Dodgers promote Lindsey after 15 years in minors

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SAN DIEGO (AP) - John Lindsey has finally reached the big leagues after 15 years in the minors.

The Los Angeles Dodgers purchased Lindsey’s contract from Triple-A Albuquerque on Monday. The 33-year-old first baseman spent time in the minors with four organizations.

Lindsey won the Pacific Coast League batting title with a .353 average. He also had 25 homers and 97 RBIs in 107 games.

The Dodgers also recalled right-handers John Ely and Jon Link, and infielder Chin-lung Hu. They purchased the contract of third baseman Russ Mitchell.

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