San Antonio Missions infielder Cory Spangenberg has a four-game hitting streak entering tonight’s game in El Paso and has hits in six of the last seven games.
The veteran left-handed batter has a .318 average for the season. On Wednesday, Spangenberg hit a two-run homer, his 12th home run of the season, in a 14-7 road victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes.
Spangenberg has worked at all the infield positions this season, in keeping with Milwaukee Brewers organization procedure. He has also seen some action in the outfield. This is Spangenberg’s first season in the Brewers organization.
The 28-year-old Spangenberg was in the San Diego Padres organization and spent all or part of the previous five seasons in the majors with the Padres.
Spangenberg spent time with the Missions in 2013-15 when they were a Double-A farm club of the Padres.