Prospect James Darnell Gets Called Up
After the news that Chase Headley is to have surgery on his fractured finger and is expected to be put on the diasbled list after injuring his finger sliding into second on a stolen base attempt. The Padres are calling up third base prospect James Darnell.
It was reported by Corey Brock that Darnell took a redeye flight to New York. No roster moves have been made yet, but Brock said Darnell will join the team on Monday.
Darnell was batting .272 with six home runs and 13 RBI in 103 at bats in Triple-A Tuscon before getting called up.
Darnell joins catcher Luis Martinez, outfielder Blake Tekotte, pitchers Anthony Bass, Josh Spence and infielder Logan Forsythe on the major league club. Giving Padres fans a glimpse of the orginazations future.