Home Sports Redskin A’s prospect Nick Allen has Gold Glove talent, and his bat’s catching... SportsRedskin A’s prospect Nick Allen has Gold Glove talent, and his bat’s catching up, too October 15, 2020 2 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp In a system that has produced Gold Glove-winners Matt Chapman and Matt Olson in recent years, A’s prospect Nick Allen has stood out for his defensive acumen at short. A’s manager Bob Melvin called Allen “a magician at short” this spring. Former A’s shortstop and current minor-league coach Bobby Crosby says Allen is a big-league shortstop now, from a defensive perspective. While the pandemic robbed Allen — and so many others — of the opportunity to showcase his skills in official game action this summer, he’s taken advantage of his time at the A’s alternate site and now at their fall Instructional League to continue his climb toward the big leagues. It’s rare to find consensus when canvassing for opinions on prospects, but everyone seems to agree on Allen becoming an above-average defensive shortstop in the big leagues. Considered the top defensive infielder in the 2017 draft when the A’s got him out of high… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR [YouTube: Washington Redskins Videos] – Press Conference: Kyle Allen | October 21, 2020 LSU self-imposes penalties on football program, including scholarship reduction [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Kyle Allen Explains Where His Mental Toughness Comes From Raptors embracing NBA draft process uncertainty: ‘Trusting in our gut feeling’ [Sports Gab Network: Redskins Gab] – Spain to WFT, I say ‘Yes.’ Washington will elevate WRs Tony Brown, Jeff Badet from practice squad vs. Cowboys The elite NFL defenses are starting to separate themselves but who’s the best? Submit your questions for Matthew Fairburn’s Bills mailbag Tua Tagovailoa ‘best decision’ for Dolphins, Flores says [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Wake Up Washington 10/21: The Start Of Dallas Week Texans trade offers: J.J. Watt, Will Fuller, other players to watch at deadline Sean McDermott’s questionable lineup decisions and other final Bills thoughts LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.