The Double-A RubberDucks proverbially said, "Ken Thompson, you're the one," when they randomly selected a season ticketholder to serve as guest of honor at Canal Park for a night. Ben Hill has the details on Akron's fanfare for the everyman.
In only his third start of the season, No. 2 Reds prospect Hunter Greene matched his career high with 10 strikeouts over six scoreless innings for the Lookouts.
5/16/21: Wander Franco goes to his backhand and gets Luis Marte out at first in the eighth inning for Durham.
5/16/21: Top Baltimore prospect Adley Rutschman cranks a two-run homer -- off his own face on the videoboard -- for Double-A Bowie
The RailRiders' Deivi García outdueled IronPigs' counterpart Spencer Howard. The No. 3 Yanks prospect fanned nine while allowing an unearned run on two hits in five frames.
Tampa Bay's Wander Franco and St. Louis' Ivan Herrera each mashed grand slams for their respective clubs and headline Saturday's top prospect performances.
Red Sox No. 2 prospect Jeter Downs broke out with his first three-hit performance of the season that included a towering home run, a double, three RBIs and a stolen base.
Minors' Hispanic-outreach initiative thinking big in fifth year
'Piñatas' represent youthful dreams of Mexican-American owner
Traveling MiLB scribe details 'Fun Cup' ballpark experiences
After sweeping Copa de la Diversión, Albuquerque wins cap vote
MiLB.com staff picks favorites in Copa de la Diversión cap contest
Fans to vote among colorful logos, culturally meaningful designs
Reviewing the first week of the Minors, Worcester's Opening Day
Opening Day Megacast features predictions, promo previews
Kannapolis GM Millward discusses opening new ballpark at last
Jacksonville's Ratz details how to schedule promotions for 2021
Hops, Thunder execs discuss sharing parks with other MiLB clubs
D-backs' Martin discusses alternate site, return from Tommy John
Ken Thompson, picked at random, gets RubberDucks VIP treatment
Royals, lucky to have snagged Lacy, see bright future for lefty