RP,SP - TB
Rays prospect RHP Cole Wilcox underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday.
The 22-year-old had been pitching well in Single-A this season. Acquired in the Blake Snell trade, Wilcox was a third round pick in 2020. It's a bummer for his development.
The Padres added 2020 third-round pick RHP Cole Wilcox to their 60-man player pool.
Wilcox received a record signing bonus from the Padres in this year's draft, earning $3.3 million to break his commitment from Georgia. He is expected to be developed as a starter but might find a quicker path to the big leagues as a reliever.
The a Padres signed their third-round pick RHP Cole Wilcox.
Wilcox received a record-setting $3.3 million signing bonus, the most ever for a third-round selection. The Georgia product had signability questions that caused him to slip a round or two in the draft. San Diego will develop him as a starter for now.