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Padres add prospect Weathers to NLDS roster

Left-hander jumping straight to postseason squad from Class A
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October 6, 2020

One of the defining characteristics of the Padres' 2020 season has been the club's reliance on exciting young talent. On Tuesday, San Diego got even younger and perhaps even more exciting. The Padres added No. 6 prospect Ryan Weathers to the National League Division Series roster for what would be

Twins add Kirilloff for MLB debut in playoffs

No. 27 overall prospect joining Minnesota for Wild Card Series
@SamDykstraMiLB
11:30 AM EDT

Alex Kirilloff thrived in his last postseason appearance. He'll get a chance under an even brighter spotlight. The Twins have added MLB Pipeline's No. 27 overall prospect to their roster for the Wild Card Series against the Astros, which began Tuesday afternoon with a 4-1 loss. "Alex Kirilloff is ready

White Sox call up 2020 first-rounder Crochet

No. 11 overall pick becomes first member of class to reach MLB
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September 18, 2020

It didn't take long for the 2020 Draft to make an impact on Major League Baseball. The White Sox are calling 2020 No. 11 overall pick Garrett Crochet up to the Majors, general manager Rick Hahn announced Friday. Crochet will be the first player from the 2020 Draft class to

Rangers calling up Huff for MLB debut

Texas adding No. 75 overall prospect following Trevino injury
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September 10, 2020

The catching position is about to get a whole lot bigger in Texas. The Rangers are adding No. 75 overall prospect Sam Huff to the Major League roster prior to Thursday's game against the Angels, the club announced. Outfielder Scott Heineman was optioned to the alternate training site to make

Marlins calling on Chisholm for MLB debut

No. 70 overall prospect headed to Miami in time for playoff race
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September 1, 2020

The Marlins made a splash by adding Starling Marte at the Trade Deadline on Monday. On Tuesday, they added another talent from the 2019 Trade Deadline. Miami is calling up No. 70 overall prospect Jazz Chisholm for his Major League debut, the club announced Tuesday. Jesús Sánchez was optioned to

Pirates promote Hayes for Major League debut

Pittsburgh's No. 2 prospect to be recalled Tuesday
@christripodi
August 31, 2020

Fourteen-year MLB veteran Charlie Hayes played 128 games with Pittsburgh before he was traded to the New York Yankees on August 30, 1996. Almost 24 years to the day, his son will don the black and gold himself. Second-ranked Pirates prospect Ke'Bryan Hayes has been recalled from Pittsburgh's alternate site

Braves' Anderson to make MLB debut Wednesday

No. 42 overall prospect called up to help hurting Atlanta rotation
@SamDykstraMiLB
August 25, 2020

The Braves need starting pitching. It helps that they have one of the game's best pitching prospects waiting in the wings. The waiting will soon be over. Atlanta has called up No. 42 overall prospect Ian Anderson for his Major League debut. The right-hander will face the Yankees in the

Marlins promoting Sixto, Jesús Sánchez for debuts

Miami calling up Top-100 prospects to bolster second-place Fish
@jtbloss
August 20, 2020

The Marlins have made 80 transactions since their season began on July 24. Perhaps none of them were as highly anticipated as the 81st. Miami will reportedly call up both No. 24 overall prospect Sixto Sánchez and No. 88 overall prospect Jesús Sánchez for their Major League debuts. Sixto Sánchez,

Giants promoting top prospect Bart to Majors

San Francisco calling up No. 15 overall prospect for catching duty
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August 20, 2020

There's no "might" about it. Joey Bart will be a Giant. San Francisco is calling MLB.com's No. 15 overall prospect up to the Majors for his debut, the club announced Thursday. The Giants did not initially reveal the corresponding moves necessary to add Bart to the 28-man active and 40-man

Tigers promoting Mize, Skubal for MLB debuts

Detroit summoning Top-100 prospects, Paredes to help big club
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August 17, 2020

The welcome wagon is about to kick into overdrive in the Motor City. The Tigers are promoting No. 2 prospect Casey Mize, No. 5 Tarik Skubal and No. 6 Isaac Paredes to the Major Leagues this week, the club announced Monday. Paredes is joining the club today as fellow infielder

Phillies promoting top prospect Bohm to Majors

No. 31 prospect becomes fourth 2018 first-rounder in The Show
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August 13, 2020

It’s a good week to be atop the Phillies’ prospect rankings. After top pitching prospect Spencer Howard made his Major League debut Sunday, the Phillies promoted No. 31 overall prospect Alec Bohm on Thursday, the club officially announced. Bohm, 24, has been with Philadelphia’s alternate training squad based at Triple-A

Angels call up Adell for big league debut

Halos hope No. 6 overall prospect can help club after rough start
@SamDykstraMiLB
August 4, 2020

There will be a new Angel in the outfield. The Angels on Tuesday called up No. 6 overall prospect Jo Adell to make his Major League debut. Manager Joe Maddon told reporters that the club's top prospect would bat seventh against the Mariners in Seattle. The Halos optioned outfielder Michael

