With Matt Kemp likely heading to the disabled list after reaggravating his hamstring injury on Wednesday night, the Dodgers are set to recall Alex Castellanos from Triple-A Albuquerque.
The Castellanos fan Twitter account first brought us the news:
"You heard it here first!! Alex Castellanos is officially a member of the LOS ANGELES @Dodgers !! #DodgerNation he flies out TODAY!!!"
The owner of the account later revealed he is Castellanos' best friend and received a phone call earlier today.
If you needed more confirmation, Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus tweeted this:
"Sources have confirmed: The #Dodgers have called up 2B Alex Castellanos. I'm a believer in his bat."
The 25-year-old is just destroying Pacific Coast League pitching this season. He has a .379/.476/.759 line in 22 games. He missed about a month with a hamstring injury.
Still, the Dodgers recalled him primarily to play second base, reportedly.
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