Angels calling up 2023 first-round draft pick Nolan Schanuel, per report: Why now?

Angels calling up 2023 first-round draft pick Nolan Schanuel, per report: Why now?

The Los Angeles Angels are calling up first baseman Nolan Schanuel, the No. 11 pick in July’s MLB Draft, ESPN reported Friday. Here’s what you need to know:

Schanuel, 21, batted .339/.480/.475 in 16 games at Double-A Rocket City. He previously played five games across the rookie league and Single A combined.
The Florida native slashed .447/.615/.868 with 19 home runs in his final college season at Florida Atlantic University. With Schanuel getting called up, he will not get 45 days of service time and lose rookie eligibility for 2024.
Schanuel is the first position player since…


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