Padres promoting prospect Patiño to Majors

San Diego summoning No. 27 overall prospect to MLB bullpen
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August 4, 2020

The Padres have already gotten off to a strong 7-4 start in the early going of the 2020 season. Less than two weeks into the abbreviated campaign, the club is about to get a whole lot more electric. San Diego is calling up No. 27 overall prospect Luis Patiño to

White Sox summon Madrigal to Majors for debut

No. 39 overall prospect bringing high contact rate to Chicago roster
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July 31, 2020

The White Sox have already seen Top-100 prospect Luis Robert make big contributions to their Major League club in the early days of the 2020 season. Now, they'll see what another bright young talent can do. Chicago called up No. 39 overall prospect Nick Madrigal on Friday, the club announced.

D-backs calling up Varsho for MLB debut

No. 75 overall prospect ready to show off bat, wheels for Arizona
@SamDykstraMiLB
July 30, 2020

Daulton Varsho, welcome to The Show. The D-backs called up MLB.com's No. 75 overall prospect to the Major League active roster Thursday afternoon. Kevin Cron was optioned to the alternate training site roster to make room for Varsho on the 30-man. Arizona began a four-game series with the Dodgers at

Pearson will start for Blue Jays on Wednesday

Toronto to summon top prospect for MLB debut against Nationals
@SamDykstraMiLB
July 27, 2020

We now have a liftoff date for one of the game's top pitching prospects. The Blue Jays are calling up top prospect Nate Pearson for his Major League debut against the Nationals on Wednesday, according to MLB.com's Keegan Matheson. Pearson has been on the Toronto taxi squad since the 2020

Royals' Singer to make MLB debut Saturday

No. 59 overall prospect to start in Kansas City's second game
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July 22, 2020

Brady will have something over his fellow singer Lorde. He'll actually get to be a Royal. Brady Singer, MLB.com's No. 59 overall prospect, will make his Major League debut for Kansas City on Saturday at Cleveland, manager Mike Matheny announced Wednesday. He is scheduled to face Mike Clevinger in the

White Sox ink Robert to new deal

Top prospect gets six-year contract, likely start year in Chicago
January 2, 2020

Three levels of the Minors did not present much of a challenge to Luis Robert in 2019. Two days into 2020, he's lined up a new test that begins on Opening Day in a Major League outfield.The top White Sox prospect is in agreement with Chicago on a six-year, $50 million contract

Dunn leads quartet of M's callups

Seattle taps No. 5 prospect, three Arkansas teammates
September 10, 2019

Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto was not finished making moves this summer. Now, he's Dunn one more.Seattle is calling up No. 5 prospectJustin Dunn to the Majors, along with Kyle Lewis (No. 10), Art Warren (No. 26) and Donnie Walton (No. 28), the club announced on Tuesday.

Cubs bringing up Hoerner from Smokies

Top prospect strengthens Chicago's injury-laden middle infield
September 9, 2019

Nico Hoerner was scheduled to go to the Arizona Fall League this month. Turns out, he'll be charting a different course.The Cubs are calling up their top prospect to make his Major League debut. Hoerner will have to be added to the 40-man roster, but that will be the only

A's to call up Luzardo from Triple-A

No. 18 overall prospect will join big league club Monday
September 8, 2019

Jesus Luzardo believed he was ready for the Majors. Now the A's do, too.Oakland's top prospect will join the big league club in Houston on Monday. He last pitched Friday for Triple-A Las Vegas. When he debuts, Luzardo will become the first Peruvian-born player to reach the game's highest level.

Twins promote Balazovic to Pensacola

No. 78 prospect joins Wahoos for Southern League postseason
September 4, 2019

The Double-A Pensacola roster already boasts the No. 1, No. 2 and No. 5 prospects in the Twins system. Just in time for the Southern League playoffs, the Blue Wahoos are adding the No. 4 prospect as well.The Twins promoted No. 78 overall prospect Jordan Balazovic from Class A Advanced

Roundup of 2019 September callups

Top 30 prospects, other notable players heading to the Majors
September 2, 2019

September time, and the promotions are easy.Major League rosters can expand to include any member of an organization's 40-man roster, beginning Sept. 1, and that means hordes of prospects will be heading to The Show this month. This will be the last season for that threshold; next year big league teams

Dodgers' Lux packing bags for Hollywood

Game's No.9 overall prospect exits Triple-A with 1.197 OPS
September 1, 2019

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said in recent days that the club was strongly considering calling up top prospectGavin Lux -- and not just to occupy a bench role.Consider it done.The 21-year-old has been promoted to the big league club, Roberts said Sunday. Lux, who was not in the starting lineup

Twins add top pitching prospect Graterol

No. 54 overall prospect posted 1.92 ERA across three levels
September 1, 2019

Brusdar Graterol is officially in the bigs.The Twins called up their third-ranked prospect from Triple-A Rochester on Sunday as Major League rosters expanded. He appeared in four International League games following an Aug. 19 promotion from Double-A Pensacola.