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08/29/2015 | Prospect Roundup:Games of Aug. 28
D-backs prospect Peter O'Brien crushed a mammoth home run for Reno, while Giants top prospect Tyler Beede got back in the win column for Richmond.

08/29/2015 | Bregman leads offense in JetHawks' romp
Top Astros prospect Alex Bregman continued his scorching August with his first four-hit day as a pro, extending his hitting streak to 14 games and leading Lancaster to a 16-4 rout of Lake Elsinore.

08/29/2015 | Kingsport clinches Appy division title
Kingsport erased a pair of three-run deficits Friday and beat Elizabethton, 9-6, in 10 innings to clinch the Appalachian League West Division title for the second time in three years.

08/29/2015 | Zimmer grabs first 'W' as starter in two years
Kyle Zimmer allowed two hits while striking out six over five scoreless innings to earn his first win as a starter in more than two years as Double-A Northwest Arkansas beat Springfield, 9-1.

08/29/2015 | Sheffield nearly unhittable into seventh
Sixth-ranked Indians prospect Justus Sheffield struck out eight and allowed two hits over 6 1/3 innings in his longest start as a pro as Class A Lake County blanked Fort Wayne, 1-0.

08/29/2015 | Faria strikes out 13 in Biscuits win
Jacob Faria recorded 13 strikeouts -- one short of a career high -- over eight innings on Friday night as Double-A Montgomery shut down Mobile, 3-1.

08/29/2015 | Mazara continues hot start at Triple-A
Nomar Mazara continued the hot start to his Triple-A career with his first three-hit night and first PCL homer Friday night, powering Round Rock past visiting Las Vegas, 4-1.

08/29/2015 | Reed keeps the hits coming for Hooks
A.J. Reed went 4-for-4 with his Minor League-leading 31st homer and three RBIs, helping power Double-A Corpus Christi to a 17-6 romp over Midland on Friday.

08/28/2015 | Koch bounces back for Binghamton
Matt Koch allowed three hits and struck out four over seven scoreless frames Friday as Double-A Binghamton outlasted New Hampshire, 1-0, in 11 innings.

08/28/2015 | Sox's Dubon scores career-high four runs
Mauricio Dubon went 3-for-4 with a career-high four runs scored and knocked in two more Friday night, leading Class A Advanced Salem to an 8-1 triumph over Potomac.

08/28/2015 | Montgomery spins six perfect innings
Jordan Montgomery retired all 18 batters he faced, fanning eight, on Friday night as Class A Advanced Tampa cruisd to a 9-3 victory at Daytona.

08/28/2015 | Phillies' Williams on DL with concussion
Phillies No. 4 prospect Nick Williams was placed on the disabled list Friday after suffering a concussion Aug. 26. The 21-year-old Williams collided with Altoona first baseman Jose Osuna while trying to beat out a ground ball in the top of the fourth inning Wednesday.

08/28/2015 | Eastern League announces 2015 All-Stars
The Double-A Eastern League of Professional Baseball is pleased to announce the selections for the 2015 Eastern League All-Star Team.

08/28/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 27
A's prospect Rangel Ravelo slugged his first homer with Nashville but was topped by Mariners prospect Patrick Kivlehan's first two-homer game for Tacoma on Thursday.

08/28/2015 | NWL notes: Allen feels no extra pressure
Padres fourth-round pick Austin Allen has managed to transition from Division II college baseball to the Minors, but he doesn't feel any extra pressure to perform in his first season with Tri-City.

08/28/2015 | NYPL notes: Amburgey amassing hits
When Trey Amburgey was promoted to Staten Island from the Gulf Coast League earlier this month, he was fully confident he would see more strikes during his at-bats -- and he's taken full advantage.

08/28/2015 | Zephyrs proud of comeback after Katrina
Zephyrs GM Mike Schline remembers sleeping in his office and showering in the clubhouse after Hurricane Katrina paralyzed New Orleans. Now 10 years later, his team stands strong.

08/28/2015 | Toolshed: September call-up preview
Top-100 prospects Joey Gallo, Dalton Pompey and Steven Matz are likely to join their big league clubs in September, but you shouldn't hold your breath to see Tyler Glasnow or Julio Urias.

08/28/2015 | Seager, Dodgers top Renfroe, Chihuahuas
No. 1 Los Angeles prospect Corey Seager homered and tripled while San Diego counterpart Hunter Renfroe was a triple shy of the cycle as Oklahoma City beat El Paso, 9-7.

08/28/2015 | Rodgers starts rolling for Grand Junction
Colorado's top prospect Brendan Rodgers doubled in his first two at-bats and finished with three hits in Rookie-level Grand Junction's 8-5 win over Orem on Thursday night.

08/28/2015 | Gordon muscling up with Storm Chasers
Alex Gordon smacked three hits, including a double, and drove in a run in his fifth rehab game as the Triple-A Storm Chasers beat the Grizzlies, 5-1, on Thursday night.

08/27/2015 | Nats' Crownover hurls five perfect frames
Washington left-hander Matthew Crownover struck out four while throwing 44 of 59 pitches for strikes in Class A Short Season Auburn's 3-1 win at State College.

08/27/2015 | Garcia electric with career-high 10 K's
No. 20 Pittsburgh prospect Yeudy Garcia allowed a lone run while pitching into the sixth for just the second time this year as Class A West Virginia fell to Augusta, 2-1.

08/27/2015 | Musgrave musters up six hitless innings
Left-handed Colorado prospect Harrison Musgrave struck out seven while allowing one walk in Double-A New Britain's 6-2 win over Portland on Thursday night.

08/27/2015 | Winker's three-run double lifts Wahoos
Top Cincinnati prospect Jesse Winker hit a go-ahead bases-loaded double on a perfect night at the plate and Juan Duran drove in five runs as Pensacola topped Mississippi, 11-8, on Thursday.

08/27/2015 | Glasnow keeps rolling for Indianapolis
Top Pittsburgh prospect Tyler Glasnow surrendered one hit over six scoreless innings, but did not figure into the decision as Indianapolis fell to Louisville, 2-1, on Thursday.

08/27/2015 | Pinder, Smith earn Texas' top honors
Athletics No. 7 prospect Chad Pinder and Angels lefty Nate Smith took home top honors from the Texas League on Thursday when the Double-A circuit revealed its end-of-season All-Stars and award winners.

08/27/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 26
Albert Almora (Cubs), Yoan Moncada (Red Sox) and Peter O'Brien (D-backs) teed off for some big home runs Wednesday, while Alec Mills (Royals) and Oscar De La Cruz (Cubs) shined on the mound.

08/27/2015 | Legend of Sidd Finch lives on in Brooklyn
The Brooklyn Cyclones celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Sidd Finch story in style Wednesday, offering a bobblehead giveaway and a first pitch from Joe Berton, the original Sidd.

08/27/2015 | The Show Before the Show: Episode 22
Rockies prospect Trevor Story joins the podcast to talk about what the Troy Tulowitzki trade could mean for him. Tyler Maun and Sam Dykstra also discuss Trea Turner, Luke Weaver and winning streaks.

08/27/2015 | PIO notes: Reds' Bell inspired by father
Reds prospect Brantley Bell has no lack of motivation when it comes to developing in the Minors -- his father, Jay Bell, won a Gold Glove and a World Series during an 18-year big league career.

08/27/2015 | MWL notes: Mahle credits dad for edge
Dayton right-hander Tyler Mahle says his father, Greg, has been his best pitching coach, someone "I've learned a lot from, more than anyone else," the Reds' No. 29 prospect said.

08/27/2015 | SAL notes: Sandberg making strides
As football fans await the start of another college season, those who know Lakewood's Cord Sandberg are quick to ask if he misses the gridiron. "I'm definitely enjoying what I'm doing now," he said.

08/27/2015 | Appy notes: Williams feeling reassured
For 2014 second-rounder Ronnie Williams, it wasn't until he arrived in Johnson City and realized he could get the job done for the Cardinals that the 19-year-old righty felt reassured this might all work out.

08/27/2015 | Rainiers' Choi knocks in career-high seven
In his sixth game back with Triple-A Tacoma, Ji-Man Choi went 4-for-5 with a grand slam and a career-high seven RBIs on Wednesday to lead the Rainiers to a 13-7 win over Memphis.

08/27/2015 | Shipley fans seven in first relief appearance
Braden Shipley experienced something new on Wednesday night: pitching out of the bullpen. He struck out seven over six two-hit innings in Double-A Mobile's 4-3 win at Biloxi.

08/27/2015 | Verdugo hits for the cycle for Quakes
No. 7 Dodgers prospect Alex Verdugo hit an eighth-inning triple to complete the cycle in a Rancho Cucamonga's 10-2 victory over Lancaster on Wednesday night.

08/27/2015 | Cards' Bader triples twice on perfect night
Cardinals' third-round pick Harrison Bader hit his first two pro triples and plated three runs during a 4-for-4 performance as Class A Peoria topped Cedar Rapids, 7-5.

08/27/2015 | Adames, Isotopes complete triple play
Cristhian Adames was the middle man in an around-the-horn triple play in the seventh inning, then drove in two runs as Triple-A Albuquerque rallied past Oklahoma City, 11-6, on Wednesday.

08/26/2015 | Red Wings' Berrios strikes out 12
Jose Berrios recorded a season-high 12 strikeouts and gave up three hits over seven innings Wednesday night, pitching Triple-A Rochester to a 6-0 blanking at Syracuse.

08/26/2015 | Matz makes quick work of SeaWolves
Making his third rehab start, Mets left-hander Steven Matz struck out six over six one-hit innings Wednesday as Double-A Binghamton beat visiting Erie, 3-1.

08/26/2015 | Pulaski wraps up Appalachian East crown
Yankees infield prospect Matthew Duran smacked a three-run homer to lead Pulaski past Bristol, 4-0, to clinch the Appalachian League East Division title Wednesday.

08/26/2015 | Reds' Lorenzen allows one hit over eight
Michael Lorenzen allowed one hit over eight innings and retired the final 14 batters he faced as Triple-A Louisville blanked Indianapolis, 3-0, on Wednesday afternoon.

08/26/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 25
Nationals No. 6 prospect A.J. Cole is showing he's returning to his previously impressive form while Reds No. 5 prospect Keury Mella tossed his first scoreless outing since his trade from the Giants.

