Darren Black is back off of the IL, joining Brett Ballantini for a run through recent affiliate MVPs, with extra attention paid to a few players who seem to be taking a big step forward in the early going.
- We start in Charlotte, where Brett wonders why bigger bats like Victor Reyes, Clint Frazier and Oscar Colás were bypassed in favor of Jake Marisnick on the South Side
- A study of the the unique hitter that is Carlos Pérez
- Quick check-in on the foreboding news about Davis Martin’s injury
- A glimpse at the jaw-droppingly great start to Cristian Mena’s season, and how high his fortunes could find him this summer
- Who is having the more perfect and promise-fulfilling start to 2023, DJ Gladney or Terrell Tatum? (Answer: A tie?)
- Eschewing Kannapolis for this podcast, we return to Charlotte for discussion of Garrett Crochet, and his present and future prospects
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