Matt Duffy? Meet Matt Duffy. OK, so that was a little confusing, but we’re comparing third basemen Matt Duffy of the Giants and Matt Duffy of the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies in the Houston Astros organization:
Giants’ DuffyGrizzlies’ Duffy
Jan. 15, 1991
Feb. 6, 1989
Long Beach State
Games in minors
Games in majors
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They not only share a name and position, they were drafted a year apart and each had three hits on June 28.
SCORE ONE FOR DUFFY
Fresno’s Duffy has done something the other Duffy likely has not: homered off Matt Cain when the right-hander made a rehabilitation start with the River Cats this season.
IS A MEETING IN THE STARS?
Both players are having excellent seasons, but neither was chosen as an All-Star. Could their paths cross? If Houston calls up its Duffy, he might face the Giants on Tuesday, when the Astros start a two-game series at AT&T Park.