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Rays' Austin Shenton: Promoted to Triple-A
Shenton has been promoted from Double-A Montgomery to Triple-A Durham.
Shenton is already 25, so he is old for a player making his Triple-A debut. After being roughly league average at Double-A in 2021 (103 wRC+) and 2022 (100 wRC+), Shenton was 58 percent better than league average this year, slashing .307/.415/.567 with 15 home runs in 73 games. He received the majority of his starts at third base while at Double-A, but Shenton has been filling in at first base during his Triple-A time for Kyle Manzardo (undisclosed), who is on the injured list.... See More ... See Less
Rays' Austin Shenton: Headed to Tampa Bay
Shenton was traded from the Mariners to the Rays along with JT Chargois in exchange for Diego Castillo on Thursday.
Shenton has played at both High-A Everett and Double-A Arkansas this season. Across the two levels, he's hit .300/.414/.566 in 321 plate appearances. Though he's had limited time at Double-A, his 145 wRC+ at the level is encouraging for his long-term potential .... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-0, 205 lbs|
|Birthplace: Spokane, WA|
|Bats/Throws: L, R|