Las Vegas – The 51’s Brett Lawrie is headed to the Majors. Lawrie was called up on Thursday, and is set to make his major league debut tonight against the Orioles. Lawrie is batting ninth and playing third base.
Lawrie was obtained from Milwaukee last winter for right-hander Shaun Marcum. He batted .353 with 18 home runs and 61 RBIs for the 51’s.