2019 MLB Prospect Report: Next Round of Call-ups
Matt Selz discusses some of the most fantasy relevant call-ups from MLB teams in May and what you can look from them the rest of the way.
We’ve already had quite a few prospect called up to the majors for good this year and that doesn’t include those that came up for a brief time and then went back down, most notably Carter Kieboom. However, that doesn’t mean that the young guns are done being called up, especially as we get nearer to the typical Super Two timeframe in early June. This week, I will try and give you a jump on the next guys who are likely to come up and stay long-term with the team, so you get the jump on potentially claiming them.
Yordan Alvarez (OF HOU) – Alvarez has been the talk of those who hunt for prospects and the questions have grown about why he hasn’t gotten the call yet. The simplest explanation is that the Astros outfielders haven’t faltered yet. The outfielder has played 29 games at Triple-A Round Rock this year and played 45 games at Triple-A Fresno last year for a combined .310/.402/.613 slash with 21 homers, 66 RBI, 54 runs, and a steal in those 74 games. Alvarez is a...