Jeanmar Gomez – Joshua 1:9

Jeanmar Gomez was not supposed to be the closer for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2016. It was supposed to be Ken Giles.  But in December of 2015, Giles was traded to the Houston Astros for a group of prosects which included Vince Velasquez, Mark Appel, Brett Oberholtzer, and Harold Arauz.  After Giles was traded, the … Continue reading Jeanmar Gomez – Joshua 1:9

Collin McHugh – Jeremiah 29:12-15

Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, New York, Nevada, Arizona, Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas, Venezuela. 10 States.  2 Countries.  Packing and moving 19 different times. Collin McHugh’s situation wasn’t exactly what you would call stable. McHugh was drafted by the New York Mets in the 18th round of the 2008 amateur draft.  With that, the whirlwind began.  He spent … Continue reading Collin McHugh – Jeremiah 29:12-15

Wade Gaynor – Genesis 1:26-27

Who on earth is Wade Gaynor? If you’re not a die-hard Detriot Tigers fan or haven’t been to many games involving Tiger’s minor league affiliates over the last several years; if you didn’t’ attend Western Kentucky University or you aren’t from Louisville, you probably have no idea.  Gaylor had a brief career in the minors … Continue reading Wade Gaynor – Genesis 1:26-27

Jason Motte – John 3:16

No one is perfect. On August 16, 2012, Jason Motte was far from it. Motte - currently a relief pitcher for the Colorado Rockies, was then serving as the closer for the St. Louis Cardinals.  The Cardinals were playing the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks, and were leading 1-0 in the ninth.  Cardinals manager Mike Mattheny called … Continue reading Jason Motte – John 3:16