08/26/2015 | Cal notes: Banda doing his homework
Despite a focus on keeping his walks down, Visalia southpaw Anthony Banda has notched a California League-high 139 strikeouts thanks to reading scouting reports and attacking the strike zone.

08/26/2015 | Texas notes: Stripling relearns the game
When Ross Stripling returned to the mound with Tulsa, he wasn't so worried about how his arm would hold up after Tommy John surgery, but how quickly his mind could get back into game form.

08/26/2015 | Carolina notes: Markey gains momentum
Brad Markey and Mark Zagunis have been reunited in Myrtle Beach after playing together at Virginia Tech -- though their chances of being battery mates once again have greatly diminished.

08/26/2015 | Lando jersey takes Joust, place in clouds
The Potomac Nationals wanted to have a different take on Star Wars Night. By choosing to have Lando Calrissian on their uniforms, they also won MiLB.com's Jersey Joust.

08/26/2015 | FSL notes: Phils' Astudillo won't be fooled
Signed as a non-drafted free agent in 2008, Clearwater catcher/first baseman Willians Astudillo leads the FSL with a .322 batting average -- but that really isn't his most impressive statistic.

08/26/2015 | Cyclones' Canelon near-perfect for eight
After he struck out 11 two starts ago and went eight innings in his last outing, southpaw Kevin Canelon put it together Tuesday, allowing one hit while fanning 10 for Brooklyn.

08/26/2015 | Hot-hitting Jimenez powers Emeralds sweep
No. 13 Cubs prospect Eloy Jimenez launched a trio of homers and drove in five runs as Class A Short Season Eugene swept Spokane in Tuesday's doubleheader.

08/26/2015 | Grizzlies snare PCL Pacific North crown
After starting August with a 19-1 record, Fresno clinched its first division title since 1998 on the heels of Tony Kemp's homer and Mark Appel's quality start Tuesday.

08/26/2015 | Cotton impresses in Triple-A debut
Jharel Cotton struck out six of the eight batters he faced out of the bullpen and delivered a two-run triple in his Triple-A debut Tuesday night as Oklahoma City beat Albuquerque, 8-2.

08/26/2015 | Richy shows Threshers what he can do
John Richy, who came to the Phillies from the Dodgers in the Chase Utley trade, gave up four hits over seven scoreless innings in his debut for Class A Advanced Clearwater, a 2-0 loss to Daytona.

08/25/2015 | Newcomb tosses seven hitless innings
Sean Newcomb faced the minimum over seven hitless innings and outpitched teen phenom Julio Urias on Tuesday night as Double-A Arkansas outlasted visiting Tulsa, 1-0.

08/25/2015 | Myles cycles into RubberDucks history
Indians prospect Bryson Myles homered in the eighth inning to complete the cycle in Double-A Akron's 9-7 loss at Trenton. It was the RubberDucks' second cycle in a little over a year.

08/25/2015 | Hess dominates in one-hitter for Frederick
Baltimore's No. 10 prospect David Hess allowed one hit over seven innings in his first career complete-game shutout to help Frederick blank Potomac, 4-0, in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader.

08/25/2015 | Munoz, Rodriguez earn top Appy honors
Twins prospect Dereck Rodriguez -- the son of Pudge Rodriguez -- and Pirates prospect Carlos Munoz took home the Appalachian League's top two awards Tuesday when the circuit revealed its end-of-season All-Star team and award-winners.

08/25/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 24
Astros top prospect Alex Bregman homered as he extended his hitting streak to 10 games while Brewers No. 9 prospect Jorge Lopez tossed his seventh quality start in a row.

08/25/2015 | Eastern notes: Gsellman continues to grow
Relying on his sinking fastball to induce groundball outs, Mets right-hander Robert Gsellman is thriving in the Eastern League after a midseason promotion to Binghamton.

08/25/2015 | Whitecaps go Down Under in West Michigan
The West Michigan Whitecaps will honor their two resident Aussies on Australia night while throwback uniforms are on tap for Jackson and Great Lakes.

08/25/2015 | Southern notes: Contreras catching fire
Willson Contreras' breakout season in Tennessee has come as a surprise to most, including many in the Cubs organization. Smokies manager Buddy Bailey wasn't part of that group, however.

08/25/2015 | Rodgers homers to lead Rockies in rout
Top Colorado prospect Brendan Rodgers lofted his third pro homer and added a double as Rookie-level Grand Junction routed visiting Idaho Falls, 10-2, on Monday night.

08/25/2015 | 'In the zone,' Deetz unhittable for Bandits
Houston right-hander Dean Deetz has improved with each start in the Midwest League, culminating Monday when he fanned a career-high nine over seven frames for Quad Cities.

08/25/2015 | Darnell flirts with no-no, takes shutout
Back as a starter, Twins southpaw Logan Darnell carried a no-hit bid into the seventh, then scattered five hits en route to his third career complete game in the Red Wings' 9-0 victory.

08/24/2015 | Williams continues to roll for Reading
Philadelphia's No. 4 prospect Nick Williams ripped four hits -- including his first home run in 11 games -- as Double-A Reading rolled by Altoona, 11-5, on Monday night.

08/24/2015 | Baez continues sizzling stretch for I-Cubs
Cubs infielder Javier Baez went 4-for-4 with a pair of RBIs and came within a triple from completing the cycle, helping Triple-A Iowa hammer Fresno, 9-0.

08/24/2015 | Resurgent Gil sharp in one-hit 'Cats outing
Braves southpaw Yean Carlos Gil delivered his best outing of the season for the Mudcats, striking out six and not allowing a walk over seven frames in Monday's 7-0 win.

08/24/2015 | Pineyro strings together Zephyrs zeros
No. 27 Miami prospect Ivan Pineyro scattered three hits over a career-long eight innings to lead Triple-A New Orleans to a 5-0 blanking of Las Vegas on Monday.

08/24/2015 | Marte out after passing runner on homer
Salt Lake outfielder Alfredo Marte hit what would have been a game-tying homer, but ended up getting called out after passing Kyle Kubitza at first base in Monday's 3-2 loss to Round Rock.

08/24/2015 | Brewers promote Denson, Gatewood
The Brewers promoted No. 13 prospect Jake Gatewood and No. 27 David Denson on Monday, sending both infielders to the Class A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

08/24/2015 | Offensive Players of the Week
Durham's Richie Shaffer had 12 hits -- six of them for extra bases -- after returning from his first Major League stint with the Rays.

08/24/2015 | Pitchers of the Week
Braves prospect Lucas Sims continued to dominate for Double-A Mississippi while Chris Flexen did his part for Class A Savannah's winning streak.

08/24/2015 | Jays' Smoral recovering from line drive
Toronto southpaw Matthew Smoral was taken to the hospital for stitches after getting hit in the head by a line drive while pitching for Rookie-level Bluefield on Sunday night.

08/24/2015 | McBroom, Torres highlight MWL All-Stars
Lansing first baseman/DH Ryan McBroom was named the Midwest League's MVP while South Bend shortstop Gleyber Torres took home the award given to Prospect of the Year.

08/24/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 23
Dodgers top prospect Corey Seager smacked an opposite-field grand slam while Yankees No. 7 prospect Gary Sanchez matched a career high with four hits.

08/24/2015 | IL notes: Pompey rebounding in Buffalo
After struggling early this season in the Major Leagues and the International League, Blue Jays prospect Dalton Pompey is thriving in his second stint with Triple-A Buffalo.

08/24/2015 | PCL notes: Petrick happy with Cards
Memphis right-hander Zach Petrick is happy he signed out of the University of Northwestern Ohio with the Cardinals, who -- he says -- value their prospects regardless of Draft status.

08/24/2015 | Cortes perfect for awhile for Pulaski
Left-handed Yankees prospect Nestor Cortes didn't allow a hit while striking out nine over five innings, but allowed an unearned run to take the loss for Rookie-level Pulaski.

08/23/2015 | Sims turns tide, fans career-high 10
After a tough first start to the month, Lucas Sims has improved with each outing since, allowing one run on three hits in six innings during Mississippi's 3-1 win at Pensacola.

08/23/2015 | Curve's Kuhl breezes through seven innings
Pirates No. 18 prospect Chad Kuhl allowed two hits and struck out four over seven innings Sunday, pitching Double-A Altoona to a 2-0 rpad win over Bowie.

08/23/2015 | Sand Gnats' record win streak ends in tie
After 18 straight victories, including one in Sunday's doubleheader opener, Savannah's Minor League-record run came to an end in a rain-shortened tie with Kannapolis.

08/23/2015 | Diaz hits for the cycle for Osprey
D-backs prospect Isan Diaz singled in the ninth inning to complete the third cycle of the season in the Pioneer League on Sunday as Rookie-level Missoula coasted past Billings, 13-2.

08/23/2015 | Arcia shows patience, goes yard twice
Brewers top prospect Orlando Arcia went yard in his first two at-bats for his first career two-homer game, but Double-A Biloxi dropped a 3-2 decision to visiting Mobile in 11 innings.

08/23/2015 | Wall goes yard in Tourists' big inning
Colorado's No. 6 prospect Forrest Wall homered for the first time since June 25 and drove in three as Asheville rode an 11-run first inning to a 13-1 thumping of Rome.

08/23/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 22
Dan Vogelbach homered in his first game with Double-A Tennessee since returning from a strained oblique while Aaron Judge showed off more power for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

08/23/2015 | JetHawks' Bregman continues torrid month
Top Astros prospect Alex Bregman continued his scorching August with three hits, including a double and triple, and three RBIs on Saturday as Class A Advanced Lancaster beat Lake Elsinore, 8-2.

08/23/2015 | Denson goes yard twice in Helena victory
After running into a tough stretch, David Denson left the yard twice for the second time this season as Helena topped Great Falls, 8-4.

08/23/2015 | Rays' Moore fans 16, returns to form
After a shaky stint in the Majors coming off Tommy John surgery, Durham's Matt Moore showed he's back by recording a team-record 16 strikeouts over six innings on Saturday.

08/22/2015 | Thompson twirls gem for Whitecaps
Jeff Thompson pitched a two-hitter and struck out 10 in his first career shutout Saturday as Class A West Michigan beat Lake County, 1-0, in the first game of a doubleheader.

08/22/2015 | Blaze's O'Neill crosses 30-homer plateau
Tyler O'Neill homered in his fourth straight game and Scott DeCecco gave up one hit over 6 2/3 innings Saturday, leading Class A Advanced Bakersfield to a 6-3 win at San Jose.

08/22/2015 | Chiefs' Gomber nabs 13th straight win
Austin Gomber struck out 10 and gave up two hits and two walks over six scoreless innings to win his 13th straight decision Saturday as Class A Peoria held off Wisconsin, 4-2.

08/22/2015 | Gibbons comes through again for Kernels
Sam Gibbons allowed one hit and recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts over eight innings Saturday night, pitching Cedar Rapids to a 2-0 blanking of visiting Clinton.

08/22/2015 | Kaprielian logs three no-hit frames in debut
James Kaprielian, the 16th overall pick in this year's Draft, pitched three hitless innings in his Class A Short Season debut as Staten Island beat Lowell, 3-2, in the first game of a doubleheader.

08/22/2015 | Glasnow collects first Triple-A win, fans nine
Top Pirates prospect Tyler Glasnow struck out nine over 6 1/3 innings to earn his first Triple-A win on Saturday afternoon as Indianapolis blanked Charlotte, 6-0.

08/22/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 21
In the latest Prospect Roundup, Oakland prospect Joey Wendle came up big at the plate and in the field, Minnesota righty Jose Berrios struck out 10 and Colorado's Ryan McMahon tripled twice.

08/22/2015 | Healy notches third five-hit game of year
Ryon Healy went 5-for-7 with a double and an RBI for his third five-hit game of the season as Double-A Midland posted a 4-1, 14-inning win at Tulsa on Friday night.

08/22/2015 | Williamson belts homer on four-hit night
Mac Williamson belted a homer and drove in four runs on a four-hit night Friday as Triple-A Sacramento pounded New Orleans, 14-3, for its 12th consecutive victory.

08/22/2015 | Bucs' Garcia shows grit in longest start
Pirates prospect Yeudy Garcia escaped an early jam and turned in six scoreless innings in his longest outing as a pro on Friday in Class A West Virginia's 7-4 win over visiting Lakewood.

08/22/2015 | 51s' Taijeron belts three home runs
Travis Taijeron belted homers in his first three at-bats and drove in four runs Friday night, powering Triple-A Las Vegas to an 8-3 triumph over Omaha at Cashman Field.

08/21/2015 | Michael leads Lookouts with bat, glove
Levi Michael homered, drove in three runs and helped Double-A Chattanooga turn an around-the-horn triple play Friday as the Lookouts beat Pensacola, 7-2.

08/21/2015 | Flexen pitches Gnats to 17th straight win
Chris Flexen allowed four hits and struck out 10 over a season-high eight innings Friday as Class A Savannah blanked Kannapolis, 5-0, for its 17th straight win.

08/21/2015 | Benintendi keeps raking with Drive
Red Sox first-round pick Andrew Benintendi went 3-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored and an RBI on Friday night, helping Class A Greenville defeat Delmarva, 10-5.

08/21/2015 | Smith proves pitching better than his math
Caleb Smith recorded a season-high 11 strikeouts and gave up four hits over six innings for his first win in more than a month Friday night as Double-A Trenton bested visiting Richmond, 6-0.

08/21/2015 | Brigham shines in fourth Jupiter start
Jeff Brigham, acquired from the Dodgers in the Mat Latos deal at the Trade Deadline, extended his scoreless streak to 13 innings Friday in Class A Advanced Jupiter's 3-0 win over Charlotte.

08/21/2015 | Blue Jays prospect Hollon suspended
Clinton Hollon, the Blue Jays' 13th-ranked prospect, was suspended for 50 games on Friday after testing positive for a banned substance in violation of the Minor League drug program.

08/21/2015 | Reed, Senzatela named Cal's top talents
Astros No. 6 prospect A.J. Reed and Rockies right-hander Antonio Senzatela took home the California League's top awards Friday when the circuit revealed its end-of-season All-Stars and annual award winners.

08/21/2015 | Nationals call up Syracuse shortstop Turner
Two months after being officially acquired by the Nationals, shortstop and 2014 first-round pick Trea Turner is headed to the Major Leagues for his debut.

08/21/2015 | NWL notes: Ems' Morrison comes out firing
Once the ink finally dried on his contract July 10, Preston Morrison was quickly assigned to the Emeralds. Now with six outings under his belt, the 6-foot-2 right-hander is quickly making up for lost time.

08/21/2015 | In Mobile, Vadakin more than a bat boy
You can call Wade Vadakin a bat boy, sure. But please know that his official title is "director of on-deck circle operations." MiLB.com's Ben Hill discovers more about the BayBears' beloved 18-year employee.

08/21/2015 | Toolshed: Weaver's season in context
Cardinals No. 9 prospect Luke Weaver has a 1.67 ERA for Palm Beach in his first full season, and that's due to an impressive changeup, a late start to the season and some help from the FSL.

08/21/2015 | Giants' Suarez cruises in Cal League debut
In his first full-season start, San Francisco second-rounder Andrew Suarez pitched four one-hit innings, striking out five, en route to San Jose's 3-2 win over Bakersfield.

08/21/2015 | Frisco's Sadzeck wrangles six hitless frames
Texas right-hander Connor Sadzeck, who missed last season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, picked up his first Double-A decision in Frisco's 2-1 win at Tulsa.

08/21/2015 | Santana drives in six on two-homer night
Dodgers prospect Alex Santana collected three hits in his first big game since Rookie ball as Ogden held off Helena in a 13-8 victory at Lindquist Field on Thursday.

08/21/2015 | Hops' Swanson launches first homer
First overall Draft pick Dansby Swanson belted the first long ball of his professional career as the Hillsboro Hops fell to the Boise Hawks, 5-3, on Thursday night.

08/20/2015 | Rodriguez takes no-no to ninth for Tourists
Colorado's No. 28 prospect Helmis Rodriguez came within two outs of a no-hitter, then didn't factor into the decision as Class A Asheville rallied to beat Rome, 3-1, in 10 innings.

08/20/2015 | Biscuits' Robertson back with a bang
No. 5 Tampa Bay prospect Daniel Robertson smacked four hits and drove in four runs, falling a triple short of the cycle as Montgomery beat Tennessee, 17-4, on Thursday.

08/20/2015 | O'Brien goes distance in no-hitter for Keys
Mikey O'Brien tied a season high with eight strikeouts and threw Frederick's first no-hitter in five years as the Keys blanked the Hillcats, 2-0, at Calvin Falwell Field on Thursday.

08/20/2015 | PIO notes: Byler feasting on fellow lefties
Missoula's Austin Byler has made a seamless transition from college in Nevada to the Pioneer League, where he's focused on his mental approach to hitting and says he craves facing fellow lefties.

08/20/2015 | The Show Before the Show: Episode 21
Sam Dykstra and Tyler Maun talk to MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean about his involvement in David Denson's coming-out story and how he'll judge the success of the LGBT movement in sports.

08/20/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 19
Red Sox first-rounder Andrew Benintendi homered twice in his second Class A Greenville game while left-handers Blake Snell, Sean Newcomb, Julio Urias and Amir Garrett stood out on the mound.

08/20/2015 | MWL notes: Happ's switch-hitting a perk
Ian Happ, the Cubs' first-round pick in June, is showing off switch-hitting skills he developed as a kid. The South Bend outfielder, who has 17 RBIs in 20 games, said he's still learning the technique.

08/20/2015 | Appy notes: Yanks' Mikolas keeps grinding
Outfielder Nathan Mikolas can see the progress he's made in parts of four Minor League seasons. He's hoping more evidence of that will surface as he nears the end of the season with the Pulaski Yankees.

08/20/2015 | SAL notes: Hoelscher starting to shine
The 2015 slate did not begin on the best of notes for Shane Hoelscher, but a positive attitude and steady performance have helped the Tourists third baseman become a team and league leader.

08/20/2015 | Renfroe blasts off in Triple-A debut
Hunter Renfroe returned to a familiar environment for his Triple-A debut on Wednesday and went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBIs in El Paso's 8-1 win at Memphis.

08/20/2015 | Jebavy does it all in Volcanoes' victory
San Francisco fifth-rounder Ronnie Jebavy went 3-for-4 with two homers, a triple, four RBIs, three runs and two rally-killing catches in Salem-Keizer's 10-7 win over Hillsboro.

08/20/2015 | Tigers' Ziomek falls one out shy of no-no
Kevin Ziomek was a strike shy of history Wednesday as Class A Advanced Lakeland topped Tampa, 3-1, in the second game of a doubleheader at Steinbrenner Field.

08/20/2015 | Mondesi provides energy, hits for Naturals
Raul Mondesi tied a career high by notching four hits and scored twice to pace the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to a 12-2 win over the San Antonio Missions on Wednesday.

08/20/2015 | Lookouts' inspired Kepler collects four hits
With his father and his grandfather in the stands, Max Kepler collected a homer, two RBIs and two runs in Chattanooga's 11-0 blowout at Pensacola.

08/19/2015 | New position, same results for Turner
In just his second career game at second base, Trea Turner tied a career high with four hits, including a pair of doubles, and scored a run as Syracuse beat Pawtucket, 2-1, in 13 innings on Wednesday.

08/19/2015 | Top prospect Buxton rejoining Twins
Top overall prospect Byron Buxton has been promoted to the Twins after outfielder Aaron Hicks (hamstring) was put on the 15-day disabled list.

08/19/2015 | Padres' Renfroe promoted to Triple-A
Top Padres prospect Hunter Renfroe is moving up to the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas while No. 5 prospect Travis Jankowski heads to the Majors for his big league debut.

08/19/2015 | Everybody loves Jimmy in Jackson ballpark
Security guard Jimmy Barnes has become one of the most beloved characters at the ballpark for Double-A Jackson, and it's gotten to the point where his autograph is used as a prize in on-field contests.

08/19/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 18
Byron Buxton and Andrew Knapp maintained their hot streaks at the plate while Stephen Gonsalves and Kohl Stewart tossed complete games in opposite ends of a Fort Myers doubleheader.

08/19/2015 | Carolina notes: Mills feeling good again
Alec Mills was told to refrain from baseball-related activities for a large portion of the offseason, but the time away has proven beneficial as the righty has been stellar in his Wilmington debut.

08/19/2015 | Cal notes: Quakes' Bellinger breaking out
In 114 contests with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, Cody Bellinger has belted a Cal League-best 26 homers. Not bad for a kid who made the jump to Class A Advanced ball as a teenager this year.

