Varsity Extra

Rocky Mountain High grad called up to Tri-City baseball club; could play against Hawks next week

Outfielder Mason Smith, a 2013 Rocky Mountain High graduate, was called up to the Tri-City Dust Devils on Friday.

Smith was drafted by the San Diego Padres with the 118th pick of the 2013 MLB Draft. The Dust Devils are the Padres’ Class A short season affiliate and play in the Northwest League. They open the season at Memorial Stadium on June 18 against the Boise Hawks.

Smith has spent the past two summers on the Padres’ Arizona Rookie League team.