Matt Chapman Talks Hitting

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I Wanna Be Like Mike (Trout)

I Wanna Be Like Mike (Trout) It’s amazing to write about baseball through the lens of a singular player like Mike Trout. The sheer totality of his excellence is fun in a way that just wouldn’t be true if you looked at all of his skills individually. Trout is an above-average outfielder, sure, but that…

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Cody Bellinger will no longer play first base | MLB.com

Cody Bellinger will no longer play first base | MLB.com “It’s happened a couple of times, but Cody said he feels good,” said Roberts. “I do think, going forward, him being an outfielder makes the most sense. Being at first base, a potential dive, we’ll see how that goes as time goes by.” Source: http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/cody_bellinger_will_no_longer_play_first_base_mlbcom

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