Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 5/29/13
Not every player that ascends to the Major Leagues is considered a “top prospect” or a “can’t miss” player, every year there are players that crack a big league squad that have fans rushing to the internet or their media guides wondering “who the heck is that?” Although the Texas Rangers and their fans have been spoiled the last few years as they have watched top prospects progress through the system and ultimately end up in the majors (names such as Elvis Andrus and Jurickson Profar come to mind) 6 foot 2 inch left handed hitting 1st basemen, Brett Nicholas, could be one of those “media guide” players. This season, Nicholas is off to a hot start in his first season for the Double- A Frisco Roughriders. Through the first 49 games this season, the left handed hitting Nicolas has a triple slash of .300 AVG. / .372 OBP/ .567 SLG. Although many have not heard of the youngster, thus far this season, he is making strides in the Rangers’ organization. Selected by the Rangers in the 6th rou...
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