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The Feel Goods: Potential Zobrists and Branyans

Published by on June 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Russell Branyan and Ben Zobrist.

Two guys no one expected to be sitting with batting averages over .300 and double digits in home runs here in June.

Why not?

Zobrist didn’t get a ton of hype while coming through the Houston and Tampa minor league affiliates.  I remember looking him up when the trade for Aubrey Huff took place. 

I was surprised to see the throw in had hit over .300 at every minor league stop and displayed line drive power and decent speed. 

Must have been his fielding but his long, lean frame looks pretty comfortable.

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