Brandon Snyder is Little More than Insurance for the Rangers

 

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A former first round pick in 2005, Brandon Snyder is a 25-year-old that only had 14 at bats in the Big Leagues entering last Monday.  During his time in the farm system, Snyder proved to have little plate discipline, but he does have some power.

 

Snyder became a fantasy trend last week as he blasted a home run with six RBI in a big win against the Baltimore Orioles.  Truth is, even last week it was clear that the big performance was no more than a career day than anything else.  Snyder was playing third base, a position that is handled by Gold Glove winner Adrian Beltre.  It’s not as if the designated hitter spot is open for Snyder either as Mike Napoli, Michael Young, and Mitch Moreland take turns in the Rangers lineup.

 

Since the big performance, Snyder has only had two appearances.  He went 0-3 with a strikeout against the Orioles a few days later.  He then managed a single in four at bats on Saturday against the Angels.  With just 26 at bats this season, Snyder is little more than an insurance policy for the Rangers.

 

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