PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — J.P. Crawford will make his long awaited MLB debut on Tuesday night in New York against the Mets.
Crawford will play third base and bat 7th.
Crawford, 22, was the Phillies’ top pick, No. 16 overall, in 2013.
After struggling early this season at Lehigh Valley (Triple-A), Crawford was on a tear of late hitting .280 with a .381 on-base percentage, to go along with 13 homers, 42 RBI’s, and a .904 OPS since June 20th.