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08/30/2014 | Appalachian League playoff preview
The P-Rays return to the post-season for the first time in 16 years after taking the East Division, while the E-Twins open their semifinal series vs. the Cards with an eye toward an 11th league title.

08/30/2014 | 66ers' Raben surpasses 30-homer mark
Dennis Raben swatted his 30th and 31st homers of the season and Sherm Johnson also went yard twice Friday, powering Class A Advanced Inland Empire to a 12-8 win at Lancaster.

08/30/2014 | Quakes' Urias finishes on a high note
Julio Urias turned in one more impressive effort Friday, allowing one hit over five innings and retiring his final 13 batters as Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga beat Lake Elsinore, 9-0.

08/30/2014 | L-Kings' Diaz hurls five hitless innings
After issuing three walks in the first, Edwin Diaz pitched four perfect innings in his final start of the season Friday as Clinton beat Quad Cities, 1-0, in the first game of a doubleheader.

08/30/2014 | Nola ends first season with scoreless start
Aaron Nola, the Phillies' No. 2 prospect, closed his first professional season with five four-hit innings, striking out two, as Double-A Reading blanked Trenton, 3-0, on Friday.

08/30/2014 | Award winner Anderson shines for Drillers
One night after being named Texas League Pitcher of the Year, Tyler Anderson threw six one-hit innings as Double-A Tulsa edged Northwest Arkansas, 3-2, on Friday.

08/30/2014 | Sea Dogs lock up Eastern Division crown
Portland clinched its first Eastern League division title since 2005 on Friday, defeating Harrisburg, 3-2, while second-place Binghamton was beaten by Richmond.

08/30/2014 | Tides' Wright foiled again by Mahtook
For the second time in eight days, Mike Wright had his no-hitter broken up Mikie Mahtook, allowing a one-out single in the seventh Friday as Norfolk fell to Durham, 1-0, in 11 innings.

08/29/2014 | Rocks' Manaea strikes out career-high 12
Sean Manaea recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts while allowing three hits over seven innings Friday night as Class A Advanced Wilmington blanked Potomac, 2-0.

08/29/2014 | M's shut down Montero after incident
Jesus Montero was shut down by the Mariners on Friday, a day after a confrontation with the team's national cross-checker while beginning a Northwest League rehab assignment.

08/29/2014 | Blue Rocks' Pounders wins Moniker Madness
Wilmington Blue Rocks right-hander Brooks Pounders claimed the 2014 Moniker Madness championship this week, thanks to a name his dad insisted upon 23 years ago.

08/29/2014 | Yankees, Red Sox advance to GCL finals
The GCL Yankees 1 and the Red Sox will meet in the Gulf Coast League finals after each team won its one-game semifinal playoff on Friday afternoon.

08/29/2014 | Lamb, Nicolino lead Southern All-Stars
The Double-A Southern League announced its 2014 postseason All-Star selections, with Mobile's Jake Lamb earning Most Valuable Player honors and Justin Nicolino of Jacksonville being named Most Outstanding Pitcher.

08/29/2014 | Whitten thriving after nearly walking away
Fran Whitten switched colleges last year to pursue a graduate degree in criminal justice. But after getting drafted in the 37th round by the Angels, he's thriving in his first Minor League season.

08/29/2014 | Batavia fan keeps passion alive with cards
Devout autograph seeker Ted Wasco and his brother have put together a staggering collection of baseball cards, including many autographed keepsakes from the Minors.

08/29/2014 | Mariners' Montero involved in altercation
Seattle first baseman Jesus Montero exchanged words with a Mariners crosschecker and had to be physically restrained from going into the stands with a bat during the argument.

08/29/2014 | Espinal's big night fuels Power comeback
Pirates prospect Edwin Espinal went 3-for-6 with a home run and a career-high seven RBIs as Class A West Virginia came back to win in 10 innings at Lexington, 12-7.

08/29/2014 | Omaha's Brooks hurls seven shutout innings
After a 4 a.m. flight home from Reno, Kansas City righty Aaron Brooks shouldered the load for his teammates, allowing two hits over seven shutout innings as Omaha downed Colorado Springs, 7-2.

08/29/2014 | Decker homers in fourth straight game
Cody Decker homered for the fourth consecutive game as the host El Paso Chihuahuas rallied to beat the Salt Lake Bees, 8-7, on Thursday.

08/29/2014 | Gose shows Jays he's primed for callup
Toronto farmhand Anthony Gose homered and had a career-high six RBIs while falling a triple shy of the cycle as Buffalo routed Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 11-3, on Thursday.

08/29/2014 | Lookouts' Santiago fires nine-inning no-no
Andres Santiago lost a perfect game with an eighth-inning walk, but struck out the side in the ninth to complete a no-hitter in Chattanooga's 1-0 win over Tennessee.

08/29/2014 | Drehoff hurls gem after Lowell ejections
Kyle Drehoff allowed four hits and fanned eight over six shutout innings in Lowell's 13-1 rout of Aberdeen after the game was delayed by ejections following a bullpen standoff.

08/28/2014 | Two Rays affiliates clinch division titles
Hudson Valley beat Connecticut, 5-3, to clinch the New York-Penn League McNamara Division title, while Princeton topped Burlington, 4-3, for the Appy West on Thursday.

08/28/2014 | Gordon's big inning leads E-Twins to title
No. 6 Minnesota prospect Nick Gordon collected a career-high four RBIs in one inning of Elizabethton's division-clinching 13-6 win over Kingsport on Thursday.

08/28/2014 | Tulsa's Anderson earns Texas League honors
Tulsa's had one of the most talented rotations in the Texas League, and on Thursday, left-hander Tyler Anderson was selected as the league's Pitcher of the Year.

08/28/2014 | AZL playoff preview: Tribe's title to lose
After playing their way to the circuit's best record, the Arizona League Indians are the favorites to take home the league title, with the Mariners and Rangers close behind.

08/28/2014 | Rangers' Gallo takes Carolina League MVP
The Rangers' top prospect Joey Gallo picked up a little hardware on Thursday, earning Carolina League MVP honors despite graduating to Double-A in June.

08/28/2014 | Three of a kind: Aces hit consecutive homers
D-backs farmhands Mike Jacobs, Garrett Weber and Roger Kieschnick slugged back-to-back-to-back homers in the fourth inning of Triple-A Reno's 5-2 win over Omaha on Wednesday.

08/28/2014 | Covey flirts with no-hitter in Ports' win
Dylan Covey took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his next-to-last start of the regular season Wednesday night as Class A Advanced Stockton topped Bakersfield, 5-2.

08/28/2014 | Mets' Plawecki homers twice for 51s
No. 2 Mets prospect Kevin Plawecki homered twice and backstopped a strong outing by Noah Syndergaard in Las Vegas' 8-3 win over Round Rock on Wednesday.

08/28/2014 | Ragira's grand slam caps five-hit night
Brian Ragira went 5-for-5 with a grand slam and five RBIs on Wednesday night, powering Class A Advanced San Jose to a 13-0 romp at Lake Elsinore.

08/28/2014 | D-backs' Ijames plates six on grand night
Independent league veteran Stewart Ijames has found a niche at the plate in affiliated ball. On Wednesday, he homered twice in Missoula's 11-4 win over Helena.

08/28/2014 | Jankowski picks up where Appel left off
Houston righty Jordan Jankowski allowed one hit and a walk while striking out nine batters over six innings in Corpus Christi's 5-4 loss to Frisco on Wednesday.

08/28/2014 | First-rounder Newcomb fans 10 for Bees
Top Angels prospect Sean Newcomb struck out 10 over four innings in his sixth pro start en route to Class A Burlington's 1-0 shutout at Wisconsin on Wednesday.

08/28/2014 | 'Jackets' Johnson makes final start his best
In his final start of the season, Chase Johnson recorded a career-high nine strikeouts over seven scoreless innings Wednesday as Augusta held off Savannah, 5-4.

08/28/2014 | Raptors' protest upheld after rainy forfeit
The Ogden Raptors emerged victorious in protest and on the field with a 4-3 victory after being with a forfeit Tuesday night for refusing to resume play after a rain delay.

08/27/2014 | P-Nats clinch Carolina North Division title
Matt Spann allowed two hits over six innings as Potomac blanked Wilmington, 3-0, to clinch the second-half crown in the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader.

08/27/2014 | Mejia walks off with highs in hits, RBIs
Francisco Mejia sent Short-Season Mahoning Valley to an 8-7 walk-off win over Jamestown on Wednesday night, establishing career highs with four hits and five RBIs.

08/27/2014 | GCL playoff preview: Yankees vs. Yankees?
Only four teams qualify for the Gulf Coast League playoffs, which are set to begin Saturday, and this season two of them happen to be Yankees affiliates.

08/27/2014 | Suns' Giolito, Difo sweep SAL awards
Nationals No. 1 and No. 20 prospects Lucas Giolito and Wilmer Difo were named the South Atlantic League's Most Outstanding Pitcher and MVP, respectively, for the 2014 season on Thursday.

08/27/2014 | Stock Watch: Mets' Molina making waves
After a 2013 campaign that raised questions about Marcos Molina's maturity, the Mets prospect's 2014 performance with Brooklyn has been outstanding in all facets of the game.

08/27/2014 | In Jamestown, loyal fans left heartbroken
Jamestown, New York, has hosted baseball off and on since 1939, but with news this week that the team will relocate to West Virginia for next season, its most loyal fans are slowly dealing with reality.

08/27/2014 | Raptors refuse to resume play, forfeit
Rookie-level Ogden has filed a formal protest after refusing to take the field in soggy conditions Tuesday night and forfeiting a Pioneer League game at Grand Junction.

08/27/2014 | White overshoots cycle with pair of blasts
Tyler White needed a triple to complete the cycle but ended up with his second homer of the night and a career-high six RBIs in Lancaster's 12-5 win at High Desert.

08/27/2014 | Phillies' Franco has a grand ol' birthday
For the second straight year, Philly's No. 3 prospect Maikel Franco celebrated his 22nd birthday with a homer, this time a grand slam in Lehigh Valley's 5-4 win over Syracuse.

08/27/2014 | River Cats' Buschmann silences Sounds
In front of familiar faces while celebrating the Vanderbilt baseball team, A's righty Matt Buschmann spun a complete game shutout as Sacrament topped Nashville, 2-0.

08/27/2014 | Hooks' Appel dazzles in first Double-A win
Notching career highs with 10 strikeouts over eight-plus innings, Mark Appel recorded his first Double-A win Tuesday night as Corpus Christi blanked visiting Frisco, 1-0.

