Move over Shohei, you’ve got company. Last week, the Tampa Bay Rays called up one of their top prospects, Brendan McKay. Similar to Ohtani, McKay is a two-way player who can both pitch and bat. McKay was an elite college player for the Louisville Cardinals and won three consecutive John Olerud Awards, given to the best two-way college player of the season before being selected fourth overall in 2017 by the Rays. While most teams would’ve forced McKay to do one or the other, the Rays have said from the beginning that they want him to play both ways. Last…

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Sam Zimmer

A University of Oregon grad and Oklahoma native, Sam is a diehard baseball fan who has been lucky enough to attend games at 25 current MLB stadiums, all alongside his dad. He collects mainly baseball cards but also dabbles in SGA bobbleheads and poker chips from various casinos. His collections revolve around the San Francisco Giants, the New York Giants, his Oregon Ducks and any of his fellow Oklahomans. You can reach him by email and on Twitter.

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