The Oakland A’s have called up 26-year old lefty swinging 2B Joey Wendle for his first shot at the show. Wendle came into this season as the A’s #17 prospect according to Baseball America. Wendle came to the A’s in the deal that sent 1B/OF Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians. Wendle played in 125 games in AAA-ball for the A’s this year and he was 137 of 491 (.279 avg, .776 OPS) with 81 runs scored, 12 homers, 61 RBI and 14 stolen bases. Wendle has now played in 523 games in his first five years in the minors in which he is 601 of 2,084 (.288 avg, .799 OPS) with 320 runs scored, 50 homers, 273 RBI and 45 stolen bases.