Gleeman: The legend of La Tortuga, Willians Astudillo

From SABR member Aaron Gleeman at Baseball Prospectus on September 18, 2018:

Willians Astudillo has become everyone’s favorite Large Adult Son Catcher.

In the minors, his historic, minuscule strikeout and walk rates made him an oft-discussed person of intrigue here at Baseball Prospectus and at similar places, as well as a frequent topic of conversation on the Effectively Wild podcast. Then he got called up by the Twins in late June—and again in late August—and everyone who’d been reading and hearing about The Legend for years actually got a look at him in action, falling further in love.

I mean, how could you not?

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Originally published: September 18, 2018. Last Updated: September 18, 2018.