Just before Christmas, the 2018 Empire League MVP, Michael Deeb signed a minor league deal with the Chicago White Sox.
Deeb, who batted .265 in his tenure at Bethune Cookman University, came in to his own as a member of the Plattsburg RedBirds.
In 44 games he hit .352 with three home runs and a league-leading 43 RBI. This is another example as to why the Indy Leagues are fascinating. It provides opportunities for players to live out a dream, and for the select few, continue their journey in to the professional ranks. For conversation, he slugged .568 and his