Callups, or the possibility of them, gathered a lot of attention during the past week. Injuries forced the Pirates to bring up two relievers and more injuries, combined with anemic offensive production, has fans discussing the possibility of still more. Several Indianapolis Indians added some urgency to the discussion by doing something almost nobody on the big league team is doing: hitting the ball.
Chase d'Arnaud, SS (AAA): Although he went hitless in his last two games, for the week d'Arnaud went 10-for-28 (.357) with a triple and a HR, as well as a 5-RBI game. After a rough April in which he posted an OPS of .696, he's posted an OPS of .813 and .969 in May and June, respectively. He's also committing only one error eve...
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