9 Spot: 2011 MLB All-Star Futures Game Standouts + Notes

July 12th, 2011

9 Spot to watch Atlanta Sports Cards By Jamie Kennedy, ASC Blog Writer Futures Game – Players to Watch 1. Grant Green, IF (Athletics) Green mashed in all of his at bats, scoring 2 doubles in as many appearances.  Not just that, he looked great in the field.  He is somewhat of a forgotten prospect, who excelled [...]

Money Where My Mouth Is- Version 4.0

July 6th, 2011

Where my Mouth Is By: Jamie Kennedy at Atlanta Sports Cards Those loyal followers have seen gains in the hundreds….and close to a thousand.  Taijuan Walker, Rob Erlin, and Michael Pineda have surged.   Nick Castellanos dominates, while Matt Moore invokes Steven Strasburg. Need More? ADD:  2010 BOWMAN NOLAN ARENADO BLUE REFRACTOR AUTOS   GRAB THREE [...]

Atlanta Sports Cards Weekly Hot Sheet- June 23, 2011

June 23rd, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards Weekly Hot Sheet June 23, 2011 By James Kennedy and Jimmy Graham   1. 2011 Bowman Michael Pineda Retail Autograph The difference between Pineda and the other guys, is, he’s doing it in the majors.  This first licensced auto surges $20 to $60. 2.  2010 Elite Extra Nick Castenellos Autographs Castellanos has [...]

“Money Where My Mouth Is” Edition 2- June 18th

June 18th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards “Money Where My Mouth Is” June 18th, 2011 By Jamie Kennedy, ASC Exclusive Writer To keep this commentary named “Money Where My Mouth Is,” instead of “I told you so,” I’m going to try not to brag right now.  But what fun is that? I debuted my column this week, on June 15th.  [...]

Nine Spot- “Red Alert” The 9 prospects underperforming the most

June 8th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards Nine Spot- 9 most underperforming prospects “Red Alert” Written By James Graham Edited by Jamie Kennedy   Rich Poythress 1B SEA D.O.B. 8/11/87 After a monster 2010, Poythress has started this year pretty rocky. Through 45 games he only had 5 homers; compare to last year, when he hit 31 dongs to go [...]

UPDATE! Topps sends “missing” Gypsy Queen Autos Today

May 22nd, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards UPDATE: 2011 Topps Gypsy Queen Sends “Missing” Gypsy Queen Autos By James Kennedy 2 weeks ago, I reported opening 6 boxes of Gypsy Queen.  After cutting out the 6 UPC Symbols, and writing a nasty letter about all the redemptions, I recieved 8 autographs in the mail today from Topps HQ, NOT [...]

ASC Daily Minor League Update, Games of May 11th

May 12th, 2011

Update for Games of May 11th Atlanta Sports Cards By James Kennedy, ASC.com Writer  Alex Cobb, AAA-Rays 6 IP, 4H, 0ER, BB, 5K.  ERA at 1.31 for year.   Jordan Danks, AAA-White Sox Last 8 games: Date OPP AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS OBP SLG OPS May 02 [...]

Monday Nine Spot to Watch- 9 Biggest MLB Callups of the Year

May 9th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards Monday Nine Spot to Watch “The 9 biggest Minor Leaguer call-ups to date” By Jimmy Graham, ASC Contributor and MLB scout Edited by James Kennedy   As the season continues into May, we took some time to reflect on minor leaguers who had already got the call up and how they have [...]

Daily Minor League Update, Games Sunday May 8, 2011

May 9th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards Daily Minor League Update Weekend Edition By James Kennedy, ASC Writer   To further differentiate our minor league updates by emphasizing a hobby spin, we will now mark hot hobby players in ORANGE font color, and the hottest hobby names in RED.  Their top cards will be pictured (if available), and should [...]

ASC Box Breaks- 3 Boxes of 2011 Topps Gypsy Queen Hobby

May 6th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards- “Box Breaks” Gypsy Queen Hobby Boxes By James Kennedy, ASC Writer Box 1: Autographs (1)- Aroldis Chapman Short Prints (6)- These are cards #d between 301-350 Relics (2)- Jackie Robinson Mini Framed Relic, Cal Ripken Jr. Bat Relic Stamp Cards #d to 10: (1) Joba Chamberlain Printing Plates (0) Mini SPs- (3) [...]