Checking in with Tyson Gillies

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Welcome back! I’m working on getting more frequent interviews with the prospects in the system, and this first one is big. A few months ago I had a chance to talk with Tyson Gillies, and he was gracious enough to give some more of his time for a check-in about his season so far. Jump it to read the latest interview with Reading outfielder and leadoff man.

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PhightingOn Talks to Tyson Gillies!

Our fourth interview of the Prospect Interview series is with outfielder Tyson Gillies. Check out our other interviews on the site (with Baby Ace Jon Pettibone, Pitcher Eric Pettis and infielder Kevin Frandsen)!

PhightingOn: What was your experience with sports growing up in British Columbia? More specifically, how did you get into baseball in a place where hockey is so big?

Tyson Gillies: Well I grew up with my first love playing hockey. I played for years and had a big passion for it. In Canada hockey is a way of life and seems like everyone is born on ice lol. I started Continue reading