• Cubs To Promote Nelson Velazquez

    1 month ago - By MLB Trade Rumors

    The Cubs are set to call up outfield prospect Nelson Velazquez prior to tomorrow's doubleheader with the Brewers, as Velazquez revealed his first MLB promotion via his Instagram page (hat tip to Tim Stebbins of NBC Sports Chicago ).
    A fifth-round pick in the 2017 draft, Velazquez is ranked 15th on Baseball America's list of the top 30 Cubs prospects, and 16th on MLB Pipeline's list. Velazquez broke out by crushing Double-A pitching in both 2021 and 2022, while in between starring in Arizona Fall League play. Earning his first promotion to Triple-A just earlier this month, Velazquez has...
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  • Brewers To Promote Ethan Small

    1 month ago - By MLB Trade Rumors

    The Brewers are set to call up left-hander Ethan Small , ESPN.com's Jeff Passan reports. It is the first big league promotion for Small, the 28th overall pick in the 2019 draft.
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