In an eight hour span on Tuesday, Luke Hughes went from unemployed to an independent league newcomer to a Triple-A prospect for the Toronto Blue Jays.
"You can probably say it's been a pretty interesting and exciting day," Hughes tweeted after the events unfolded.
"Interesting and exciting" is quite the understatement.
Just last month, the 27-year-old was released from the Sacramento River Cats, the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. Now, Hughes has another chance to crack the big leagues, accepting a roster spot with the Las Vegas 51s, Triple-A club of the Toronto Blue Jays.
Only hours before his signing, though, Hughes thought he was headed to Pennsylvania, announcing on Twitter that he was joining the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.
His plans changed quickly after receiving the call from the Toronto Blue Jays organization.
Expect to see Hughes wearing the blue and white "51s" jerseys later this week, and stay tuned to the Perth Heat Facebook page for more updates on the slugger's success in the States.