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Indians call up former No. 1 pick Zimmer from minors

Indians call up former No. 1 pick Zimmer from minors

Almonte, who has made 22 starts in right field and four in center field this season, is hitting.221 with one home run and six RBIs this season. Through 33 games, Zimmer was slashing.294/.371/.532 with five home runs, 14 RBI and nine stolen bases. He was rated as the Indians' third-best prospect earlier this year by ESPN's Keith Law.

The Indians have promoted their top prospect in Bradley Zimmer ahead of Tuesday night's game against the Rays. He doubled to left and scored Lonnie Chisenhall. So far, two hits, including a home run. The Indians former first round pick in the 2014 draft brings speed to the lineup as well after ranking 5th in steals in the global league with nine.

Along with promoting Zimmer, the Indians recalled right-handed pitcher Shawn Armstrong from Triple-A, optioned infielder/outfielder Yandy Diaz to Columbus and designated for assignment right-handed reliever Carlos Frias.

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Zimmer's promotion comes on the heels of two outfield injuries for the Tribe, who lost Brandon Guyer for 4-6 weeks due to a wrist injury and Abraham Almonte for the near future due to a biceps issue.

Over 338 minor-league games, Zimmer hit.270 with.372 on-base and.453 slugging percentages. For Bradley Zimmer, that first-career dinger came after a miserable 0-for-3, three strikeout debut so it was that much sweeter. Really nice numbers, but hardly mashing in a way that would make a general manager say "we have to get this kid up pronto!"

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