Mason baseball players and their MLB counterparts

Mason baseball players and their MLB counterparts

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter

The baseball season is underway, and that means that it is time to compare our own athletes to professional athletes again. With a close look at playing style, we give you Mason players and their Major League Baseball counterparts.


Thomas Dean: Nolan Arenado

A good defensive third baseman who also absolutely rakes; classic three hitter.





Thomas Creed: Chris Davis

Power hitting first baseman who is an absolute unit and either strikes out or hits bombs.





Jay Nesson: Madison Bumgarner

Pitchers who rake.





David Miller: Adam Eaton

5’8” outfielders who hit leadoff with high On Base Percentage (OBP





Johnny Asel: Yoenis Céspedes  

Both have powerful arms from the outfield with middle of the lineup power at bat.




Sean Butler: Buster Posey

Solid bat in the lineup with an even better catching performance behind the dish.  




Aidan Clark: Trevor Story

A hot and cold hitter with a good glove at shortstop.






Caleb Parnell: Dustin Pedroia

Undersized second baseman with a good glove who relies on defense and small base knocks.






Erik Martin: Bartolo Colon AKA “Big Sexy”

Big pitchers who rely mostly on accuracy.  





Brian Murphy: Michael A. Taylor

Up and coming lanky outfielders who have future top of the lineup potential.







Peter Villa: Kyle Hendricks

A top pitcher who doesn’t throw very fast but keeps it low and hits his spots.