Andrew Lambo is free.
Andrew Lambo is finally free. The Pirates will call the right fielder up today after watching him hit 31 homers in the minors this year. Lambo became the first Pirates minor leaguer to do that since Steve Pearce in 2007. The story of how Lambo got to this point isn't a traditional prospect story. He was formerly a top prospect, saw his stock fall, saw that stock stay low for a few years, and finally started to show his potential at the age of 24. Below I will break down Lambo's path to this point, along with some perspective on his 2013 numbers, and a prediction for what he could become in the future.
Where Did Andrew Lambo Come From?
Normally I save the history of a player for later, but I feel in this case it's important to revisit Lambo's history before we...
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