Makélélé has a position named after him, and now so does Placido Polanco
If you’re a fan of sports, you’ve probably heard of The Makélélé Role – he revolutionized the defensive midfielder role:
And if you had a chance to read George Springer ready to turn the corner on ESPN.com, you’d be pleasantly surprised to find Placido Polanco associated with – what ESPN likes to call – classic No. 2 hitter from the Placido Polanco school of pesky contact
We’ll take it! And we are well aware how fortunate we are to have Placido on our team, one of the best contact hitters of our generation.