In less than three hours, I’ll be headed to Atlanta Hartsfield Airport to catch a plane to Phoenix. I’ll touch down at 9:30, catch a shuttle to the hotel where Eno Sarris will be waiting with cold beer and RotoGraphs dynasty rankings.
Here’s the schedule of where I’ll be each day. I plan on posting quick newsletter updates from the road.
Thursday: Kansas City @ Cleveland
Friday: Oakland @ Arizona
Saturday: Seattle @ Colorado
Sunday: Cleveland @ Cincinnati
Monday: Chicago NL @ San Diego
Five days and nine organizations should be a strong start to the 2013 scouting season. Time permitting, I’ll have a newsletter update each day!
People often ask what I bring on these kinds of trips, so I figured readers might be interested.
- Radar Gun
- Video Camera
- Mini-Tripod (I have a full size one for shorter trips)
- 32 GB SD Card
- Wireless HotSpot
- Extra Camera Battery
- Extra Netbook Battery
- Extension Chord
- Ear Buds
- Chargers for EVERYTHING!
- Rechargable Batteries (Radar Gun)
- Pens (Black & Red)
- Business Cards
And before you ask, they all fit in one scouting bag which is small enough to carry on an airplane.
You might notice a stopwatch is also missing from the arsenal, but I’m often scouting with a camera in one hand, radar gun in the other and clipboard in my lap. I’d love to add it to my list of things, but I don’t have enough hands.
24 Jan 2014 / Mike Newman /
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