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Los Angeles Dodgers promote 1B John Lindsey after 15 years in minor leagues

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.