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Gyorko Receives Promotion To Triple-A

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The San Diego Padres promoted former WVU star Jedd Gyorko to Triple-A Tuscon late Wednesday night after his game with Double-A San Antonio, per Dan Hayes of the North County Times.

Hayes wrote on his twitter, " Got confirmation that Jedd Gyorko has been promoted to Triple-A Tuscon.  #Padres, for most part, plan to keep him at 2B, according to GM."

Hayes covers the Padres for nctimes.com, and he was also the source behind the information appearing on the popular rotoworld.com, which stated, "Padres prospect Jedd Gyorko has been promoted from Double-A San Antonio to Triple-A Tuscon.  The 23-year old second baseman was batting .261/.356/.431 with six home runs and 17 RBI in 149 plate appearances this season at the Double-A level.  The Padres clearly have Gyorko on a fast-track and could allow him to jump all the way to the major leagues by season's end."

On May 8th, I discussed how Gyorko had been moved from the hot corner to the middle infield.  However, it looks as if Gyorko could still be shifted around as he played third base last night after strictly playing second since April 22nd.

Last night's contest was the first action Gyorko had seen since May 11th when he suffered a bruised left hand after being hit by a pitch.

The Padres front office is clearly not happy with the production they've received from second baseman Orlando Hudson, who is only hitting .211 on the season with 1 HR, 11 RBI, 8 base on balls and 27 strikeouts on the Major League level.

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