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The Oakland Athletics are expected to call-up top prospect Jacob Wilson. (Source: Martin Gallegos on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Wilson is expected to join the Athletics on Friday against the Angels. He has crushed it in the minor leagues after he was selected No. 6 overall in the MLB Draft last year. He is worth a look in deeper leagues for fantasy managers.

The Royals re-signed Austin Cox to a minor league contract.

Fantasy Impact: Cox most recently opted out of his previous minor league deal with Kansas City. He'll return to the minors for the Royals.

The Phillies signed Alan Rangel to a minor league deal.

Fantasy Impact: Rangel was recently released by the Angels. He'll look to work his way up the Phillies minor league system.

The Chicago Cubs released Thomas Pannone.

Fantasy Impact: Pannone didn't make it to the majors after landing a minor league deal with the Cubs in the offseason. He made one appearance out of the bullpen with the Brewers last season.

The Royals released Nick Anderson.

Fantasy Impact: Anderson was released after going unclaimed on waivers after he was designated for assignment. He'll look to land in a depth relief role with another team.

The Royals have recalled Drew Waters from Triple-A Omaha. (Source: Royals on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Waters will replace MJ Melendez on the roster, who was placed on the IL with an ankle injury. He will provide depth off the bench for the Royals.

The Mets have signed Logan Porter to a one-year deal and optioned him to Triple-A Syracuse. (Source: Mike Mayer on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Porter opted out of his minor-league deal with the Giants and will now sign a major-league deal with the Mets. Although he will head back to Triple-A, he will provide depth behind Luis Torrens and Francisco Alvarez.

The White Sox are expected to call up Brooks Baldwin from Triple-A Charlotte Friday. (Source: Daryl Van Schouwen on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Baldwin has spent time with Double-A Birmingham and Triple-A Charlotte. He is expected to see regular at-bats in the White Sox lineup starting with their upcoming series with the Royals.

The Rays have selected the contract of Tyler Zuber and optioned him to Triple-A Durham. (Source: Rays Communications on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The move was made to avoid an opt-out clause in Zuber’s contract. The 29-year-old will remain a depth option for the Rays after posting a 2.49 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP in 18 games with Durham.

Jose Hernandez was sent outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Fantasy Impact: Hernandez went unclaimed on waivers after he was designated for assignment. He'll remain in the Dodgers organization.

Josh Rogers was outrighted to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Fantasy Impact: Rogers cleared waivers after he was designated for assignment. He'll remain in the Rockies organization.

The Phillies released Jose Godoy.

Fantasy Impact: Godoy has been a journeyman for most of his career. He'll likely look to land in another situation.

The Phillies released Esteban Quiroz.

Fantasy Impact: Quiroz spent the past two seasons in the minors with the Phillies. He figures to look to land in a new situation with another team.

The Atlanta Braves released Ben Bowden.

Fantasy Impact: Bowden wasn't able to make it to the majors after landing a minor league deal with the Braves early in the offseason. He'll look to work his way up with another team.

The Pirates released Joe Perez.

Fantasy Impact: Perez signed a minor league deal with the Pirates last August and has mostly struggled ever since. He'll look to land in a new opportunity with another team.

The Mariners released Lolo Sanchez.

Fantasy Impact: Sanchez had a short stint with Double-A Arkansas. He'll look to land another opportunity in the minor leagues with another team.

The Boston Red Sox released Sal Romano.

Fantasy Impact: Romano did not appear in the majors after signing a minor league deal with Boston in April. He'll look to land a new opportunity.

The Athletics optioned Armando Alvarez to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Fantasy Impact: Alvarez hit 6-for-23 during his stint in the majors. He should see more consistent at-bats in the minors.

The Padres selected the contract of Tirso Ornelas from Triple-A El Paso.

Fantasy Impact: Ornelas has been added to the 40-man roster and could get a shot at some point out of the All-Star break with San Diego.

The Mets claimed Alex Young off waivers. (Source: Susan Slusser on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Young was designated for assignment by the Giants. He'll add depth in the Mets organization.