New York Yankees‘ Clint Frazier caused quite a frenzy on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon when Josh Norris of Baseball America sent this tweet out:
Sounds like Clint Frazier is on his way to join the Yankees.
— Josh Norris (@jnorris427) May 15, 2018
Fans have been clamoring for “Red Thunder” since he recovered from concussion symptoms suffered in spring training and started hitting .362 with 3 homers in AAA Scranton Wilkes-Barre.
It's Clint Frazier's time to shine. pic.twitter.com/OWlNnU7DLg
— YES Network (@YESNetwork) May 15, 2018
Correspondingly, Aaron Hicks (.215) and Brett Gardner (.227) have gotten off to slow starts offensively and fans have been wondering how long until Frazier got his chance.
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The move to bring Frazier up during the Nationals series brings another hot right-handed bat into the lineup tonight against LHP Gio Gonzalez.