September Call-Ups 2013: Full Team-by-Team List

Timothy RappFeatured ColumnistSeptember 1, 2013

September Call-Ups 2013: Full Team-by-Team List

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    Contenders looking to bolster their bench and basement-dwellers hoping to give a few prospects a chance with the big club will now have the opportunity to do so, as MLB teams expand their rosters to 40 players in the annual September call-ups.   

    Here, we'll track every team's call-ups as they happen as the race to the postseason enters its last month. 

    All updates via MLB.com.

Arizona Diamonbacks

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    Players Added: LHP Tony Sipp, RHP David Hernandez

     

    Notes: In 48 games with the D-Backs this season, Sipp has a 3.86 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 37 strikeouts in 32.2 innings. He'll serve as a lefty specialist. Hernandez was less effective after a great 2012 season, but he looked good during his stint in Triple-A Reno. 

Atlanta Braves

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    Players Added: RHP Freddy Garcia, RHP Kameron Loe

     

    Notes: The 36-year-old veteran, who the Braves acquired from Baltimore, held a 5.77 ERA and 1.36 WHIP in 10 starts for the Orioles. He'll work out of the bullpen in Atlanta. 

Baltimore Orioles

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    Players AddedC Steve Clevenger, C Chris Snyder, LHP Zach Britton

     

    NotesClevenger and Snyder will give the Baltimore Orioles nice catching depth as they make their push toward the postseason. 

Boston Red Sox

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    Players AddedOF Quintin Berry, RHP Rubby De La Rosa, C Ryan Lavarnway

     

    Notes: Berry doesn't exactly swing the meanest bat, but he has good speed and should be a nice base-running option off the bench. Lavarnway has spent some time with the Red Sox this season. 

Chicago Cubs

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    Players Added: RHP Alberto Cabrera

     

    Notes: Cabrera got knocked around in 25 appearances for the Cubs last season as he sported a 5.40 ERA, but at 10-6 with a 3.79 ERA in the minors this year, he should be a solid long reliever.

Chicago White Sox

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    Players Added: C Bryan Anderson, LHP Charlie Leesman

     

    Notes: Leesman made his major league debut for the Chicago White Sox on August 9, pitching five innings and giving up just one earned run and four hits while walking five and striking out eight.

Cincinnati Reds

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    Players Added: 2B Henry Rodriguez, OF Derrick Robinson, 3B Neftali Soto, OF Billy Hamilton, RHP Curtis Partch

     

    Notes: Rodriguez can play three infield positions and will give the Cincinnati Reds a useful utility option. 

Cleveland Indians

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    Players Added: 2B Jose Ramirez, C Kelly Shoppach, RHP Blake Wood, LHP Nick Hagadone, RHP Preston Guilmet, LHP Clay Rapada

     

    Notes: Ramirez is an exciting young prospect who can play in a utility role and swipe his fair share of bases. Wood might see some time in the rotation, while Hagadone and Guilmet will head to the bullpen.

Colorado Rockies

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    Players Added: INF Josh Rutledge

     

    Notes: Rutledge failed to live up to expectations as the starter at second base for the Rockies earlier this season, but he brings with him a tantalizing skill set. In 38 games at Triple-A Colorado Springs, the 24-year-old hit .371/.444/.587 with 17 doubles and four homers.  

Detroit Tigers

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    Players AddedOF Nick Castellanos, RHP Evan Reed, INF Danny Worth, RHP Luke Putkonen

     

    NotesCastellanos is an excellent outfield prospect, while Reed will slide into the bullpen and Worth is capable of filling a utility role. 

Houston Astros

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    Players Added: RHP Jorge De Leon, OF Trevor Crowe

     

    Notes: De Leon, who made two uninspiring appearances with the Astros earlier this season, will be used in a middle relief role. He had a 3.46 ERA and 0.990 WHIP across Double- and Triple-A this season but recently looked unhittable at the latter level. 

Kansas City Royals

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    Players AddedLHP Francisley Bueno, C Brett Hayes

     

    Notes: Bueno is 32 and appeared in 18 games for the Royals last season. He also saw action in one game this year, earning a win against the Red Sox in 2.1 scoreless innings.