08/27/2014 | 'Caps' Schulz homers twice off college pal
Nick Schulz hit a grand slam and a solo homer off a college teammate while going 5-for-5 with six RBIs in Fort Wayne's 13-3 thrashing of Bowling Green on Tuesday.

08/27/2014 | Clippers wrap up IL West Division crown
The Columbus Clippers wrapped up the International League West Division crown and their first postseason berth since 2011 with a 3-1 win at Toledo on Tuesday night.

08/27/2014 | Long extends scoreless run on special night
Former Yankees batboy Jaron Long struck out Jason Giambi twice and ran his scoreless streak to 18 1/3 innings in the Double-A Thunder's 5-0 win over the RubberDucks.

08/26/2014 | Buxton, Russell, Appel named to AFL rosters
Top overall prospect Byron Buxton, Cubs No. 3 prospect Addison Russell and 2013 first overall pick Mark Appel were three of the big names appearing on Arizona Fall League rosters, which were announced Tuesday.

08/26/2014 | Pirates prospects sweep FSL awards
Pirates No. 1 and No. 3 prospects Tyler Glasnow and Josh Bell were honored as the Florida State League's Pitcher and Player of the Year, the circuit announced Tuesday.

08/26/2014 | With Twinkie dogs, Altoona honors Weird Al
The Curve play up their name connection with a Weird Al-toona Night, Nashville fans say goodbye to 37-year-old Greer Stadium, The 'Topes sell Joc Pederson's car and the Bats honor Corky Miller.

08/26/2014 | Souza, Ranaudo headline 2014 IL All-Stars
The International League announced its postseason All-Star Team and Award Winners for 2014, with Steven Souza Jr. named Most Valuable Player and Anthony Ranaudo selected as Most Valuable Pitcher.

08/26/2014 | Clips' Aguilar caps night with walk-off shot
Jesus Aguilar collected five hits, including a three-run walk-off homer that gave Triple-A Columbus an 11-9 win over Indianapolis. He doubled twice and plated four.

08/26/2014 | DeShields' bat proves too heavy in rout
When he needed a single for the cycle, Delino DeShields hit another home run, allowing him to tie two career highs in Double-A Corpus Christi's 23-7 rout at San Antonio.

08/26/2014 | Soler offers parting shot before Cubs callup
After hitting a three-run homer in the third inning, No. 5 Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler was removed from Monday's Iowa game at Tacoma to head for "The Show."

08/26/2014 | Moya rewriting SeaWolves record books
Steven Moya continued his breakout year by going 4-for-5 with three doubles, two runs scored and an RBI to help the host SeaWolves rally past the Baysox, 10-7, on Monday.

08/26/2014 | Bulls clinch seventh title in eight years
Durham locked up its seventh International League South Division title in eight years -- all under manager Charlie Montoyo -- with a 4-2 win over Gwinnett on Monday.

08/26/2014 | Yankees' Camarena fans career-high dozen
Southpaw Daniel Camarena struck out a career-high 12 batters over eight innings, his longest professional appearance, as Trenton routed Akron, 9-2, at Canal Park.

08/25/2014 | Urena ejected during pregame standoff
Brooklyn infielder Jhoan Urena was thrown out prior to Monday's contest against Staten Island for "delay of game" after a standoff, the first time he missed a start this season.

08/25/2014 | Renegades convert 6-4-3-5 triple play
Hudson Valley escaped a second-inning jam Monday night with an unconventional triple play. It wasn't enough for a victory, though, as Aberdeen won, 7-6.

08/25/2014 | O's Bridwell carries perfecto into seventh
Parker Bridwell carried a perfect game into the seventh inning and allowed one hit while striking out 13 batters over eight innings in Frederick's 6-0 win over Potomac on Monday.

08/25/2014 | Yankees' Beresford, Thompson suspended
Yankees Minor Leaguers Andy Beresford and Bo Thompson were suspended 50 games apiece Monday after both tested positive for using amphetamines.

08/25/2014 | Jammers relocating to West Virginia in 2015
The New York-Penn League and the Pirates announced on Monday that the Jamestown Jammers, a Pittsburgh affiliate, will be relocating the Morgantown, West Virginia, for the 2015 season.

08/25/2014 | Offensive Players of the Week
Cubs prospect Kyle Schwarber went deep in five straight games and blasted seven homers overall last week.

08/25/2014 | Pitchers of the Week
Tigers prospect Jonathan Maciel hit double digits for strikeouts for the first time and Orioles prospect Mike Wright nearly tossed a no-hitter.

08/25/2014 | Farmer, Velazquez named MWL All-Stars
Tigers No. 8 prospect Buck Farmer and D-backs No. 12 prospect Andrew Velazquez were two of the big names featured on the Midwest League postseason All-Star team.

08/25/2014 | Pederson, Nelson head All-PCL squad
Dodgers No. 3 prospect Joc Pederson and Brewers right-hander Jimmy Nelson were two of the big names found on the 2014 All-PCL Team, the Triple-A circuit announced Monday.

08/25/2014 | Potomac's Dickson holds Keys hitless
Taking advantage of extra off days due to rainouts, Ian Dickson pitched six hitless innings Sunday as Class A Advanced Potomac blitzed Frederick, 12-1, to earn a doubleheader split.

08/25/2014 | Ports' Lamb fans way to Cal League record
Oakland prospect Chris Lamb struck out 10 straight hitters from the third to the sixth on a career-best 17-strikeout day, but Stockton fell to Rancho Cucamonga, 3-0.

08/25/2014 | Arrowood nearly perfect in spot start
Taking No. 12 Colorado prospect Tyler Anderson's spot in the rotation, Arrowood pitched five no-hit innings, fanning four and walking one, as Tulsa blanked Springfield, 5-0.

08/25/2014 | Knights' Rodon fans career-high eight
In his second Triple-A start, White Sox top prospect Carlos Rodon recorded a career-high eight strikeouts while allowing a run on one hit over four innings in Charlotte's 8-7 win over Norfolk.

08/24/2014 | 'Uncharacteristic' Molina still stands out
Marcos Molina struck out eight batters while allowing one run on one hit and five walks over 6 1/3 innings as short-season Brooklyn routed visiting Tri-City, 10-1, on Sunday.

08/24/2014 | Gonzales beats heat, puts up zeros
St. Louis' No. 3 prospect Marco Gonzales scattered three hits and a walk while fanning six over six innings in Triple-A Memphis' 8-0 shutout of Fresno on Sunday.

08/24/2014 | Threshers' Crawford goes deep twice
Top Philly prospect J.P. Crawford homered twice in a game for the second time this month in Class A Advanced Clearwater's 5-4 win over Brevard County on Sunday.

08/24/2014 | Wallace caps three-homer day with slam
Brett Wallace clubbed a walk-off grand slam in the 12th inning to cap a three-homer, six-RBI afternoon Sunday as Triple-A Buffalo beat visiting Pawtucket, 10-6.

08/24/2014 | Schwarber homers in fifth straight game
Cubs first-round pick Kyle Schwarber went yard twice to extend his home run streak to five games on Sunday afternoon, powering Class A Advanced Daytona past Lakeland, 7-1.

08/24/2014 | Quakes' Urias strikes out nine again
Julio Urias collected nine strikeouts for the third straight outing, allowing two hits over 5 1/3 scoreless innings Saturday in Rancho Cucamonga's 3-2 loss to Stockton.

08/24/2014 | Kelly hurls six no-hit innings in Ems' win
Michael Kelly, the Padres' supplemental first-round pick in 2011, pitched six hitless innings and recorded a career-high nine strikeouts in Short-Season Eugene's 2-0 win at Everett.

08/24/2014 | Johnson's plan extends Sea Dogs' streak
Brian Johnson gave up one hit -- a solo homer -- over seven innings on Saturday night as Double-A Portland beat New Hampshire, 7-1, to move a team-record 33 games over .500.

08/24/2014 | 'Topes' Pederson joins PCL 30/30 club
On the night Joc Pederson became the first PCL player to record a 30-homer, 30-steal season since 1934, Ben Paulsen hit three homers in Colorado Springs' 12-10 win over Albuquerque.

08/24/2014 | Spikes clinch another division title
State College clinched its second straight New York-Penn League Pinckney Division title on Saturday night with a 7-3 road win over Jamestown.

08/24/2014 | Lindor posts second straight four-hit night
Francisco Lindor racked up four hits for the second straight night Saturday, homering and adding three singles as Triple-A Columbus fell to visiting Indianapolis, 9-2.

08/24/2014 | Franco sprints to IronPigs' second cycle
Maikel Franco needed only six innings to hit for the cycle on Saturday night, homering to dead center field in the second game of a doubleheader as Lehigh Valley beat Syracuse, 7-1.

08/24/2014 | Alvarez hits first two Class A home runs
Olympic speedskating silver medalist Eddy Alvarez hit his first two Class A homers on a three-RBI night night in Kannapolis' 5-4 loss at West Virginia on Saturday.

08/23/2014 | 51s clinch outright PCL division title
With a walk-off single by Daniel Muno in the 11th inning on Friday night, Triple-A Las Vegas beat New Orleans, 8-7, and clinched outright its second straight PCL division title.

08/23/2014 | Phillips stays hot with first five-hit night
Brett Phillips posted his first career five-hit night on Friday, lifting his Cal League average to .380 through 18 games, as Class A Advanced Lancaster beat Inland Empire, 9-3.

08/23/2014 | Moya comes within one out of no-hitter
Gabriel Moya came within one out of his first no-hitter, recording a career-high 10 strikeouts over 6 2/3 frames as Rookie-level Missoula beat Billings, 3-1, to split its doubleheader.

08/23/2014 | Anderson nabs three hits in Double-A debut
Inactive for nearly two months due to a wrist injury, Tim Anderson went 3-for-3 with a run scored in his Double-A debut Friday as Birmingham dropped a 3-2 decision at Mississippi.

08/23/2014 | Hill produces another gem for Chiefs
Taylor Hill tossed a three-hitter for his Minor League-leading fourth complete game on Friday as Syracuse beat Rochester, 7-0, to salvage a split of its doubleheader.

08/23/2014 | Heston goes all the way in Grizzlies' shutout
Giants prospect Chris Heston pitched a four-hitter for his second career shutout and fifth complete game as Fresno beat Nashville, 3-0, on Friday night.

08/23/2014 | Rawhide's Sinnery hurls four-hit shutout
Brandon Sinnery tossed a four-hitter for his Cal League-leading 13th win and third complete game on Friday night as Class A Advanced Visalia beat San Jose, 7-0.