08/19/2015 | FSL notes: Gonsalves keeps on going
After dominating Midwest League hitters to start the season, Stephen Gonsalves made the jump to Class A Advanced Fort Myers in early June, and the 2013 fourth-rounder has continued to impress.

08/19/2015 | White keeps delivering in Fresno slugfest
Houston infielder Tyler White tripled, doubled twice and plated four in Triple-A Fresno's 14-12 win over New Orleans. White has 10 RBIs over his last two games.

08/19/2015 | Hops' Mitsui homers in fourth straight game
Trevor Mitsui homered in his fourth straight game on Tuesday, belting a game-tying solo shot in the eighth inning, as Class A Short Season Hillsboro rallied past Salem-Keizer, 5-4.

08/19/2015 | Shuckers' Lopez goes seven one-hit frames
Jorge Lopez made it 17 1/3 straight scoreless innings on Tuesday, taking a no-hitter into the seventh and pitching Double-A Biloxi past Jackson, 3-1.

08/19/2015 | Drury's five hits pace Aces to slugfest win
Arizona's No. 7 prospect Brandon Drury tied a career high with five hits and fell a triple shy of the cycle as Triple-A Reno hammered Colorado Springs, 17-11.

08/18/2015 | Frazier belts homers, Haase takes triples
Bouncing back from tough first halfs, Indians prospect Clint Frazier slugged two long balls while Eric Haase tied a Carolina League record with three triples for Lynchburg.

08/18/2015 | Missions' Herrera pulling a fast one
Ronald Herrera tossed a three-hitter for Double-A San Antonio's first complete-game shutout since 2007 as the Missions beat visiting Northwest Arkansas, 3-0, on Tuesday.

08/18/2015 | McCall gets key hit in All-Star triumph
Astros prospect Dexture McCall hit a two-run double in a three-run first inning that carried the North to a 4-2 victory over the South at the New York-Penn League All-Star Game on Tuesday.

08/18/2015 | Cardinals' McKnight unhittable through six
Cardinals righty Blake McKnight did not allow a hit through 6 2/3 rames before giving up a run on two hits in the seventh as Palm Beach downed Jupiter, 6-1.

08/18/2015 | EL notes: Fulmer happy with new team
Michael Fulmer hasn't left the Eastern League, but he's found himself pitching in a new uniform after a trade deadline deal that shipped the former Mets prospect to Detroit for Yoenis Cespedes.

08/18/2015 | Sosa keeps teeing off for Johnson City
St. Louis' No. 6 prospect Edmundo Sosa slugged two solo homers, giving him blasts in four of his last five games, as Johnson City defeated Princeton, 3-1, on Tuesday.

08/18/2015 | McKinney out for season with knee injury
Cubs No. 3 prospect Billy McKinney will miss the rest of the season after suffering a hairline fracture in his knee. "He won't play anymore this season," Double-A Tennessee manager Buddy Bailey said.

08/18/2015 | O's Meisinger soaks in NYPL All-Star Game
Righty reliever Ryan Meisinger dreamed of being drafted by hometown Baltimore. In June he was, and now he's an All-Star with short-season affiliate Aberdeen.

08/18/2015 | Acosta, White Sox throw DSL no-hitter
Nelson Acosta combined with two relievers on a no-hitter Tuesday as the Dominican Summer League White Sox coasted to a 10-0 thumping of the Reds.

08/18/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 17
Rockies No. 5 prospect Ryan McMahon homered twice for Modesto, and Cardinals No. 9 prospect Luke Weaver continued his scoreless August with a strong start for Palm Beach.

08/18/2015 | Texas notes: Reed doesn't miss a beat
A second-round pick in 2014 after a standout career as a hitter and pitcher at the University of Kentucky, A.J. Reed is batting .328 with six homers in 33 games as a full-time first baseman for the Hooks.

08/18/2015 | Southern notes: Polanco seeks permanence
Chattanooga shortstop Jorge Polanco has already had three brief stints with Minnesota but wants to be ready for a more permanent stay. That means getting his defense up to par with his offense.

08/18/2015 | AquaSox help cause for outfielder's mom
Short-season Everett will host a night dedicated to Alzheimer's awareness in support of their outfielder Braden Bishop and his mom while Charleston and Chattanooga complete their hat swap for charity.

08/18/2015 | Clips' Aguilar busts out with four-hit night
Amidst a slump, Cleveland's Jesus Aguilar smacked three doubles for Columbus while Charlotte's Matt Davidson hit the 20-homer plateau for the fifth straight year.

08/18/2015 | Blach deals, Williamson rakes for River Cats
San Francisco's No. 20 prospect Ty Blach went the distance on 117 pitches, spinning his first nine-inning complete game to lead Triple-A Sacramento over Round Rock.

08/18/2015 | Garcia helps Gnats to 14th straight win
No. 23 Mets prospect Eudor Garcia tied a career high with four hits, leading Class A Savannah past Augusta, 6-1, on Monday for the Sand Gnats' 14th straight win.

08/17/2015 | Maher performs under pressure for 'Dogs
Yankees right-hander Joey Maher spun seven-one hit frames to record back-to-back scoreless starts for the first time in his career as the RiverDogs topped the Braves, 3-0.

08/17/2015 | Jays' Schimpf goes yard in fourth straight
Toronto outfielder Ryan Schimpf tied for the Eastern League home run lead while matching a team record, but Double-A New Hampshire fell to Reading, 8-1.

08/17/2015 | Hebert spins second shutout for Tampa
New York Yankees left-hander Chaz Hebert matched a career high with nine strikeouts while allowing just two hits in his second complete game for Tampa.

08/17/2015 | Threshers' Pinto shuts down Blue Jays
Philly's No. 11 prospect Ricardo Pinto allowed three hits over 6 2/3 innings for his seventh win as Clearwater beat Dunedin, 6-3, at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.

08/17/2015 | Rangers promote Mazara to Triple-A
The Rangers sent their No. 2 prospect, Nomar Mazara, to Triple-A Round Rock on Monday, according to MLB.com. He hit .284 in 111 games at Double-A Frisco this summer.

08/17/2015 | Pitchers of the Week
Top Nationals prospect Lucas Giolito struck out 11 while earning his first Eastern League win for Harrisburg. Who else won?

08/17/2015 | Offensive Players of the Week
Top-100 prospects Byron Buxton, Bradley Zimmer, Jesse Winker, Jorge Mateo and Andrew Benintendi all feature in the latest Minor League Players of the Week.

08/17/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 16
Cubs first-rounder Ian Happ hit his third homer in four games for Class A South Bend while Yankees prospect Vicente Conde maintained his spot as the Minors' hottest hitter at Class A Charleston.

08/17/2015 | Report: Benintendi promoted to Greenville
Red Sox first-rounder and No. 6 prospect Andrew Benintendi, who had a .948 OPS at Class A Short Season Lowell, has been promoted to Class A Greenville, according to SoxProspects.com.

08/17/2015 | IL notes: Judge 'more than just a big guy'
Aaron Judge will become a special player, not just because he's big and athletic but because he's humble and a hard worker, says Scranton/Wilkes-Barre hitting coach Marcus Thames.

08/17/2015 | PCL notes: Appel adjusting in Fresno
The last time Mark Appel pitched in a West Coast-based league, he struggled. Now that he's been promoted to the PCL, the Astros' No. 2 prospect is enjoying considerably more success.

08/17/2015 | Brubaker dominates before frantic finish
Jonathan Brubaker threw six one-hit innings on Sunday as Class A Short Season West Virginia survived a frantic finish in a 4-3, 14-inning victory over State College.

08/17/2015 | Rodgers leads way in another Fresno win
Brady Rodgers gave up two hits and struck out seven over six innings Sunday as Triple-A Fresno blanked visiting New Orleans, 4-0, for its 14th win in 15 games.

08/17/2015 | Feliz extends scoreless streak for Hooks
Michael Feliz pitched more six shutout innings on Sunday to run his scoreless streak to 26 1/3 frames in Corpus Christi's 2-1 win over Northwest Arkansas on Sunday.

08/16/2015 | Eugene tosses first no-hitter since 1968
Four pitchers, led by Preston Morrison and Kyle Twomey, combined to throw the first no-hitter in 47 years for short-season Eugene in a 3-0 victory over Everett on Sunday.

08/16/2015 | Not rushing, Glasnow getting stronger
Top Pittsburgh prospect Tyler Glasnow delivered his first scoreless start since his promotion to Triple-A, scattering five hits over five frames in Indy's 4-1 win over Durham.

08/16/2015 | Markey tames 'Cats, lowers ERA to 0.85
Brad Markey continued to dominate Carolina League opponents on Sunday, allowing three hits over 6 2/3 innings as Myrtle Beach blanked visiting Lynchburg, 2-0.

08/16/2015 | 'Hounds' Olson rock solid at plate, in field
A's No. 2 prospect Matt Olson homered, doubled twice, drove in four runs and recorded an outfield assists Sunday in Double-A Midland's 9-0 blanking of visiting Tulsa.

08/16/2015 | Reds' Lorenzen goes distance for first time
In his return to Triple-A, Cincinnati right-hander Michael Lorenzen needed just 93 pitches over nine innings to lead Triple-A Louisville over Norfolk, 4-0, on Sunday.

08/16/2015 | Buxton blasts off, walks off for Red Wings
Top overall prospect Byron Buxton hit his first Triple-A home run and plated the game-winning run in the 12th win to give Rochester a 3-2 victory over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

08/16/2015 | Bradley closing in on Captains records
Bobby Bradley went yard for the fifth straight game and moved past manager Shaun Larkin for fourth on the club's single-season RBI list in Class A Lake County's 6-2 loss to Quad Cities.

08/16/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 15
First overall pick and top D-backs prospect Dansby Swanson collected his first two pro hits while No. 6 Astros prospect A.J. Reed extended his hitting streak to nine games.

08/16/2015 | Nuts' Balog spins 7 2/3 hitless innings
After a coach told him to let his aggression loose on the mound, Alex Balog worked 7 2/3 hitless innings before reaching his pitch count in Modesto's 1-0 win over Bakersfield on Saturday.

08/16/2015 | Report: Brewers prospect Denson comes out
Milwaukee Brewers prospect David Denson has told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that he's gay, becoming the first Minor Leaguer to come out while active.

