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A's roster moves for May 3

May 3, 2019

The Oakland A’s recalled outfielder Skye Bolt from Triple-A Las Vegas, the club announced today. Bolt will be making his Major League debut after batting .325 with six home runs and 27 RBI in 22 games in his Triple-A debut with Las Vegas. He is tied for sixth in the

The Oakland A’s recalled outfielder Skye Bolt from Triple-A Las Vegas, the club announced today.

Bolt will be making his Major League debut after batting .325 with six home runs and 27 RBI in 22 games in his Triple-A debut with Las Vegas. He is tied for sixth in the Pacific Coast League in RBI and is hitting .448 with runners in scoring position. The switch-hitter is batting .365 with all six of his home runs and 23 RBI over his last 15 games. He has started nine games in right field, nine in center field and three in left field.

Bolt was selected by Oakland in the fourth round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft and is the first player from that draft to reach the majors with the A’s. The 25-year-old Georgia native is a .249 career hitter in 413 games over five professional seasons with 88 doubles, 19 triples, 49 home runs and 218 RBI.