 2018 season

Top 10 Closers

The 10 best closers in MLB for the 2018 season.

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