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Jasrado Chisholm, aka The Kid.

Jasrado Chisholm, aka the kid

After getting toss from a game last week for arguing ball and strikes; Jasrado Chisholm, aka The Kid has decided to take matters into his own hands. As a result he hit four home runs over the last three games going five for twelve with eight ribs.

DBacks top prospect promoted to Double-A at the start of the 2019 season, had a slow start. Chisholm is now leading the Southern League in home runs with nine. besides leading the league he also leads his team in runs, walks and Ks.

The Kid on the Raise

Jazz Chisholm , Photo by Mathew Caper

The Kid was also name number 66 top MLB 100 prospects at the start of the season, and has since moved up to number 57. hitting from the left side of the plate, Jazz has the ability to hit for power against any pitching. The D-Backs top prospect has natural power and it is showing with nine of his sixteen hits being home runs.

Now hitting .176 Chisholm has brought his batting average up 26 point from .141 at the end of April, along with a 100 point higher slugging percentage also. Coupled with his defense at short stop, the kid is looking good with two errors in 25 games.

All eyes on the Kid

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A very good defensive short stop, Photo by Stephen McNett

All baseball players in and from the Bahamas has their eyes on Jasrado Chisholm, aka the Kid. More and more kids are playing the game of baseball in the Bahamas; And it is fueled by players they saw and grew up with on the baseball diamond. By the way starting most of his seasons locally has made him an icon to all.

In short, the Bahamas is looking for its next Major League baseball player, and the pipeline is filling up with young top prospects from the Islands. Stay tune to www.legendsondeck.com

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Jeff Francis

Office Assistant at Wynn Bahamas Ltd
Jeffrey was born on April 29th, 1961, in Nassau, Bahamas to Rejoiner Ann Rolle and Jerome James Francis Etienne.

Married to Andrea G. Rolle-Francis, they have two daughters; Janae Latoya Francis, a graduate of Allegany College of Maryland, and Jessica Lee Francis a graduate Potomac State College West Virginia University in Kyser West Virginia.

Jeffrey was coaching the sport of baseball from 1980 at the age of 18 years old because he loved the sport as a kid. He started listening to the game over the radio out of Miami Florida in the late 60s and in the early 70s started playing the game locally in various local leagues right up to the premier senior league; a league where all of the current Bahamian minor leaguers played.

In 1982, Jeffrey had an invite to a three day tryout with the New York Yankees in Hollywood Florida, which was an awesome experience that is lasting a life time memory for him.

Jeffrey has been following the Bahamian baseball players in the minor leagues since 1999 with Angelo Burrows, but found greater interest with the signing of Antoan Richardson in 2005. He also writes a year end review on their play on his Facebook page, Baseball Bahamas, and he has a website with the same name. He has a great following and would love to expose the baseball players to a bigger worldwide audience.

He has a good relationship with all the players because he personally coached most of them.

His favorite MLB Team is the Detroit Tigers from 1969.
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