08/23/2014 | Schwarber heating up near end of season
After a 10-game home run drought, Cubs No. 7 prospect Kyle Schwarber slugged his second in as many games on Friday to help Class A Advanced Daytona top Lakeland, 10-6.

08/23/2014 | Herrera goes off in Binghamton blowout
Dilson Herrera, the Mets' No. 8 prospect, continued his hitting spree Friday by going 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs in Double-A Binghamton's 12-3 romp over Akron.

08/23/2014 | Freeland pitches Tourists into playoffs
Kyle Freeland tied a career high with six strikeouts and gave up three hits over five innings on Friday night as Class A Asheville clinched a playoff berth with a 3-0 blanking of Delmarva.

08/22/2014 | Mets infielder Hilario airlifted after injury
Mets Minor League infielder Manuel Hilario was airlifted to a hospital Friday after a collision at second base sent him into a seizure during a Gulf Coast League game.

08/22/2014 | Cal League announces awards, All-Stars
The California League announced its 2014 Field Awards and Postseason All-Star Team. Corey Seager was named Most Valuable Player and Josh Hader earned Pitcher of the Year honors.

08/22/2014 | Eastern League names 2014 All-Stars
The Double-A Eastern League announced the selections for its 2014 Postseason All-Star Team, with Erie's Steven Moya being named MVP and Henry Owens of Portland claiming Pitcher of the Year honors.

08/22/2014 | E-Twins headline Appy League All-Stars
The rookie-level Appalachian League named its 2014 All-Star Team on Friday, with the first-place Elizabethton Twins claiming the circuit's Player, Pitcher and Manager of the Year.

08/22/2014 | 'Moniker' memories, from Rowdy to Rock
From Rowdy Hardy to Rock Shoulders, MiLB.com's Moniker Madness fan voting contest has provided fun exposure to some of the most memorable and unusual names in baseball.

08/22/2014 | Nuts' Flemer outlasts Giants' Biagini for win
Colorado righty Matt Flemer tossed eight innings Thursday night in Modesto's 2-1 one-hitter at San Jose, while San Francisco righty Joe Biagini struck out 10.

08/22/2014 | Visalia's Weller adds 13 to strikeout tally
Blayne Weller added 13 more strikeouts to his tally Thursday en route to the victory in Class A Advanced's Visalia's 5-3 win over Rancho Cucamonga.

08/22/2014 | Bonifacio notches first five-hit night
Kansas City's No. 7 prospect Emilio Bonifacio racked up the first five-hit night of his career, ripping four singles and a triple, as Northwest Arkansas fell in 12 innings to Springfield, 8-5.

08/22/2014 | Terdoslavich homers in fifth straight
Atlanta farmhand Joey Terdoslavich homered for the fifth straight game to extend his hot finish to the season as Triple-A Gwinnett beat Charlotte, 10-6, on Thursday

08/22/2014 | Gibbons tosses up best start of season
Minnesota righty Sam Gibbons did not allow a hit until the sixth inning, tossing seven one-hit innings while fanning eight as Elizabethton beat Pulaski, 7-1, on Thursday night.

08/22/2014 | Tides' Wright falls short in no-hit bid
Mike Wright came within an out of history, not allowing a hit until Mikie Mahtook doubled with two out in the ninth inning as Norfolk beat Durham, 5-2, on Thursday.

08/21/2014 | Brault delivers one-hit outing in Keys debut
In his first start at Class A Advanced, Baltimore lefty Steven Brault allowed just one hit and one walk over six innings in Frederick's 5-0 win at Carolina on Thursday.

08/21/2014 | Whitecaps' Maciel turns fortunes around
Tigers righty Jon Maciel tossed seven innings of one-hit ball, striking out 10 and walking one in Class A West Michigan's 5-0 shutout of Dayton on Thursday night.

08/21/2014 | Dice-K delivers scoreless outing in rehab
Daisuke Matsuzaka struck out seven batters over five innings of two-hit ball for short-season Brooklyn on Thursday in the Cyclones' 2-0 win over the Yankees.

08/21/2014 | Long carries perfect-game bid into sixth
Jaron Long lost a perfect game in the sixth inning, but spun eight four-hit innings in Double-A Trenton's 3-0 win over visiting New Hampshire on Thursday night.

08/21/2014 | NWL notes: Ems' Bousfield finally shining
Padres fifth-rounder Auston Bousfield started the season with a .222 average through 19 games but has rebounded in a big way for Class A Short Season Eugene.

08/21/2014 | Eleven years worth wait for Huizinga
Jon Huizinga played one year in the Minors with Class A Beloit back in 2003 and hit the independent circuit before finally returning to affiliated ball with Class A Advanced Brevard County this month.

08/21/2014 | Midwest notes: Nay learning the hard way
Mitch Nay's love for baseball was cultivated early by his grandfather, former Major Leaguer Lou Klimchock, and the Blue Jays third baseman is now dedicated to a career of hard work.

08/21/2014 | Pioneer notes: Mitsui enjoying new power
Missoula's Trevor Mitsui said he matured during his time at the University of Washington, helping him find his power stroke with the D-backs after being drafted earlier this summer.

08/21/2014 | SAL notes: Benjamin, Osborne started small
Michael Benjamin and Zach Osborne play for Class A Asheville, but they got their first experience on a big stage playing in the Little League World Series, experiences they still cherish.

08/21/2014 | Appy notes: Jays' Greene gets message
Conner Greene was disappointed when he started his second pro season in the GCL, but the 19-year-old right-hander took the decision as a personal challenge and promptly pitched his way to Bluefield.

08/21/2014 | Lujan dominant in San Jose walk-off win
Matt Lujan allowed one hit over seven scoreless innings in his 14th quality start of the season Wednesday as Class A Advanced San Jose walked off with a 3-2, 10-inning win over Modesto.

08/21/2014 | Campos finding way as San Antonio starter
Converted Padres relief pitcher Leonel Campos allowed two hits while striking out eight over six two-hit frames as San Antonio shut out Frisco, 5-0, on Wednesday.

08/21/2014 | Peguero homers in return to Tacoma
Carlos Peguero homered for the fourth straight game Wednesday night -- giving him 13 in August -- in Triple-A Omaha's 6-4 loss at Tacoma.

08/21/2014 | First Raptors win elementary for Holmes
Grant Holmes, this year's 22nd overall pick, allowed two hits and struck out five over five scoreless innings en route to his first win as Ogden edged Orem, 7-6, on Wednesday.

08/21/2014 | Zephyrs turn first triple play since 2003
The New Orleans Zephyrs turned their first triple play since 2003 in 6-4-3-2 fashion on Wednesday night. The fourth-inning feat helped them top Las Vegas, 4-0.

08/21/2014 | TinCaps' Lloyd racks up Ks for the cause
Kyle Lloyd raised $1,500 with six strikeouts over six innings of one-hit ball as Fort Wayne crushed Great Lakes, 10-0, on Wednesday. Fernando Perez homered twice.

08/21/2014 | Kime rights ship for the Captains
Dace Kim allowed one hit over six innings and registered his first win since July 30 as Class A Lake County blanked Bowling Green, 1-0, on Wednesday night.

08/20/2014 | Barnes finishing season on a high note
Matt Barnes allowed two hits and three walks while striking out seven over 6 1/3 innings Wednesday night in Triple-A Pawtucket's 9-0 win over Lehigh Valley.

08/20/2014 | Terdoslavich homers in fourth straight game
Joey Terdoslavich homered for the fourth straight game on Wednesday night, helping Triple-A Gwinnett roll to a 16-2 pounding of visiting Charlotte.

08/20/2014 | Carolina notes: Miller changes slot, fortunes
A small adjustment has paid big dividends for Jarrett Miller in the second half. The Lynchburg righty has won six of eight decisions since dropping his arm slot at the suggestion of his pitching coach.

08/20/2014 | FSL notes: Wagner won't waste his pitches
When Tyler Wagner toes the rubber for the Brevard County Manatees, any complaints about the lagging pace of baseball quickly disappear. "I try to force contact, not shy away from it," he said.

08/20/2014 | Cal notes: Rockies' Dahl goes all out
No. 3 Rockies prospect David Dahl endured a difficult 2013 plagued by demotion and injury, but the outfielder is proving his value this year, which included a midseason promotion to Modesto.

08/20/2014 | Carbonell has career night in Giants' win
Daniel Carbonell collected a career-high four hits, including a pair of homers, and tied a personal best with three RBIs on Tuesday in in San Jose's 10-6 victory over Modesto.

08/20/2014 | Stalcup hurls three-hit shutout for Beloit
Southpaw Matt Stalcup scattered three hits and struck out eight without issuing a walk in Beloit's 3-0 win at Peoria. He set career highs in innings and strikeouts.

08/20/2014 | Smokies' Russell finishing on high note
No. 3 Cubs prospect Addison Russell slugged his second grand slam of the season and drove in five runs as his Smokies fell to the Biscuits, 7-6, on Tuesday.

08/20/2014 | Loons' De Leon fans club-record 14
In his second Midwest League start, Jose De Leon fanned nine batters in a row en route to a club-record 14 strikeouts as Class A Great Lakes topped Fort Wayne, 5-1, on Tuesday.

08/20/2014 | Rodon learns lessons in Knights debut
Top White Sox prospect Carlos Rodon gave up a run on one hit and struck out three over three innings in his Triple-A debut as Charlotte fell to Gwinnett, 10-5, on Tuesday.

08/20/2014 | Lopez adds six frames to scoreless string
Reynaldo Lopez tossed six frames in Class A Hagerstown's 5-0 win over Greensboro, extending his scoreless streak to 37 1/3 and his string of innings without an earned run to 48 1/3.

08/19/2014 | Yankees' Lail throws six hitless innings
Yankees righty Brady Lail threw six hitless innings in his fourth start for Tampa, but the bullpen faltered late in a 2-1 loss to the Brevard County Manatees on Tuesday.

08/19/2014 | Tanielu earns MVP after All-Star deadlock
Nick Tanielu went 3-for-3 with an RBI for the North team and earned MVP honors on Tuesday night as the South rallied for a 1-1 tie at the New York-Penn League All-Star Game.

08/19/2014 | Lockwood not content with early success
New York-Penn League All-Star Hunter Lockwood leads the circuit in five offensive categories, but he knows he has work to do if he's going to climb the ladder in the Rays system.

08/19/2014 | Scrappers pay tribute to 'Hunger Games'
Mahoning Valley's Eastwood Field will be taken over by <i>Hunger Games</i> celebrations, while the Potomac Nationals host Rick Ankiel on a night his number will be retired.

