"The damaging thing is for his development," (Reading manager P.J. Forbes said). "That’s the thing that hurts. He loses out on 40, 50, 60 at-bats. That’s the thing that hurts is losing this time in development for him, because that’s what’s important."
Golson, 22, was batting .299/.335/.450 in 251 at-bats for Double-A Reading. A rough June dropped his OPS 89 points since the end of May, however, as Golson has gone 5-for-38 with no extra-base hits, one walk and 12 strikeouts this month.