Nationals recall OF Alex Call from Rochester, DFA Derek Hill

The Washington Nationals recalled Alex Call from Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday and designated fellow outfielder Derek Hill, a former first-round draft pick, for assignment.

Call, 28, is batting .209 with three homers, 20 RBIs, 26 walks and 48 strikeouts in 64 games this season for the Nationals.

He batted .275 with a homer and three RBIs in 11 games at Rochester.

For his MLB career, Call has appeared in 111 games, batting .219 with eight homers and 33 RBIs with the Cleveland Guardians (2022) and Nationals (2022-23).

Hill batted .170 in 13 games for the Nationals, with one RBI and 11 strikeouts in 50 plate appearances.

The Detroit Tigers selected him in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2014 draft out of Elk Grove (Calif.) High School.

Hill, 27, played for the Tigers from 2020-22, hitting .240 with four homers and 17 RBIs in 95 games.