08/19/2014 | Texas notes: Appel keeps his optimism
Astros right-hander Mark Appel admits the game of baseball can be frustrating at times, but the top overall pick in the 2013 Draft believes he's begun to hit his stride with the Corpus Christi Hooks.

08/19/2014 | Eastern notes: Gonzalez catches on quickly
A brief call-up to Akron at the end of June helped Erik Gonzalez hone in on what the game was like at the next level, so when he returned in late July, the shortstop was able to hit the ground running.

08/19/2014 | Southern notes: Schebler still not satisfied
Scott Schebler has hit for the cycle and had a three-homer game this season for Chattanooga, but the hard-hitting outfielder is looking for more. "I'm happy with my season, but not satisfied," he said.

08/19/2014 | Fresno's Fleet nabs first complete game
San Francisco righty Austin Fleet scattered three hits and struck out seven without issuing a walk as Triple-A Fresno blanked Colorado Springs, 5-0, on Monday night.

08/19/2014 | Urias can turn lights out in relief role too
Julio Urias entered in the third inning of Rancho Cucamonga's 6-1 loss to Lake Elsinore. He allowed one hit over five scoreless innings, fanning nine and walking two.

08/19/2014 | Zephyrs take no-no into eighth, walk off late
Anthony DeSclafani pitched four hitless innings, Bryan Evans followed with three more, and in the 11th, Brian Bogusevic belted a walk-off homer to lead New Orleans to a 3-2 win over Reno.

08/19/2014 | Dilone homers twice, plates eight runs
Colorado infield prospect Miguel Dilone went 3-for-4 with two homers, eight RBIs, four runs scored and a walk in Tri-City's 21-12 rout of Spokane on Monday evening.

08/19/2014 | Pederson clubs 30th homer for Isotopes
Joc Pederson put himself two steals from the Pacific Coast League's first 30-30 season in 80 years with his milestone long ball in the Isotopes' 9-3 loss to the Sounds.

08/19/2014 | Banuelos effectively wild for RailRiders
Making his second International League start, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's Manny Banuelos allowed one hit but walked six in a 3-0 shutout of Pawtucket on Monday.

08/19/2014 | Tropeano hits stride, shuts down River Cats
Houston's No. 13 prospect Nick Tropeano put a string of poor starts in the past with a second consecutive gem as Oklahoma City topped Sacramento, 7-0, on Monday.

08/19/2014 | Williams sizzles at plate for Silver Hawks
Justin Williams, Arizona's No. 14 prospect, went 3-for-4 with his first Midwest League home run, a triple, four RBIs and four runs scored in South Bend's 11-6 win over Dayton.

08/18/2014 | Twins shut Buxton down for the season
Minnesota plans to be cautious with top prospect Byron Buxton after the outfielder was hospitalized in an outfield collision in his Double-A debut last week.

08/18/2014 | Pirates' Clemens suspended 68 games
Pirates right-hander Michael Clemens was suspended for 68 games on Monday after testing positive for HGH, a banned performance-enhancing substance.

08/18/2014 | Offensive Players of the Week
Nomar Mazara found his stride at Frisco and Kyle Zimmer continued to cruise at Mahoning Valley to highlight Offensive Players of the Week.

08/18/2014 | Pitchers of the Week
After tossing seven scoreless, one-hit frames for Arkansas, Tyler DeLoach leads the Angels system in wins and strikeouts.

08/18/2014 | PCL notes: Piscotty thrives on competition
There's a crowded outfield in St. Louis, Memphis and in the system behind him, but top Cardinals prospect Stephen Piscotty still seems to be on a fast track to the Majors.

08/18/2014 | IL notes: Marrero eyeing last step up
Red Sox infield prospect Deven Marrero started his second full pro season at Double-A. Now at Triple-A Pawtucket, he's looking to make the jump to the Major Leagues.

08/18/2014 | Raben, 66ers blast seven homers in rout
Dennis Raben homered twice and Inland Empire tied a Cal League record with five first-inning jacks en route to its 10th straight victory, a 15-0 drubbing of High Desert.

08/18/2014 | 'Riders' Gallo reaches 40-homer mark again
Joey Gallo reached the 40-homer mark for the second straight season and grabbed a share of the Minor League lead with a two-run shot in Double-A Frisco's 6-1 win at Tulsa.

08/17/2014 | Glasnow starts another scoreless streak
Tyler Glasnow allowed two hits and recorded eight strikeouts over seven innings on Sunday afternoon as Class A Advanced Bradenton blanked visiting St. Lucie, 3-0.

08/17/2014 | Milner twirls first complete-game shutout
Hoby Milner allowed three hits and struck out five batters over a career-high nine innings to lead Reading to a 1-0 win over Binghamton on Sunday afternoon.

08/17/2014 | Heaney allows one hit in longest outing yet
Andrew Heaney, the Marlins' No. 1 prospect, pitched seven no-hit innings before allowing a base knock to start the eighth during New Orleans' 1-0 win over Reno.

08/17/2014 | Caicedo 'phenomenal' in Danville debut
Oriel Caicedo allowed two hits over seven scoreless innings in his Appalachian League debut Sunday afternoon, but Rookie-level Danville fell to Pulaski, 4-3.

08/17/2014 | Yanks' Jagielo ties career high with four hits
Yankees' No. 3 prospect Eric Jagielo went 4-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, an RBI and a walk in Class A Advanced Tampa's 8-7 win over Daytona on Sunday.

08/17/2014 | Bryant diagnosed with foot contusion
Chicago Cubs top prospect and Minor League home run leader Kris Bryant has been diagnosed with a left foot contusion and is listed as day-to-day for Triple-A Iowa.

08/17/2014 | LeBlanc, Bees turn fifth triple play
Wade LeBlanc, Shawn O'Malley and C.J. Cron turned the fifth triple play in team history on Sunday afternoon as Triple-A Salt Lake beat Iowa, 3-2.

08/17/2014 | Brugman belts two more jacks for Ports
Jaycob Brugman hit two more homers, giving him nine in his last nine games, on a four-hit night Saturday as Class A Advanced Stockton rallied past San Jose, 14-10.

08/17/2014 | Bettis breezes through eight for Sky Sox
Back in a starting role for his third straight appearance, Chad Bettis allowed three hits and struck out seven over eight innings on Saturday as Triple-A Colorado Springs beat Fresno, 10-0.

08/17/2014 | Cubs' Bryant exits with pain in left foot
Top Cubs prospect Kris Bryant will undergo an MRI on Sunday after leaving Triple-A Iowa's 5-3 loss to Salt Lake in the second inning with discomfort in his left foot.

08/17/2014 | Squirrels' Blackburn fans 11 in duel
Clayton Blackburn recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts, but Keith Couch matched him with eight scoreless innings Saturday before Double-A Portland topped Richmond, 1-0, in the 10th.

08/17/2014 | Musgrove has way with Yanks in 'Cats win
A third-inning single was all that came between Tri-City's Joe Musgrove and a perfect six innings on Saturday night as the ValleyCats posted a 6-1 road win over Staten Island.

08/17/2014 | Almost perfect, Vasquez tosses no-hitter
In his first start back from a brief stint at Triple-A, Virgil Vasquez allowed one baserunner en route to New Britain's first no-hitter in 11 years in a 9-0 rout of Harrisburg.

08/17/2014 | Ziomek sharp again for Whitecaps
Kevin Ziomek allowed one hit -- a solo homer -- and struck out eight over six innings Saturday night as Class A West Michigan defeated Great Lakes, 7-2.

08/17/2014 | Power's Jones plates career-high five runs
JaCoby Jones had three hits, including his third grand slam of the season, and a career-high five RBIs on Saturday night to power Class A West Virginia to a 13-3 win at Lexington.

08/16/2014 | Dickson dominates in Potomac victory
Ian Dickson gave up one hit and recorded eight strikeouts over eight scoreless innings Saturday night as Class A Advanced Potomac held on for a 2-1 win over Carolina.

08/16/2014 | GreenJackets' Messner stifles Tourists
Facing the South Atlantic League's best offense, Steven Messner allowed one hit over seven innings Saturday night, pitching Class A Augusta to a 5-0 win at Asheville.

08/16/2014 | Tulsa three-step: Drillers turn triple play
Rockies prospects Jayson Langfels, Trevor Story and Ryan Casteel turned an around-the-horn triple play in Double-A Tulsa's 8-2 loss to Frisco on Friday night.

08/16/2014 | Guerrero homers in both ends of twinbill
Gabby Guerrero homered in both games of Friday's doubleheader, totaling five hits as Class A Advanced High Desert settled for a split with visiting Inland Empire.

08/16/2014 | Gonsalves keeps pitch count, Chiefs down
After getting through the first inning, typically his toughest, Stephen Gonsalves allowed three hits over seven on Friday night as Class A Cedar Rapids coasted to a 11-0 win over Peoria.

08/16/2014 | Norris keeps dealing in second Triple-A start
In his second Triple-A start, top Blue Jays prospect Daniel Norris set a career high with 13 strikeouts -- without issuing a walk -- over 5 2/3 innings as Buffalo beat Lehigh Valley, 7-1.

08/16/2014 | Bulls' Karns unhittable for six innings
Nathan Karns tossed six no-hit innings and recorded a season-high 10 strikeouts on Friday night, but he did not figure in the decision as Durham beat Charlotte, 1-0, in 11 innings.

08/16/2014 | Travs' DeLoach dominates for seven frames
Tyler DeLoach allowed one hit and one walk while striking out nine over seven innings in his third Double-A start Friday night, but Arkansas fell at Corpus Christi, 2-1.

08/16/2014 | Travieso 'battles,' limits Rods to one hit
Although he did not have his best stuff, Nick Travieso spun six one-hit innings for his Midwest League-leading 11th win on Friday as Class A Dayton edged Bowling Green, 1-0.

08/16/2014 | Molina does it again in Cyclones' win
One start after establishing a career high with 11 strikeouts, Marcos Molina recorded 12 punchouts over seven one-hit innings Friday as Short-Season Brooklyn beat Vermont, 7-0.

08/15/2014 | Prime has heck of a time for Asheville
One night after homering, Correlle Prime went yard twice and collected a career-high six RBIs on Friday in in Class A Asheville's 10-2 win over visiting Augusta.

08/15/2014 | Fried to undergo Tommy John surgery
Max Fried, the Padres' top pitching prospect, will undergo Tommy John surgery next week and is expected to miss the entire 2015 season, the team announced.

