Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 9/9/13
Things have been going well for Padres prospect Tommy Medica following Sunday night’s victory where the San Antonio Missions moved onto the Double-A Texas League Championship. Even better than the victory was the announcement that the young first baseman was being called up to the majors for a chance to show the club what he’s made of. The announcement came Sunday evening via David Dodd on Twitter. Medica, 25, spent his 2012 season with Single-A Lake Elsinore and performed so well in the Arizona Rookie League that he was sent outright to the San Antonio Missions to start the 2013 season. Medica has shown that he is certainly a capable hitter, sporting a .296 batting average with 57 RBI and 18 homeruns with the Missions this season. Last year with the Storm, Medica hit for a .330 batting average with 87 RBI and 19 homeruns. Medica was drafted by the Padres back in the 14th round of the 2010 MLB Amateur Draft out of Santa Clara University. While he has performed well out of the designated
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