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05-27

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Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 26th
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Mark Anderson

05-26

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Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 25th
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Christopher Crawford

05-25

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Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, May 24th
by
Wilson Karaman

05-24

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Minor League Update: Games of Monday, May 23rd
by
Christopher Crawford

05-23

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Minor League Update: Games of May 20-22
by
Christopher Crawford

05-20

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Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 19th
by
Mark Anderson

05-19

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Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 18th
by
Christopher Crawford

05-18

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Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, May 17th
by
Wilson Karaman

05-17

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Minor League Update: Games of Monday, May 16th
by
Christopher Crawford

05-16

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Minor League Update: Games of May 13-15
by
Christopher Crawford

05-13

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Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 12th
by
Mark Anderson

05-12

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Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 11th
by
Christopher Crawford

05-11

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Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, May 10th
by
Wilson Karaman

05-10

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Minor League Update: Games of Monday, May 9th
by
Christopher Crawford

05-09

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Minor League Update: Games of May 6-8
by
Christopher Crawford

05-06

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Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 5th
by
Christopher Crawford

05-05

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Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 4th
by
Christopher Crawford

05-04

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Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, May 3rd
by
Wilson Karaman

05-03

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Minor League Update: Games of Monday, May 2nd
by
Mark Anderson

05-02

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Minor League Update: Games of April 29-May 1
by
Christopher Crawford

04-29

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Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, April 28th
by
Mark Anderson

04-28

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Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 27th
by
Christopher Crawford

04-27

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Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 26th
by
Wilson Karaman

04-26

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Minor League Update: Games of Monday, April 25th
by
Christopher Crawford

04-25

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Minor League Update: Games of April 22-24
by
Christopher Crawford

04-22

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Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, April 21st
by
Mark Anderson

04-21

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Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 20th
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Christopher Crawford

04-20

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Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 19th
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Christopher Crawford

04-19

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Minor League Update: Games of Monday, April 18th
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Wilson Karaman

04-18

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Minor League Update: Games of April 15-17
by
Christopher Crawford

04-15

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Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, April 14th
by
Mark Anderson

04-14

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Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 13th
by
Christopher Crawford

04-13

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Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 12th
by
Wilson Karaman

04-12

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Minor League Update: Games of Monday, April 11th
by
Christopher Crawford

04-11

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Minor League Update: Games of April 8-10
by
Christopher Crawford

04-08

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Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, April 7th
by
Christopher Crawford

01-18

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Minor League Update: Winter League Risers
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Mark Anderson

01-06

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Minor League Update: Games of January 4-5, 2016
by
Wilson Karaman

01-04

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Minor League Update: Games of December 30-January 3
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Mark Anderson

12-28

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Minor League Update: Games of December 25-27
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Mark Anderson

12-23

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Minor League Update: Games of December 21-22
by
Wilson Karaman

12-21

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Minor League Update: Games of December 18-20
by
Mark Anderson

12-18

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Minor League Update: Games of December 16-17
by
Wilson Karaman

12-16

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Minor League Update: Games of December 14-15
by
Jeffrey Paternostro

12-14

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Minor League Update: Games of December 11-13
by
Mark Anderson

12-11

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Minor League Update: Games of December 9-10
by
Jeffrey Paternostro

12-09

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Minor League Update: Games of December 7-8
by
Wilson Karaman

12-07

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Minor League Update: Games of December 4-6, 2015
by
Mark Anderson

12-04

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Minor League Update: Games of December 2-3
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Jeffrey Paternostro

12-02

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Minor League Update: Games of November 30-December 1
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Wilson Karaman

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April 25, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of April 22-24

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Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including Junior Fernandez, Josh Bell, Dinelson Lamet, Tyler Krieger, and Jaime Schultz.

Prospect of the Weekend:

Junior Fernandez, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals (Low-A Peoria): 8 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 10 K.
Signed for $400,000 after taking the Alex Reyes/Lucius Fox route (prep then international), Fernandez’s talent is up there with anyone’s. The fastball is double-plus and has been clocked up to 99 mph, and he throws a change that will make any hitter who sits on the heater look silly. The breaking ball appears to be coming along, and even with a delivery that has some effort, he absolutely has a chance to stay in a rotation.


