MLB Writer Predicts a Vinnie Pasquantino Breakout in 2023

Dec 31, 2022 206

BY: Jordan Foote

The Kansas City Royals are months away from the official start of their 2023 regular season, but it's never too early to predict what could happen in the upcoming campaign. MLB.com recently published an article honing in on one player from each team who is slated to have a breakout season. For Kansas City, beat writer Anne Rogers selected first baseman Vinnie Pasquantino.

Coming off an impressive rookie season, the 25-year-old is becoming a popular pick around the baseball world as an up-and-coming player. Here was Rogers' reasoning behind her choice: "Pasquantino had an excellent rookie year, posting an .832 OPS, 137 wRC+ and a 1.5 Baseball Reference WAR across 298 plate appearances. He established himself as the Royals’ No. 4 hitter and a core piece of the future." 

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SOURCE: https://www.si.com

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