When the Cardinals acquired Brandon Moss via trade at the 2015 deadline, the move garnered mixed opinions. Now, in the 2016 season, those opinions have pretty much aligned into this one:
Brandon Moss is good.
At the very least he is good at one particular thing, and that thing happens to be the rare and beautiful ability to hit the ball out of the park. He leads the Cardinals in home runs right now at twenty-two and he reached that number after only 317 plate appearances and 281 at bats. That is a dinger every 14.4 plate appearance and every 12.8 at bats!
But enough discussion. Let’s watch:
That was fun.
Cardinals Insider 21 | MLB.com
Moss talks home runs | MLB.com
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