MLB news: Margot placed on DL by Padres

The San Diego Padres have placed OF Manuel Margot on the 10 day DL with a calf injury. They have also recalled utility player Franchy Cordero.

          Margot, 22, has a .259 batting average, four homers, 13 RBIs and five stolen bases in 185 ABs this season. He also has three triples. In two seasons in his career, Margot has a .257 batting average, those four homers, 19 RBIs, seven steals in 222 ABs. He\’s one of their top prospects, but needs to get on base more. It\’s been a small sample size, but Margot has a .295 OBP.

          Cordero, also 22, has never played in the MLB. He has a .289 batting average, seven homers, 23 RBIs, and eight steals in 173 ABs for the El Paso Chihuahuas. He has a .273 average, 36 HRs, 210 RBIs and 94 steals in 1905 ABs in his six year minor league career.

Published by carterhud SI Kids Kid Reporter, Prime Time Sports Talk writer

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