Last month, the internet was tittering about 14-year-old Luke Terry because of this video:
And because only good things happen when the internet finds something, the Orioles invited Terry to Camden Yards to hang out with some players before the game and catch the first pitch from Hall of Famer Jim Palmer.
The idea came from Orioles bench coach John Russell, who saw Terry’s video floating around the internet and got him in. Kudos to Russell for the idea, and Kudos to Terry, who remains a complete and total badass.
Miguel Sano was tempting, and he originally had the spot, but I realized that I was in the grips of Prospect Bias, in which a player’s Baseball America ranking is faintly visible above his head at all times, like a halo. Sano was the blue-chipper, and Ramirez had an unremarkable minor-league career and a slow start in the majors. So my natural inclination is to err toward Sano.
But we’re almost 1,000 plate appearances into the idea that Ramirez is special, and he’s clearly having the best statistical year. So I’ll buy into the idea that his ample tools and big numbers make him the most exciting third baseman in the league for now.
These are the three leaders in WAR according to Baseball-Reference, and they’re Jerseys Wholesale the three outfielders I want to watch more than any other, so this works out. Please Cheap NFL Jerseys Paypal do not use midseason WAR to make any decisions yourself. I’m a trained professional.