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The Andrew Benintendi Trade is Looking like a Disaster for Boston

Andrew Benintendi was once prized as a top prospect within the Boston Red Sox organization. Benintendi also known as "Benny Bombs", was Boston's seventh overall selection during the 2015 MLB Draft. The Arkansas product was even named the #1 prospect during the 2017 MLB season, by Baseball America and the MLB. Benintendi broke into the league during the 2016 season, he would get off to a hot start in his 34 game stint. The rookie concluded his short season with a .295 batting average, two home runs and 14 runs-batted-in. The following season Benintendi would take massive strides within his development. Playing in 151 games, the still-rookie hit 20 home runs and batted in 90 runs. But why did the Red Sox trade Benintendi if he was looking like a future all-star? The answer is simple, Benintendi slumped during the 2020 season. The now veteran outfielder battled injuries and poor play during the shortened season. Benintendi hit for a career low .103, in 14 games. The followin

MLB Game Recap: Blue Jays at Royals (6/8/22)

 The Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals completed game three earlier today at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. The Jays came in hot, defeating the Royals in the previous two games. Batting : During the bottom of the first inning, Andrew Benintendi and rookie Bobby Witt Jr. drew walks. MJ Melendez would then drive in Benintendi by hitting a double to shallow left field, also advancing Witt Jr. to third. Emmanuel Rivera would single to centerfield, bringing in two more runs, giving Kansas City an early 3-0 lead. Toronto's Raimel Tapia would cut the lead down during the second inning. He hit a solo home run. Zack Collins would hit a solo home run while Guerrero Jr. grounded out, driving in Biggio to tie the game for Toronto. During the bottom of the fourth inning, Salvy Perez would single to drive in a run, while Melendez would reach on an error to bring in another run. The Royals led 5-3 after four innings. Following Michael A. Taylor would double driving in Carlos Santana, who