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04/21/2015 | Comfortable Tucker stays hot for Fresno
Houston's No. 15 prospect Preston Tucker continued his scorching start to the 2015 season with a home run and four RBIs on Monday in Triple-A Fresno's 8-4 win.

04/21/2015 | Naturals' Almonte hits stride in third start
After two tough outings to begin the season, No. 5 Royals prospect Miguel Almonte hurled four one-hit innings to help the Naturals edge the Rough Riders, 2-0, on Monday.

04/21/2015 | Cubs call up No. 2 prospect Russell
The Chicago Cubs promoted Addison Russell to the Majors on Monday evening. The shortstop was hitting .318 in Triple-A Iowa prior to the callup.

04/20/2015 | Fisher Cats' Boyd hurls five no-hit innings
Toronto's No. 21 prospect Matt Boyd pitched five hitless innings and struck out six to move into a tie for the Minor League strikeout lead in Double-A New Hampshire's shutout.

04/20/2015 | Williams efficiently tosses longest start
Nationals righty prospect Austen Williams continued his productive season by scattering three hits over six scoreless frames as the Suns topped the Shorebirds, 5-1.

04/20/2015 | Schultz serves up six hitless frames
Jaime Schultz worked six hitless innings and Mark Sappington carried the no-no into the eighth in the Double-A Biscuits' 16-1 rout of the visiting BayBears on Monday.

04/20/2015 | Braves' Foltynewicz hits 99, sharp in loss
Mike Foltynewicz, despite early nerves and testing out a new slider, struck out nine and held Triple-A Norfolk to a run on three hits and a walk over eight innings in Gwinnett's 1-0 loss.

04/20/2015 | Baker one strike away from perfection
Scott Baker retired the first 20 batters he faced and was one out away from a perfect game before yielding a single in Oklahoma City's 8-0 win over Iowa in the first game of a twin bill Monday afternoon.

04/20/2015 | Offensive Players of the Week
Dodgers top prospect Corey Seager and Mets No. 5 prospect Michael Conforto highlight the first Offensive Players of the Week announcement of the season.

04/20/2015 | Pitchers of the Week
Winston-Salem's James Dykstra responded to his brother's first Major League callup by throwing his first professional no-hitter on April 15.

04/20/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of April 19
In today's Prospect Roundup, the Phillies' Maikel Franco stays hot, the Mets' Michael Conforto homers again and the Angels' Sean Newcomb dominates.

04/20/2015 | PCL notes: O'Brien taking it in stride
Back in the outfield after spending Spring Training behind the plate, D-backs No. 8 prospect Peter O'Brien is thriving offensively with Triple-A Reno.

04/20/2015 | IL notes: Lindor unfazed by slow start
Francisco Lindor hit .212 in his first 10 games with Triple-A Columbus this season, but the Indians top prospect said he's trying to become a more aggressive all-around player.

04/19/2015 | Wieland goes distance for Oklahoma City
After three years of trades and injuries, No. 18 Dodgers prospect Joe Wieland continued his strong start to the season with five shutout innings for Oklahoma City.

04/19/2015 | Duvall completes first career cycle
San Francisco infield prospect Adam Duvall went 5-for-6 in hitting for the first cycle in the 16-year history of Sacramento in a 15-7 rout of host Salt Lake on Sunday.

04/19/2015 | Senzatela keeps calm, pitches on to victory
Coming off a tough loss, No. 12 Rockies prospect Antonio Senzatela kept his cool in a jam and tossed six two-hit frames as Modesto topped Inland Empire, 6-3.

04/19/2015 | Padres' Turner hits first Double-A homer
Padres No. 3 prospect Trea Turner hit his first Double-A homer as part of a 2-for-4 day at the plate Sunday, but San Antonio fell to visiting Springfield, 9-2.

04/19/2015 | Eflin slides into eight scoreless innings
Phillies' right-hander Zach Eflin added a new wrinkle -- a swing-and-miss slider -- to his repertoire while going eight innings in Reading's 6-0 win over Richmond.

04/19/2015 | Reports: Rodon getting call to White Sox
Top White Sox prospect Carlos Rodon will be promoted from Triple-A Charlotte on Monday and will begin his Major League career in the bullpen, according to reports.

04/19/2015 | Lopez keys second triple play for Blue Rocks
Nine months after he first turned the play in July, Class A Advanced Wilmington shortstop Jack Lopez helped turn another triple play in the Blue Rocks' 4-3 win over Frederick.

04/19/2015 | Mets calling up Plawecki from Triple-A
After catcher Travis d'Arnaud suffered a fractured hand on Sunday, the Mets announced they are calling up No. 2 prospect Kevin Plawecki from Triple-A Las Vegas.

04/19/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of April 18
In today's Prospect Roundup, the Mets' Matt Reynolds and Michael Conforto each have big days while the Twins' Adam Brett Walker goes long twice.

04/19/2015 | Phillips continues hot streak for JetHawks
Astros prospect Brett Phillips continued to shrug off a slow start to the season by homering on a four-hit night Saturday as Class A Advanced Lancaster thumped High Desert, 11-4.

