A recurring theme in my coverage of the Altoona Curve this season has been Andrew Lambo’s success. As Tim Williams and I have both asserted, all season Lambo has been proving that he deserves a promotion. And then tonight he contributed a two-rbi single in the 4th inning, leading to this tweet:
Andrew Lambo with 2-RBI single for #Curve in 4th. It's time to #FreeLambo and send him to AAA.
— John Eshleman (@John_Eshleman) June 8, 2013
Finally tonight, following a 3-2 loss to the Binghampton Mets, Lambo was informed that he’s moving up to AAA Indianapolis.
Andrew Lambo has been promoted to Indianapolis. Photo Credit: David Hague.
In 220 at bats in 2012, Lambo hit .291/.351/.559, leading the team with 14 home runs, 46 RBIs, and 35 runs scored and adding 6 stolen bases. He’s also the Eastern League leader in home runs, second in RBIs, and sixth in OPS.
“[I'm] definitely excited to take on a new challenge and helping contribute anyway I can,” said Lambo.
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