BABS Triple Asset Threats

by Mark Simmons

When Branch Rickey first used coined “5 tool player”, his phrase separated Mays and Mantle as players in the game who could do it all. In BABS parlance, these elite, across-the-board talents are "triple-asset players." 

In the August update, there were 22 players who are credited with possessing at least some of each of the three skills (hit tool, power, and speed) which matter to us. I won’t waste your time telling you it is good to own Javier Baez, Mookie Betts, Mike Trout . . .

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