Married (Haylee)...Attended University of Texas...led Longhorns to College World Series in 2009 after pacing team in batting avg. (.319)...earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention in 2008...overall, batted .321 (152-for-473) with 14 HRs and 108 RBI in 124 games in his 2 seasons at Texas...Before going to Texas, played one year for San Jacinto College in Houston and was pitcher and designated hitter...batted .441 with 10 HRs to receive All-Conference designated hitter honors and 2007 Juco World Series Big Stick Award for 3rd ranked Gators as freshman...Was selected by Atlanta Braves in 11th round of 2007 First-Year Player Draft, but did not sign...Graduated from Hudson High School in Lufkin, Texas...as senior, garnered district MVP, All-State and All-America honors...Was selected by Boston Red Sox in 11th round of 2006 First-Year Player Draft, but did not sign.
The reason I'm writing about him, or pasting other people's writings about him, is because I find him to be one of this year's good fantasy draft picks. I have done little to no research for my fantasy team this year, but none the less if you hadn't picked a decent first baseman early like Pujols, Teixeira, Fielder, just to name a few; this guy is your guy to pick...maybe. He will definitively be my pick if I can't get any of the top names!
I learned of Brandon Belt from getting some of his cards in one of my recent packs. Here's one card: