WATCHLIST: Under-the-radar candidates

The WatchList column is a quick-hit look at those minor league players who may be on the verge of a callup, whether it be due to an injury on the big league club or sterling performance. Many of the players covered in the WatchList will not be top-level prospects, but instead players who could hold some short-term value in the right situation. Of course, there are lots of unknowns and variables when it comes to callups, and the WatchList can be purely speculative.


Travis Banwart (RHP, OAK)
Despite spending the last 3 1/2 years in Triple-A and not currently on the 40-man roster, the Athletics could still find a place for the 27-year-old either as a spot starter or long reliever in the bullpen. Banwart has been in the Oakland...


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