08/15/2014 | Right-hander Almonte suspended 72 games
Free agent right-hander Francisco Antonio Almonte was suspended 72 games on Friday after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

08/15/2014 | Power's 'Rowdy' fans preach tough love
West Virginia's Appalachian Power Park is full of local flavor, like a fan group dubbed "The Rowdy Alley" and a ballpark icon named "Wheeler Bob" who has something great to sell you.

08/15/2014 | NWL notes: Curtis hops into closer's role
For as long as he can remember, Zac Curtis has been a starter. But after an innings limit was imposed due to his college workload this year, the sixth-round pick has thrived out of the Hillsboro bullpen.

08/15/2014 | NYPL notes: Phils' Gueller getting in gear
Mitch Gueller struggled in his first two seasons and said he simply wasn't ready for what the pro game had to offer. Now the 20-year-old hurler is gaining a foothold in his second stint with Williamsport.

08/15/2014 | Phillips, Velasquez set tone for JetHawks
Brett Phillips hit the final blast of back-to-back-to-back third-inning home runs and No. 8 Astros prospect Vincent Velasquez struck out a career-high 11 as Lancaster throttled High Desert, 12-0.

08/15/2014 | Inland Empire's Raben tallies six RBIs
Angels prospect Dennis Raben continued his scorching August on Thursday, going 4-for-6 with a home run, six RBIs and a stolen base in Class A Advanced Inland Empire's 12-9 win over Lake Elsinore.

08/15/2014 | Bryant gifts send Iowa fans home happy
Top Cubs prospect Kris Bryant swept aside the troubles of a rough game with a 12th-inning walk-off homer that gave Iowa a 6-5 win over Las Vegas on Thursday night.

08/15/2014 | ValleyCats trio posts one-hit shutout
Astros prospects Francis Ramirez, Randall Fant and reliever Derick Velasquez struck out 10 and walked two as short-season Tri-City silenced Hudson Valley in a 6-0 win.

08/15/2014 | Lively dominates before Pensacola wins late
Ben Lively's Double-A growing pains were nowhere to be seen in Pensacola's 2-1 win over Mobile in 11 innings, which opened with six scoreless frames by the righty.

08/15/2014 | Scruggs homers twice, plates six in rout
Xavier Scruggs went 4-for-6 with two homers, a double, six RBIs and four runs scored Thursday night as Memphis tallied 21 hits while routing Albuquerque, 17-7.

08/15/2014 | Povse makes best pro start for Danville
Atlanta third-rounder Max Povse earned his third straight win after allowing just one hit over seven shutout innings as Danville routed Burlington, 10-1, on Thursday.

08/15/2014 | Smokies' Edwards back in early-season form
For the first time since April 20, C.J. Edwards pitched six innings, scattering four hits, and Tennessee later walked off against Huntsville, 1-0, on Thursday.

08/15/2014 | Ramsey flirts with cycle on 5-for-5 night
Cleveland's No. 5 prospect James Ramsey went a perfect 5-for-5 at the plate and fell a triple shy of hitting for the cycle in Columbus' 7-4 win over Lehigh Valley on Thursday.

08/14/2014 | Savannah's Taylor nearly goes the distance
Right-handed Mets prospect Logan Taylor surrendered just four hits and a walk over 8 2/3 innings in Class A Savannah's 4-0 shutout of visiting Greenville on Thursday.

08/14/2014 | Stock Watch: Nimmo finding success
Even after a jump to Double-A, Mets prospect Brandon Nimmo is still finding his way on base. In this week's Stock Watch, a look at how he does it.

08/14/2014 | Pioneer notes: Daniel, Owlz step it up
Andrew Daniel and the Orem Owlz have managed to stay optimistic about a Pioneer League playoff run despite losing much of the lineup's producers to promotions earlier this summer.

08/14/2014 | MWL notes: Reyes takes different road
Peoria right-hander Alex Reyes left his New Jersey home his senior year of high school and moved to the Dominican Republic, a decision based on the idea that he would get more exposure with scouts.

08/14/2014 | Appy notes: Vallot finding his groove
There are adjustments all the time for 17-year-old Royals catcher Chase Vallot, whose knack for power hitting has been one of the signature accomplishments in his first professional season.

08/14/2014 | SAL notes: Jones' skills shining through
A third-round pick of the Pirates in 2013 out of LSU, JaCoby Jones has blossomed in his first full professional season and currently sits among the Sally League leaders in home runs and total bases.

08/14/2014 | Beckham collects four hits in Triple-A return
Former Rays first-rounder Tim Beckham went 4-for-6 with an RBI and three runs scored in his first Triple-A start of the year in Durham's 8-7 win over Rochester.

08/14/2014 | Suns' Lopez continues dominant stretch
Reynaldo Lopez continued his impressive second act in the South Atlantic League, tossing six more scoreless innings Wednesday before Hagerstown beat Delmarva, 2-1.

08/14/2014 | Doran goes distance for Silver Hawks
D-backs prospect Ryan Doran threw a complete game in his third Midwest League start, earning the win in Class A South Bend's 5-1 win at West Michigan on Wednesday.

08/14/2014 | Hillsboro spins 10-inning one-hitter
Jared Miller tossed four hitless frames in his second pro start and Hillsboro carried the no-no into extra innings against Boise before walking off with a 1-0 win in the 10th.

08/14/2014 | Blair pitches lights-out before lights go out
Before a power outage suspended Wednesday's game, No. 4 Arizona prospect Aaron Blair spun six one-hit frames for Double-A Mobile at Pensacola.

08/14/2014 | Garrett's gem a slam dunk for Dragons
Amir Garrett recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts and tossed a three-hitter for his second shutout of the season Wednesday as Class A Dayton blanked Lake County, 6-0.

08/14/2014 | Elias hurls five no-hit frames for Rainiers
Roenis Elias, set to rejoin the Mariners next week, struck out six over five no-hit innings in his Triple-A debut Wednesday night as Tacoma beat New Orleans, 4-2.

08/14/2014 | Buxton suffers concussion in collision
Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton suffered a concussion in a violent outfield collision Wednesday night while making his Double-A debut with New Britain.

08/13/2014 | Manaea dazzles in first complete game
Sean Manaea hurled seven two-hit innings and Raul Mondesi homered in his fourth straight game as Wilmington beat Frederick, 4-0, in the first Wednesday's doubleheader opener.

08/13/2014 | Mets right-hander Bernard suspended
Mets Minor League right-hander Derrick Bernard was suspended for 62 games Wednesday after testing positive for a steroid.

08/13/2014 | Carolina notes: Pleffner focused on basics
Shawn Pleffner spent the off-season debating how to avoid starting 2014 the way he ended '13 -- in a slump -- so he called his old high school coach for advice, and it's helped him hit .305 with Potomac.

08/13/2014 | FSL notes: McKinney acclimating quickly
Acquired by the Cubs in the Jeff Samardzija deal, outfielder Billy McKinney hit .327 in his first 31 games with Daytona and had nine extra-base hits, 28 RBIs and a .424 on-base percentage.

08/13/2014 | Cal notes: M's Marlette builds momentum
Since Seattle selected him in the fifth round of the 2011 Draft, Tyler Marlette has established himself as a consistent producer at the plate while increasing his power and improving his defense.

08/13/2014 | Cubs' Burks reaches base 11 straight times
Charcer Burks' on-base streak was snapped at 11 consecutive at-bats, but he then delivered the game-winning single in Boise's extra-inning 9-8 win over Eugene on Tuesday.

08/13/2014 | Brugman homers in fifth straight game
Jaycob Brugman homered for the fifth straight game on Tuesday night, providing all the offense in Class A Advanced Stockton's 7-1 California League loss to Visalia.

08/13/2014 | Chiefs' Reyes fans 11 in six shutout frames
Alex Reyes tied his career high with 11 strikeouts and allowed two hits over six scoreless innings Tuesday before Class A Peoria posted a 4-2, 14-inning win at Burlington.

08/13/2014 | Glasnow makes most of one-pitch night
Top Pittsburgh prospect Tyler Glasnow's scoreless streak ended, but he struck out 10 batters over 6 1/3 innings as Bradenton beat Jupiter, 6-1, on Tuesday evening.

08/13/2014 | Olympic medalist Alvarez singles in debut
Olympic speed skating silver medalist Eddy Alvarez made his full-season debut for Kannapolis on Tuesday night and provided a key hit in the Intimidators' 5-1 win over Lexington.

08/13/2014 | Overton returning to form with Vermont
In his second Class A Short Season start, A's No. 5 prospect Dillon Overton spun three perfect innings during Vermont's 6-0 shutout of Aberdeen on Tuesday night.

08/13/2014 | Lookouts' Schebler hits three homers
Scott Schebler hit an inside-the-park shot Tuesday to become the first Chattanooga player with a three-homer game in 25 years as the Lookouts beat Jacksonville, 4-0.

08/12/2014 | Rays prospect Sale suspended 50 games
Rays prospect Josh Sale was suspended 50 games on Tuesday after testing positive for a banned drug of abuse. It's the third suspension since 2012 for the 2010 first-round pick.

08/12/2014 | Nationals salute Werth with 'Wolf-A-Rine'
The Potomac Nationals will celebrate Washington outfielder Jayson Werth with a bizarre wolf-themed figurine giveaway, while in Fresno, the Grizzlies' popular Taco Truck Throwdown returns.

08/12/2014 | Texas notes: Renfroe maintains his focus
The Padres' first-round Draft pick last year, Hunter Renfroe has seen time in all three outfield positions during his first Double-A stint with San Antonio after pitching and catching during his amateur career.

08/12/2014 | Eastern notes: Bird brings jolt to Thunder
An early-season back injury and the pressures of following up a breakout campaign have not slowed down Yankees first-base prospect Greg Bird, and neither has the jump to the Double-A level.

08/12/2014 | Southern notes: Ravelo keeps on rolling
A sixth-round pick in 2010 out of Hialeah High School in Florida, Rangel Ravelo strung together a 26-game hitting streak earlier this season and has a career-high nine homers with the Barons.

08/12/2014 | Esquerra smacks Hops to comeback win
Zach Esquerra blasted the first grand slam in Hops history and drove in a career-high six runs as short-season Hillsboro rallied to down Salem-Keizer, 13-7, on Monday.

08/12/2014 | Down a pitch, Giolito silences Shorebirds
Working just with his fastball and changeup, top Washington Nationals prospect Lucas Giolito allowed just two hits over five shutout innings, striking out six and walking two, as Hagerstown defeated Delmarva, 13-7.

08/12/2014 | Jorge nearly throws no-no during twinbill
Following his first complete game, Felix Jorge flirted with a no-hitter before finishing his first shutout as Elizabethton won the opener of a doubleheader at Bristol, 2-0.

