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Batavia Muckdogs Starting Pitcher of the Year

Batavia Muckdogs Starting Pitcher of the Year

On a championship team with a very deep starting rotation, Thomas Eager proved his mettle and is our Scout.com Batavia Muckdogs' Pitcher of the Year for 2008. Dustin Mattison talks with the St. Louis Cardinals prospect about the award and much more.

2008 was a fantastic season for the Batavia Muckdogs.  Not only did the team win its first-ever New York-Penn League Championship but the St. Louis Cardinals began to see the payoff from their academies in the Caribbean.  Arquimedes Nieto (Panama) and Miguel Tapia (Dominican Republic) recorded solid regular seasons while Hector Cardenas (Dominican) was dominant in the postseason.    But it...

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