04/19/2015 | Plawecki bookends 51s' monster inning
After starting his night 0-for-3, Mets No. 2 prospect Kevin Plawecki doubled twice and collected four of his five RBIs during a 10-run seventh inning as Las Vegas crushed visiting Fresno, 17-4.

04/19/2015 | Padres' Morris breezing in Double-A ball
Elliot Morris struck out nine over 5 1/3 innings while maintaining a perfect ERA in his second Double-A start Saturday as San Antonio defeated visiting Tulsa, 5-2.

04/19/2015 | Blandino collects career-high four hits
Alex Blandino put the focus on pitch selection and it paid off. The Reds' No. 7 prospect went 4-for-5 with two RBIs on Saturday night as Class A Advanced Daytona topped Tampa, 9-1.

04/19/2015 | Almora collects five hits in Smokies' win
Albert Almora recorded his fourth career five hit game on Saturday night, going 5-for-5 with a double, an RBI, a stolen base and a run scored in Double-A Tennessee's 7-1 win over Pensacola.

04/18/2015 | Rays' Robertson hits first Double-A homer
Daniel Robertson went 3-for-5 with his first Double-A homer and three runs scored Saturday night, helping Montgomery roll to a 12-5 victory over Jacksonville.

04/18/2015 | Underwood carries no-hitter into seventh
Cubs No. 7 prospect Duane Underwood tossed six hitless frames before allowing two singles in the seventh as Myrtle Beach went on to top Winston-Salem, 4-1.

04/18/2015 | Difo slugs first grand slam on career night
Nationals No. 8 prospect Wilmer Difo went 5-for-6 with his first career grand slam and five RBIs on Saturday night as Class A Advanced Potomac rolled to a 15-8 win over Lynchburg.

04/18/2015 | Swihart leads PawSox with career day
Blake Swihart tied a career high with four hits, including a pair of doubles, and drove in two runs Saturday afternoon, leading Triple-A Pawtucket to a 13-3 rout of visiting Rochester.

04/18/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of April 17
Twins prospects Eddie Rosario and Miguel Sano each blasted a grand slam for their respective teams while Stephen Gonsalves pitched his second straight quality start.

04/18/2015 | Tapia collects three doubles in Nuts' romp
Raimel Tapia ripped three doubles and matched a career high with five RBIs on Friday night, leading Class A Advanced Modesto to a 13-1 romp over Inland Empire.

04/18/2015 | Correa helps Hooks to franchise's best start
Astros prospect Carlos Correa doubled twice on a three-hit night that was cut short by weather Friday as Double-A Corpus Christi beat Springfield to improve to a franchise-best 7-1.

04/18/2015 | Fightins' Nola rebounds, posts six zeros
After a tough season debut, Phillies No. 2 prospect Aaron Nola struck out five and tossed six scoreless innings Friday as Double-A Reading topped Richmond, 7-1.

04/17/2015 | Bour helps Z's turn triple play, belts bomb
Justin Bour made a heads-up throw to complete an early rally-killing triple play, then homered as Triple-A New Orleans rallied for a 5-3 win at Omaha on Friday night.

04/17/2015 | Thompson bounces back for RoughRiders
Jake Thompson struck out four and gave up two hits over six innings to notch his first victory of the season as Frisco blanked Arkansas, 2-0, on Friday.

04/17/2015 | Turnbull allows one hit in longest pro outing
Spencer Turnbull was strong his longest outing as a pro, allowing one run on one hit and four walks over six innings Friday night in Class A West Michigan's 4-3 loss at Lake County.

04/17/2015 | Miracle's Hu no longer a mystery man
Chih-Wei Hu tied a career high with 10 strikeouts while allowing two hits over seven innings Friday night, pitching Class A Advanced Fort Myers to a 7-0 blanking of St. Lucie.

04/17/2015 | Red Sox's Ball throws six hitless innings
Trey Ball pitched six hitless innings, allowing two baserunners while striking out five, in his second start as Class A Advanced Salem beat Carolina, 6-2, on Friday night.

04/17/2015 | Dodgertown comes alive for Robinson game
Ebbets Field, the home ballpark of Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn Dodgers, is long gone. But Dodgertown, the franchise's long-time Spring Training complex, is alive and well.

04/17/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of April 16
In today's Prospect Roundup, a trio of Braves prospects -- Jose Peraza, Daniel Castro and Mallex Smith -- all go off with big days at the plate.

04/17/2015 | Stingy Faulkner stalls Travs in rematch
Frisco's Andrew Faulkner lasted just 2 2/3 innings in his first start of the year, but allowed only two singles over 5 2/3 frames in a 2-0 win over Arkansas on Thursday.

04/17/2015 | Drillers' Urias dominates Missions again
The Dodgers' No. 2 prospect Julio Urias dazzled in his second outing of the year, striking out 10 over 5 2/3 shutout innings to lead Tulsa to a 4-1 win at San Antonio.

