HOUSTON (KMTV) — Former Huskers & Omaha Westside baseball standout Jake Meyers has reportedly been called up to the Houston Astros from Triple-A.
Jake Kaplan from The Athletic first reported the news on Friday afternoon.
Source: The Astros are calling up center fielder Jake Meyers from Triple A.— Jake Kaplan (@jakemkaplan) July 30, 2021
Meyers, an outfielder, was hitting .343 this season in Triple A Sugar Land with 16 home runs & 51 RBI.
According to Kaplan, Meyers could make his MLB debut as soon as Saturday afternoon's game in San Francisco at 3 p.m. Central.
The Astros are hoping to get Jake Meyers to San Francisco in time for tomorrow afternoon's game. They'll have to make a corresponding 40-man roster move to add him.— Jake Kaplan (@jakemkaplan) July 30, 2021
The Omaha Westside alum was drafted in the 13th round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Astros.