Manage episode 294395357 series 1717505
After missing three full seasons due to injuries and the pandemic, Jake Burger is back in a big way. Chuck Garfien speaks with the White Sox 2017 first-round pick about his impressive start with the Charlotte Knights and what it means to be playing competitive baseball again. They talk about his first three hits in Triple-A (all home runs), how an unexpected fan found his first home run ball and gave it to him, getting called up to the majors one day, his impressions of prospect Yoelqui Cespedes, and more.
(3:35) - Why Burger is surprised by the season he's having with the Charlotte Knights
(10:55) - Hitting his first home run in Triple-A and the feeling after it
(17:30) - How he's becoming a better third baseman
(31:00) - The fan who found his first home run ball wasn't a White Sox fan...