Angels’ Griffin Canning, Jared Walsh bucked a trend in hitter-friendly Triple-A league

By J.P. Hoornstra

ANAHEIM — The Pacific Coast League is one of baseball’s two Triple-A leagues, usually the final stop for a minor leaguer on his way to the majors. It’s considered a developmental league, a place for young talent to incubate.

Unless a baseball player is preparing for a career in the American League of 1936, when the average game featured more than 11 runs and the average batter hit .289, the PCL game doesn’t represent a major-league brand of baseball. Hitters hold an unfair advantage. Pitchers practically need whiplash insurance from turning their heads to watch home runs leave the ballparks at [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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