Orioles rumors: Brett Wallace signs minor league contract

The Baltimore Orioles have made a number of good moves this off-season and Spring Training has been no different. The Orioles announced early Sunday morning the signing of Brett Wallace who was once heralded as one of the games top prospects. Wallace, 27-years-old, has spent the last four years in the Houston Astros franchise after bouncing around between three teams in as many years...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Wallace Serves as a Reminder That Top Prospects Are Not Sure Things

The St. Louis Cardinals made Brett Wallace their first pick, the 13th overall, of the 2008 amateur draft. A third baseman out of Arizona State University, Wallace had the potential power bat that the Cardinals predicted would be a big part of their future. Before the 2008 season would end, Wallace found himself playing in Double-A Springfield. He would remain there to start...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros release Brett Wallace

The Astros released Brett Wallace on Wednesday morning, ending his hopes of making the club’s opening day roster as a non-roster invitee. “He’s been a big part of this organization for the past few years,” Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said of Wallace. “But we didn’t see a role for him at the big league level and we’re having trouble figuring out where he fit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Designate Brett Wallace For Assignment

The Astros have designated Brett Wallace for assignment to make roster space for newly signed pitcher Jerome Williams, the club announced via press release. Once the game's 27th overall prospect, Wallace never found sustained success in Houston. Playing the corner infield (mostly first base) over four seasons with the Astros, Wallace never earned more than 379 plate appearances...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Wallace – Familiar Face In A Familiar Place

Brett Wallace was once thought of as a top prospect within most Major League Baseball circles.  Originally drafted 13th overall in the 2008 MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals, he was the main centerpiece of a trade that brought over current Cardinals leftfielder, Matt Holliday, from the Oakland A’s to St. Louis. Despite being so talented, his stay with the A’s was short-lived...
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May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Wallace, 2013 Fantasy Sleeper

I'm most surprised and most excited about this sleeper post because no one is going to want any part of an Astro, let alone this one. Brett Wallace has done nothing to elicit excitement thus far in his career. I could wrangle a group of fantasy baseballers together and get more excitement about the second coming of Grady Sizemore, and I'm talking about his naked pictures...
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December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Wallace showcasing himself

Once Brett Wallace got off to a good start while playing for Oklahoma City and the Astros as a team started to fall after their 22-23 high water mark in late May many of the fans have been clamoring for Brett's return. That demand grew louder after the Astros traded Carlos Lee leaving first base to be attended by players who did not likely fit into the club's often stated...
Via Fox Sports Houston
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Wallace doing everything in his power to impress Astros

As the Astros' season has long since turned into a period to take inventory of what are going to be the usable parts for next season, you couldn't fault Brett Wallace for wanting to put on a meaningful audition. Wallace has endured an up-and-down career with the Astros, his fourth organization but first major league team, but he is off to a terrific start with Houston...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Brett Wallace’s Thighs: The Eighth Wonder of the World

Some little-known facts about Brett Wallace and his massive thighs: With certain breeds of dogs, you can get an idea of how big they will be based upon the size of their paws as a puppy.  At two-years-old, Wallace’s thighs suggested a career as a corner infielder. Brett Wallace’s thighs have thighs. With those tree trunks, all of his baseball pants are naturally pro-flared...
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Wallace ready to make difference for 'Stros

Having determined that they prefer for Carlos Lee to remain at first base, the Astros decided to instead move first base prospect Brett Wallace across the diamond to third. Manager Brad Mills said Wednesday that Wallace will get a serious look at third base this Spring in an effort to give him an opportunity to be in the lineup. "I think it's something that we at least...
Via Fox Sports Houston
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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