Originally written on Reds Minor Leagues  |  Last updated 1/11/12
MLBdirt.com has up an interview with Donald Lutz. Here was my favorite part from the interview: Who were your favorite team and player growing up and why?: It’s pretty funny because I didn’t get into baseball until I was 15, so I grew up without the sport. I played ice hockey and European handball for 8 years, so I didn’t have any favorite teams or players. By the time I started I still hadn’t really seen any big leaguers because they don’t show baseball here in Germany on TV’s. All I did was go on mlb.com and watch the highlights every day. After a while I liked Big Papi because he was a big power hitting lefty and I liked his swing. It really is just so different in Europe than other parts of the world when it comes to baseball. While Lutz is a bit older, this is why I don’t put as much into it as with other guys…. he didn’t grow up playing at all. John Sickels is now done with his Top 20 (or more) prospects for each team. He is still in the process of adjusting some grade...
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