“I gotta have more Cowgill!”
Ok, now that that’s out of my system, I promise no more references to the famous SNL skit “I gotta have more cowbell!” with the great Will Ferrell and Christopher Walken.
Regardless, after the way Collin Cowgill has started his spring, the joke does have some merit. We really do need to see more of Cowgill.
After being traded from the Oakland A’s in the offseason for prospect Jefry Marte, Cowgill is trying to earn a spot as an everyday outfielder. Through the first couple of spring training games, Cowgill is turning some heads.
Thus far in camp Cowgill is showing signs of possessing both speed and power. Cowgill hit his first home run in Wednesday’s 12-4 exhibition loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Through five spring training games, Cowgill has an impressive, but still early .571/.667/1.286 slash line.
For an outfield that has been raked over the coals for not being of major league-caliber, Cowgill could fill a big need. Cowgill is running with his chan...