Former Stone Crabs shortstop Shawn O’Malley has been promoted to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. This is O’Malley’s first call up to the majors. He was hitting .317 with 18 doubles, 11 triples and 4 home runs in 102 games this season. His most recent assignment was with the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees.
O’Malley was with the inaugural season Stone Crabs in 2009 and came back for a handful of games in 2010. He was drafted by the Rays in the fifth round of the 2006 draft. He signed a minor league contract with the Angels organization prior to the 2014 season.