Dodgers call up top prospect Joc Pederson

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The Dodgers have called up outfield prospect Joc Pederson, the team announced Monday

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Pederson, 22, was ranked the No. 36 prospect in baseball by and the third-best prospect in the Dodgers organization. Baseball America ranked Pederson the top prospect in the organization. 

He was selected in the 11th round of the 2010 MLB draft.

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Pederson batted .303 with a .582 slugging percentage in 121 games with Triple-A Albuquerque this season. He stole 30 bases and led the Pacific Coast League with 33 home runs.

Pederson can play all three outfield positions.

- Dan Gartland

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