Grant Balfour Puts Your Truck in the Bed of His Truck and Then Also Adds the Remainder of Your Universe
— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) February 19, 2014
Because as an Australian player of ball, one must transport and carry various sundries — such as a bag one can sling over the shoulder or lay gently in the passenger seat (buckled or unbuckled). In order to help create a sense of size with this truck, I went ahead and pulled the ol’ Woodrum Family Prius around and parked it side-by-side with the Balfour Compensator for a more visceral comparison:
Obviously a many thanks to Erik Hahmann (@ehahmann) for alerting us to this trucktastic tidbit.
Bradley writes for FanGraphs and The Hardball Times. Follow him on Twitter @BradleyWoodrum.