Report: Brewers calling up former prospect Jon Singleton, who hasn't been in MLB since 2015

The Milwaukee Brewers are contacting initially baseman Jon Singleton, according to Robert Murray. On the surface area, this may seem a small deal, however it’s in fact incredibly intriguing due to his journey. He increased rapidly into a leading possibility, signed a significant extension while heading to the majors, blew over and hasn’t remained in MLB because 2015. 

The left-handed Singleton, now 31, was an eighth-round draft choice by the Phillies out of high school in 2009. In 2011, he was traded to the Astros’ company as part of the offer that sent out Hunter Pence to the Phillies. By then, Singleton had actually worked himself into being among baseball’s finest potential customers. Heading into the 2012 season, he was ranked 27th on and 34th on Baseball America. 

During the 2014 season, it was revealed that Singleton was set to be promoted to the Astros and after that word likewise boiled down the pipeline that Singleton and the Astros had actually consented to a five-year, $10 million agreement extension. It was a strange match with the years and dollars. It wound up being the best relocation for Singleton. He would appear in 114 video games for Houston in 2014-15, striking .171/.290/.331 (76 OPS+) with 14 homers, 50 RBI and 151 strikeouts in 420 plate looks. 

He would stay with the Astros company through the 2017 season. Then he was popped with a 100-game suspension for a 3rd favorable test for a drug of abuse

Singleton wasn’t in expert baseball for the next numerous years. He went back to play in the Mexican League (which is independent of Major League Baseball) in 2021. He signed up with the Brewers’ company for the 2022 season, investing all of it with Triple-A Nashville. In his 134 video games, he clubbed 24 homers, however just struck .219. He likewise drew 117 strolls, which assisted press his on-base portion to .375. 

In 48 video games with Nashville this season, through Thursday, Singleton struck .259/.387/.489 with 8 doubles, a triple, 10 homers, 28 RBI and 23 runs. It’s possible he’ll wind up being a property to the Brewers’ offense with his on-base chops and moderate power. If so, that would be rather the story. 

Assuming Singleton does appear in video game action at some time for the Brewers, it’ll be his very first MLB playing time because Oct. 2, 2015. 

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