With service time concerns now in the rearview mirror, teams across the league are calling up their top prospects. The Colorado Rockies are the latest team, as they have called up Brendan Rodgers to the big leagues, who took part in their game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Rodgers played 25 games with the Triple-A Albuquerque this season at second base, shortstop and third base.

The Rockies sent the second baseman Garrett Hampson back down to Triple-A, and have lost shortstop Trevor Story to injury after colliding with left fielder Ramiel Tapia.

Story told the press that he was only suffering from a bruised knee, but the Rockies will definitely monitor the injury and give him some time off if there's any issue. Rodgers could end up playing shortstop for a while before getting situated at second base.

Brendan Rodgers is one of the best prospects in the country

MLB.com analysts had Rodgers as the No. 10 prospect in baseball this season. Both Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus ranked him high as well.

He ended up with a .330 average and 17 home runs between Double-A and Triple-A last season, and currently, with Triple-A he has recorded nine home runs and a .356 batting average.

The Rockies were not getting any offensive production from Hampson, so they demoted him to Triple-A. The decision to send Hampson down, brought forward a promotion for infielder Pat Valaika. However, it seemed like it was just a matter of time before they called up Rodgers, and just a few days later Rodgers received that call, and now we will see if he can produce for the Rockies.

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Rodgers had a hot MLB debut against the Phillies

Rodgers has previously struggled with his swing but managed to find it as he made his MLB debut against the Phillies. Fellow teammate Nolan Arenado has said that Rodgers has one of the best natural power swings he's ever seen. Colorado's second basemen have recorded a .200 hitting average and recording 11 RBI's and no home runs.

Rodgers call up comes just weeks after Toronto brought up Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Brewers called up Keston Huira and the Braves brought up Austin Riley.

According to CBS Sports, the move has been in the works for some time, but Story's injury may have helped speed along the process.

The 22-year-old Rodgers was the third overall pick in the 2015 draft and is doing well in the big league. Rodgers is definitely a much needed shot in the arm for the team. A Rodgers, Story and Arenado could make the Rockies have one of the best infields in the league.

By now, any player with zero MLB service time who is called up has already had their free agency pushed back a year.

This means Rodgers will not be able to hit free agency until after the 2025 season. The Rockies control his future for the next six years.

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