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If He Can't Hit, Maybe He Can Pitch

Welinson Baez

Sometimes, rather than giving up on a prospect, there's another option. For instance, if an infield prospect can't hit, but he's got a strong arm, why not make a pitcher out of him?

Welinson Baez has slid down the list of Phillies prospects like a kid going down a water slide, except he never made a splash. He was always a slick fielder and scouts truly believed that he would eventually get around to learning how to hit, but that never really happened. So, the slick fielding Baez, who was always knows for having a strong arm, is headed to the mound... Recommended Stories

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