Indians call up slugger Bobby Bradley from Triple-A Columbus

Indians Baseball
Posted at 11:31 AM, Jun 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-23 11:31:04-04

CLEVELAND — Bobby Bradley finally got the call.

After spending the entire season to date with Triple-A Columbus, Bradley was called up by the Indians for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Tigers at Progressive field.

The 23-year-old first baseman has had many anticipating a major league appearance after watching his impressive batting this season.

In 67 games Bradley is batting .292 with 17 doubles, 24 home runs and 55 RBI. Bradley leads the International League in home runs and slugging percentage (.638). In June alone he has hit 9 home runs.

The Indians selected Bradley in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft in the third round. Sunday, he will make his MLB debut.

The Indians announced the lineup for Sunday’s game and Bradley will play first base and bat seventh in the lineup.

First pitch is at 1:10 p.m. as the Indians aim to sweep their three-game series with the Tigers.