Minor League Barometer: Notable Phenoms
Minor League Barometer: Notable Phenoms

This article is part of our Minor League Barometer series.

With September call-ups right around the corner, speculations abound as to which minor leaguers will make their way to the bigs. The Rangers have already announced that slugger Willie Calhoun will be among their September additions. Atlanta will almost certainly add a pitcher or two and has plenty to choose from, including Touki Toussaint, Bryse Wilson and Kyle Wright.

The Yankees are preparing hurler Justus Sheffield for a bullpen role, and fellow pitcher Chance Adams could also return as the Bronx Bombers enter the stretch run. It will be interesting to see if the Nationals bring up a now healthy Victor Robles, though with the success of Juan Soto, there's not really a spot for him on a team that is unlikely to see the postseason.

Houston's Kyle Tucker should be back with the big club in September, as he has mashed Triple-A pitching whenever he has been shuttled back to the minors. Over his last 10 contests, Tucker is hitting .468 with nine home runs, 19 RBI

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Jesse Siegel
Siegel covers college football, college basketball and minor league baseball for RotoWire. He was named College Sports Writer of the Year by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.
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