NHL prospect Alex Galchenyuk takes BP, should stick with hockey
Alex Galchenyuk, projected as a top-5 pick in Friday's NHL Draft, took BP at PNC Park before Thursday's game. Let's check out the scouting report:
On the ice: Hockey bloodlines, strong game intelligence, above-average skater, makes teammates better.
On the diamond: Makes solid contact, but slap-hit tendencies limits his power. Extreme open stance like a left-handed Tony Batista. Did connect on the self-hit, so there's that.
The verdict: Stick with frozen shuffleboard, Alex.