Rocky Mountain Debut
Anthony Bass is slated make his Major League debut tonight vs. the Rockies. Originally a fifth-round selection by the Padres in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft out of Wayne State University, Bass has gone 7-3 with a 3.41 ERA (26 ER/68.2 IP) in 12 minor league starts between San Antonio and Tucson this season.
Over his last three starts in the minors, he has given up three earned runs in 15.0 innings of work, striking out 16 and walking just three during that stretch.
With his debut tonight, he becomes the third player selected by the Padres in the 2008 Draft to reach the Majors. Tekotte and Forsythe also made their Big League debuts this year.