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VYPE 1-on-1: College Park star hooper Quentin Grimes

Quentin Grimes talks about being one of the most coveted players in the nation. Vype

Originally appeared on Vype.com.

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a 5-star basketball recruit with the likes of Kansas, Kentucky and Texas (among a bevy of other powerhouse basketball programs) trying to woo you?

Just ask The Woodlands College Park senior Quentin Grimes.

Grimes — the 13th-ranked overall Class of 2018 guard — sat down with VYPE’s Matt Malatesta to discuss his journey from a freshman on varsity to being one of the most sought after players in the country.

Check out the interview.

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After Yordan Alvarez suffered an injury on Thursday from colliding into Jeremy Peña in short left field, many fans and media are questioning whether Alvarez should DH exclusively to keep injuries like this from happening.

While this may prevent injuries from happening in left field, there are numerous ways of getting hurt, such as running the bases, and we saw Alvarez miss some time recently with a hand injury from swinging the bat.

Plus, playing Yordan in left where he's at least an average outfielder, allows veterans like Michael Brantley and Jose Altuve to slide in the DH spot to get some much-needed rest over the course of the season. And there's an argument being made that Yordan is better at the plate when he's playing the field.

Be sure to check out the video above as we debate this hot topic!

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