Vaughn Grissom knows how to make a good first impression.
Grissom — Atlanta's frontrunner — made his MLB debut Wednesday, as the Braves won his 8-4 victory over the Reds with his first major league hit against the Sox. hit his 2nd homer in the game.
Grissom, 21, then added his drive to the line and his single with his knock on base in his second inning in the ninth, making a brilliant 4-2 debut. Wrapped up. Grissom was called up from Double-A Mississippi on Tuesday night after starting second baseman Orlando Arcia injured his left hamstring and was placed on the 10-day injured list.
In Atlanta's minor leagues this year his system includes 363 batting average in his 22 games at Double-A level.
Atlanta season opener second baseman Ozzie Albies has been sidelined since early July with a broken left leg.