from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of callup.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Cody McCormick, one of five callups from the AHL's Lake Erie Monsters, scored with 9: 10 left in the third period to help the Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Sunday night.

  • Since we can't maintain the very limited kind of presence (limited in terms relative to what's really needed for the announced mission, at least) without significant callups from the reserves, any dilution there is going to mean a call for a larger regular Army, and I'm not sure the recruiters are getting a sufficient response these days.

    1000 words aren't needed...

  • Keep insisting that all "callups", or lack thereof, are Tony's decision? but out of respect for Tony, you don't go over his head and promote people once he says he doesn't want them.

    Viva El Birdos

  • The Yankees have survived so far on minor-league callups, but their bench and bullpen have serious question marks with Eric Chavez, Chamberlain, Pedro Feliciano, Phil Hughes, Damaso Marte, and Rafael Soriano on the disabled list, and Martin ailing.

    Burnett Is the Latest Punching Bag for Ortiz

  • A combination of the high-quality players in the top levels of the Yankee system and the lack of trade deadline acquisitions means that this August and September could see more Yankee callups in important roles than in years past.

    Yanks May Turn to the Kids

  • Emergency callups John Negrin and Matt Pelech made their NHL debuts, but the Flames just didn't have much juice after outshooting the Wild 40-15 in a 3-2 victory in Calgary last weekend.

  • I'm still not clear on how this plan to allow teams to postpone a game or two this season due to international callups works.

    Summer woes for Reds

  • #1@Bryan: Have you ever seen a large group of minor league callups aside from the fact that it is May not Sept with worse numbers than this lot ?

    IGD: Padres vs Reds (22 May 08)

  • They also said the reason for these callups were due to both guys potentially being 6 year minor league free agents after the year is out.

    The Perils of Projecting

  • Is the eventual callups of Headley, Antonelli and LeBlanc a “bright side?”

    IGD: Padres vs Diamondbacks (26 Apr 08)


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.