Tag: Arizona Fall League
Bonus: One-on-one with Cole Uvila
Having wrapped up Season 2 just as spring training was starting to crank up, it was time to catch up with Cole Uvila. So I headed out to Surprise, Arizona, and on Feb. 22, Cole and I sat down for a more traditional interview. Cole caught us up on everything that had happened since the…
Ep. 12: ‘The Stars Aligned’
Cole Uvila heads home to begin his offseason, taking with him a new-found momentum after a strong showing in the Arizona Fall League. That showing included one eye-opening pitch in the league’s All-Star game that not only bested the top prospect in the AFL, but also grabbed the attention of some scouts, reporters and analytics…
Ep. 11: ‘Every Dollar I’m Worth’
Cole finds himself navigating the slippery world of sports agents, going to one breakfast meeting after another, hearing pitch after pitch, searching for an agent who believes in him as much as he believes in himself. Meanwhile, his outings in the Arizona Fall League go so well that he lands the biggest honor of his…
Ep. 10: ‘Bordering on Elite’
As the season winds down in late August, Cole Uvila prepares for the Carolina League playoffs — with Hurricane Dorian looming — while also looking forward to competing in the Arizona Fall League, battling some late-season fatigue and reveling in the continuing improvement of his curveball.
Ep. 9: ‘Exactly What I Want’
Cole Uvila takes us inside a light-hearted yet talented minor league clubhouse. Meanwhile, his dominant play has prompted the Texas Rangers to throw yet another challenge his way — a challenge he has been wanting for some time.