Wait, who? Oh, Elian Herrera (I'll give you a few minutes to look him up).
Tony Jackson of ESPN LA tweeted the news tonight:
"I'm told Elian Herrera on his way up. Not sure what it means other than that Gordon probably will move out of leadoff spot"
Not sure what to make of this, other than the Dodgers might be making a rash decision (which I'll get into later in the post).
Herrera, a 27-year-old career minor-leaguer, is hitting .358/.381/.550 with two home runs, nine doubles, four triples, nine stolen bases and 22 runs scored in 28 games for the Albuquerque Isotopes this season.
OK, so he's mashing at Triple-A, but who isn't (you know, besides Jerry Sands, who has responded to my post from last night with a two-home run game tonight and nine total bases).
Herrera hasn't exactly distinguished himself outside of the friendly confines that is Isotopes Park (1.046 OPS at home, .816 on the road), but he's done enough, apparently, to earn a call-up.
Herrera is a...