“It’s just magical… I couldn’t be more excited” says Adam Greenberg about his second chance at the big leagues.
Greenberg described himself as “humbled” and “thrilled” when asked how he felt about returning to the major leagues after seven seasons. Since hes grown up playing professional baseball is “all I’ve ever wanted to do” Greenberg told ESPN’s Baseball Tonight.
Greenberg saw his major league career ended in his first at-bat.
Pinch hitting in the ninth inning against the Florida Marlins, Greenberg was hit in the back of his head by a 92mph fastball by Valerio de los Santos on the first pitch of his big league career.
“I never got to play major league baseball, I never made it to first base.” Greenberg recalls. Carlos Zambrano pinch ran for him and later came around to score in the inning.
Unfortunately Greenberg never recovered from the concussion like symptoms and then fell out of minors. While playing independent ball Greenberg would face De Los Santos in 2011 and would si