The Twins are in first place, which is weird but I dont hate it. If you havent been paying much attention to the A.L. Central this season it might surprised you that the Minnesota Twins have been playing good baseball so far in 2017. FanGraphs ranks the Twins offense as 9th best in baseball so far this season, and the team is being led by Miguel Sano in that department.
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is among the tops in exit velocity this season. Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports Thanks to Statcast, Major League Baseball has not only an additional statistic to follow, but a fun one as well. MLB Exit Velocity is a new and innovative way to measure how far and with how much force a ball is traveling off the bats of MLB hitters. From a new obsession in the Bronx to someone that has a surprising amount of force this season, there are many players showing off their power in different ways. Here are the five players that have the hardest-hit balls of the season so far. Aaron Judge, outfielder, New York Yankees Of course we have Aaron Judge on this list. The guy has played
The Portland Trail Blazers were not the first team in professional sports to draft Pat Connaughton. Before Portland (via the Brooklyn Nets) took the Notre Dame shooting guard with the 41st pick in the 2015 NBA draft, the Baltimore Orioles took the Notre Dame pitcher in the fourth round of the 2014 MLB draft. On Monday, Connaughton appeared on MLB Network Radio and said that he was “not going to unrealistically chase a dream if it appears that dream is getting farther and farther away.” According to Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun, the Orioles would be happy to welcome their pitching prospect. Baltimore executive vice president Dan Duquette said of Connaughton: The Orioles believe he has a good