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Blue Jays expected to call up top prospect Cavan Biggio

By Jake Elman
Blue Jays expected to call up top prospect Cavan Biggio
Cavan Biggio hit six home runs for the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons this year. Photo by cb_2_3/Instagram

May 24 (UPI) -- The Toronto Blue Jays are expected to call up top second base prospect Cavan Biggio from Triple-A Buffalo, according to MLB.com.

Biggio, 24, is hitting .307 with six home runs and 26 RBI in 42 games for the Bisons. MLB Pipeline rates Biggio as the Blue Jays' No. 9 overall prospect.

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Biggio's father, Craig, was a seven-time All-Star for the Houston Astros from 1988 to 2007. Craig Biggio finished with 3,060 career hits and was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015.

Toronto is also expected to call up infielder/outfielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. on Friday. Gurriel hit .175 in 13 games for the Blue Jays earlier this year before being sent to Triple-A Buffalo.

Toronto called up third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. last month. Guerrero has five home runs and 11 RBIs in 83 at-bats with the Blue Jays this season.

Vladimir Guerrero Sr. was inducted into the Hall of Fame last year.

The Blue Jays are 20-30 this season. Toronto is 12 1/2 games behind the New York Yankees, who are in first place in the AL East Division.

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