2019 MLB Prospect Report: End of April Call-Ups
Matt Selz discusses some of the most fantasy relevant call-ups from MLB teams in April and what you can look from them the rest of the way.
April has been a busy month for call-ups around the majors as teams needed them for injury protection or just rewarding hot starts at the Triple-A level. The biggest name to be called up was obviously Vladimir Guerrero Jr. after once more dominating the Triple-A ranks after coming back from the oblique injury that caused him to miss the first few weeks of the season. I won’t be breaking down Guerrero here as he’s been the most broken down prospect in the game for the last year-plus at this point but there are still several prospects worth mentioning for fantasy purposes.
Michael Chavis (2B/3B BOS) – The injuries to Dustin Pedroia , Brock Holt , and Eduardo Núñez forced the Red Sox hand with this move as they needed the infield help. Chavis had been getting work at the keystone at Triple-A this year as preparation to bring him up knowing that Rafael Devers was still blocking him from the hot corner in Boston. He’s been the Red Sox top prospect for a little while now and got...