08/12/2014 | Cecchini's five RBIs lead PawSox outburst
No. 4 Boston prospect Garin Cecchini delivered his second three-hit game in three contests as Pawtucket staved off Gwinnett, 15-9, on Monday night. He doubled twice.

08/12/2014 | Buxton promoted to Double-A New Britain
Baseball's top prospect Byron Buxton was promoted to the Rock Cats on Monday after hitting a two-run homer and plating three runs for Class A Advanced Fort Myers.

08/11/2014 | Brice fans career-high 10 for Hammerheads
No. 17 Miami prospect Austin Brice struck out a career-high 10 batters over six innings of one-run ball, but Jupiter fell to Charlotte, 5-3, on Monday evening.

08/11/2014 | Heredia goes long in West Virginia defeat
Luis Heredia, the Pirates' No. 14 prospect, did not give up a run over a career-high seven innings against Augusta, which came back after the righty's exit to beat West Virginia, 2-1.

08/11/2014 | Wings' Darnell, May combine on no-hitter
Logan Darnell and starter Trevor May combined on a no-hitter Monday as Rochester finished off Durham, 3-0, in the completion of a suspended game from July 24.

08/11/2014 | Phinley edges Mr. Shucks for Mascot crown
Clearwater Threshers mascot Phinley edged Cedar Rapids' Mr. Shucks for the 2014 Mascot Mania crown on Monday.

08/11/2014 | MiLB.com unveils enhanced player pages
Fans, players and even scouts may notice a new look to MiLB.com's player pages today as we introduce a newer, more in-depth look at prospects in the Minor Leagues.

08/11/2014 | Offensive Players of the Week
Charlotte's Josh Phegley hit three homers and drove in 11 runs over a two-game span last week.

08/11/2014 | Pitchers of the Week
Pirates top prospect Tyler Glasnow continued his FSL dominance and Mets No. 6 prospect Rafael Montero pitched his way to the Majors to highlight the Pitchers of the Week.

08/11/2014 | Padres calling up Liriano from El Paso
The Padres will promote No. 6 prospect Rymer Liriano from Triple-A El Paso in time for the team's series opener against the Rockies on Monday.

08/11/2014 | IL notes: Franco rewarding 'Pigs' patience
After struggling for his first three months in the International League, Lehigh Valley's Maikel Franco is showing why he's one of the Philadelphia Phillies' top prospects.

08/11/2014 | PCL notes: Guerrero gearing back up again
Following his altercation with former teammate Miguel Olivo, Alex Guerrero found returning to Albuquerque to be like starting the season all over again.

08/11/2014 | Four Indians combine on 11-inning no-no
Four pitchers combined on the first extra-inning no-hitter in Northwest League history Sunday as Short-Season Spokane outlasted Everett, 3-0, in 11 innings.

08/11/2014 | Rogers plates nine runs in Sounds' sweep
Jason Rogers homered three times over the course of two games as Triple-A Nashville swept a doubleheader from Round Rock with wins of 13-4 and 4-2 on Sunday.

08/11/2014 | Hanson surprises himself, flirts with no-no
Inland Empire's Ray Hanson followed his complete-game shutout by taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning on Sunday as the 66ers beat Rancho Cucamonga, 4-1.

08/10/2014 | Norris excels in Triple-A debut for Bisons
Daniel Norris gave up two hits and tied a career high with 10 strikeouts in his International League debut as Buffalo blanked Durham, 3-0, in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader.

08/10/2014 | Kivlehan making his mark on Generals
Mariners prospect Patrick Kivlehan homered and drove in a season-high five runs on Sunday night, but Double-A Jackson dropped a 9-8 decision at Pensacola.

08/10/2014 | Keys' Blackmar takes no-no into seventh
Mark Blackmar has taken advantage of the opportunity to start, as evidenced by his latest sharp start. He allowed a run on two hits in Frederick's 5-2 win over Wilmington.

08/10/2014 | M's Walker fans career-high 13 batters
Top Seattle prospect Taijuan Walker struck out 13 batters over seven innings in Tacoma's 2-1 win over Fresno on Sunday. He allowed one run on two hits.

08/10/2014 | Smokies' Johnson works another no-hit bid
No. 11 Cubs prospect Pierce Johnson lost a no-hit bid in the sixth inning for the second start in a row as Tennessee beat Mobile, 3-0, in Sunday's doubleheader opener.

08/10/2014 | Nationals promote Taylor for Majors debut
The Nationals have promoted No. 3 prospect Michael Taylor from Triple-A Syracuse to fill a hole in the outfield, the team announced Sunday afternoon.

08/10/2014 | Cole retires 18 of 19 in third rehab start
Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole faced one batter over the minimum over six innings in a rehab start for Triple-A Indianapolis, allowing one hit in a 10-0 rout of Rochester.

08/10/2014 | Arroyo sets the tone as Volcanoes roll
San Francisco's No. 12 prospect Christian Arroyo homered and matched a career-high four RBIs on a brief 3-for-4 night as short-season Salem-Keizer thumped Boise, 16-3.

08/10/2014 | Robertson revels in Ports' productive night
Daniel Robertson matched a career high with five hits on a perfect night at the plate Saturday as Class A Advanced Stockton cruised to a 13-1 rout of Modesto at Banner Island Ballpark.

08/10/2014 | 'Riders' Alfaro homers on four-hit night
Jorge Alfaro went 4-for-5 with a homer and four RBIs in his fifth Double-A game Saturday night, leading Frisco to an 8-1 victory over visiting Tulsa.

08/10/2014 | Blue Rocks' Mondesi continues to heat up
Royals top prospect Raul Mondesi homered for the second straight game and fell a triple shy of the cycle Saturday in Class A Advanced Wilmington's 3-1 win at Frederick.

08/10/2014 | Manatees' Johnson hurls two-hit shutout
Hobbs Johnson tossed a two-hitter for his first career complete game Saturday as Class A Advanced Brevard County beat Clearwater, 1-0, in the first game of a doubleheader.

08/10/2014 | Coulter powers Timber Rattlers' romp
Clint Coulter homered twice and matched a career high with five RBI on Saturday night, powering Class A Wisconsin to an 11-3 romp at Peoria.

08/09/2014 | Esch holds Crabs hitless until tough seventh
Jake Esch didn't allow a hit for 6 2/3 innings on Saturday night, then allowed four in a row before Class A Advanced Jupiter dropped a 4-3 decision at Charlotte.

08/09/2014 | Red-hot Danish dazzles for Dash
Tyler Danish pitched six hitless innings to extend his scoreless streak on Saturday night, but Class A Advanced Winston-Salem dropped a 4-1 decision at Lynchburg.

08/09/2014 | Gillaspie, Rosario head NYPL All-Stars
Rays top prospect Casey Gillaspie and Mets No. 7 prospect Amed Rosario highlight the North and South Teams at the New York-Penn League All-Star Game on Aug. 19 in Brooklyn.

08/09/2014 | Wilson, RockHounds turn triple play
Center fielder Kenny Wilson, catcher Blake Forsythe and third baseman Jefry Marte turned a triple play Friday night in Double-A Midland's 10-6 loss to Springfield.

08/09/2014 | Cordero breaks out after quiet August start
Franchy Cordero homered and drove in three runs on a 3-for-5 night Friday as Short-Season Eugene pounded out 15 hits in a 9-3 victory at Hillsboro.

08/09/2014 | E-Twins' Cederoth holds Braves to one hit
In his first scoreless start since his professional debut, Michael Cederoth allowed one hit and struck out four over 5 2/3 innings Friday night as Rookie-level Elizabethton beat Danville, 7-0.

08/09/2014 | Red Wings' Hamburger grinds up Indians
Mark Hamburger tossed six hitless innings before allowing three runs on three hits in the seventh on Friday night as Triple-A Rochester rolled to an 11-4 victory at Indianapolis, 11-4.

08/09/2014 | De Leon back on track for Raptors
An efficient Jose De Leon mowed through seven innings on Friday night, allowing three hits and recording 11 strikeouts, as Rookie-level Ogden blanked Helena, 8-0.

08/09/2014 | Crawford records first two-homer game
Feeling comfortable with a new approach at the plate, J.P. Crawford slugged a pair of solo homers and stole a base Friday night as Class A Advanced Clearwater held off Daytona, 8-7.

08/09/2014 | Rodriguez continues fast start with Sea Dogs
Eduardo Rodriguez recorded a season-high nine strikeouts over six three-hit innings but did not figure in the decision Friday night as Double-A Portland fell at Richmond, 5-1.

08/08/2014 | Wahoos' Moscot thrives (and she said yes)
Jon Moscot allowed three hits and struck out four over seven scoreless innings Wednesday night as Double-A Pensacola shut down visiting Jackson, 5-1.

08/08/2014 | Captains' diary sheds light on 'Jobu' night
Lake County Captains assistant general manager Neil Stein shares his insight and thought process in developing and executing a complicated but celebrated movie-themed promotional night.

08/08/2014 | NYPL notes: Tarpley finds balance, success
After a bumpy start to his 2014 season with Aberdeen, Orioles No. 16 prospect Stephen Tarpley has returned to form, flashing a new-found confidence after finding the proper balance in his approach.

08/08/2014 | Brown gets grizzly at plate for Fresno
Giants prospect Gary Brown went 4-for-6 with four runs scored and two stolen bases while falling a triple shy of the cycle in Fresno's 11-4 romp at Tacoma on Thursday.

08/08/2014 | Romero leads charge in Bulls' shutout
No. 6 Rays prospect Enny Romero allowed one hit over six innings in his first scoreless start of the season as the Bulls bested the Bisons, 1-0, in Thursday's nightcap.

08/08/2014 | Perfectionist Gainey relaxes, delivers gem
Sometimes hindered by his perfectionist side, righty Preston Gainey relaxed and fanned a career-high 12 over seven scoreless frames in Wisconsin's 6-1 win at Peoria.

08/08/2014 | Corcino takes control for Blue Wahoos
Cincinnati's No. 11 prospect Daniel Corcino thew a lot of first-pitch strikes during his eighth scoreless frames in Pensacola's 3-2 win over Jackson on Thursday.

08/08/2014 | Perez slugs slam, plates six in TinCaps rally
San Diego's Fernando Perez smacked a game-tying grand slam as Fort Wayne came back from an eight-run deficit to beat Lake County, 12-11, in 10 innings Thursday.

