Springer reflect new breed

Happ, Springer reflect new breed of leadoff hitters

/April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — When Ian Happ hit the first pitch the 2018 baseball season for a home run, he gave opening day an immediate highlight — but the Chicago outfielder’s shot wasn’t a total surprise. Gone are the days when leadoff batters were supposed to be speedy singles hitters. Now players like Happ … Continue reading Happ, Springer reflect new breed of leadoff hitters