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Thursday, July 12, 2012

House of Sparky: Brandon Magee Signs With Red Sox, Will Play For ASU In 2012

When the Boston Red Sox drafted Arizona State linebacker/outfielder Brandon Magee on June 6th, there was some speculation that the talented two-sport star may ultimately end up on the diamond.

That angle solidified earlier today, when Will Boor of The State Press reported that Magee was expected to sign with Boston.

Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: July 12, 2012 at 02:38 PM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: boston, college, draft, red sox

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   1. Petunia inquires about ponies Posted: July 12, 2012 at 06:14 PM (#4181318)
Later on Thursday, the Red Sox announced that Magee has in fact signed with the organization. However, this will not effect Magee's status with ASU's football team for his senior season in 2012.

I feel dumb, but how can this be true?
   2. Matt Clement of Alexandria Posted: July 12, 2012 at 06:25 PM (#4181320)
NCAA rules allow athletes to go pro in one sport and remain "amateur" in another.
   3. ellsbury my heart at wounded knee Posted: July 12, 2012 at 06:47 PM (#4181330)
I guess with less money to throw around, teams have less leverage to forbid a player from doing something like this.
   4. Matt Clement of Alexandria Posted: July 12, 2012 at 07:08 PM (#4181339)
It can't turn out worse than Shaq Green-Thompson.
   5. Dock Ellis Posted: July 12, 2012 at 07:59 PM (#4181371)
I believe whats-his-name in Toronto will also be playing college football in addition to playing for the Blue Jays in the minors. I think we'll be seeing a lot more of this with the new CBA in place, now that teams can only spend so much money to convince two-way players to stick to only baseball.

Not an edit since I read #3 as I was writing this but coke to EMHaWK.
   6. Accent Shallow is doin' the catapult Posted: July 12, 2012 at 08:10 PM (#4181375)
It can't turn out worse than Shaq Green-Thompson.

Holy ####, that might be the worst MiLB line I've ever seen. .000/.143/.000

That's 28 PA, 4 BB, and 23 K. So he made only one out that wasn't a strikeout. Damn. Poor kid. He did have 1 RBI, though.

Can anyone find a worse MiLB line?
   7. dirk Posted: July 12, 2012 at 08:24 PM (#4181383)
no kidding!! i did a double eye rub to make sure i wasn't misreading the columns. muchos sombreros, y de oro tambien!
   8. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: July 12, 2012 at 08:26 PM (#4181384)
   9. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: July 12, 2012 at 08:29 PM (#4181386)
Boston drafted, within five rounds of each other (18th and 23rd), two two-sport athletes? Maybe that's less "two-sport athletes" and more "football players."
   10. Dan Posted: July 12, 2012 at 08:53 PM (#4181397)
They thought 2+2 added up to a 4-sport athlete, and they'd have a hockey player and a basketball player too in the deal. Based on early returns, SGT is accounting for 2 of the non-baseball sports.
   11. Rally Posted: July 12, 2012 at 10:38 PM (#4181476)
That's 28 PA, 4 BB, and 23 K. So he made only one out that wasn't a strikeout. Damn. Poor kid. He did have 1 RBI, though.

Can anyone find a worse MiLB line?


I think I could manage that.

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