Los Angeles Angels

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    Players Added: RHP Ryan Brasier

     

    Notes: Brasier, who had a cup of coffee with the Angels earlier in the year, held a 4.13 ERA and 1.500 WHIP in 38 Triple-A appearances this season. He won't serve as much more than an extra middle relief arm. 

Los Angeles Dodgers

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    Players Added: C Drew Butera, RHP Stephen Fife, SS Dee Gordon, RHP Peter Moylan, OF Scott Van Slyke

     

    Notes: Fife is the intriguing add here. In 14 career major league starts, the 26-year-old has posted a 2.55 ERA and 1.34 WHIP with the Dodgers. He'll likely provide long relief coverage at first, but he could eventually be used as a fifth starter. 

    Butera and Gordon will bring major league experience and depth, while Moylan and Van Slyke will be used sparingly. 

Miami Marlins

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    Players AddedRHP Chris Hatcher, LHP Zach Phillips 

     

    Notes: Both Hatcher and Phillips will slide into the Miami Marlins' bullpen.

Milwaukee Brewers

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    Players AddedRHP Donovan Hand, RHP Michael Blazek

     

    Notes: Hand has spent time with the Milwaukee Brewers this season and will likely be the team's long reliever. 

Minnesota Twins

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New York Mets

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    Players Added: RHP Victor Black, LHP Tim Byrdak, 3B Zach Lutz

     

    Notes: Black was acquired in the trade that sent Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pittsburgh Pirates. He will slot into the team's bullpen. 

New York Yankees

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    Players AddedC J.R. Murphy, INF David Adams, RHP Brett Marshall, RHP Dellin Betances, LHP Cesar Cabral, RHP Preston Claiborne

     

    Notes: Murphy will be the team's third catcher, while Adams will be a utility man off the bench. Marshall, Betances and Cabral are all bullpen options. 

Oakland Athletics

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    Players Added: LHP Pedro Figueroa, OF Michael Choice, INF Jemile Weeks, INF Andy Parrino

     

    NotesFigueroa is a bullpen option, while Choice is a promising prospect who should get some spot starts in the outfield and could carve out a role for himself if he impresses. Weeks is a former top prospect who was hitting .271/.376/.369 with 17 stolen bases at Triple-A. As someone who can play a variety of positions, he'll fill a utility role for the A's.

    Parrino will add defense and versatility. 

Philadelphia Phillies

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    Players AddedINF/OF Michael Martinez, 2B Cesar Hernandez

     

    Notes: Martinez is no stranger to the big club and will fill in as an all-around utility option. 

Pittsburgh Pirates

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    Players AddedRHP Kyle Farnsworth, LHP Kris Johnson 

     

    Notes: Johnson will get the start for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. 

San Diego Padres

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    Players Added: C Chris Robinson, LHP Tom Layne, RHP Burch Smith

     

    Notes: Robinson was hitting a solid .282/.307/.320 and will provide nice depth at catcher. 

    Layne has a 2.45 ERA in 7.1 innings this season with the Padres. He'll be used in middle relief. 

San Francisco Giants

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Seattle Mariners

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    Players AddedRHP Tom Wilhelmsen

     

    Notes: Seattle's former closer will give the team another option out of the bullpen, though surely not in the ninth inning. 

St. Louis Cardinals

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    Players AddedOF Adron Chambers

     

    Notes: Chambers will bring speed off the bench for the St. Louis Cardinals as they chase the Pirates for the NL Central crown.

Tampa Bay Rays

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    Players AddedC/OF Chris Gimenez, RHP Josh Lueke, OF/DH Delmon Young

     

    Notes: Young started the season with the Philadelphia Phillies before being released. He'll add some pop off the bench for the Rays.

Texas Rangers

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    Players Added: C/1B Robinson Chirinos, RHP Cory Burns, OF Jim Adduci

     

    Notes: Chirinos will give the Rangers depth at catcher, while Adduci was producing at an intriguing level, hitting .298/.381/.463 with 16 homers and 32 steals at Triple-A Round Rock. 

    Burns posted a 1.64 ERA in 11 innings for the Rangers earlier this season, and will give them another arm out of the bullpen. 

Toronto Blue Jays

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Washington Nationals

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    Players Added: C Sandy Leon, RHP Erik Davis, LHP Ian Krol

     

    Notes: Leon wasn't doing much with the bat at Double-A Harrisburg, but he'll give the Nationals some important depth behind the plate. 

     

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