Buck Britton has been in this position before.
The 28-year-old utility infielder has shuttled between Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk plenty of times. But this time, Britton has a little shine to him. Zack Britton’s older brother hit .344/.382/.492 in 28 games for the Baysox before he earned a promotion to Norfolk on Sunday.
Britton hasn’t had a hit in two games for the Tides, but don’t expect that to last long. He’s a career .289/.338/.404 hitter in the minors.
And while he’s never hit for much power, it’s Britton’s versatility that gets him noticed. He has played only third base and designated hitter this season, but he played first base, second base, third base,...