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Joey Gallo and Chi Chi Gonzalez Promoted to Frisco

Both are coming, and both are exciting.

Frisco RoughRiders Third Baseman, Joseph Gallo
Frisco RoughRiders Third Baseman, Joseph Gallo
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Wellllll, hello fellas.

Joseph Gallo

Born: November 19th, 1993 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Bishop Gorman High School, Las Vegas, Nevada.

2012, 1st Round, 39th pick, Texas Rangers

6'5" 240lbs

Joseph Gallo is a slugger of prodigious renown. Still only 20 years-old, Joseph dismantled the pitcher-friendly Carolina League this season to the tune of .323/.463/.735. He hit 21 baseballs over the fence in regulation, and many more baseballs over various fences outside of the field of play. Insiders say he has refined his approach in 2014. Insiders also report that lowering his hands in his setup has greatly added to his ability to let the ball get deeper before triggering his Thor-like swing. Best of luck to Joseph and his teammates in Frisco.

Alex (Chi Chi) Gonzalez

Born: January 15th, 1992 in Delray Beach, Florida

Boca Raton Community High School, Boca Raton, Florida

Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma

2010, 11th Round, 328th pick, Baltimore Orioles

2013, 1st Round, 23rd pick, Texas Rangers

6'2" 195lbs

Alex (Chi Chi Gonzalez) is a right handed pitcher from Florida, but he did live and work in Oklahoma for a short time. Originally drafted by American League East team, the Baltimore Orioles, Alex chose to further develop his game by playing baseball in the NCAA. While a student-athlete at Oral Roberts University, Alex was named Southland Conference Pitcher of the Year, and majored in Accounting. Since becoming a professional, Alex has begun pitching out a wicked-ass fastball that sinks, cuts, and runs, though not all at once, that would be unfair. He also enjoys deploying a "slider" that moves along both a vertical and horizontal axis as it approaches the plate at varying speeds, usually between 84 and 87mph. Alex has continued his hard work at refining a slower version of his fastball that will move to the right, or arm-side, in a fading motion. He does this using a grip where he makes a circle with his index finger and his thumb along the seams of the ball.

Again, best of luck to Alex and Joseph as they begin their time with their new team.