3 Potential MLB Rookie Call Ups That Should Be Added to Fantasy Baseball Rosters

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While there have been countless call ups at this point of the MLB season, there are still plenty of players who have yet to make their big league debut. Even so, rookies can occasionally make a huge impact for your fantasy team, so stashing a couple high-upside prospects is rarely a bad idea.

With that in mind, here are three prospects worthy of picking up ahead of their MLB debut.

3. Jesus Luzardo, SP, Oakland Athletics

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Jesus Luzardo was supposed to break with the big league club after spring training, but a shoulder strain squashed those plans. He has now made three starts across two minor league levels, and has impressed with a 2.61 ERA and 16 strikeouts in 10 1/3 innings. Starting pitching is a valuable resource in today's fantasy climate, and Luzardo (31 percent owned in Yahoo! Sports leagues) is perhaps the best stash at the position.

2. Brendan McKay, 1B/SP, Tampa Bay Rays

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Things are starting to take a turn for the worse in Tampa Bay. For starters, Blake Snell's ERA is up to 5.01, while Tyler Glasnow's return has been prolonged due to a nagging injury. It may be time for Tampa Bay to call up one of baseball's most unique prospects in Brendan McKay. Like Shohei Ohtani, McKay is available as both a pitcher and a hitter in fantasy, but you'll most likely want to add him as an SP. Considering he's sporting a 1.22 ERA in the minors this season, you may want to get those claims in ASAP.

1. Keston Hiura, 2B, Milwaukee Brewers

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It's puzzling why Hiura was sent back down to the minors in the first place, as the Brewers' top prospect hit .281 with five homers in just 64 at bats after being called up in May. Still, he has continued to rake at Triple-A San Antonio, and is up to 19 home runs with an absurd .332/.412/.692 batting line. Meanwhile, his competition for 2B in the majors, Travis Shaw, has been struggling this season, batting just .166. Hiura is a great prospect and he could be called up soon, making him a worthwhile add.

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