Casey Kelly set to make his major league debut on Monday

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It was hinted at on Saturday but is now official.

According to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez, the Padres announced Sunday that top pitching prospect Casey Kelly will make his major league debut on Monday night at Petco Park against the Braves.

Kelly was acquired by the Padres back in December of 2010 as part of a four-player return package from the Red Sox for first baseman Adrian Gonzalez.

The 22-year-old former first-round pick has posted a 3.35 ERA, a 0.96 WHIP and a 39/3 K/BB ratio across 37 2/3 innings this season in the Padres’ minor league system. He missed the early part of the summer with a right elbow strain but is now fully healed.

Kelly ranked 76th this past winter on Baseball America‘s Top 100 prospects list. He was 31st in 2011.

Yankees activate Aroldis Chapman

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Yesterday the New York Yankees got Aaron Judge back. Today they activated closer Aroldis Chapman.

Chapman has been on the disabled list since August 22 with left knee tendinitis. Before going down the 30-year-old fireballer registered a 2.11 ERA and 31 saves with an 84/27 K/BB ratio in 47 innings of work.

In his absence David Robertson, Dellin Betances and Zach Britton have all been bumped an inning back to decidedly mixed results. Now Chapman is back in the mix.