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Diamondbacks Prospect #28: 1B Bryan Byrne

Diamondbacks Prospect #28: 1B Bryan Byrne

Only once in Diamondbacks history has the club opted for raw power at first base over a high-average, high-OBP guy. That decision resulted in Richie Sexson and the disaster of 2004. That's why we have no trouble envisioning Bryan Byrne in an Arizona uniform someday.

Vitals: Name: Bryan Byrne Draft: 12th Round, 2005 Position: First Base DOB: 4/30/1984 Height: 6'3" Weight: 200 lbs B/T: L/R History: Bryan Byrne manned the hot corner at St. Mary's before it became apparent that he did not possess the arm for third base. He shifted briefly to second, then was drafted as a first... Recommended Stories

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