08/08/2014 | Schwarber homers, reaches base five times
Cubs first-round pick Kyle Schwarber went 3-for-4 with three RBIs, three runs and two walks in Daytona's 18-2 rout of host Clearwater on Thursday evening.

08/08/2014 | Yankees' Gumbs goes deep twice in win
Yankees prospect Angelo Gumbs drove in four, posting season highs in homers and RBIs, as Class A Advanced Tampa held off a late Brevard County rally for a 6-4 win.

08/07/2014 | Arias twirls six scoreless in Cyclones debut
Mets righty Martires Arias allowed two hits and struck out six over six innings in his first start for short-season Brooklyn en route to a 4-0 win at Mahoning Valley on Thursday.

08/07/2014 | Glasnow strikes out 11 in two-hit gem
Tyler Glasnow turned in another dominant start, fanning 11 while holding Jupiter to two hits over six innings in Bradenton's 5-0 win in Thursday's doubleheader opener.

08/07/2014 | D-backs calling up Lamb for first time
The D-backs have promoted No. 5 prospect Jake Lamb to the Majors for the first time. He'll take over as the team's starting third base job starting Thursday.

08/07/2014 | Pioneer notes: George thrilled to join Rockies
Grand Junction's Max George bypassed his plan to play at Oregon State when the Colorado Rockies, his hometown and favorite team, selected him in this year's Draft.

08/07/2014 | On the Road: Cobb makes name for himself
These days, there aren't too many people left on this planet who can claim that they got to see Ty Cobb play. But Lexington Legends fans still get to see him work on a daily basis.

08/07/2014 | MWL notes: Harris emerging with maturity
Already in his fourth professional season after starting out at age 17, James Harris knows he's on the right track. "If I can continue to grow and mature, things will be a lot easier," the Hot Rods outfielder said.

08/07/2014 | SAL notes: Gant, Gsellman gaining buzz
Savannah took the first-half Southern Division title and owns the best winning percentage in the Sally League, thanks in large part to a dominant pitching staff anchored by John Gant and Robert Gsellman.

08/07/2014 | Appy notes: M's Miller a 'reliever at heart'
Pulaski's Peter Miller thought he wanted to be a starting pitcher while at Florida State, but by the time his collegiate career wound down this spring, the right-hander was more comfortable in the bullpen.

08/07/2014 | Dominant Hursh halted only by rain
Jason Hursh allowed one hit over 5 1/3 innings but did not return after a rain delay of nearly three hours on Wednesday night as Double-A Mississippi blanked Jacksonville, 1-0.

08/07/2014 | Nola picks up win in first Reading start
Making his Double-A debut, No. 2 Phillies prospect and first-round pick Aaron Nola yielded a run on six hits over five frames in Reading's 9-2 win against Harrisburg.

08/07/2014 | Red-hot Phegley posts six RBIs for Knights
White Sox catcher Josh Phegley went 3-for-4 with a homer and drove in a season-high six runs as Charlotte held on to defeat Gwinnett, 12-10, on Wednesday.

08/07/2014 | Crawdads lose no-hit bid in ninth inning
First-round pick Luis Ortiz fired three hitless innings in his full-season debut and Hickory took a no-no into the ninth Wednesday before settling for a 2-1 win at Kannapolis.

08/06/2014 | P-Nats' Oduber plates six to support Spann
Randolph Oduber socked two homers and Matthew Spann threw six one-hit innings to lead Class A Advanced Potomac over Winston-Salem, 10-2, on Wednesday.

08/06/2014 | O'Neill brings the lumber in 'Kings' win
After missing nearly three months with a broken hand, Tyler O'Neill went yard for the second game in a row and drove in four runs Wednesday, powering Class A Clinton past Beloit, 11-4.

08/06/2014 | Parra, GCL Cardinals combine on no-hitter
Frederis Parra and three relievers combined on a no-hitter Wednesday in the Gulf Coast League Cardinals' 6-1 win over the GCL Nationals at Roger Dean Stadium.

08/06/2014 | Biddle returns with five hitless frames
Phillies left-hander Jesse Biddle returned from a 1 1/2-month mental health break by pitching five hitless innings Wednesday as Class A Advanced Clearwater topped Daytona, 4-0.

08/06/2014 | Giants' Dunnington, Reds' Mejia suspended
Giants right-hander Jacob Dunnington and Reds shortstop Cesar Mejia were suspended by Major League Baseball on Wednesday for using banned substances.

08/06/2014 | Bird taking flight after joining Trenton
Yankees No. 12 prospect Greg Bird went 4-for-4 with two homers, a double, two RBIs and three runs scored in Double-A Trenton's 7-3 win over Altoona at Arm & Hammer Park.

08/06/2014 | Crooked Numbers: Opossums, triple plays
The Clinton LumberKings saw their luck change after a bizarre visit from an opossum during a Midwest League game, while Kingsport managed to win a messy game despite seven errors.

08/06/2014 | Carolina notes: Williams survives early woes
Myrtle Beach outfielder Nick Williams has grown into one the of the league's top offensive threats, but success didn't come easily at first. When the season began, Williams was mired in a month-long slump.

08/06/2014 | Stock Watch: Owens, Swihart rise together
Pawtucket teammates Henry Owens and Blake Swihart highlight this week's Stock Watch. The Red Sox prospects have shot up prospect lists this year.

08/06/2014 | FSL notes: O'Conner keeps 'em honest
Charlotte catcher Justin O'Conner is enjoying a career year at the plate while continuing to display his defensive prowess, throwing out 50 percent of would-be base-stealers while picking off 14 runners.

08/06/2014 | Cal notes: Eflin building on his strengths
Storm righty Zach Eflin is facing the challenges of the Cal League head-on, already setting career highs in starts and innings pitched. "I've definitely matured body-wise a lot from last year," he said.

08/06/2014 | NWL All-Stars play to scoreless draw
Seventeen pitchers combined for 10 shutout innings and Spokane's Jose Trevino was named Top Star after doubling twice in the scoreless All-Star Game.

08/06/2014 | Blaze's Wright flirts with no-hitter
Daniel Wright carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning in his 13th start for Class A Advanced Bakersfield on Tuesday night as the Blaze cruised to an 8-2 win over visiting San Jose.

08/06/2014 | Williams extends hit streak to 30 games
Justin Williams delivered an RBI single in the ninth inning Tuesday night to extend his hitting streak to 30 games in South Bend's 2-1 loss at Bowling Green.

08/06/2014 | Collier breaks his bat, keeps homering
Philly farmhand Zach Collier slugged a two-run homer -- his fourth straight game with a long ball -- as Reading rallied to defeat Harrisburg, 3-2, on Tuesday night.

08/06/2014 | Montero finds confidence, pitches a gem
Rafael Montero allowed one hit over eight innings, recorded a season-high 11 strikeouts and retired the final 12 batters he faced Tuesday in Triple-A Las Vegas' 3-0 win at Sacramento.

08/06/2014 | Freeland dominates in Sally League debut
Colorado first-round pick Kyle Freeland spun five two-hit frames, striking out a career-high six, in his Class A debut to help Asheville top Lakewood, 8-1, on Tuesday.

08/05/2014 | All-Star Game reunites Davis, Geyer
The Northwest League All-Star Game reunited Padres infield prospect Marcus Davis and D-backs pitching prospect Cody Geyer, who've followed similar paths in the Minor Leagues.

08/05/2014 | Johnson goes minimalist for Sea Dogs
Brian Johnson gave up three hits but faced the minimum over eight scoreless innings Tuesday before Portland pulled out a 3-1, 11-inning victory at Bowie.

08/05/2014 | Axelrod throws two-hit shutout for Bats
Dylan Axelrod, traded to the Reds two weeks ago, threw a two-hit shutout for the Triple-A Bats on Tuesday in Louisville's 1-0 shutout of visiting Rochester.

08/05/2014 | Gnats' Diaz corrals change in shutout
Miller Diaz paired his 90-95 mph fastball with an improving changeup Tuesday and came away with his first career shutout as Savannah beat Charleston, 1-0, to split its doubleheader.

08/05/2014 | After hot July, Soler keeps on slugging
On the same day he was named Cubs Minor League Player of the Month for July, Chicago No. 6 prospect Jorge Soler went 3-for-5 with a homer, double and three RBIs in Iowa's 7-4 win at Omaha.

08/05/2014 | Not forgotten: Teams salute middle children
A salute to middle children sweeps through the Minors this week, with teams from Boise to Wilmington celebrating the oft-overlooked siblings. Dunedin throws it back to the 80s, and the RailRiders dress as Trolley Frogs.

08/05/2014 | Eastern notes: Coyle stronger after adversity
Portland's Sean Coyle has bounced back after an injury-plagued 2013 season limited him to just 60 games. "You learn a lot about yourself when you face adversity," the second baseman said.

08/05/2014 | Southern notes: Seager stays untouchable
Even as speculation swirled and big names were dealt at last week's trade deadline, top Dodgers prospect Corey Seager continued to post impressive numbers in his first Double-A games with Chattanooga.

08/05/2014 | Texas notes: Dozier has eye on Royal prize
The eighth overall pick in 2013, Hunter Dozier was hoping to reach Northwest Arkansas at some point this season. The third baseman met that goal in mid-June but has his sights set on a larger prize.

08/05/2014 | Raben slams 66ers past incoming Storm
Angels prospect Dennis Raben tallied a career-high seven RBIs as Class A Advanced Inland Empire beat Lake Elsinore, 12-7, at The Diamond on Monday night.

08/05/2014 | Las Vegas' Verrett stellar into ninth inning
Mets prospect Logan Verrett carried a shutout into the ninth inning and earned his ninth Pacific Coast League win in Las Vegas' 4-2 win over Sacramento on Monday.

08/05/2014 | De La Cruz stands out with lumber, leather
Maikis De La Cruz went 4-for-6 with three RBIs and he prevented a game-tying home run in St. Lucie's 10-4 victory over host Clearwater on Monday evening.

08/05/2014 | Schulz homers, throws TinCaps to win
Nick Schulz posted his first professional multi-homer game and threw out the potential tying run at the plate in the eighth as Class A Fort Wayne held off Lansing, 4-3.

08/05/2014 | Whitecaps' Green bests college teammate
Tigers prospect Chad Green threw six strong innings, retiring 15 in a row at one point, to top Dace Kime in Class A West Michigan's 5-4 win at Lake County on Monday.

08/05/2014 | Springer successfully tests leg with steal
Houston outfielder George Springer made his first rehab appearance with Quad Cities, walking twice and stealing a base in Monday's suspended contest against Burlington.

