Padres to promote Hunter Renfroe

Hunter Renfroe is slated to move to Single A Fort Wayne on Saturday.

Hunter Renfroe is slated to move to Single A Fort Wayne on Saturday.

Daily Journal Report

Hunter Renfroe is moving up quickly.
The first-round draft pick out of Mississippi State plays his last game for the Eugene (Ore.) Emeralds of the Northwest League Thursday and will be promoted on Saturday.
Renfroe, the 13th overall pick by the San Diego Padres, will be headed to the Fort Wayne (Ind.) TinCaps of the Single-A Midwest League.
Renfroe is going out on a high note, after winning the Northwest League All-Star Game with an RBI single on Tuesday night as the South scored three runs in the ninth inning to beat the North 8-7.
Heading into Thursday’s game, Renfroe was hitting .302 in 23 games with four homers and 16 RBIs.