A prepares to call Tyler Soderstrom, Zack Gelof

February 23, 2023; Mesa, AZ, USA; Oakland Athletics infielder Zack Gelof (46) (left) and catcher Tyler Soderstrom (57) (right) pose for a spring training photo shoot at HoHoKam Stadium. Image: Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports

The Oakland Athletics will call up first baseman/catcher Tyler Soderstrom ahead of Friday’s game against the Minnesota Twins, the Turlock Journal reported late Wednesday.

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Soderstrom is the No. 1 prospect. 1 in the Oakland organization, according to MLB Pipeline. The Athletics’ third-ranked prospect, second baseman Zack Gelof, will also be brought over from Triple-A Las Vegas ahead of his series with the Twins, according to a report from

Following the report, Gelof took to social media on Wednesday and posted a photo of himself and Soderstrom.

Gelof’s father, Adam, also made a post on social media noting that his son had earned a call-up to the big leagues.

“2 years to today, The A’s drafted Zack in 2nd round of the MLB draft & put their faith in the hard working kid from 302 via UVA,” Adam Gelof wrote on Twitter. “Son got the call excited to play in front of loud, rowdy & very ‘We’re still here’ Coliseum fans.”

Soderstrom, 21, hit . 254 with 20 homers and 59 RBI in 69 games in Las Vegas. He was a first round pick (26th overall) in the 2020 draft.

The 23-year-old Gelof has also appeared in 69 games in Triple-A this season, hitting . 304 with 12 home runs and 44 RBI. He was selected in the second round of the 2021 draft, and his brother, Jake, was just caught by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday in the second round of the 2023 draft.

–Field Level Media

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