Billy Burns keeps getting assigned to team mascot duty. When the Oakland Athletics first called up the outfielder in September 2014, he had to travel with a goldfish as part of his rookie hazing. ''I took it to all the clubhouses,'' Burns said.
Having a list of sleepers to queue up on draft day is not only an integral part of the draft prep process, it's a big part of what makes draft day fun. Davis' stock is down after losing 41 points in batting average and 103 points in slugging percentage in 2016. Soler has even bigger issues
Officially he is a left-handed pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, paid well for his talent and work and if that's as far as Danny Duffy went it would be enough. His adopted hometown — “1A,” he says, to his childhood home of Lompoc, Calif. — is deep into a renewed love affair with baseball that'