Caught in the midst of a deep outfield situation with the Milwaukee Brewers, young outfielder Logan Schafer hadn't had many chances to prove himself at the major league level. There just wasn't enough room in the outfield for the promising prospect.
But since joining the Brewers bench for September call-ups, Schafer has proved plenty. And on the day of his first-ever major league start -- replacing Carlos Gomez in center field -- Schafer proved outright that he may belong in the same breath as the more seasoned players in Milwaukee's outfield.
After tallying a hit in the second inning as well, Schafer came up in the fourth in an important situation. With two men on, Jonathan Lucroy had already knocked in one run. But another run could give the Brewers the momentum they'd need to hold onto a victory. But Schafer approached the at-bat with a cool head, unfazed by the obvious pressure surrounding the Brewers' wild card hopes.
"It's baseball," Schafer said. "I've played so many games...