04/17/2015 | Eibner nets six RBIs in Storm Chasers' romp
Royals outfield prospect Brett Eibner hit two home runs -- including a grand slam -- to collect six RBIs and lead Triple-A Omaha in a 9-4 win at Memphis on Thursday.

04/16/2015 | Appel, hot-hitting Nash get Hooks in Cards
Houston's No. 2 prospect Mark Appel gave up two hits over five innings and Telvin Nash slugged a three-run homer as Corpus Christi routed Springfield, 8-0, on Thursday.

04/16/2015 | Russell gets three hits, debuts at second
No. 2 Cubs prospect Addison Russell made his first pro appearance at second base and went 3-for-4 with three RBIs in Iowa's 10-7 win over New Orleans.

04/16/2015 | At last: Cubs promoting Bryant on Friday
After seven games, the Chicago Cubs are promoting third baseman Kris Bryant to the Major Leagues on Friday. Bryant homered in his final Iowa at-bat.

04/16/2015 | Sulbaran rebounds sharply for Thunder
Miguel Sulbaran allowed two hits and struck out one over 5 2/3 scoreless innings, but did not figure into the decision as Trenton beat Portland, 3-2, in 10 innings Thursday.

04/16/2015 | Salt Lake adds humidor to Smith's Ballpark
The Salt Lake Bees became the fifth team in the Pacific Coast League to install a humidor to keep their baseballs in a climate-controlled environment.

04/16/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of April 15
In today's prospect roundup, the Padres' Austin Hedges has a big night with the stick and the Mets' Michael Conforto belts a grand slam.

04/16/2015 | Quakes' Richy fans six in six shutout innings
Dodgers prospect John Richy fanned six and allowed four hits over six innings for his second straight win Wednesday night as Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga blanked Inland Empire, 6-0.

04/16/2015 | Astros' Duffy times fifth hit perfectly
Astros infielder Matt Duffy timed his career-high fifth hit perfectly Wednesday night, setting up the winning run in the Grizzlies' 9-8 victory over the Bees.

04/16/2015 | Tides' Wright rolls over Bulls for six innings
Orioles No. 7 prospect Mike Wright gave up three hits and two walks over six innings to grab his first win of the season Wednesday night as Triple-A Norfolk blanked Durham, 8-0.

04/15/2015 | Duffey keeps posting zeros for Lookouts
Tyler Duffey extended his scoreless streak to 13 2/3 innings after giving up just two hits over seven innings in Chattanooga's 4-3 win over Birmingham on Wednesday.

04/15/2015 | Barnes off to healthy start with Marauders
Barrett Barnes went 4-for-5 with a double, two runs and an RBI in the Class A Advanced Bradenton Marauders' 6-5 loss to the Dunedin Blue Jays on Wednesday.

04/15/2015 | Intimidators' Guerrero fans career-high 11
Jordan Guerrero recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts and extended his season-opening shutout streak to 12 innings Wednesday night as Class A Kannapolis cruised past Delmarva, 8-0.

04/15/2015 | Cardinals' Reyes gets 10 more strikeouts
St. Louis' No. 3 prospect Alex Reyes followed one 10-K performance with another Wednesday, scattering three hits over 5 2/3 innings in Palm Beach's 5-0 win over Lakeland.

04/15/2015 | Dash's Dykstra uses ground game in no-no
James Dykstra forced 14 groundouts and didn't allow the ball to leave the infield en route to a seven-inning no-hitter Wednesday afternoon as Class A Advanced Winston-Salem beat Potomac, 1-0.

04/15/2015 | Power outage: No-no loses luster in loss
Jake Burnette, Jose Regalado and Eric Dorsch combined on a seven-inning no-hitter in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday, but Class A West Virginia fell to Hagerstown, 1-0.

04/15/2015 | Yankees right-hander Rodriguez suspended
Yankees Minor Leaguer Wilking Rodriguez was suspended for 80 games on Wednesday after testing positive for a banned substance.

04/15/2015 | On the Road: Dunedin coming to rain rescue
In 2014, the Dunedin Blue Jays started offering a Universal Rain Check to fans rained out of any game in Minor League Baseball. They're still hoping it catches on.

04/15/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of April 14
In Tuesday's Prospect Roundup, the Astros' Carlos Correa slugs his first Double-A homer and the Royals' Jorge Bonifacio closes in on his 2014 home run total.

04/15/2015 | Stock Watch: Kline bringing heavy heat
In the first Prospect Stock Watch of 2015, a look at Baltimore right-hander Branden Kline, who had added velocity from a unique offseason workout program.

04/15/2015 | Burns helps Sounds speed past Dodgers
A's prospect Billy Burns took advantage of every situation on the basepaths and went 4-for-5 with a go-ahead triple in the 10th inning Tuesday as Triple-A Nashville topped Oklahoma City, 7-6.

04/15/2015 | Rawhide's Glaesmann hits for the cycle
D-backs prospect Todd Glaesmann, who retired from baseball last year, hit for the cycle and scored three runs Tuesday night in Class A Advanced Visalia's 9-2 victory over San Jose.

