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Indians call up top prospect Mejia

June 11, 2018

The Indians called up Francisco Mejia, who is the team's No. 1-ranked prospect and No. 11 overall according to MLB Pipeline, optioned right-hander Evan Marshall to Triple-A Columbus and released pitcher Matt Belisle from his Minor League contract on Monday.Mejía, 22, has spent the entire season to date in Triple-A Columbus,

The Indians called up Francisco Mejia, who is the team's No. 1-ranked prospect and No. 11 overall according to MLB Pipeline, optioned right-hander Evan Marshall to Triple-A Columbus and released pitcher Matt Belisle from his Minor League contract on Monday.
Mejía, 22, has spent the entire season to date in Triple-A Columbus, batting .214 (41-for-192) with 9 doubles, 1 triple, 4 home runs and 25 RBI in 50 games. Over his last 11 games since May 26 he has batted .350 (14/40) with 3 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR & 10 RBI, hitting safely in 10 of the contests. On the year he has appeared in 27 games behind the plate, 16 in left field and one in right field.