San Francisco Giants place Joey Bart on IL, call up top prospect

May 19, 2023, 9:49 AM

Fernando Tatis Jr. #23 of the San Diego Padres swings and hits the facemask of Joey Bart #21 of the...

Fernando Tatis Jr. #23 of the San Diego Padres swings and hits the facemask of Joey Bart #21 of the San Francisco Giants during the seventh inning of game two for the MLB World Tour Mexico City Series at Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium on April 30, 2023 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

(Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

The San Francisco Giants made several roster moves Friday, one of which included placing Joey Bart on the 10-day injured list.

Bart was placed on the 10-day injured list with a left groin strain. In conjecture with the move, the Giants have called up 2020 first-round pick Patrick Bailey.

Bailey, the Giants’ No. 11 prospect per MLB Pipeline, is set for his MLB debut as Bart recovers on the IL. The Giants’ first-round pick (No. 13 overall) in the 2020 Draft, the switch-hitting Bailey posted a .276/.358/.419 slash line in 28 games at Double-A and Triple-A this year. Bart has hit .231 with two walks and 21 strikeouts in 26 games.

Bailey is expected to make his debut for the Giants against the Miami Marlins.

Additional roster moves by the San Francisco Giants include:

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