First Buzz: 2018 Topps Pro Debut baseball cards

What: 2018 Topps Pro Debut baseball cards
Arrives: May 23
Box basics: Two autographs and two Relics per 24-pack box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Minor League Baseball’s stars get the big-league treatment with the 2018 Topps flagship design carrying the colors and energy of the teams before the big leagues.

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First Buzz: 2017 Leaf Trinity baseball cards

What: 2017 Leaf Trinity baseball cards
Arrives: January
Box basics: Six autographed cards per box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: This one returns with what Leaf says is the “strongest checklist in Trinity baseball history” with new draft picks and notable prospects that the company says will be “chasing the face of professional baseball for years to come.”

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Buzz Break: 2017 Topps Heritage Minor League baseball (hobby box)

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The box: 2017 Topps Heritage Minor League baseball cards
Where to buy:

Packs per box: 18
Cards per pack: 8
Cards in this box: 140
Base set completion: 
121 of 200 (61 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Amed Rosario, Mickey Moniak, Nick Senzel, Blake Rutherford, Fernando Tatis Jr., Ozzie Albies, Eloy Jimenez, Michael Kopech, Rhys Hoskins, Austin Riley, Bo Bichette, Rafael Devers

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First Buzz: 2017 Leaf Metal Draft baseball cards

What: 2017 Leaf Metal Draft baseball cards
Arrives: November
Box basics: Six on-card autographs per box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf Trading Cards’ Metal brand returns with a revamped “incredibly short print run” and it’s “the most-packed lineup of players for any Metal baseball release ever,” according to the company.

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International signees will get their own insert sets in 2016 Bowman

GuzmanInternational free agents are always intensely watched as the players from outside of the United States can sign at younger ages to get a quicker start on their MLB dreams.

In 2016 Bowman (click here to see our First Buzz), they’ll get their own insert set as well as an autographed version — both sets will be dubbed International Ink.

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