Red Sox top prospect called up from Double-A Portland

(NEWS CENTER) -- Boston's top prospect in baseball is heading to play for the big club. 

The Red Sox announced on Wednesday night that they called up 21-year-old infielder Yoan Moncada from the Portland Sea Dogs. 

Moncada has been spending time playing at third base for the Sea Dogs, which is where he will likely play for the Red Sox. 

He finishes his time with Portland batting .277 with 11 home runs and 28 RBI's. 

Moncada will be added to the active roster on Friday when the Red Sox being their series in Oakland against the A's. 

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