Blake Wood / David Fletcher / Jefry Marte / Los Angeles Angels / Transactions

Angels Promote David Fl

Posted On: Jun 12, 2018   |   Posted By: MLB Trade Rumors

The Angels have called up infield prospect David Fletcher , officially selecting his contract from Triple-A Salt Lake, the team announced. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, the Angels moved Blake Wood from the 10-day DL to the 60-day DL. Jefry Marte has been placed on the 10-day DL with a sprained left wrist, thus opening a 25-man roster spot for Fletcher.
Angels fans have been anxiously awaiting the debut of Fletcher, who isn't considered one of the organization's elite prospects but has laid waste to Triple-A pitchers thus far in 2018. The former sixth-round pick (2015) has slashed .350/.394/.559 with six homers, 25 doubles, five triples and seven steals so far in the Triple-A season. As the Halos' Triple-A affiliate tweeted over the weekend, the 24-year-old Fletcher was leading all of Minor League Baseball with 85 hits, 36 extra-base hits, 25 doubles and 138 total bases. That superlative production landed him on a recent edition of Jason Martinez's Knocking Down...

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