Giants prospect couldn’t convince his mom he’d actually been called up to majors
Giants prospect Christian Arroyo got the news every player dreams about Monday when his Triple-A manager informed him that he was getting promoted to the majors.
The 23-year-old infielder could hardly believe it, and his mother really was skeptical – as this Twitter exchange shows:
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— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) April 25, 2017
Arroyo made his big league debut at third base in Monday’s 2-1 win over the Dodgers. And despite going 0-for-4, the 2013 first-round pick was beaming afterward:
What an unforgettable day. Thank you to my family, friends, and the @SFGiants fans for all of the support. Great W!
— Christian Arroyo (@arroyo_c) April 25, 2017
Arroyo got the call-up after hitting .446/.478/.692 with three homers, seven doubles and 12 RBI in 16 games at Triple-A Sacramento this season. Given San Francisco’s need for offense – the Giants are 25th in the majors in runs per game (3.55) and 26th in OPS (.656) – he should get a real opportunity to stay in The Show. And hopefully his mom will get the chance see him in action soon.