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Outfielder Michael Hermosillo promoted from minors and making his MLB debut tonight

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In the wake of Justin Upton’s HBP on the hand in yesterday’s game, Hermosillo has reportedly been called up to the major leagues.

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Following a hit-by-pitch incident that took Justin Upton out of yesterday’s game, the Angels are calling up an outfield piece from Triple-A Salt Lake in Michael Hermosillo. The corresponding move is not yet known.

Hermosillo, 23, is slashing .267/.389/.481 for a 131 wRC+ (31% above average) at the plate this season in Triple-A with six home runs in 163 plate appearances. His walk rate has checked in at a healthy 10.4%, rebounding from last season, while his strikeout rate has similarly jumped to 27.6%.

In case you are unfamiliar with the Angels’ 9th-ranked prospect, according to MLB.com, the book on Hermosillo is that he is a toolsy athlete with above average baserunning and bat speed, though there is concern for the swing-and-miss in his profile which could be exacerbated at the big-league level. Many scouts believe Hermosillo to be a solid fourth outfielder while others are more bullish and believe his multi-sport background will lead to continued development and an everyday outfield role.

The Angels drafted Hermosillo out of high school in the 28th round of the 2013 draft.

Update: Michael Hermosillo will be making his major league debut tonight against the Rays!