Major League Baseball Draft

Angels call-up Troy Scribner's parents learn it pays to have a passport

Angels call-up Troy Scribner's parents learn it pays to have a passport

Troy Scribner went unselected through 1,216 picks in the 2013 MLB draft. But the right-hander from Sacred Heart University beat all but 89 of those selections to the major leagues.

He arrived at Rogers Centre on Friday to work out with the Angels. They will promote the 26-year-old to the major leagues Saturday and ask him to make his major league debut in relief of Yusmeiro Petit.

The Angels opted to name Petit, their long reliever, the game’s starter to lessen the pressure placed on Scribner.

Scribner received word late Tuesday, after the Angels’ 11-inning loss that night in Cleveland. While in Memphis with triple-A Salt Lake, he...

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