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April 22, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, April 21st

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Mark Anderson

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Jose Berrios, Ronald Acuna, Josh Staumont, Eddy Julio Martinez, and Matt Chapman.

Prospect of the Day:

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April 21, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 20th

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Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Trea Turner, Orlando Arcia, David Dahl, Adalberto Mejia, and Jordan Stephens.

Prospect of the Day:

Trea Turner, SS, Washington Nationals (Triple-A Syracuse): 5-for-8, 2 R, 2 SB, 1 K.
Turner now has 20 hits in his dozen games, and he’s not just dinking and dunking; he’s hitting the ball with authority to all parts of the field. With a plus hit tool, double-plus speed, and competent defense at shortstop, it shouldn’t be long until we see him hitting at or near the top of the Nationals lineup. He should have been to begin the year, however, so it remains to be seen when he’ll get that chance. Enjoy him while you can, Syracuse.


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April 20, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 19th

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Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Aaron Blair, Christian Walker, Stephen Gonsalves, and Thomas Eshelman.

Prospect of the Day:

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April 19, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of Monday, April 18th

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Wilson Karaman

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Ian Happ, Anderson Espinoza, Ke'Bryan Hayes, Tyler Mahle, and Kyle McGowin.

Prospect of the Day:

Ian Happ, 2B, Chicago Cubs (High-A Myrtle Beach): 4-5, 2 HR, 2 R, 4 RBI, SB, K.
Oh nothing, Happ just added over 300 points to his OPS in one night, no big deal. The long balls were the first two of the season, and he did all of his damage hitting left-handed. The right-handed stroke hasn’t come around yet (one for 13, five strikeouts), but we hung dual 6s on his hit tool for a reason. The base-running instincts have shown well thus far in three successful stolen base efforts as well.


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April 18, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of April 15-17

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Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including Tyler Glasnow, Trea Turner, Alex Meyer, Max Povse, Sean Manaea, and Mike Papi.

Prospect of the Weekend:

Tyler Glasnow, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates (Triple-A Indianapolis): 5 IP, 4 H, 0 BB, 9 K.
After a shaky spring training, Glasnow has given up just two earned runs in his first 10 innings while striking out 15 and—most importantly—walking just three. No, the command will never be elite, but it doesn’t have to be; when you’re pumping plus-plus fastballs at a downhill plane and a wipeout curveball, it only has to be average. His upside rivals that of any pitcher in baseball not named Lucas Giolito, and he’s going to miss a lot of bats at the big-league level. Soon.


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April 15, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, April 14th

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Mark Anderson

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Dillon Tate, Max Fried, Kohl Stewart, A.J. Reed, and Jomar Reyes.

Prospect of the Day:

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April 14, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 13th

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Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Isan Diaz, Austin Voth, Joey Gallo, and Jarlin Garcia.

Prospect of the Day:

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April 13, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 12th

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Wilson Karaman

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Trea Turner, Dansby Swanson, Blake Snell, and Domingo Acevedo.

Prospect of the Day:

Trea Turner, SS, Washington Nationals (Triple-A Syracuse): 5-6, BB, R, RBI, SB.
The Nats opted for the extra year of club control with Turner by anointing Danny Espinosa their Opening Day shortstop, but Turner’s done his best through four games to make the club regret that decision. His five hits in yesterday’s doubleheader gave him six hits and four walks (to go along with three successful thieveries) in his first 13 plate appearances in the International League. At this rate, it won’t be long, my pretties.


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April 12, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of Monday, April 11th

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Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Sean Manaea, James Kaprielian, Alex Bregman, and Mitch Keller.

Prospect of the Day:

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April 11, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of April 8-10

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Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including Tyler Jay, Chris Ellis, Travis Demeritte, Lucius Fox, Bubba Starling, and more.

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April 8, 2016 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, April 7th

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Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Jorge Mateo, Steven Moya, and Mallex Smith.

Welcome back, prospects. We missed you all terribly.

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