08/16/2015 | Huang tosses five hitless for Cougars
D-backs No. 10 prospect Wei-Chieh Huang tossed five no-hit innings, striking out three and walking two, in Class A Kane County's 3-0 win over visiting Lansing on Saturday.

08/15/2015 | O'Hearn busts out with career night
Ryan O'Hearn went deep twice and drove in a career-high six runs as part of a four-hit night, which tied a career high, as Wilmington outlasted Potomac, 13-10, on Saturday.

08/15/2015 | Power's Tarpley hurls eight shutout innings
Pirates prospect Stephen Tarpley felt strong enough on Saturday that even his mistakes weren't bad. He gave up three hits over eight innings in Class A West Virginia's 3-0 blanking of Hickory.

08/15/2015 | Wahoos' Winker goes yard in fifth straight
Reds top prospect Jesse Winker homered in his fifth straight game, tying a team record and powering Double-A Pensacola to a 2-1 triumph at Biloxi on Saturday night.

08/15/2015 | Captains' Bradley continues record pace
Bobby Bradley slugged a grand slam, homering for the fourth straight game and powering Class A Lake County to a 5-0 triumph over visiting Quad Cities on Saturday.

08/15/2015 | Fulmer spins three perfect frames for Dash
White Sox No. 2 prospect Carson Fulmer was perfect through three innings, striking out two, as Class A Advanced Winston-Salem topped Salem, 7-3.

08/15/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 14
In the latest Prospect Roundup, the Reds' Jesse Winker homers in his fourth straight, the Indians' Bobby Bradley makes it three in a row and the Cubs' Ian Happ hits his second in two games.

08/15/2015 | Johnson fans career-high 14 for San Jose
Chase Johnson recorded a career-best 14 strikeouts over six innings of scoreless relief Friday as Class A Advanced San Jose grounded visiting Lancaster, 3-0.

08/15/2015 | C's Harris goes five innings for first time
Blue Jays first-round pick Jonathan Harris went five innings for the first time as a pro, holding Hillsboro to four hits in Class A Short Season Vancouver's 3-0 road win.

08/15/2015 | Reyes strikes out 10 in first Double-A win
Alex Reyes gave up one hit and struck out 10 over six shutout innings on Friday night, registering his first Double-A win as Springfield cruised past Frisco, 7-2.

08/15/2015 | McKinney spins more zeros for Chiefs
Ian McKinney gave up four hits over seven scoreless innings Friday to keep his Midwest League ERA at 0.00 as Class A Peoria held off Bowling Green, 4-1.

08/14/2015 | Tortugas' Garrett hurls seven shutout frames
Amir Garrett allowed three hits and two walks while striking out five over seven scoreless innings Friday night as Class A Advanced Daytona held on for a 3-2 win over Lakeland.

08/14/2015 | Strahan stays sharp in Dragons shutout
Reds No. 24 prospect Wyatt Strahan allowed two hits and a walk while striking out four over seven innings Friday as Class A Dayton blanked Burlington, 1-0.

08/14/2015 | Stone Crabs' Honeywell finding his groove
Rays No. 3 prospect Brent Honeywell allowed one hit and one walk while striking out three over six scoreless innings Friday, pitching Class A Advanced Charlotte to a 3-1 win over Bradenton.

08/14/2015 | Giolito shines in best Double-A start
Lucas Giolito tied a career high with 11 strikeouts while giving up one hit over seven innings to earn his first Double-A win Friday as Harrisburg blanked visiting Bowie, 2-0.

08/14/2015 | Berrios unravels after six hitless innings
Jose Berrios dominated for six innings on Friday, taking a no-hitter into the seventh before suffering his second Triple-A loss as Rochester fell to visiting Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 5-3.

08/14/2015 | Indians prospect Rodriguez suspended
Indians All-Star outfield prospect Luigi Rodriguez and veteran Major League reliever Jose Valverde were suspended 80 games apiece Friday after testing positive for a banned steroid.

08/14/2015 | NYPL notes: Thompson learning his trade
Mets fourth-round pick David Thompson is getting his first post-college lessons as he encounters unfamiliar struggles and deals with the daily grind of being a pro.

08/14/2015 | Take a tour of Nashville's new ballpark
First Tennessee Park, the new home of the Nashville Sounds, offers views of Nashville, a unique guitar-shaped scoreboard and other fascinations, like a rainwater cistern and a hip lounge.

08/14/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 13
Nats' Trea Turner and Royals' Brandon Downes continued strong August campaigns while Marlins' Austin Brice and Rockies' Kyle Freeland posted scoreless outings.

08/14/2015 | NWL notes: Jackson stays 'locked in'
A busier schedule and heavier workload are challenges that all amateur players face as they enter the Minors, but while most see them as hurdles, Everett's Drew Jackson sees them as opportunities.

08/14/2015 | Toolshed: Prospects playing for 2016 spots
Jose Peraza was called up to the Dodgers and could be fighting to prove he should start the 2016 season in the Majors as a result. Sam Dykstra explores him and four other prospects in similar situations.

08/14/2015 | Giants' Suarez twirls five one-hit frames
San Francisco left-hander Andrew Suarez allowed one hit and faced the minimum over five innings in Class A Short Season Salem-Keizer's 5-0 shutout at Spokane.

08/14/2015 | Stewart looks for 'extra 90,' plates five
Already at the third stop of his career, Detroit first-round pick Christin Stewart went 3-for-4 with a homer and five RBIs in West Michigan's 7-3 win over Wisconsin on Thursday.

08/14/2015 | Shankin hops to it in second chance
Newly signed right-hander Brett Shankin utilized his defense, particularly top D-backs prospect Dansby Swanson, in short-season Hillsboro's 1-0 shutout of Vancouver.

08/14/2015 | Winker goes yard in third straight game
Although he didn't even realize it, top Reds prospect Jesse Winker racked up the long balls this week, with three in three games as the Blue Wahoos make a playoff push.

08/14/2015 | Happ celebrates Lefty Day in grand fashion
First-round Draft pick Ian Happ collected a career-high five RBIs that included a left-handed slam in the Class A South Bend's 7-1 win over Beloit on Thursday.

08/13/2015 | Greene debuts with scoreless Cats outing
Toronot's No. 9 prospect Conner Greene scattered three hits and three walks over six innings in his Double-A debut in New Hampshire's 1-0 win over Akron.

08/13/2015 | Yankees' Bird getting bump up to Majors
The Yankees are calling up No. 4 prospect Greg Bird from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, where he hit .301 with six homers in 34 games, to the Majors on Thursday.

08/13/2015 | The Show Before the Show: Episode 20
Sam Dykstra and Tyler Maun discuss the updated MLB.com prospect rankings and the rookie class of 2015's place in history and talk to Benjamin Hill about his trip through the South.

08/13/2015 | MWL notes: Giron changes the game
Ruddy Giron busted out the gate in his Fort Wayne debut, but now that opposing pitchers have taken notice, it's the mental part of the game that will help keep the shortstop rolling.

08/13/2015 | Cal notes: Chapman aiming for comeback
A's No. 5 prospect Matt Chapman has dealt with two injuries this season, including one that currently has him sidelined for Stockton. Still, he ranks among the Cal League leaders with 23 homers.

08/13/2015 | PIO notes: Fukofuka does more with less
After struggling last year in the Appy League, Amalani Fukofuka worked with a hitting instructor in the offseason and decided to ditch his batting gloves. The results for the Chukars have been impressive.

08/13/2015 | Appy notes: Rays' Bivens showing growth
For Princeton righty Blake Bivens, there are all sorts of improvements to monitor. Most have come on the mound, though the 19-year-old's mustache seems to be a topic among the team as well.

08/13/2015 | SAL notes: Luplow looking for a title
Jordan Luplow isn't shy about what he and his West Virginia Power teammates have in mind for the remainder of the 2015 season. "We're going to get that ring this year," said the third baseman.

08/13/2015 | Top overall pick Swanson makes pro debut
Dansby Swanson, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2015 Draft, scored the game-tying run in his first professional action in Class A Short Season Hillsboro's 3-2 win over Vancouver.

08/13/2015 | Robichaux returns to 'bulldog mentality'
After two tough starts, Angels righty Austin Robichaux heeded the advice of his dad, brother and teammate to turn things around. The result -- six one-hit frames for Bees.

08/13/2015 | McKinney keeps rolling with go-ahead hit
Billy McKinney capped a three-RBI night by delivering a go-ahead single in the 13th inning on Wednesday night as Double-A Tennessee outlasted Chattanooga, 4-2.

08/13/2015 | Lopez's resilience begins to pay off for Nats
After a tough season, Nationals' No. 4 prospect Reynaldo Lopez bounced back, fanning a career-high 11 in Potomac's 8-2 victory over Winston-Salem on Wednesday.

08/13/2015 | Phillips nearly hits for cycle for Shuckers
Brett Phillips went 4-for-4, reached base five times, drove in a run, scored another and missed the cycle by a homer on Wednesday in Double-A Biloxi's 4-1 win over Pensacola.

08/13/2015 | Solbach debuts in style for Rawhide
Arizona right-hander Markus Solbach gave up two hits and struck out five over eight innings as Visalia defeated San Jose, 6-0, on Wednesday night.

08/12/2015 | Stephens tosses up more Daytona zeros
For the second straight game, the Tortugas got a scoreless outing from their starter. On Wednesday, Jackson Stephens allowed two hits over six frames in a 10-3 win.

08/12/2015 | Waszak shines again in starting role
Making his first start since July 7, Andrew Waszak gave up two hits over six innings on Wednesday night as Class A Advanced Carolina blanked Wilmington, 4-0.

08/12/2015 | Dodgers' Sell enjoys perfect five-hit night
Dodgers prospect Nick Sell went 5-for-5 and knocked home a run in his third game since getting promoted to help Class A Great Lakes past Kane County, 6-2, on Wednesday.

08/12/2015 | Buxton keeps on raking for Red Wings
Byron Buxton went 3-for-5 to extend his Minor League hitting streak to 14 games and scored twice Wednesday night in Triple-A Rochester's 6-5 loss at Buffalo.

08/12/2015 | Zimmer blasts two homers for 'Ducks
Top Indians prospect Bradley Zimmer cranked two solo shots for his first career multi-homer game as Double-A Akron rallied for an extra-innings win over New Hampshire.

