Rangers' Jung has debut to remember

First-round pick homers in first at-bat, adds two singles

Josh Jung ended his career at Texas Tech with a .348 average, 33 homers and 191 RBIs in 181 games. (Brad Tollefson/AP)

By Michael Avallone | July 11, 2019 12:46 AM ET

Rangers first-round pick Josh Jung homered in his first at-bat and went 3-for-4 with three RBIs in his professional debut as the Rookie-level AZL Rangers defeated the Dodgers Mota, 16-5, on Wednesday.

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Dodgers hang on, win AZL championship

Four-run fifth inning holds up for first crown in seven years

The Dodgers celebrate after holding off the Cubs in the decisive third game of the Arizona League Finals. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

By Vincent Lara-Cinisomo | September 2, 2018 12:13 AM ET

Sauryn Lao hit a two-run triple in a four-run fifth inning as the Dodgers captured the Arizona League championship with a 6-5 victory over the Cubs on Saturday.

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Cubs take AZL Finals to the limit

Vargas pitches gem to force decisive third game

Didier Vargas has allowed three earned runs or fewer in each of his last 12 appearances. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

By Josh Horton | August 31, 2018 11:58 PM ET

Didier Vargas struck out seven over 6 2/3 innings as the Cubs 1 blanked the Dodgers, 2-0, to even up the best-of-3 Arizona League Chamiponship Series at one win apiece.

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MVP Jerez leads 2018 AZL All-Stars

Indians slugger produced 14 homers, .937 OPS in 48 games

Fourteen of Miguel Jerez's 16 career home runs came during this season alone. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

By Sam Dykstra | August 31, 2018 5:33 PM ET

Indians outfielder/first baseman Miguel Jerez has been named Arizona League MVP and headlines the Rookie-level circuit's group of end-of-season All-Stars.

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Dodgers move within win of AZL crown

Zabala paces offense with bases-clearing triple in six-run sixth

Juan Zabala has collected 16 extra-base hits over his first three professional seasons. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

By Chris Bumbaca | August 31, 2018 12:45 AM ET

Behind a three-run triple by Juan Zabala, the Dodgers took out the Cubs 1, 7-3, in the first game of the Arizona League Championship Series.

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De Jongh belts Dodgers into AZL Finals

Outfielder collects career-high four hits during bid for cycle

Aldrich De Jongh rebounded from a slow start to hit .342/.381/.526 in August. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

By Michael Avallone | August 30, 2018 12:41 AM ET

Los Angeles Dodgers' Aldrich De Jongh a homer shy of the cycle on a four-hit night as the Rookie-level Arizona League Dodgers beat the Indians 2, 9-8.

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Martinez powers Rangers into AZL semis

First baseman belts solo homer, singles and scores three runs

Stanley Martinez finished fourth in the Arizona League with a .336 average over 45 games. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

By Michael Avallone | August 29, 2018 12:26 AM ET

Texas Rangers infielder Stanley Martinez homered and scored three times as the Rookie-level Arizona League Rangers topped the Indians 1, 7-4, in 12 innings.

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AZL White Sox trio combines on no-hitter

Unearned run scores but Herrera, Burdi, Cabrera earn milestone

Brayan Herrera allowed just three walks over five innings in the milestone. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

By Josh Horton | August 14, 2018 1:21 AM ET

An unearned run scored but Brayan Herrera, Zack Burdi and Mauricio Cabrera earned the milestone as the Rookie-level AZL White Sox topped the AZL Brewers, 3-1.

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Varsho singles to cap interrupted cycle

D-backs No. 5 prospect completes feat on AZL rehab stint

Daulton Varsho hit .290/.377/.467 and earned California League All-Star honors prior to his injury. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Michael Avallone | August 2, 2018 12:26 AM ET

D-backs No. 5 prospect Daulton Varsho wrapped up a rehab assignment by hitting for the cycle and scoring three times as the Rookie-level Arizona League D-backs topped the Giants, 13-11.

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Cubs' Hoerner a force in pro debut

24th overall Draft pick triples, doubles, scores three runs

Nico Hoerner was an All-Pac-12 Conference selection as a sophomore and a junior at Stanford. (Bob Drebin)

By Vincent Lara-Cinisomo | June 27, 2018 2:07 AM ET

First-round pick Nico Hoerner tripled, doubled and scored three times in his pro debut in the Rookie-level Arizona League on Tuesday night as the Cubs fell to the Giants, 8-5.

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