Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Chrome baseball cards (blaster box)

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The box: 2016 Topps Chrome baseball cards (blaster box)
2016-topps-chrome-kris-bryantWhere to buy:

Packs per box: 8 (seven standard packs plus one Sepia Refractor pack)
Cards per pack: 4
Cards in this box: 32
Base set completion: 
20 of 200 (10 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Kris Bryant, Matt Harvey, Paul Goldschmidt, Prince Fielder

Rookie Cards (3) – Raul Mondesi, Joey Rickard, Frankie Montas

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New Mariner Dae Ho Lee already has Topps cards for fans to consider

DaeHoLeeThe latest member of the Seattle Mariners comes from Korea by way of Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan last season after signing a minor-league deal with the MLB team.

His name is Dae Ho Lee and he’s a former member of Korea’s World Baseball Classic squad and a guy who hit 31 home runs last season for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. He probably won’t be fighting for a starting spot, but the Mariners are a team with a rich history of international stars that fans have watched closely in the past.

“Dae-Ho gives us another potential right-handed power bat in the first base competition,” general manager Jerry Dipoto said in a prepared statement. “He has performed at a very high level of production in both Korea and Japan and we are excited to see how that translates to our team.”

How might he translate onto cardboard? We’ve already got cards to watch and see — no matter what happens in spring training.

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