Giants promote top SS prospect Marco Luciano

The San Francisco Giants promoted top prospect Marco Luciano from Triple-A Sacramento on Wednesday.

The shortstop is No. 15 in the MLB Pipeline rankings and No. 2 in the Giants organization.

Luciano, 21, could make his major league debut Wednesday night against the visiting Oakland Athletics.

The Dominican Republic native batted .292 with two homers and three RBIs in six games with Sacramento.

Luciano opened the 2023 season at Double-A Richmond and hit 11 homers and 32 RBIs in 56 games.

The Giants optioned infielder David Villar to Sacramento.

Villar, 26, is batting just .145 with five homers, 12 RBIs and 45 strikeouts in 46 games for the Giants this season.