04/14/2015 | Tocci's blast a gift to BlueClaws and mom
Carlos Tocci broke open a tie game with a fourth-inning grand slam and later received the ball from his host family as Lakewood routed Greensboro, 9-1, on Tuesday

04/14/2015 | Back in FSL, Burgos feels '100 percent'
In his second start since undergoing shoulder surgery last June, Hiram Burgos tossed seven one-hit innings Tuesday night as Class A Advanced Brevard County blanked St. Lucie, 1-0.

04/14/2015 | Rays' Gillaspie settles in with four RBIs
Casey Gillaspie went 4-for-4 with a homer and a pair of doubles in Class A Bowling Green's one-hitter, a 7-0 win at Lake County in the opener of Tuesday's doubleheader.

04/14/2015 | Cecchini brothers hit first 2015 dingers
Garin Cecchini cracked a solo homer during Triple-A Pawtucket's 9-6 win over Buffalo, while brother Gavin hit one of his own in Double-A Binghamton's 7-6 victory Tuesday.

04/14/2015 | Yankees' Severino stellar in season debut
Yankees top prospect Luis Severino allowed one hit and struck out eight over five scoreless innings in his season debut Tuesday night before Double-A Trenton fell at Akron, 5-4.

04/14/2015 | Reyes nearly perfect in 2015 debut
Jose Reyes pitched five no-hit innings and struck out six, but did not figure into the decision as Class A Augusta ultimately fell to Charleston, 5-4, on Tuesday.

04/14/2015 | Seager's homer helps edge Correa, Hooks
Dodgers top prospect Corey Seager went 3-for-4 with his first home run to help Double-A Tulsa edge Astros prospect Carlos Correa and Corpus Christi, 2-1, on Tuesday.

04/14/2015 | Stone Crabs' Snell gets four-strikeout frame
Rays' left-hander Blake Snell continued to dominate on Tuesday, striking out four in one inning and eight over five total in Charlotte's 2-0 win over Daytona.

04/14/2015 | TinCaps' VanMeter recovering after surgery
TinCaps second baseman Josh VanMeter underwent successful surgery Tuesday morning after fracturing his left fibula during Fort Wayne's game against Lansing on Monday night at Parkview Field.

04/14/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of April 13
In today's Prospect Roundup, the Rays' Justin O'Conner throws out Byron Buxton and the Twins' Nick Gordon continues to thrive in Class A.

04/14/2015 | Promo Preview: Lotto fun planned in Bowie
The Bowie Baysox will use a scratch ticket to determine which fan coming to the team's game on Friday will be considered the 7 millionth in franchise history.

04/14/2015 | Drillers' Seager singles way to perfect night
Dodgers' top prospect Corey Seager continued his hot start to the season by going 4-for-4 with a run in Tulsa's 6-3 loss against Corpus Christi on Monday.

04/14/2015 | Marincov, Stockton break out bats in rout
After a slow start to the season at the plate, Tyler Marincov registered three hits and five RBIs as he and Stockton rolled to a 13-4 win over Lancaster on Monday.

04/14/2015 | Olson getting off to quicker start this season
After Arkansas got off to a 6-0 lead, A's top prospect Matt Olson fought to keep the score close by going 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs for Midland.

04/13/2015 | Kernels' Jorge carves through Snappers
Felix Jorge utilized a devastating mix of his fastball and slider, striking out 10 over seven innings Monday to lead unbeaten Class A Cedar Rapids to a 9-0 win over Beloit.

04/13/2015 | Iowa's Bryant collects three more hits
Top Cubs prospect Kris Bryant amassed his second three-hit game of the season, a stolen base and two throwing errors in Iowa's 4-1 win over New Orleans on Monday.

04/13/2015 | Rockies' Dahl, Story power Cats in rout
Colorado's No. 3 prospect David Dahl went deep and Trevor Story belted a grand slam as Double-A New Britain used four home runs to crush Portland, 14-4, on Monday.

04/13/2015 | Bundy hurls three hitless in 2015 bow
Top Orioles prospect Dylan Bundy needed just 34 pitches to breeze through three hitless innings in Bowie's 2-1 win over host Harrisburg on Monday evening.

04/13/2015 | Buxton collects four hits in biggest day yet's top overall prospect Byron Buxton went 4-for-6 with a triple and a double Monday afternoon to lead Double-A Chattanooga to an 11-5 win at Montgomery.

04/13/2015 | On the Road: Warm greetings in Tampa
In the first On the Road installment of the 2015 season, Benjamin Hill checks in from Tampa, Florida, where the Yankees' biggest fan will greet you at the gates.

04/13/2015 | Report: Marlins calling up Realmuto
J.T. Realmuto, the Marlins' No. 2 prospect, is being summoned to the Majors for the first time this season after Miami catcher Jeff Mathis suffered a broken right ring finger.

04/13/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of April 12
In today's Prospect Roundup, the Phillies' Maikel Franco clubs a pair of doubles, the Yankees' Jorge Mateo swipes four bases and the Orioles Branden Kline gets strikeout crazy.

