Calvin Pickering, if, Kansas City Royals

Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 35th round of the 1995, Pickering had a fun little career.  He never was able to stick in the majors, but the guys was an impressive minor league player, with both power and discipline.  Highlights include 1998, when he hit 31 HR with a .434 OBP, and in 2004 he…

New Arrival: Ray Durham, if, 1995-2008

Ray Durham will always be an Oakland Athletic to me, though he only spent one season is the organization. In 2002 the A’s traded for Durham, sending pitcher Jon Adkins to the White Sox. He gave the A’s a nice season, with a .350 OBP and 115 OPS+. Durham would leave the organization that winter,…