Brock Holt stands at just 5' 10" and 170 pounds, but don't let his size fool you of the drive that he has.
"Isn’t that the beauty of this sport?," Manager Clint Hurdle said. "That he’s overachieving, but maybe he’s not because everybody else’s expectations of what’s successful should be, or what a successful second baseman should look like? I just love the fact that guys continue to come along that were just overlooked within the industry, outside the industry, coaches, because you can't put a stop watch on a man's heart, or the drive or the desire that he has. You can’t measure it with the radar gun, nothing."
"We’ve got no tangible tools as men. ‘Gosh, why does he do this? It doesn't make any sense?’ Yes, it does. He wants to. He wants to and he’s got a significant drive to do it. ...
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