04/13/2015 | Scoring change gives Montas no-hit day
A postgame scoring change gave Frankie Montas a hitless outing Sunday as the White Sox No. 3 prospect worked 5 1/3 innings in Double-A Birmingham's 2-1 walk-off win over Mobile.

04/12/2015 | O'Brien, Tomas slug as Aces fall to 'Topes
Outfield prospects Peter O'Brien and Yasmany Tomas, who both joined the D-backs last year, produced at the plate in Reno's tough 16-10 loss to Albuquerque on Sunday.

04/12/2015 | Medeiros hurls six hitless in Class A debut
Making his first Midwest League start, Milwaukee left-handed prospect Kodi Medeiros hurled six hitless innings before Wisconsin fell, 11-1, to Peoria on Sunday.

04/12/2015 | Howard dodges trouble, wins FSL debut
Although he pitched with traffic on the basepaths thanks to two hits and four walks, Nick Howard avoided damage Sunday and pitched Class A Advanced Daytona to a 2-0 win over Brevard County.

04/12/2015 | Eflin dazzles for new club at new level
Philly's No. 5 prospect Zach Eflin scattered four hits and a walk over six scoreless frames during Double-A Reading's 10-2 win over Portland on Sunday.

04/12/2015 | Cubs' Russell smacks first Triple-A homer
Addison Russell went 3-for-5 with his first Triple-A homer and teammate Kris Bryant launched his second long ball in as many days Sunday as Iowa beat Memphis, 7-2.

04/12/2015 | Mets' Cessa spins seven one-hit innings
Right-handed Mets prospect Luis Cessa allowed one hit over seven shutout innings in Double-A Binghamton's 6-2 win over Akron on Sunday.

04/12/2015 | Pirates' Meadows hits first FSL homer
Austin Meadows slugged his first Florida State League homer and went 3-for-4 with a stolen base on Sunday afternoon, helping Class A Advanced Bradenton defeat visiting St. Lucie, 7-5.

04/12/2015 | No Dodger blues: McGuire breezes in Tulsa
Following impressive outings by top Dodgers prospects in the season's first two games, Deck McGuire looked right at home for Double-A Tulsa in a 4-2 win over San Antonio on Saturday night.

04/12/2015 | Buxton takes big swing, bigger step in return
While it doens't mean he's completely back from his injuries, Twins top prospect Byron Buxton slugged his first Double-A homer Saturday night as Chattanooga topped Montgomery, 4-3.

04/12/2015 | Bryant blasts first homer in Iowa romp
While the baseball world eagerly awaits his promotion to the Majors, top Cubs prospect Kris Bryant blasted his first homer of the season on Saturday night as Triple-A Iowa thumped Memphis, 13-0.

04/11/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of April 11
In today's Prospect Roundup, Cubs' backstop Kyle Schwarber clubs his first Double-A homer and Yankees' third baseman Eric Jagielo goes long twice.

04/11/2015 | Conforto's first FSL homer is a game-winner
Mets No. 5 prospect Michael Conforto showed off his above-average power by hitting a go-ahead, two-run homer Saturday night as Class A Advanced St. Lucie beat Bradenton, 3-2.

04/11/2015 | Rodon has career night in season debut
Carlos Rodon struck out a career-high nine batters while giving up two runs -- one earned -- on two hits over five innings to earn the win as Charlotte beat Norfolk, 4-2, on Saturday.

04/11/2015 | Owens takes no-hit bid into sixth inning
Boston's No. 3 prospect Henry Owens carried a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and backstop Blake Swihart plated the go-ahead run to help Pawtucket beat Lehigh Valley, 5-4.

04/11/2015 | Bats' Lorenzen sparkles in Triple-A debut
No. 4 Reds prospect Michael Lorenzen gave up three hits over seven innings in his Triple-A debut Saturday night as Louisville blanked visiting Toledo, 5-0.

04/11/2015 | Curve's Glasnow solid in Double-A debut
Tyler Glasnow fanned six while allowing two hits over five shutout innings but did not figure into the decision as Altoona fell to Harrisburg, 4-1, on Saturday.

04/11/2015 | Correa leads the way for talented Hooks
Top Astros prospect Carlos Correa went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles, two walks, an RBI and a run scored in support of Mark Appel on Friday as Corpus Christi beat Springfield, 8-2.

04/11/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of April 10
In his first game of the season, Yankees prospect Aaron Judge belted a three-run homer for Trenton, while Cardinals prospect Stephen Piscotty also left the yard.

04/11/2015 | GreenJackets' Arenado shows surprise pop
After going two Minor League seasons without a home run, Giants prospect Jonah Arenado slugged two on Friday night, powering Class A Augusta past Greenville, 9-6.

04/11/2015 | New team, same work for dominant Heaney
Acquired in the offseason, top Angels prospect Andrew Heaney struck out eight over seven innings in his organizational debut Friday night, helping Triple-A Salt Lake to a 2-0 win at Sacramento.

04/11/2015 | Kivlehan, Rainiers roll to rout of Chihuahuas
Patrick Kivlehan homered in his final trip to the plate and added a double as Triple-A Tacoma thrashed El Paso, 17-5, behind a 20-hit blitz on Friday night at Southwest University Park.

