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Review 2019 Inception


5.00 star(s)

One pack per box - 7 cards per pack
One auto/auto relic per box

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Sorry for the bad pic.... all foil and very reflective...

I received these:

4 base cards

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Reid-Foley, Burnes, Rizzo, and Nola

Inception is a premium issue and the cards are very thick. The action pic of the player is glossy while the remainder of the front is flat with a silver foil embossing. I am not usually a fan of the artist enhancement type card, but these look very good. It appears that the set is either 90 or 100 cards (since I try hard not to read anything prior to ripping a box, it's hard to know....)

The reverse has personal stats, 'Inception Point' and 2018 and career stat totals. The reverse is clean, neat and easy to read.

Inception seems to be a good issue for the player collector and not so much for the set builder. The player collector will find numerous parallels - purple, magenta, red, orange, blue, green, to chase along with autos - including silver and gold , relics, and auto'd relics....not to mention the 1/1's - jumbo patches, MLB logo, team logos, auto'd hat patch cards, and bunches of other really tough pulls. Needless to say, if one is fortunate to pull one of some of these inserts.... Yatzeee!!!

Green Parallel

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Chris Sale and Dennis Santana

These green parallels are not numbered....

Redemption Mystery Auto B

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Pure total speculation who this will be....


Overall grade A- I prefer a few more cards in a pack -- maybe 2 packs in a box? The cards do look fantastic.

Go buy several boxes and send the red hot Rays - base, parallels, inserts -- whatever to me!



5.00 star(s)
Staff member
I saw a story that the Mystery B Redemptions were going to be Eloy Jimenez. Not confirmed, but that is what the story said.