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Padres Calling Up Francisco Mejia

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The San Diego Padres are calling up their number 3 prospect, catcher Francisco Mejia, manager Andy Green announced on Monday.

Green said that there was room for both Mejia and Austin Hedges, who will split time catching.

“I couldn’t be a bigger fan of Austin Hedges, couldn’t love having somebody on the field and behind the plate than I love having him out there,” Green said, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune’s Kevin Acee.

Mejia has hit .328/.364/.582 in 31 games for El Paso since he was acquired via trade from the Cleveland Indians back in July.

 

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Blue Jays Calling Up Cavan Biggio

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The Toronto Blue Jays are calling up second base prospect Cavan Biggio to the majors for the very first time on Friday, according to ESPN.

Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, has performed well for Triple A Buffalo this season, posting a .306/.440/.507 slash line.

Toronto selected Biggio, 24, in the fifth round of the 2016 draft.

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Royals Assign Drew Storen To Double-A

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The Kansas City Royals have assigned former big-league reliever Drew Storen to Double-A Northwest Arkansas, according to Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s Paul Boyd.

Storen, who inked a minor league deal with the Royals back in February of this year, is attempting a comeback, as he hasn’t pitched in the majors since playing for the Cincinnati Reds back in 2017.

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Neil Ramirez Accepts Outright Assignment With Indians

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Cleveland Indians reliever Neil Ramirez will remain within the organization after clearing outright waivers and accepting an assignment to Triple-A, according to an official team announcement.

Ramirez landed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Indians this offseason, avoiding arbitration.

Ramirez, 29, has struggled during the 2019 season and maybe a stint in Triple A will help him work things out.

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