Sean Halton was about to enjoy a rare day off at the mall in Nashville with teammates when his phone rang.
It was an off-day he was really looking forward to after a long road trip with stops in Iowa and New Orleans.
There weren't many things Halton would give up his off-day for, but he had no problem giving up his first day off in 20 days to head to the major leagues for the first time in his career.
"Happily (would give it up), yeah," Halton said. "I would have taken a Greyhound to get up here. It was a dream come true, and I'm really looking forward to it."
It was a promotion neither side likely saw coming at the beginning of the season. The Brewers were set in the corner outfield, and Halton wasn't the first option sitting at Triple-A. Khris Davis and Josh Prince both found playing time hard to come by in Milwaukee with an established starting outfield and were eventually sent back to Nashville.
Recently, Caleb Gindl got the call over Halton, as he continued to patiently waited ...