04/11/2015 | Urias turns in scoreless Double-A debut
Top Dodgers pitching prospect Julio Urias struck out four and gave up four hits and a walk over five scoreless innings in his Double-A debut Friday, but Tulsa dropped a 1-0 decision to San Antonio.

04/10/2015 | Lookouts' Berrios sharp in season debut
Jose Berrios fanned 11 while allowing a run on six hits over 6 1/3 innings to earn the win in his season debut Friday night as Double-A Chattanooga beat Montgomery, 6-2.

04/10/2015 | Cave, Thunder blast off against 'Wolves
Yankees No. 22 prospect Jake Cave homered on a four-hit night to fuel an offensive outburst Friday night as Double-A Trenton rolled to a 15-2 romp over Erie.

04/10/2015 | Twins' Gordon off to hot start for Kernels
Twins prospect Nick Gordon turned in his second straight multi-hit effort on Friday night, going 3-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored in Class A Cedar Rapids' 6-4 win at Kane County.

04/10/2015 | Castillo leads charge in PawSox's win
Rusney Castillo was 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs while Bryce Brentz went yard as Triple-A Pawtucket outslugged Lehigh Valley, 10-8, on Friday.

04/10/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of April 9
In today's Prospect Roundup, Miguel Sano didn't wait long to hit his first homer of 2015, Peter O'Brien works in the outfield and Alex Reyes hits triple digits.

04/10/2015 | Avery, Marte impress in Tigers' debuts
Xavier Avery and Jefry Marte combined for eight hits and eight RBIs and Buck Farmer took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning in Toledo's 13-0 win over Louisville.

04/10/2015 | Chavis' '15 debut an unqualified success
Making his full-season debut, Michael Chavis slugged a game-tying homer and then provided a walk-off double in the ninth inning as Greenville beat Augusta, 3-2, on Thursday.

04/10/2015 | Hillcats' Baker not playing around in '15
Dylan Baker tossed five hitless innings and struck out a career-high nine batters Thursday in helping the Class A Advanced Lynchburg Hillcats to an 8-6 win over the host Potomac Nationals.

04/10/2015 | Yankees' Flores hits for cycle on Opening Day
Yankees prospect Ramon Flores doubled in the eighth inning to complete a cycle on the Opening Day in Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's 8-3 win over Syracuse.

04/09/2015 | Lail outduels Ziomek in Tampa victory
Brady Lail recorded nine strikeouts and scattered four hits over five scoreless innings Thursday night as Tampa held on for a 2-1 season-opening victory at Lakeland.

04/09/2015 | Suns' Williams shines in pitchers' duel
After failing to record an out on Opening Day last season, Marlins prospect Trevor Williams tossed six one-hit innings Thursday before Double-A Jacksonville dropped a 2-0 decision to Jackson.

04/09/2015 | Bulls' Floro same old self on Opening Day
Dylan Floro intends to pound the strike zone every time he pitches, and his first Opening Day start was no exception. The Rays prospect allowed one hit over six innings in Durham's 1-0 win over Gwinnett.

04/09/2015 | Crabs' Snell fans 10 in relief of Smyly
Tampa Bay's No. 12 prospect Blake Snell scattered three hits over six innings following big leaguer Drew Smyly's rehab appearance in Charlotte's 2-0 Opening Day win.

04/09/2015 | Dahlstrand, Salem spin shortened no-no
Jake Dahlstrand struck out four batters over six hitless innings and Joe Gunkel retired the only batter he faced before the rain gave Salem an Opening Day no-hitter over host Carolina.

04/09/2015 | Cubs' Baez takes leave of absence
Javier Baez is on a leave of absence from Triple-A Iowa following the death of his 21-year-old sister, Noely, who was born with spina bifida. There is no timetable for his return.

04/09/2015 | Phillies' Green, Threshers turn triple play
Phillies' No. 27 prospect Zach Green combined with infielders Mitch Walding and Drew Stankiewicz to turn the first triple play of the 2015 season in Clearwater's 5-2 loss to Dunedin.

04/09/2015 | See this? What you need to know for 2015
From big-name prospects to whacky uniforms, from affiliation switches to new ballparks, here are four infographics to get you ready for the Minor League season.

04/09/2015 | Giants outfielder Jones suspended 50 games
Giants outfield prospect Chuckie Jones was suspended for 50 games on Thursday after testing positive for a banned substance.

04/09/2015 | FSL preview: Tortugas step to the plate
Big things are happening in Daytona this year as the club celebrates a new identity (the Tortugas), a new affiliate (the Reds) and a rotation full of hard-throwing guys named Nick.

04/09/2015 | Baseball is back and so are the promotions
The Minor League Baseball season kicks off with Opening Day promotions, including T-shirt and mitten giveaways, as well as an appearance by Giants great Orlando Cepeda.

04/09/2015 | Where top prospects will start 2015 season
With Opening Day upon us, lists where each of's Top-100 prospects will begin their 2015 regular seasons, whether it's in extended spring training or the Majors.

