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07-27

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The Call-Up: Zach Lee
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Brendan Gawlowski and Wilson Karaman

07-24

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The Call-Up: Michael Conforto
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Al Skorupa and Mike Gianella

07-21

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The Call-Up: Stephen Piscotty
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Mark Anderson and Mike Gianella

07-20

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The Call-Up: Aaron Nola
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Christopher Crawford and Mike Gianella

07-17

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The Call-Up: Frankie Montas
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Mauricio Rubio and George Bissell

07-13

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The Call-Up: Brian Johnson
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Christopher Crawford and Wilson Karaman

07-08

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The Call-Up: Gleyber Torres
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Christopher Crawford and Bret Sayre

07-02

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The Call-Up: Manny Banuelos
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David Lee and Wilson Karaman

07-02

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The Call-Up: Miguel Sano
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Christopher Crawford and Bret Sayre

06-26

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The Call-Up: Alex Meyer
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Mark Anderson and Greg Wellemeyer

06-26

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The Call-Up: Steven Matz
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Jeff Moore and George Bissell

06-22

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The Call-Up: Justin Nicolino
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Brendan Gawlowski and George Bissell

06-19

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The Call-Up: Matt Wisler
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David Lee and J.J. Jansons

06-16

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The Call-Up: Kyle Schwarber
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Christopher Crawford and George Bissell

06-15

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The Call-Up: Francisco Lindor
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Christopher Crawford and J.J. Jansons

06-15

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The Call-Up: Byron Buxton
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Christopher Crawford and Mike Gianella

06-09

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The Call-Up: Vincent Velasquez
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Craig Goldstein and Mike Gianella

06-08

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The Call-Up: Carlos Correa
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Christopher Crawford and Wilson Karaman

06-08

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The Call-Up: Joe Ross
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Tucker Blair and Mike Gianella

06-02

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The Call-Up: Joey Gallo
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Kate Morrison and Bret Sayre

06-01

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The Call-Up: Chi Chi Gonzalez
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Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

06-01

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The Call-Up: Michael Feliz
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Wilson Karaman

05-28

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The Call-Up: Eduardo Rodriguez
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Mark Anderson and Ben Carsley

05-20

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The Call-Up: Wilmer Difo
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CJ Wittmann and Bret Sayre

05-18

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The Call-Up: Lance McCullers
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Christopher Crawford and J.P. Breen

05-09

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The Call-Up: Noah Syndergaard
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Christopher Crawford and Bret Sayre

05-05

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The Call-Up: Eddie Rosario
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Christopher Crawford and Craig Goldstein

05-04

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The Call-Up: Austin Hedges
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Christopher Crawford and J.P. Breen

05-02

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The Call-Up: Blake Swihart
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Christopher Crawford and Ben Carsley

04-29

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The Call-Up: Michael Lorenzen
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Mark Anderson and Wilson Karaman

04-28

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The Call-Up: A.J. Cole
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Al Skorupa and Craig Goldstein

04-21

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The Call-Up: Addison Russell
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Christopher Crawford and Nick Shlain

04-20

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The Call-Up: Kevin Plawecki
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Mark Anderson and Bret Sayre

04-20

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The Call-Up: Carlos Rodon
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Christopher Crawford and Bret Sayre

04-17

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The Call-Up: Kris Bryant
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Christopher Crawford and Bret Sayre

09-04

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The Call-Up: The Others
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Mauricio Rubio, Tucker Blair, Jordan Gorosh, Craig Goldstein, Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre and Jeff Moore

09-03

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The Call-Up: Dalton Pompey
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Jeff Moore and Ben Carsley

09-02

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The Call-Up: Joc Pederson
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Chris Rodriguez and Bret Sayre

09-02

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The Call-Up: Daniel Norris
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Craig Goldstein and Mark Anderson

09-02

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The Call-Up: Brandon Finnegan
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Craig Goldstein and CJ Wittmann

09-02

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The Call-Up: Maikel Franco
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Mark Anderson and Bret Sayre

08-29

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The Call-Up: Dilson Herrera
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Jeff Moore and Craig Goldstein

08-27

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The Call-Up: Jorge Soler
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J.P. Breen and Mauricio Rubio

08-13

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The Call-Up: Rymer Liriano
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Craig Goldstein

08-11

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The Call-Up: Michael Taylor
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Tucker Blair and J.P. Breen

08-05

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The Call-Up: Javier Baez
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Mauricio Rubio and Jordan Gorosh

08-02

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The Call-Up: Mike Foltynewicz
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Jason Parks and Mauricio Rubio

07-25

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The Call-Up: Chris Taylor
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Jason Parks and Bret Sayre

07-23

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The Call-Up: Aaron Sanchez
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Mark Anderson and Ben Carsley

07-10

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The Call-Up: Christian Vazquez
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Al Skorupa and Ben Carsley

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July 27, 2015 12:01 am

The Call-Up: Zach Lee

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Brendan Gawlowski and Wilson Karaman

The Dodgers are hoping he's ex-Zach-Lee what they need for the back end of their rotation.

The Situation: The birth of Zack Greinke’s son forced the Dodgers to shuffle their rotation this weekend. Ian Thomas filled in on Friday and was optioned Saturday afternoon to make room for another starter, Zach Lee, who will pitch today against the Mets.

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July 24, 2015 4:12 pm

The Call-Up: Michael Conforto

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Al Skorupa and Mike Gianella

The Mets look for some comfort in Conforto

The situation: The Mets have a young and talented pitching staff. They stand at two games over .500 and only three games out of a wild card spot despite scoring only 329 runs - good for worst in the National League and second-worst in all of baseball. The absence of David Wright has been felt all year, and now with Michael Cuddyer hurting, the lineup looks shallower than ever. Conforto is hitting a blistering .297/.372/.482 and the hope is that his talented young bat can provide a spark.

