Hot Sports Take, Countdown to Spring Training: #12

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It’s Super Bowl Sunday! I know many of you like myself will be running around getting ready for the big game this evening but I didn’t want to skip today so we continue our countdown of the 20 Hottest MLB players and surprise, he’s a Cub! Here is today’s pick:

#12 – Ryan Sweeney

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#6|CF|Chicago Cubs

Born : February 20, 1985 (28)
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, IA
Height: 6’4″
Weight: 225lbs.
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB Debut: September 1, 2006 (White Sox)

He’s an upgrade for the Cubs both on the field and also as eye candy. He was drafted by the White Sox in 2006 and at the beginning of the 2007 season, Ryan was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 1 prospect in the White Sox organization. Sweeney signed a minor league contract with the Cubs on April 2, 2013 and joined the major league team a month later. In 70 games, he hit .266 with 6 HR and 19 RBIs. On October 8th. Sweeney signed a two-year, $3.5 million deal with a $2.5 million option for 2016.

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Career Statistics: (Through 2013)

Batting Average: .278
Home Runs: 20
Runs batted in: 204

Teams:

Chicago White Sox (2006–2007)
Oakland Athletics (2008–2011)
Boston Red Sox (2012)
Chicago Cubs (2013–present)

Thanks for reading and make sure to come back tomorrow to see who made the cut for #11. Go Broncos!

-Ivy

 

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