04/09/2015 | Rise to top a family affair for Bryant, Gallo
Top Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant and Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo grew up together in Las Vegas, learning the game from their fathers while developing into two of the best power prospects in the game.

04/09/2015 | Kris Bryant: The road to Wrigley Field
Kris Bryant started the 2015 season with Triple-A Iowa but isn't expected to be there long. We follow along as he and the I-Cubs open their Minor League slate.

04/09/2015 | Carolina preview: Sims ready for fresh start
After an up-and-down season with the Hillcats in 2014, Braves right-hander Lucas Sims hopes to improve on that effort in a Carolina League repeat, but this time it will be with the Mudcats.

04/08/2015 | Cal League preview: Rangers return
Four years after moving their Class A Advanced team to the Carolina League, the Texas Rangers have rejoined the California League and will play in High Desert.

04/08/2015 | The fans' guide to Opening Day 2015
Wondering how to spend the first day of the Minor League season? has you covered with a breakdown of what to do and when to do it as baseball begins across the country.

04/08/2015 | South Atlantic preview: Meet Moncada
Boston's Yoan Moncada is a must-see player for fans in the South Atlantic League this year, but he's not alone. Find out who else to watch for in our preview of the circuit.

04/08/2015 | MWL preview: Changing of the guard
After 28 years of leading the Midwest League, George Spelius has stepped down as president, handing over the reins to longtime league counsel Rich Nussbaum II.

04/07/2015 | Report: Giolito not ready for Opening Day
Top Nationals prospect Lucas Giolito will start the season in extended spring training to monitor his progress and limit his innings, team officials said Tuesday.

04/07/2015 | SL preview: Look out for the Twins
The Biloxi Shuckers have had to juggle their schedule and return to Huntsville for early-season home games, while on the field, Twins prospects Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano will star at Chattanooga.

04/07/2015 | EL preview: Trenton brings the thunder
With a roster full top hitting Yankees prospects such as Eric Jagielo, the Thunder look to put on a powerful show, while the Sea Dogs make an Opening Day promise.

04/07/2015 | Texas preview: Appel, Correa ready to lead
Houston's top two prospects, Carlos Correa and Mark Appel, are set to lead a core group rising from last year's California League-champion Lancaster squad into the Double-A Texas League season with Corpus Christi.

04/07/2015 | Professionals share thoughts on pitch clock
Heading into the 2015 season, players, managers and development staff shared their preliminary thoughts and opinions on the new 20-second pitch clock with MiLB writers and editors.

04/06/2015 | PCL preview: 2015 a season of change
Six Pacific Coast League teams are playing under new Major League parent clubs this season, and the Nashville Sounds are playing in a new ballpark for the first time in 36 years.

04/06/2015 | IL preview: PawSox charged by batteries
The Pawtucket Red Sox are coming off their second Governors' Cup in three years and will be led by familiar faces Blake Swihart, Brian Johnson, Henry Owens and Eduardo Rodriguez to attempt a repeat.

04/06/2015 | 2015's Under-the-Radar Prospects
Kris Bryant captured the biggest headlines this spring, but he's not the only prospect ready to break out. Jose Ramirez, Ryon Healy and Mitch Horacek deserve your attention this spring.

04/05/2015 | Padres send prospects, pick to Braves
San Diego sent top pitching prospect Matt Wisler, No. 15 prospect Jordan Paroubeck, a first-rounder and Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin to Atlanta for Melvin Upton Jr. and Craig Kimbrel.

04/05/2015 | Top 100 prospects making the Majors
Dodgers center fielder Joc Pederson, Cubs right fielder Jorge Soler and Blue Jays left-hander Daniel Norris are just some of the top-100 prospects that will be on Major League rosters come Opening Day.

04/04/2015 | Zito accepts A's assignment to Triple-A
Former AL Cy Young Award winner and A's left-hander Barry Zito accepted an assignment to Triple-A Nashville on Saturday, continuing his bid to return to the Major Leagues.

04/03/2015 | Heaney no-hits Dodgers for 5 1/3 innings
Top prospect Andrew Heaney held the Dodgers hitless over 5 1/3 innings Friday night in the Angels' 6-0 win but was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake following Game 2 of the Freeway Series.

04/03/2015 | Rockies reassign top prospect Gray
The Rockies sent their top prospect, Jon Gray, to the Minors on Friday while giving fellow right-hander Eddie Butler a chance to secure the final spot in the starting rotation.

04/03/2015 | Yankees Prospect Primer: Judge's bat rules
Luis Severino and Aaron Judge are impact players for the Yankees, but the team has some questions about Rob Refsnyder's defense and Mason Williams' development entering 2015.

04/03/2015 | Bradley to begin season in D-backs rotation
Top prospect Archie Bradley will start the regular season as the D-backs' fifth starter, the club announced Friday. The 22-year-old right-hander has spent four seasons in the Minor Leagues.

04/03/2015 | Mexican teams bring spring back to Tucson
Five years after the D-backs vacated then-Tucson Electric Park, Kino Sports Complex has been reborn as the host of Spring Training for four teams from the Triple-A Mexican League.