08/12/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 11
Arizona right-hander Aaron Blair turned in his second straight scoreless outing in Triple-A while Mets prospects T.J. Rivera and Gavin Cecchini raked at the plate in Double-A.

08/12/2015 | In Mississippi, a professor finds his passion
Baseball fan Steven Ericson, a geography professor at the University of Alabama, went beyond his designated eater duties this month, talking economics and demographics in the Minors.

08/12/2015 | FSL notes: McNeil reveals many talents
Jeff McNeil has ranked among the league batting leaders all season while playing second, third and shortstop almost equally and also seeing some duty in the outfield and at first for the St. Lucie Mets.

08/12/2015 | Carolina notes: Braves' Barker ready to help
Brandon Barker opened the year with Class A Rome but has seen his confidence soar with spot starts for Class A Advanced Carolina and Triple-A Gwinnett. Now the righty is a fixture in the Mudcats rotation.

08/12/2015 | Gonzales cuts loose in Redbirds shutout
Marco Gonzales, feeling 100 percent following shoulder problems, pitched six two-hit innings Tuesday night in Triple-A Memphis' 5-0 blanking of Omaha.

08/12/2015 | Shortstop Hinojosa erupting for Volcanoes
C.J. Hinojosa collected three hits and homered for the second straight game to help the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes blank the Hillsboro Hops, 7-0, on Tuesday.

08/12/2015 | Bennie continues power surge for Snappers
Oakland prospect Joe Bennie homered in his fourth consecutive game to lead Beloit to a 7-5 win over South Bend. The outfielder has eight dingers over a nine-game span.

08/11/2015 | EL notes: Mancini's adjustments paying off
Orioles No. 12 prospect Trey Mancini said a change to his batting stance in Spring Training has turned into a more relaxed, powerful approach at the plate this summer with Double-A Bowie.

08/11/2015 | Barons' May goes yard to complete cycle
No. 10 White Sox prospect Jacob May followed teammate Tim Anderson into the history book as Birmingham dropped a 13-10 decision to Pensacola.

08/11/2015 | Tortugas' Travieso hurls five hitless innings
Reds No. 6 prospect Nick Travieso pitched five hitless innings on Tuesday night as Class A Advanced Daytona blanked Dunedin, 8-0, at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.

08/11/2015 | Martinez, Pelicans combine on two-hitter
Cubs righty Jonathan Martinez allowed a single over six innings and Trey Martin hit a two-run homer in the ninth as Myrtle Beach two-hit Salem in a 3-0 victory Tuesday night.

08/11/2015 | Tides turn first triple play since 1997
Triple-A Norfolk turned its first triple play in 18 years as Michael Almanzar, Rey Navarro and Christian Walker went around the horn in Tuesday's 3-1 victory over visiting Durham.

08/11/2015 | 'Dogs' Maher focuses, fans career-high 11
Back in a starting role, Yankees right-hander Joey Maher recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts over six innings Tuesday as Class A Charleston cruised past Lexington, 9-0.

08/11/2015 | Hillcats' Frazier sticking with what works
Cleveland's No. 2 prospect Clint Frazier continued his torrid second half, going 3-for-6 with four RBIs and three runs as Lynchburg routed Frederick, 17-2, on Tuesday.

08/11/2015 | Benintendi slugs first multi-homer game
Red Sox first-rounder and No. 6 prospect Andrew Benintendi went deep twice Tuesday in Class A Short Season Lowell's 8-4 win at Tri-City to give him three homers in his last two games.

08/11/2015 | D-backs' Swanson set for Hillsboro debut
Dansby Swanson, the No. 1 overall pick in this year's Draft, is expected to make his Minor League debut Wednesday after the D-backs cleared him to join Class A Short Season Hillsboro on Tuesday.

08/11/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 10
Rays top prospect Willy Adames broke out of an early-August slump and No. 3 Cubs prospect Billy McKinney ended a long homerless streak to highlight Monday's action.

08/11/2015 | Indianapolis honors Negro Leagues heritage
The Indianapolis Indians will honor their city's Negro Leagues heritage by sporting Indianapolis Clowns jerseys, and the Soup Nazi makes an appearance in Frederick.

08/11/2015 | Southern notes: Robertson returns stronger
Montgomery's Daniel Robertson found himself pressing at the start of the season after joining the Rays in a trade, but some downtime due to injury has helped the heralded shortstop gain perspective.

08/11/2015 | Texas notes: Newcomb builds on success
Travelers lefty Sean Newcomb relied heavily on his fastball-curve combination in college but knows he'll need to keep working on his changeup if he'll continue his rapid rise through the Angles system.

08/11/2015 | Newman scores twice in full-season debut
Pittsburgh's No. 8 prospect Kevin Newman singled, walked and crossed the plate twice in his full-season debut as Class A West Virginia routed Delmarva, 11-2.

08/11/2015 | Twins keeping Buxton with Red Wings
Following his rehab assignment, the Minnesota Twins sent baseball's top prospect Byron Buxton to the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings, the club announced Monday.

08/10/2015 | Almonte retires 20 straight for Cyclones
Mets prospect Gaby Almonte scattered two hits and a pair of walks while fanning seven over a career-high eight innings as Brooklyn blanked Staten Island, 7-0, on Monday.

08/10/2015 | Kilome back to dominant self for 'Cutters
Philly's No. 8 prospect Franklyn Kilome allowed one hit while walking two and fanning three over five scoreless innings as Williamsport beat West Virginia, 3-2, in 11 innings.

08/10/2015 | Wright shakes off rust in first St. Lucie start
In his first game since April 14, New York All-Star David Wright reached base twice and scored a run, but Class A Advanced St. Lucie fell to Fort Myers, 8-4, on Monday.

08/10/2015 | Williams hurls another scoreless outing
Ryan Williams, the Cubs' No. 30 prospect, allowed one hit over six innings, striking out five without issuing a walk, as Tennessee topped Jackson, 6-5, on Monday.

08/10/2015 | Dodgers call up No. 4 prospect Peraza
Jose Peraza was tapped to replace second baseman Howie Kendrick, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a hamstring injury, in his Major League debut.

08/10/2015 | Pitchers of the Week
Michael Fulmer, Jerad Eickhoff, Cody Reed, Nick Wells and Alexis Tapia captured weekly honors after being moved to a new organization at the deadline.

08/10/2015 | Offensive Players of the Week
Astros prospect J.D. Davis homered in six straight games for Lancaster to headline the Offensive Players of the Week.

08/10/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 9
Rangers top prospect Joey Gallo smacked a grand slam for Triple-A Round Rock, and Cubs' No. 20 prospect Jeimer Candelario pushed his Southern League hitting streak to 14 games.

08/10/2015 | PCL notes: Jankowski resumes climb
Travis Jankowski missed most of last season due to a broken left wrist, but the Padres outfielder has resumed his rapid ascent up the prospect lists at Triple-A El Paso.

08/10/2015 | IL notes: New Phils Eickhoff, Asher adjusting
Right-handers Jerad Eickhoff and Alec Asher are adjusting to life in the Phillies organization after coming over together from the Rangers in the trade for Cole Hamels.

08/10/2015 | JetHawks' Davis homers in sixth straight
J.D. Davis continued his remarkable power surge, homering in a sixth straight game Sunday night to lead Class A Advanced Lancaster to an 8-0 blanking of visiting High Desert.

08/09/2015 | Confidence keys Alford's first walk-off hit
Blue Jays prospect Anthony Alford capped a slump-busting four-hit day with a walk-off double Sunday, giving Class A Advanced Dunedin a 7-6 win over Brevard County.

08/09/2015 | Snell untouchable in fourth Durham start
Tampa Bay's No. 2 prospect Blake Snell twirled five hitless innings, striking out nine, as Triple-A Durham one-hit Louisville en route to a 9-0 victory Sunday afternoon.

08/09/2015 | Byler blasts three homers for Osprey
Less than two months into his professional career, Austin Byler recorded the second three-homer game in team history Sunday as Rookie-level Missoula thumped Grand Junction, 12-6..

08/09/2015 | Knapp helps Fightins on both sides of plate
Reading catcher Andrew Knapp went 3-for-4 with a solo shot to continue his hot streak, while Jake Thompson improved to 2-0 in Reading's 2-1 win over New Britain.

08/09/2015 | 'Wolves' Fulmer continues string of zeros
With six innings Sunday, Detroit's No. 5 prospect Michael Fulmer extended his Eastern League scoreless streak to 23 2/3 frames in Erie's 5-0 win over Harrisburg.

08/09/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of August 8
Yoan Moncada, Austin Meadows and Tim Anderson -- each of which are ranked among MLB.com's top 100 prospects -- produced standout performances in the Minors on Saturday.

08/09/2015 | Ports rally after Covey leaves with injury
Dylan Covey was struck under the chin by a line drive but left under his own power on Saturday night and Class A Advanced Stockton ended up two-hitting Rancho Cucamonga in a 1-0 win.

08/09/2015 | Asher bounces back in second IL start
After a tough debut in the Phillies organization, Alec Asher allowed three hits over seven innings Saturday night in Triple-A Lehigh Valley's 12-0 romp at Columbus.

08/09/2015 | Moran goes yard twice in Hooks loss
Colin Moran continued his second-half resurgence by recording his first career two-homer game as Double-A Corpus Christi lost to visiting Midland, 5-4, on Saturday night.

08/09/2015 | Berrios dominant again for Red Wings
After a rough start in the International League, Jose Berrios has five straight quality starts for Rochester. On Saturday, he fanned nine over seven scoreless innings in a 3-0 win at Charlotte.

08/08/2015 | Verdugo shines with bat, sets mark with arm
Alex Verdugo collected four hits, including a double, and scored twice while picking up two outfield assists to tie a team record as Great Lakes fell to Wisconsin, 5-3, on Saturday.

08/08/2015 | Guerrero finding his groove with Dash
Jordan Guerrero struck out seven faced two batters over the minimum over seven innings Saturday night, pitching Class A Advanced Winston-Salem to a 1-0 win over Salem.

08/08/2015 | D-backs acquire shortstop prospect Lugo
Shortstop prospect Dawel Lugo is on the move from the Toronto Blue Jays to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for big league veteran Cliff Pennington and cash considerations.

08/08/2015 | NY-Penn All-Star rosters packed with picks
The New York-Penn League All-Star Game will feature 22 picks from this year's Draft, including Connecticut Tigers pitchers Tyler Alexander and Drew Smith.

