Bregman struggled in his first 10 games after being called up in 2016, recording just two hits in his first 38 at-bats. But since hitting his first home run on Aug. 16, 2016, he has been one of the most potent hitters in the Astros’ lineup. His 27 homers from that point until the end of 2017 are third on the team, behind George Springer and José Altuve, and Altuve is the only other Astro with 100 runs and 100 RBIs in that span. — Mills, ESPN Stats & Information
Buxton’s game is his speed — and it helps him excel both on the field and on the basepaths. He had a sprint speed of 30.1 feet per second last season, the fastest of anyone in the majors, according to Statcast. He also recorded 29 outs above average, the most of any outfielder, also according to Statcast. — Langs, ESPN Stats & Information
The Chiefs get a high-energy, productive pursuit player to give them inside depth. O’Daniel also will be a demon flying down the field on special teams.
Early entrants for this summer’s draft had to notify the NBA of their intentions by 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday. That deadline has passed. So we now have a more solidified picture of college basketball’s prospective talent pool in 2018-19.
The Colts likely get a second starting guard from this draft, as Smith will play on the right with No. 6 overall pick Quenton Nelson anchoring the left side. This allows them to kick re-signed Jack Mewhort back out to right tackle, too. With better protection for Andrew Luck and significantly improved run blocking, the next goal is getting a potential feature back.
The 49ers have the reliable Pierre Garcon and the speedy Marquise Goodwin, and they needed something in between out of the slot. Think of Pettis as the potential new Mohamed Sanu for Kyle Shanahan.
The Packers get a big, intelligent ball hawk who can excel Cheap Baseball Jerseys in zone Cheap Authentic Jerseys coverage. Jackson should have been a first-rounder, and he adds to Jaire Alexander and last year’s second-rounder Kevin King to round out the new look of Green Bay’s coverage.