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Parra Becomes 3rd Baybear Promoted to Majors

Parra Becomes 3rd Baybear Promoted to Majors

In 2007, both Justin Upton and Mark Reynolds advanced straight from Mobile to the majors to key the Arizona Diamondbacks' improbable run to the NLCS. Now outfielder Gerardo Parra becomes the third Mobile BayBear to skip over Triple-A and advance to Arizona this week, joining starter Bryan Augenstein and reliever Clay Zavada.

Gerardo Parra ranked second in the Prospect Rankings this winter while Bryan Augenstein and Clay Zavada placed 12th and 39th, respectively. At the time of Parra's promotion to the big leagues, he was third in the Southern League with a .361 batting average, first with a .469 on-base percentage, tied for... Recommended Stories

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