08/08/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of August 7
Twins prospect Max Kepler and Dodgers prospect Cody Bellinger bashed home runs while Giants righty Tyler Beede and Marlins lefty Michael Mader worked well on the mound.

08/08/2015 | Flores rips five hits, reaches six times
Mariners newcomer Ramon Flores ripped five singles, walked and scored a run on Friday night as Triple-A Tacoma rallied for a 7-6, 10-inning win over Reno.

08/08/2015 | Davis blasts another homer for JetHawks
Astros No. 13 prospect J.D. Davis homered for the fourth straight game Friday night, helping Class A Advanced Lancaster to an 8-5 victory over High Desert.

08/08/2015 | Gordon stays hot with three hits, homer
Nick Gordon collected three hits, including his first homer in more than a year, two RBIs and two runs scored Friday night in Class A Cedar Rapids' 7-5 loss to Bowling Green.

08/08/2015 | Travs' Newcomb tosses six two-hit innings
In his second Double-A start, Sean Newcomb allowed two hits over six-plus scoreless innings Friday night as Arkansas dropped a 2-1 decision at Springfield.

08/08/2015 | Hoffman bounces back for Rock Cats
Jeff Hoffman allowed one hit and struck out five over five scoreless innings Friday night but did not figure in the decision as Double-A New Britain dropped a 4-3, 10-inning decision at Reading.

08/07/2015 | Tuiasosopo makes history for Knights
Matt Tuiasosopo slugged three homers and drove in a career-high seven runs on Friday night, powering Triple-A Charlotte to a 9-5 triumph over visiting Rochester.

08/07/2015 | Reid-Foley unhittable in first Dunedin win
Blue Jays No. 4 prospect Sean Reid-Foley pitched 5 1/3 hitless innings to earn his first Florida State win on Friday as Class A Advanced Dunedin beat Brevard County, 4-1.

08/07/2015 | Circus lights postpone Yankees game
The Tampa Yankees were forced to postpone their Florida State League game on Friday after blinking lights from temporary circus tents beyond the center field fence proved distracting.

08/07/2015 | D-backs top pick Swanson has concussion
Dansby Swanson, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 Draft, has been sidelined for two weeks after suffering a concussion two weeks ago, according to MLB.com.

08/07/2015 | Reno's Marshall suffers fractured skull
Reno reliever Evan Marshall had surgery after suffering a fractured skull when he was hit by a line drive Tuesday night, the D-backs said.

08/07/2015 | Toolshed: Newcomb's climb from Northeast
Sean Newcomb only got one Division I scholarship offer and was barely looked at by scouts in high school. Now, thanks to his work in New England, he's the Angels' top prospect.

08/07/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 6
In the latest Prospect Roundup, A's shortstop Chad Pinder keeps producing for Midland, Indians outfielder Bradley Zimmer shows his power and the Marlins' Tyler Kolek gets nine strikeouts.

08/07/2015 | Biscuits' popularity goes beyond Alabama
The Montgomery Biscuits were among the first Minor League teams to adopt a quirky name. Years later, the brand has only grown, thanks to the military, a global appeal for the logo and, recently, Al Roker.

08/07/2015 | NYPL notes: McCarthy keeps on going
It's been a whirlwind year for outfielder Joe McCarthy, who went from having back surgery in January to helping Virginia win a national title to getting drafted and making his pro debut for Hudson Valley.

08/07/2015 | Tacos do Fresno proud in sellout victory
Before nearly 17,000 fans at Chukchansi Park, the rebranded Triple-A Fresno Tacos rode Matt Duffy's tiebreaking homer to a 7-4 victory over Sacramento.

08/07/2015 | Chiefs' Flaherty fans 12 over six innings
St. Louis right-hander Jack Flaherty allowed a run on five hits and two walks while setting a career strikeout mark in Class A Peoria's 2-1 win over Lake County.

08/07/2015 | Texas' Brinson greets Frisco with six RBIs
Rangers outfielder Lewis Brinson had been looking forward to the RoughRiders for years. In his first game with them, he plated six and hit a game-winning homer.

08/07/2015 | McCanna, Garza lead Tri-City no-hitter
Kevin McCanna, Ralph Garza and Zac Person combined on Class A Short Season Tri-City's second franchise no-hitter, as the ValleyCats topped the Aberdeen Ironbirds, 5-0.

08/06/2015 | Fighting Phils' Crawford busts out of slump
Philly's top prospect J.P. Crawford broke a 5-for-35 slump by collecting three hits and tying a career high with four RBIs as Reading beat Trenton, 8-1, on Thursday.

08/06/2015 | Bandits starters run scoreless streak to 41
Agapito Barrios spun six shutout frames, allowing just two hits while fanning five, to extend his starting rotation's shutout streak to 41 innings in Quad Cities' 2-0 victory.

08/06/2015 | Blue Jays' Greene strikes out career-high 10
Toronto's No. 9 prospect Conner Greene added 7 mph to his curveball in the past week and used it to strike out a career-high 10 in Dunedin's 3-1 win over Daytona.

08/06/2015 | Gallo racks up another three-homer game
Joey Gallo slugged three homers in a game for the fifth time in his career and drove in four runs as Round Rock beat New Orleans, 6-1, on Thursday night.

08/06/2015 | Crooked Numbers: Sharing birthday, mound
Quad Cities pitchers Joshua James and Eric Peterson and Clinton hurler Pat Peterson were all born March 8, 1993. Four months and 22 years later, they all pitched in the same game.

08/06/2015 | Cal notes: Davis filling void for JetHawks
The Lancaster JetHawks had a large void in their lineup when A.J. Reed was promoted to Double-A last month, and third baseman J.D. Davis has more than capably filled the bill in the cleanup role.

08/06/2015 | SAL notes: Royals' Blewett adjusts to Minors
Lexington's Scott Blewett went 23-0 in his final high school season, earning himself a second-round pick in the 2014 Draft, but it was his transition from a Northeast school to the Minors that has tested his talents.

08/06/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 5
In the latest Prospect Roundup, Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo taps into his power with Las Vegas and Yankees outfielder Dustin Fowler continues to break out in Tampa.

08/06/2015 | MWL notes: Solbach breaking through
It's been a winding road for righty Markus Solbach, who began his baseball career in his native Germany, had two stints in Australia and tasted indy ball before breaking through this year with Kane County.

08/06/2015 | Appy notes: Dulin delivers pop for Royals
As the league leader in home runs, Burlington's Brandon Dulin is learning how to make adjustments in his second season in the circuit. "They're pitching me a little different, a lot of offspeed stuff," he said.

08/06/2015 | Aces' Blair tosses six scoreless frames
Aaron Blair allowed two hits and four walks over six innings to improve to 4-1 in the Pacific Coast League as Triple-A Reno blanked Tacoma, 7-0, on Wednesday.

08/06/2015 | Phillies' Williams quickly finds the fences
Phillies outfield prospect Nick Williams has quickly acclimated to his new organization and league, going 4-for-4 with two homers in Reading's 11-1 win at Trenton.

08/06/2015 | Contreras thrives as student of the game
After earning the circuit's Player of the Week kudos, Willson Contreras continued to stay hot at the plate, collecting a season-high four hits in the Smokies' 13-1 rout Wednesday.

08/06/2015 | Hollon nearly perfect in Lansing debut
Clinton Hollon gave up a single and two walks in the first inning, then was perfect through the seventh in his Midwest League debut Wednesday as Lansing edged Wisconsin, 2-1.

08/06/2015 | Mateo zips through debut with Tampa
Jorge Mateo went 4-for-6 with two runs scored and a stolen base in his Florida State League debut, but Tampa fell to Brevard County, 5-4, in 12 innings Wednesday.

08/05/2015 | Gant burns Biscuits with nine strikeouts
Making his second start with Double-A Mississippi on Wednesday, Braves right-hander John Gant recorded nine strikeouts over six one-hit innings in a 3-2 win over Montgomery.

08/05/2015 | Bird bashes two homers for RailRiders
Yankees first baseman Greg Bird bashed a pair of homers and added his first triple of the season for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday night in a 7-2 win over Columbus.

08/05/2015 | Carolina notes: Rodriguez adjusts on the fly
Indians No. 24 prospect Nellie Rodriguez leads the Carolina League with 16 homers and 79 RBIs, production that is prompting opposing pitches to be more careful when facing the 21-year-old slugger.

08/05/2015 | Blue Wahoos' Reed extinguishes Suns
Cody Reed struck out a career-high 12 batters while giving up four hits over eight scoreless innings as Pensacola defeated Jacksonville, 2-1, on Wednesday.

08/05/2015 | Weaver dominates again for Palm Beach
Luke Weaver allowed just two singles while striking out six over six innings to combine on a three-hit shutout as Palm Beach blanked Charlotte, 2-0, on Wednesday.

08/05/2015 | On the Road: Wahoos bat boy or Batman?
Pensacola native Terry Williams has embraced the role of what he calls the "World's Oldest Bat Boy" with the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos.

08/05/2015 | Report: Yankees promote Mateo to Tampa
The Yankees are promoting No. 3 prospect Jorge Mateo, who has stolen 71 bases this season, from Class A Charleston to Class A Advanced Tampa, according to a New York Post report.

08/05/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 4
Yankees' Gary Sanchez went yard while Athletics' Chad Pinder added two blasts. Jake Thompson picked up the win in his first start since being dealt to the Phillies.

08/05/2015 | FSL notes: Jays' Tellez elevates his game
No league suppresses home runs quite like the Florida State League, but Blue Jays prospect Rowdy Tellez hasn't been affected, quickly putting on a power display after a mid-season promoted to Dunedin.

08/05/2015 | Stock Watch: Alvarez more than skating by
Eddy Alvarez earned headlines by transitioning from Olympic speed skating to baseball last year. Now, he's beginning to look like a real prospect in Chicago's system.

08/05/2015 | Van Gansen delivers All-Star walk-off win
Two outs from losing via the Home Run Derby tiebreaker, the Northwest League got a walk-off single from Tri-City's Peter Van Gansen in the 10th inning to defeat the Pioneer League, 6-5.

08/05/2015 | Three is magic number for Rocks' defense
Royals prospects Humberto Arteaga, Jack Lopez and Ryan O'Hearn turned a 4-6-3 triple play against the Pelicans. It was the third such gem for the Blue Rocks this season.

