Must-click link: Catching up with Frater Matthew Desme

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Although you may remember him as Grant Desme, the Oakland A’s center field prospect who hit .288/.365/.568 with 31 homers and 40 steals in 131 games between high Single-A and Double-A in 2009. And then who, in 2010, quit baseball and joined a seminary to become a priest.

Today Jeff Passan has the story of where he’s been and what he’s been doing for the past two years.  It’s a good long read, but I think this sums it up:

I had everything I wanted,” he says, “and it wasn’t enough.”

Sometimes it’s that simple.