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July 21, 2015 6:00 am

The Call-Up: Stephen Piscotty

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Mark Anderson and Mike Gianella

Just when you think there are no prospects left... the Cardinals churn out another one.

The Call-Up: Stephen Piscotty

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July 20, 2015 6:00 am

The Call-Up: Aaron Nola

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Christopher Crawford and Mike Gianella

Aaron Nola has been billed as a major-league ready pitcher since the season started. Find out why he'll live up to the hype.

The situation: The Phillies are all but mathematically eliminated from the 2015 playoffs, possessing the worst record and run differential in all of baseball. The “positive” that comes from this is that Philadelphia can now see what their youngsters are capable of, and another piece of the rebuilding puzzle will make his debut on Tuesday in the form of Aaron Nola.

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July 17, 2015 6:00 am

The Call-Up: Frankie Montas

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Mauricio Rubio and George Bissell

The White Sox have called upon flamethrowing Frankie Montas to pitch in a doubleheader on Friday.

The Situation: With the White Sox playing a doubleheader on Friday, Frankie Montas will be called up to act as the 26th man, and serve as an additional bullpen arm. He will presumably be sent down right after the game.

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July 13, 2015 12:01 am

The Call-Up: Brian Johnson

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Christopher Crawford and Wilson Karaman

The Red Sox turn to their most major-league ready asset to fill yet another rotation hole.

The situation: The Red Sox rotation has been in flux – to put it nicely – all season, but a late surge has the 2013 champions back in the AL East race, and they’ll call up Johnson as an immediate stop-gap while Clay Buchholz hits the disabled list.

Background: Johnson was not only one of the best pitchers on a loaded University of Florida roster, but was also one of their best hitters – and there were some teams who preferred Johnson’s bat. The Red Sox were clearly not one of those teams; taking the southpaw 31st overall in the 2012 MLB Draft. He’s routinely put up impressive pitching totals since, posting a 2.36 ERA with 301 strikeouts in his 320 innings.

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When the Cubs see a problem, they just throw a top prospect at it.

The Situation: If it seems like we’re always discussing the benefits of the Cubs’ never-ending stream of offensive depth, it’s because it always seems to come in handy when injuries strike. This time, it’s Starlin Castro, who pulled up lame trying to scratch out an infield hit and will miss at least 3-4 weeks with a strained hamstring. This presented the Cubs with two options: slide Addison Russell over and call up Ian Happ—downgrading at two defensive positions in the process—or give the organization’s best shortstop, Gleyber Torres, the big stage. Most teams would kill for just one of those options, but for now, Happ is going to have to wait.

Background: The Cubs gave Torres $1.7 million in 2013—the days before the international draft was put into place—out of Venezuela, and though they’ve taken it relatively slow with the 20-year-old infielder, their patience appears to have paid off. He hit .322 at Low-A South Bend, but took another step forward in 2016; posting an .880 OPS at stops in Myrtle Beach and Tennessee. That improvement saw him rank second on the Cubs top-ten prospect list, and No. 19 overall on the BP 101 prior to the start of this year.

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July 2, 2015 6:00 am

The Call-Up: Manny Banuelos

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David Lee and Wilson Karaman

He's coming to the majors, but does he have major league stuff following a long recovery from Tommy John?

The Situation: The Atlanta Braves needed a Thursday starter in place of Williams Perez, who was placed on the disabled list last week with a left foot contusion when he was hit by a batted ball. It presents an opportunity for Manny Banuelos, who has thrown well through 15 starts with Triple-A Gwinnett.

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July 2, 2015 12:01 am

The Call-Up: Miguel Sano

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Christopher Crawford and Bret Sayre

The powerful right-handed slugger will join the Twins on Thursday.

The Situation: Much to the surprise of, well, everyone; the Twins have pitched and lucked their way to second place in the American League Central, despite ranking 24th in baseball in on-base percentage and 18th in slugging percentage. After calling up the top prospect in baseball (Byron Buxton) last month to help both in the field and with the bat, the Minnesota will call up their other upper-echelon bat in the system in the form of Miguel Sano.

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June 26, 2015 9:53 am

The Call-Up: Alex Meyer

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Mark Anderson and Greg Wellemeyer

With the Twins looking to bolster the 'pen, the tall righty with a fastball-slider combo gets the call.

The Call-Up: Alex Meyer

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June 26, 2015 1:00 am

The Call-Up: Steven Matz

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Jeff Moore and George Bissell

The Mets summon yet another high-end pitching prospect from their farm system.

The Situation: The Mets, after getting off to a 13-3 start, have become a leaking vessel taking on more water than it can toss back into the National League ocean. Since then, they’ve gone 23-34, have been decimated by injuries, tinkered with a six-man starting rotation, promoted another rookie (Noah Syndergaard), demoted a veteran (Dillon Gee) and still haven’t been able to right the ship. Now they are promoting top remaining prospect Steven Matz from Las Vegas to join their starting rotation.

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June 22, 2015 1:00 am

The Call-Up: Justin Nicolino

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Brendan Gawlowski and George Bissell

The command/control left-hander was called on Saturday to start for the Marlins.

The Situation: Miami’s scheduled starter, Tom Koehler, woke up with a barking neck and back on Saturday and couldn’t pitch, so the Marlins recalled Justin Nicolino to make the spot start. Miami’s brass likely saw this situation coming, as Nicolino was held out of his scheduled start in New Orleans earlier this week.

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