Robinson Chirinos – Mark 9:23

Robinson Chirinos was always a long shot to make it to the major leagues.  In 2000, he was signed as an infielder by the Chicago Cubs out of Punto Fijo, in the oil producing region of Venezuela.  But, as his minor league career progressed, it became clear that he wasn’t going to make it as … Continue reading Robinson Chirinos – Mark 9:23

Jeanmar Gomez – Joshua 1:9

Jeanmar Gomez was not supposed to be the closer for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2016. It was supposed to be Ken Giles.  But in December of 2015, Giles was traded to the Houston Astros for a group of prosects which included Vince Velasquez, Mark Appel, Brett Oberholtzer, and Harold Arauz.  After Giles was traded, the … Continue reading Jeanmar Gomez – Joshua 1:9