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Padres to call up top prospect Rymer Liriano

Aug 10, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

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According to a report from’s Corey Brock, the Padres are expected to call up outfield prospect Rymer Liriano on Monday, when the club will open up a short three-game homestand against the Rockies. The Padres will make a corresponding roster move tomorrow.

Liriano, 23, was promoted to Triple-A El Paso shortly after the All-Star break. In 69 plate appearances, he slashed .467/.536/.683 with 11 doubles and 13 RBI. He entered the 2013 season as a consensus top-100 prospect, getting a #39 overall ranking from Baseball Prospectus, #49 from Baseball America, and #55 from However, he missed the entire season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and fell out of the top-100 going into the 2014 season. However, he still ranked among the top-ten in the Padres’ system.

  1. chargrz - Aug 10, 2014 at 11:21 PM

    The Padres have a prospect? Who would have thought?

    • ch0psuey - Aug 12, 2014 at 2:53 AM

      Their prospect is some guy named “chargrz” that patrols hardballtalk. He has been reported to troll the HBT blogs looking for anything Padres related when he then attempts to act important only to look like a incompetent troll!

  2. weaselpuppy - Aug 11, 2014 at 12:50 AM

    Reggie Sanders like guy….nice tools, long swing. Hopefully has a similar career…pads need a bat baaaaaad.

  3. coloredink5 - Aug 11, 2014 at 2:58 AM

    hopefully he will do well enough to replace venable.

  4. bigmeechy74 - Aug 11, 2014 at 5:37 AM

    Sheesh hopefully this guy will bring them some personality and a spark. The Padres have always been a generic team but this years lineup is laughably full of anonymous players. It’s probably the worst lineup I”ve ever seen in my life

  5. chill1184 - Aug 11, 2014 at 8:01 AM

    Good luck kid

  6. jwbiii - Aug 11, 2014 at 2:17 PM

    In other Padres minor league news, Lake Elsinore OF Corey Adamson has retired to play Australian Football.

    • asimonetti88 - Aug 11, 2014 at 3:39 PM

      Australian Football is a really fun sport to watch.

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