Author > Bernie Pleskoff

Bernie Pleskoff is a former professional scout for the Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners. Bernie's work has been featured on MLB Pipeline, MLB.com and FanRag Sports, among others. You can follow Bernie Pleskoff on Twitter @BerniePleskoff

Posts by Bernie Pleskoff

A FANTASY BASEBALL BLUEPRINT

This past Friday, Doug Hall and I reintroduced Short Hops, our podcast that is all baseball in general, and fantasy baseball in particular. We had...More

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SHORT HOPS IS COMING-SHORT HOPS IS COMING!

This coming February my wife and I will have been married 51 years. Actually, the years have flown and our lives have been filled with...More

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THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF THE HALL OF FAME

First and foremost, to those of you celebrating, I wish you a Christmas of great health, great joy and great happiness to you and your...More

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THE BASEBALL WINTER MEETINGS AND WE WAIT

Ah, the Winter Meetings. From now on, I wonder if it’ll be the place bears go to hibernate every December. When I was a kid...More

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HOUSECLEANING CONTINUES IN SEATTLE

On June 15, 1976 Oakland Athletics players Sal Bando, Rollie Fingers, Bert Campaneris, Joel Rudi, Claudell Washington, Phil Garner, Billy Williams and Claudell Washington were...More

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PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT TAKES HIS GAME TO THE GATEWAY TO THE WEST

Diamondbacks fans knew the day was coming. They were well aware that Paul Goldschmidt has only one year remaining on his contract. Many thought Goldschmidt...More

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A TENDER SUBJECT FOR COUNTLESS MAJOR LEAGUE PLAYERS

Among his many duties working at Scottsdale Stadium during the Arizona Fall League, my friend Chuck Boyer is responsible for the music played throughout the...More

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JAMES PAXTON GOES TO THE BRONX

And so we wait. We better get the gas or electricity checked on that old hot stove. So far, the surface is tepid, at best....More

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SCOUTING PROFILES AND MORE FROM THE ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE

I hope each and every one of you had a wonderful, peaceful, joyful Thanksgiving. Among all the wonderful aspects and gifts in my life, I...More

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ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE SCOUTING REPORTS #6

One of the best overall experiences in Major League Baseball has come to an end for another year. With the Championship Game Saturday between Salt...More

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