Jaylin Davis, a 2012 Northeast Guilford graduate from McLeansville, has been called up by Major League Baseball's San Francisco Giants.
How he got there
The former Appalachian State player (.267, 10 HR, 83 RBI in 126 games) was a 24th-round pick in the 2015 draft by the Twins. The outfielder went to the Giants, along with pitchers Kai-Wei Teng and Prelander Berroa, in a trade July 31 that sent reliever Sam Dyson to the Twins.
Pensacola (AA; Twins): .274, 10 HR, 25 RBI
Rochester (AAA; Twins): .331, 15 HR, 42 RBI
Sacramento (AAA; Giants): .333, 10 HR, 27 RBI
Totals: .306, 35 HR, 94 RBI (all career bests)
Davis joined the Giants, who are 66-72 and are coming off 3-1 and 1-0 losses to the Cardinals, today in St. Louis. He is expected to start in right field and bat seventh, wearing No. 49, when the teams meet at 7:45 p.m. EDT today. The Giants and Cardinals will conclude their series at 1 p.m. Thursday (MLB).
Sacramento, Davis' previous team, is scheduled to open a five-game Class AAA Pacific Coast League playoff series against Las Vegas, the A's affiliate, tonight.