After strong start at Triple-A, the club promoted him Friday. Before seeing an MLB pitch, Singleton signed a rare extension that included $10 million of guaranteed money, worth up to $35 million if team options kick in.
Padres had lost four straight and seven of eight, falling to 20-24 and putting manager Bud Black's job in possible jeopardy. But Justin Upton's big day at the plate led the way to a positive day. That, plus Bernie Williams gets treated like a legend at Yankee Stadium in the Eye on MLB.
It's Houston's best start over 41 games in franchise history. The Nationals won their fifth straight, beating the Yankees after Bryce Harper was ejected in the third inning. On the West Coast, the Giants shut out the Dodgers.