The Transfer Portal: A New Way To Shop

SEC Extra

How often have we heard, “they were one or two players away?”

In the age of the transfer portal, what if that elusive player was available on aisle three, between the Rally Possum and the Daddy Coat? Who among us wouldn’t have strolled over and checked the price tag? Maybe even placed a down payment and fitted him for pinstripes.

That’s the world we are in now. Coaches can collect their new second baseman, marinated with D1 experience and sprinkled with clutch at-bat seasoning. They can plug the hole left by the departed junior draftee, the slumping sophomore, or[…]