08/05/2014 | Taylor plates decisive run in Triple-A bow
Michael Taylor went 2-for-2 with a go-ahead RBI double and a pair of walks in his Triple-A debut as Syracuse beat visiting Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 7-6, on Monday.

08/05/2014 | Owens nearly unhittable in Triple-A debut
In his Triple-A debut, Henry Owens took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and finished with 6 2/3 scoreless frames for Pawtucket in a 5-0 victory over Columbus.

08/04/2014 | Pitchers of the Week
A hit batsman was the only blemish on right-hander Tyler Cloyd's performance for Columbus last week.

08/04/2014 | Offensive Players of the Week
Rangers prospect Jorge Alfaro showed his offensive potential and Matt Reynolds continued to tear it up to highlight the Offensive Players of the Week.

08/04/2014 | Phinley riding momentum into Mascot finals
Seeking revenge for last year's defeat, Clearwater's Phinley swims into the Mascot Mania finals as the top vote-getter after the first round, but he's got a pack of dogs and 10 others with which to contend.

08/04/2014 | Cubs to promote Baez from Triple-A Iowa
The Cubs will call up No. 2 prospect Javier Baez to the Majors for the first time in the 21-year-old phenom's career, the club confirmed Monday afternoon.

08/04/2014 | IL notes: Wright overcoming 'hiccups'
After going through six weeks of what his manager called "hiccups," Mike Wright has shown signs of regaining the form that made him the Orioles' 2013 Minor League Pitcher of the Year.

08/04/2014 | PCL notes: Walker scales Mount Patience
Injuries have kept top Mariners prospect Taijuan Walker out of the Majors most of the season. But he's learned to be patient and refocused so he's ready for the inevitable call to Seattle.

08/04/2014 | Thompson right at home in new league
In his second start since being acquired from the Tigers, Rangers No. 6 prospect Jake Thompson allowed four hits over 6 2/3 innings in Double-A Frisco's 3-0 win at San Antonio.

08/03/2014 | Baez belts two jacks in Iowa setback
Javier Baez continued his resurgence by recording his first Pacific Coast League two-homer game on Sunday as Triple-A Iowa fell at Omaha, 7-5.

08/03/2014 | Diaz tosses three-hit shutout for Clinton
After not making it past the second inning in his last two starts, Seattle's No. 8 prospect Edwin Diaz spun his first career complete game as Clinton topped Burlington, 1-0.

08/03/2014 | P-Nats' Silvestre one strike from no-no
Hector Silvestre was as close as one could get to a no-hitter on Sunday as Class A Advanced Potomac beat Carolina, 5-2, in the first game of a doubleheader.

08/03/2014 | Pitcher upends Johnson's no-hit bid
No. 11 Cubs prospect Pierce Johnson took a no-hitter into the sixth and outdueled top Reds prospect Robert Stephenson in the Smokies' 4-1 win over the Blue Wahoos.

08/03/2014 | Mets' Gant makes another no-no run
Mets right-hander John Gant had a perfect game through six innings and ended up allowing one hit through seven frames Sunday in Savannah's 1-0 win over Hickory.

08/03/2014 | Walters clubs first two Clippers' homers
In his third game in his new organization, Zach Walters went 3-for-6 with a pair of homers and six RBIs on Sunday afternoon in Columbus' 9-4 road win over Pawtucket.

08/03/2014 | Rodriguez solid in Sea Dogs' debut
Making his debut in the Red Sox organization, left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez tied a season high with seven strikeouts over 5 1/3 innings on Sunday as Double-A Portland beat Trenton, 4-1.

08/03/2014 | Drillers' Gray lets loose and finds form
Jon Gray brushed off a rough first inning and struck out six over seven two-hit frames Saturday night as Double-A Tulsa edged Northwest Arkansas, 4-3.

08/03/2014 | Nunez, Olson power Ports past Giants
Matt Olson and Renato Nunez, Oakland's No. 2 and 3 prospects, respectively, both homered and combined to drive in seven runs as Class A Advanced Stockton outslugged San Jose, 13-7.

08/03/2014 | Aces' Lamb continues hot PCL start
D-backs No. 5 prospect Jake Lamb hit his first Pacific Coast League home run on a 3-for-5 night Saturday as Reno posted a 7-5 road win over El Paso.

08/03/2014 | With mechanics clicking, Manaea rolls on
After making adjustments on the mound, Royals No. 3 prospect Sean Manaea spun 7 1/3 four-hit innings on Saturday night as Class A Advanced Wilmington beat Frederick, 6-0.

08/03/2014 | Cubs' Edwards returns to Double-A action
Back from a minor shoulder strain, C.J. Edwards allowed a run over 3 1/3 innings in his first Double-A start since April 20 as Tennessee fell to Pensacola, 2-1, on Saturday.

08/03/2014 | Hot Rods' Faria quells Captains' offense
Jacob Faria allowed one hit and struck out six over seven innings, retiring the final 10 batters he faced, as Class A Bowling Green blanked Lake County, 6-0.

08/02/2014 | Barnes unhittable for Pawtucket
Matt Barnes pitched seven hitless frames and recorded a season-high 10 strikeouts Saturday before Triple-A Pawtucket fell to visiting Columbus, 2-1, in 11 innings.

08/02/2014 | Snell notches Stone Crabs' first no-hitter
Blake Snell pitched the first no-hitter in Class A Advanced Charlotte history on Saturday, striking out nine over 5 1/3 innings in a rain-shortened 10-0 rout of visiting Daytona.

08/02/2014 | Peter gets six hits in Voyagers' marathon
Jake Peter didn't receive a win for playing 17 innings, but he did go home with six hits -- a not-so-bad consolation prize -- after Great Falls' 3-1 loss to Billings on Friday night.

08/02/2014 | AquaSox's Yarbrough perfect for three
Ryan Yarbrough, the Mariners' fourth-round pick in this year's Draft, struck out seven of the nine batters he faced over three perfect innings as Short-Season Everett beat Eugene, 3-0.

08/02/2014 | Bolton hurls seven two-hit innings
Tyler Bolton allowed two hits and struck out two without walking a batter over seven innings Friday night, pitching Rookie-level Missoula to a 4-0 blanking of Helena.

08/02/2014 | Kingsport's Church shuts out Elizabethton
Andrew Church pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game and shutout on Friday as Rookie-level Kingsport beat Elizabethton, 1-0, in the first game of a doubleheader.

08/02/2014 | Chasers' Hendriks fans 12 in Royals' debut
Making his first start since being traded from Toronto to Kansas City, Liam Hendriks recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts over seven innings Friday in Triple-A Omaha's 4-3 win over Memphis.

08/02/2014 | Clippers' Walters adapts to new home
Acquired by the Indians at the trade deadline, Zach Walters went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI in his organizational debut Friday night as Triple-A Columbus fell to Louisville, 5-4.

08/02/2014 | Williams in total control for Timber Rattlers
Taylor Williams recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts and gave up one hit over seven scoreless innings, facing one over the minimum, as Class A Wisconsin beat Peoria, 5-1, on Friday.

08/02/2014 | Without best stuff, Glasnow rolls on
Tyler Glasnow overcame command issues to allow two hits over six scoreless innings Friday night as Class A Advanced Bradenton held on for a 3-2 win over Brevard County.

08/02/2014 | Curve's Garcia brings hot bat into August
Willy Garcia went 3-for-4 with a homer, two doubles and three RBIs on Friday night, extending his hitting streak to 12 games and leading Double-A Altoona to a 7-3 win over Richmond.

08/01/2014 | Brewers' Williams suspended 50 games
Brewers reliever Mark Williams was suspended for 50 games on Friday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

08/01/2014 | Scorekeeping becomes a passion for Bats fan
Keeping score at Louisville games has transformed the way a local Bats fan known only as "Stevo" watches baseball. With a unique touch and style, he's developed a deeper understanding of the game.

08/01/2014 | NYPL notes: Conforto calm in eye of storm
Despite the scrutiny that comes with being the Mets' top pick and starting his career in Brooklyn, Michael Conforto has shown a penchant for dealing with the media and delivering under pressure.

08/01/2014 | NWL notes: Arroyo finding his rhythm
Former first-rounder Christian Arroyo opened the year with Class A Augusta and struggled, but since joining Salem-Keizer at the start of short season, the 19-year-old shortstop leads his team in batting average and RBIs.

08/01/2014 | Demeritte's hot bat paces Hickory in rout
Travis Demeritte's hot hitting continued Thursday when he went 3-for-5 with two home runs and a career-high five RBIs in Class A Hickory's 10-1 win at Savannah.

08/01/2014 | Mitchell opens Cal League stay in style
Houston outfield prospect Ronnie Mitchell blasted two home runs and drove in a career-high five in his Class A Advanced debut as Lancaster past Lake Elsinore, 13-9.

08/01/2014 | Rawhide's Weller strikes out 16 in win
Arizona right-hander Blayne Weller piled up a career-high 16 strikeouts while allowing two runs over eight innings in Visalia's 6-5 win against Modesto on Thursday.

08/01/2014 | Turnbull, Tigers turn in near-perfect day
Detroit second-rounder Spencer Turnbull pitched three spotless innings as short-season Connecticut took a perfect game into the seventh in a 5-0 win over Williamsport.

08/01/2014 | McGuire sharp in first River Cats' start
Less than a week after being traded to Oakland, Deck McGuire scattered five hits over six innings as Sacramento blanked Albuquerque, 5-0, on Thursday night.

08/01/2014 | Latimore's walk-off homer lifts Sens in 10th
Facing his former club, Quincy Latimore hit two homers -- including a 10th-inning walk-off in that sent Harrisburg to a 10-9 win over Akron -- to extend his homer streak to three games.

08/01/2014 | Anderson runs scoreless streak to 23 frames
Tyler Anderson scattered three hits and tied a season high with eight strikeouts over six shutout innings in Tulsa's 6-3 win over Northwest Arkansas on Thursday.

08/01/2014 | Urena extends shutout streak, hits triple
Miami's No. 9 prospect Jose Urena scattered five hits over seven shutout frames in Double-A Jacksonville's 8-1 win over Huntsville on Thursday. He also socked an RBI triple.

07/31/2014 | Lively notches first Double-A win in style
Cincy's No. 6 prospect Ben Lively threw 7 1/3 no-hit innings before allowing a single to Christian Villanueva as Pensacola held on to beat Tennessee, 6-4, on Thursday.

07/31/2014 | Nats' Giolito goes six scoreless again
Top Washington prospect Lucas Giolito allowed a pair of singles and one walk while fanning six over six innings Thursday as Hagerstown edged Charleston, 1-0.