MLB Rumors: Angels call up top prospect, Giants-Mariners make a trade

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Farhan Zaidi. (Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports)

Farhan Zaidi. (Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports)

On Thursday, nan Los Angeles Angels called up 1 of their apical prospects while nan San Francisco Giants and Seattle Mariners made a trade.

The Los Angeles Angels are calling up right-hander Sam Bachman, 1 of their apical pitching prospects, according to sources acquainted pinch nan situation.

Bachman, 23, was selected pinch nan No. 9 wide prime successful nan 2021 MLB Draft. He has not sounded supra Double-A, posting a 4.48 ERA successful 3 minor-league seasons, and ranking arsenic nan Angels’ No. 6 imaginable connected MLB Pipeline. His 5.81 ERA this play was mostly inflated owed to a one-inning and six-run outing connected April 22 and has allowed 3 aliases less runs successful 4 of his 5 different starts.

The Angels scheme to usage Bachman successful nan bullpen, wherever he provides precocious 90s velocity, thing nan squad lacks successful nan precocious innings, according to sources. It’s unclear what nan corresponding roster move is, but location are beardown indications that it will not impact struggling reliever Aaron Loup. The much apt script is that it could impact reliever Reyes Moronta, who has minor-league options available, aliases different reliever.

MLB Rumors: Giants, Mariners make a trade

The San Francisco Giants are acquiring catcher Jacob Nottingham from nan Seattle Mariners, sources show maine and Jeff Young of FanSided. The woody will nonstop early considerations to Seattle, sources said.

Throughout nan season, nan Giants person been searching for catching depth. They signed Gary Sanchez to a minor-league deal. They called up apical catching imaginable Patrick Bailey aft Joey Bart struggled and was placed connected nan Injured List.

Nottingham, 28, primitively started his profession pinch nan Houston Astros, but was traded to nan Milwaukee Brewers successful 2016. He has since been traded galore times, including to nan Mariners, Baltimore Orioles, backmost to nan Seattle Mariners and now nan Giants. There are members of nan Giants beforehand agency who overlapped pinch Nottingham successful Milwaukee, truthful location is familiarity.

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