Sept. 1 marks the expansion of every team’s active roster from 25 to 40 players. In general, it allows teams to address their needs at the major league level by essentially plucking specific talent from within their farm system to add bench and bullpen depth.
More importantly, at least as far as we’re concerned, the final month of the season represents a time when teams have the freedom to audition their top prospects at the highest level.
Even though most organizations hold off on promoting their young talent until the completion of the minor league playoffs, which are set to begin this week, there should be several notable promotions announced Monday.
As part of our ongoing coverage here at Prospect Pipeline, we’ve put together a list of each team’s announced call-ups headed into Monday. And as news pertaining to September call-ups develops over the coming week, we’ve got you covered with updated information, scouting reports and predictions on baseball’s top prospects.