08/05/2015 | Cubs' Leal holds Cougars hitless
Erick Leal allowed one baserunner over nine no-hit innings Tuesday night before Class A South Bend dropped a 1-0, 12-inning decision to visiting Kane County.

08/05/2015 | Practice pays off as Candelario plates five
After getting off to a hot start in the Southern League, Cubs prospect Jeimer Candelario amassed a season-high five RBIs as the Smokies topped the Barons, 6-5.

08/05/2015 | Hader fitting right in with Shuckers
Josh Hader struck out nine and gave up one hit over five innings in his debut in the Brewers system as Double-A Biloxi blanked Mobile, 3-0, on Tuesday night.

08/04/2015 | Lowery slams way to NWL-PIO Derby crown
D-backs catching prospect Luke Lowery withstood hometown favorite LeDarious Clark to win the Northwest/Pioneer League All-Star Home Run Derby.

08/04/2015 | Biondi leads Sand Gnats' offensive outburst
Mets prospect Patrick Biondi went 5-for-7 and drove in a career-high six runs while scoring three times as Class A Savannah routed Rome, 20-3, on Tuesday.

08/04/2015 | Ziomek fans 11 in Lakeland shutout
Kevin Ziomek gave up two hits and recorded a season-high 11 strikeouts over eight innings Tuesday night, pitching Class A Advanced Lakeland to an 8-0 blanking of Clearwater.

08/04/2015 | Fulmer shines in SeaWolves' debut
Four days after being traded to the Tigers, Michael Fulmer gave up two hits and struck out six over 6 2/3 innings Tuesday as Double-A Erie blanked visiting Portland, 3-0.

08/04/2015 | Johnson, Wahoos combine on one-hitter
Jacob Johnson pitched five hitless innings and Joel Bender kept Pensacola's bid for a combined no-no bid alive into the ninth in the Blue Wahoos' 12-1 one-hitter.

08/04/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 3
In the latest Prospect Roundup, Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia aims for a big league promotion and Giants catcher Aramis Garcia keeps slugging in Class A.

08/04/2015 | Columbia Fireflies set to light up the night
The Savannah Sand Gnats will relocate to Columbia, South Carolina, next year and will be called the Columbia Fireflies, a nod to both unique local insects and the heat associated with the region.

08/04/2015 | Texas notes: Mondesi remains positive
The youngest position player in the Texas League, Naturals infielder Raul Mondesi stays in constant contact with his former Major League dad as he confronts the challenges of Double-A.

08/04/2015 | EL notes: Cats' Fields has total package
Center fielder Roemon Fields worked in a post office before being signed by the Blue Jays as a free agent. He's worked his way up through the system and is taking the Eastern League by storm.

08/04/2015 | Southern notes: May worth waiting for
Center fielder Jacob May rejoined Birmingham after missing nearly two months with a head injury and has picked up where he left off, going 10-for-20 with a home run in a recent series at Jacksonville.

08/04/2015 | Winter (and Martin) coming to Staten Island
George R.R. Martin, creator of the Game of Thrones novels and television series, will hit Staten Island this week. In Fresno, the long-awaited Tacos make their debut.

08/04/2015 | Aguilera rips career-high six hits for 66ers
Angels first-base prospect Eric Aguilera drove in four runs to help lead the way for Class A Advanced Inland Empire in Monday night's 17-3 rout of Lake Elsinore.

08/04/2015 | Hessman slams Minors home run record
With the bases loaded, Detroit's Mike Hessman took a 2-0 pitch over the left-center wall for his 433rd Minor League blast Monday to stand alone in the history books.

08/04/2015 | Bird flies home to make M-Braves debut
Atlanta's No. 13 prospect Zack Bird allowed two hits over 5 2/3 scoreless innings in his return to his hometown Jackson and his first start for Double-A Mississippi.

08/03/2015 | Strasburg fans 11 in possible final tuneup
In his second rehab start, Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg allowed two runs on five hits in 5 2/3 frames. His 11 punchouts were his most since June 2014 with Washington.

08/03/2015 | Nunez plates five for Tourists in romp
Colorado's No. 15 prospect Dom Nunez went 3-for-6 with a double and tied a career best with five RBIs as Class A Asheville trounced Kannapolis, 23-3, on Monday.

08/03/2015 | Report: Boston lefty Johnson goes on DL
Brian Johnson, the No. 4 Red Sox prospect, went on the seven-day disabled list Monday after experiencing tightness in his elbow, according to the Boston Globe.

08/03/2015 | Davis homers twice for 'Jackets in slugfest
San Francisco's No. 30 prospect Dylan Davis drove in a career-high five runs as Class A Augusta held on to beat Lexington, 16-14, on Monday night.

08/03/2015 | Offensive Players of the Week
Three Indians prospects -- Dorssys Paulino, Bobby Bradley, Ka'ai Tom -- had big weeks to highlight the Offensive Players of the Week for the week ending on Aug. 2.

08/03/2015 | Pitchers of the Week
The latest selections are prospect heavy, featuring strong performances from Reds righty Robert Stephenson, A's lefty Sean Manaea and more.

08/03/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 2
In the latest Prospect Roundup, Jose Peraza goes yard in his second game with the Dodgers and the Rockies' David Dahl keeps slugging following surgery to remove his spleen.

08/03/2015 | Nola feeling right at home in New Orleans
The New Orleans Zephyrs don't always feature player names on the backs of their jerseys. Shortstop Austin Nola, however, has his on the front.

08/03/2015 | PCL notes: Bedrosian coping on the fly
Reliever Cam Bedrosian has learned a few lessons while shuttling between Anaheim and Salt Lake over the past two seasons. One of them is to pack light.

08/03/2015 | IL notes: Achter 'fearless' for Red Wings
A.J. Achter's manager at Triple-A Rochester calls him "fearless" and a "pitch-making machine." The Twins prospect has adapted seamlessly in his first year as a closer.

08/03/2015 | Gray will debut Tuesday for Rockies
Colorado's No. 2 prospect Jon Gray, the third overall selection in the 2013 Draft, will make his Major League debut Tuesday according to MLB.com's Thomas Harding.

08/03/2015 | Chang drives in five, steers Captains to win
Cleveland's No. 30 prospect Yu-Cheng Chang homered in his second straight game and drove in a career-high five as Lake County topped Great Lakes, 15-7.

08/02/2015 | Red-hot O'Neill blasts Blaze to victory
Tyler O'Neill homered in his third straight game Sunday, belting a go-ahead two-run shot in the ninth inning, as Class A Advanced Bakersfield beat Inland Empire, 6-4.

08/02/2015 | Owens to debut Tuesday for Red Sox
Red Sox No. 5 prospect Henry Owens is on the way from Pawtucket to the big leagues, set to make his Major League debut on Tuesday against the first-place Yankees in the Bronx.

08/02/2015 | Difo, Senators break out in slugfest
Mired in a slump since returning from the Majors, Wilmer Difo stole a career-high four bases in his second five-hit game of the season Sunday as Harrisburg outslugged Portland, 16-12, in 11 innings.

08/02/2015 | Jones homers three times in third Erie game
Detroit's No. 13 prospect JaCoby Jones notched his first career three-homer game and plated five runs as Double-A Erie defeated New Britain, 7-1, on Sunday.

08/02/2015 | Thurman leads red-hot Mudcats to shutout
Braves' No. 20 prospect Andrew Thurman allowed one hit while fanning seven over a season-high seven innings as Carolina blanked Wilmington, 6-0, on Sunday.

08/02/2015 | Tinoco shines in his first Asheville start
Colorado's No. 18 prospect Jesus Tinoco scattered four hits and didn't issue a walk over six innings to lead Asheville to a 2-0 win over Savannah on Sunday.

08/02/2015 | Angels promote Newcomb to Double-A
Angels top prospect Sean Newcomb is joining Double-A Arkansas from Class A Advanced Inland Empire and will start for the Travelers on Sunday.

08/02/2015 | Holloway faces minimum for Muckdogs
Marlins right-hander Jordan Holloway faced the minimum for Class A Short Season Batavia on Sunday, going six innings in a 1-0 win over Brooklyn.

08/02/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 1
In the latest Prospect Roundup, Pirates right-hander Tyler Glasnow gets mixed results in his Triple-A debut and Nationals infielder Osvaldo Abreu continues his breakout.

08/02/2015 | Gibbons in control, pitches first shutout
With his mom listening on the radio in Australia, Sam Gibbons pitched a four-hitter and struck out a season-high nine in his first career complete game as Cedar Rapids beat Kane County, 7-0.

08/02/2015 | Appel fans 10, matches career high
Mark Appel matched a career high with 10 strikeouts, allowing a run on three hits over seven innings on Saturday in his best start at Triple-A as Fresno for a 9-7, 12-inning win over Albuquerque.

08/02/2015 | Turner settles in, reaches base five times
Trea Turner has had a wild season, but he's getting comfortable with Triple-A Syracuse. On Saturday, he went 4-for-5 with a homer and his 22nd stolen base in a 10-4 win at Rochester.

08/02/2015 | Seager posts first four-hit game since May
Top Dodgers prospect Corey Seager ripped four singles in his best showing since May, scoring two runs and driving in another on Saturday to lead Triple-A Oklahoma City over New Orleans, 6-3.

08/01/2015 | Soroka excels in Appy League debut
Mike Soroka tossed four hitless innings, striking out six, in his Appalachian League debut on Saturday night as Rookie-level Danville defeated Bristol, 11-4.

08/01/2015 | Lopez takes control in Shuckers shutout
Jorge Lopez scattered six hits and three walks over eight innings in matching the longest outing of his career as Double-A Biloxi blanked Jackson, 2-0, on Saturday night.

08/01/2015 | Captains' Bradley remains unstoppable
Bobby Bradley homered twice, giving him four in his last five games, and drove in five runs Saturday to power Class A Lake County to a 9-6 triumph over Great Lakes.

08/01/2015 | Drillers' Urias continues healthy return
Dodgers No. 2 prospect Julio Urias did not allow a hit but was charged with two runs on four walks with six strikeouts over 5 1/3 innings Saturday as Double-A Tulsa fell to Arkansas, 3-1.

08/01/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 31
In the latest Prospect Roundup, Marlins prospect J.T. Riddle hit two homers on a five-RBI night, and righties Rob Whalen and John Gant made the Braves look good for acquiring the pair last week.