Jared McDonald had never hit three homers in a game before -- not even in college or before that. But the A's prospect went yard in his first three at-bats to become the first Lugnuts player to do so since 2001.
In his first rehab start above the complex level in his return from a rib-cage fracture, Chris Sale struck out seven while allowing a run on four hits in four frames for Portland.
Brayan Rocchio collected his first multihomer game and drove in a career-high five runs in his first four-hit performance since July 13 of last year for the Double-A RubberDucks.
6/30/22: Mets No. 3 prospect Ronny Mauricio clubs his 14th homer of the season for Double-A Binghamton.
06/30/22: Orioles No. 7 prospect Coby Mayo cranks his first home run at Double-A Bowie.
6/30/22: Top Royals prospect Nick Pratto clobbers his 13th home run, a two-run blast to right field to give Triple-A Omaha the early lead.
6/30/22: No. 4 Rays prospect Curtis Mead hits his 11th homer of the season and first for the Triple-A Durham Bulls.
Groundskeeper Georgiadis treasures keepsake from USS Iwo Jima
Relentless harbor seal with resting frown brings joy with flips, skits
Manchester team celebrates its city's claim to culinary fame
Hartford Yard Goats PA announcer thrives on mic despite condition
Express broadcaster pivoted to baseball following stint with CNN
San Jose's Alongi tells story of club's Beer Batters identity
Asheville exec Martin discusses recent bear visitor inside ballpark
Ben returns from road trip with tales of Eastern League stops
Royals' Pasquantino breaks down hot start, plans for MLB debut
Modesto's Hernandez shares road to becoming first Latina GM
Ben details Texas-sized travels; ABS system comes to PCL
No. 63 overall prospect building on breakout 2021 campaign