Mac Williamson has always been one of my favorite prospects to watch – a complete five-tool outfielder, down-to-earth personality, and so much potential.
Williamson was batting .293 and slugging .429 in Double-A before his recent call-up to the Giants Triple-A team and is just five games deep with the Rivercats.
I did an interview with him 2 years ago and thought I would re-surface...
The San Francisco Giants have one of the worst benches in baseball. It’s been exposed with the injuries to Hunter Pence, Gregor Blanco and Nori Aoki. It’s well known the Giants will be looking for outfield help. Who might be available to make the team deeper?
This is an interesting situation because the Giants only have 4 players on their bench right now. Two are Casey McGehee...
Transcript of My Interview with Mac Williamson on Blog Talk Radio for Baseball Essential
Will: Hey Mac Williamson, how are you? First of all, hey, congratulations on getting a Spring Training invite. That’s fantastic, congratulations to you.
Mac: Thank you very much. I’m looking forward to it a lot.
Will: So how are the workouts going in Arizona right now?
Picture courtesy of Marko Realmonte
Welcome to our second Minor League Profile series. This time the spotlight lands on OF Johnathan Mackensey “Mac” Williamson. Like the center of our first profile, Kyle Crick, Williamson was also invited to join the San Francisco Giants at their Spring Training camp.
Williamson is a 22-year-old, right-handed power-hitting OF from Wake...
Despite their penchant for dealing prospects for veterans, the Giants have amassed an impressive group of young arms that ranges from potential frontline starter to back-end innings-eaters (and everything in between). What the organization lacks, though, is a potential impact bat.
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