Good morning and good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Friday, March 31st. Baseball is almost here!
Here are some news items worthy of your attention today:
****Cleveland Indians prospect Yandy Diaz went 2-for-3, bringing his spring average to .444, in a 6-3 Indians loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Diaz has made the Opening Day roster.
****Andrew Benintendi went 2-for-2 with a triple for the Boston Red Sox yesterday in their 8-1 win over the Washington Nationals, raising his spring average to .322.
****Shawn Brody of Beyond the Boxscore views Houston Astros reliever Michael Feliz as a star in the making. I agree with his logic.
****Veteran minor leaguer Brock Stassi made the Opening Day roster for the Philadelphia Phillies, making him everyone’s hero according to Liz Roscher at The Good Phight.