You won’t find him on any Major League Baseball prospect list.
He’s not even considered a top-10 prospect on his own organization’s list.
However, this season with Triple-A Fresno, first baseman Brett Pill leads the entire Pacific Coast League with 101 RBI, and ranks among the top 10 in home runs.
Oh, and one more notable statistic: he also leads the entire Giants organization in round-trippers with 24.
Oops. Sorry Panda.
Add in his .310 batting average, .882 OPS and a solid 6’4” atypical first-baseman frame, and you’ve got a star in the making, right?
Most fans have never heard of him.
Quietly, the inconspicuous Pill (.310/.341/.541) has proved his worth at every minor league level, yet there is little-to-no talk about the sweet-swinging So Cal native.
So why is the team decimated by injuries, and ranked second to last offensively in all of baseball not drooling on their minor league scouting reports dying to punch his ticket for the big show?
Amazingly, the Giants do not have a spot for him on the big-league roster.
Wait, come again?
The same team, who just tied or broke some humiliating record I am ashamed to fact-check, pertaining to consecutive solo homers in a row, can’t use a guy leading his entire organization in home runs and RBI?
So, what are the reasons for the nerd-propositioning-the-hot-cheerleader snub?