04/03/2015 | Red Sox Prospect Primer: Moncada on stage
Cuban sensation Yoan Moncada makes his stateside debut, catcher Blake Swihart lies in waiting and third baseman Rafael Devers is ready to show off his power in a stacked Red Sox system.

04/03/2015 | Recapping a biz-y Minor League offseason
Before the new season begins, Ben Hill takes a categorical -- and occasionally opinionated -- look at some of the notable events on the Minors landscape since last they played.

04/03/2015 | Rays Prospect Primer: O'Conner backs it up
With top-rated tools behind the plate and an improving bat, Justin O'Conner is among the Rays prospects primed for a big season, while outfielder Mikie Mahtook has his sights set on Tampa Bay.

04/03/2015 | Blue Jays Prospect Primer: Davis can move
Toronto outfielder D.J. Davis has speed to spare, but the Blue Jays insist he's more than just a burner. The organization expects him to be an impact player on both sides of the ball sooner rather than later.

04/03/2015 | Orioles Prospect Primer: Sisco's star rising
Baltimore backstop Chance Sisco has emerged as one of the top offensive catching prospects in the Minors. That and more in our Orioles Prospect Primer.

04/02/2015 | Braves' Vizcaino suspended 80 games
No. 15 Braves prospect Arodys Vizcaino was suspended for 80 games on Thursday after testing positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance.

04/02/2015 | Castillo, Bradley optioned to Pawtucket
In an effort to get Rusney Castillo and Jackie Bradley Jr. consistent playing time, the outfield duo were optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket by Boston on Thursday.

04/02/2015 | Watch games free this week on MiLB.TV
Catch select exhibition games between Minor League teams and their Major League parent clubs. Beginning April 2, fans can see the Astros, White Sox, Cardinals and Marlins free of charge on MiLB.TV.

04/02/2015 | Correa bids Houston farewell with big night
Top Houston prospect Carlos Correa homered and doubled in his first game in a Double-A Corpus Christi uniform, a 7-4 exhibition loss to parent club Houston.

04/02/2015 | Mets Prospect Primer: Conforto ready to go
Michael Conforto, the Mets' 2014 first-round pick, will show off his skills in full-season play, while Dilson Herrera will try to solve Triple-A and show he's ready for the big leagues this year.

04/02/2015 | Phillies Prospect Primer: On the rebound
After years of trading away prospects and making high-risk Draft picks, the Phillies system is on the rise with recent first-rounders J.P. Crawford and Aaron Nola, among others.

04/02/2015 | Marlins Prospect Primer: Nicolino hard to hit
While Justin Nicolino is the shining star in the Marlins' system, Tyler Kolek and Austin Dean are set to join him on top. And Justin Bour looks to graduate to the big leagues for good.

04/02/2015 | Nationals Prospect Primer: Giolito shining
Top Nationals prospect Lucas Giolito recorded 110 strikeouts over 98 innings last season. With a clean bill of health, he's set to take his game to the next level in 2015.

04/02/2015 | Braves Prospect Primer: Peraza still on top
Offseason trades restocked the Braves farm system -- including the addition of flame-throwing Mike Foltynewicz -- but top prospect Jose Peraza and backstop Christian Bethancourt continue to stand out.

04/01/2015 | Yanks acquire infielder Petit from Astros
A few days after the Astros informed Gregorio Petit he wouldn't make the team, the 30-year-old infielder was nabbed by the Yankees for cash or a player to be named later.

04/01/2015 | D-backs' Bradley fools hitters for six frames
Trying to secure Opening Day roster spots, D-backs' right-hander Archie Bradley carried a no-hit bit into the sixth and White Sox infielder Carlos Sanchez went 4-for-4.

04/01/2015 | Royals Prospect Primer: Finnegan to start
Left-handed pitching prospects abound in the Royals system, and the best among them is Brandon Finnegan who is headed back to the Minors after his whirlwind rise to Kauffman Stadium last year.

04/01/2015 | White Sox Prospect Primer: Rodon rising
Carlos Rodon is on the fast track to the Major Leagues after being selected third overall by Chicago last season while fellow first-rounder Spencer Adams makes his full-season debut.

04/01/2015 | Indians Prospect Primer: Young glove
Having selected center fielders with their last three top Draft picks and featuring shortstop wizard Francisco Lindor, the Indians are stocked with elite young defenders who have offensive upside.

04/01/2015 | Twins Prospect Primer: Buxton, Sano return
Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano are healthy, and that's good news for Twins fans. That duo leads an impressive list of Minnesota prospects to watch in 2015.

04/01/2015 | Tigers Prospect Primer: Moya can mash
Top Tigers prospect Steven Moya was one of the Minors' best hitters in 2014, and he should be fun to watch again this year. The same is true for Derek Hill, Buck Farmer and others in the Detroit system.

03/31/2015 | Rays trade former top prospect Montgomery
The Tampa Bay Rays traded 2008 first-round pick and former Top 50 prospect Mike Montgomery to the Mariners in exchange for pitcher Erasmo Ramirez on Tuesday