Cal League selling caps for a cause

Proceeds from firefighter-themed hats to support relief efforts

December 3, 2018 10:14 AM ET

The eight California League teams are selling limited-edition firefighter-themed caps, with proceeds going toward relief efforts in the wake of devastating wildfires.

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Bolt caps breakout year with AFL stint

A's No. 30 prospect looks to maintain consistency with Solar Sox

Skye Bolt put together his best pro season in 2018, hitting 19 homers and stealing 19 bases. (Shawn E. Davis/MiLB.com)

By Vincent Lara-Cinisomo | October 12, 2018 10:32 AM ET

After an aggressive approach and increased strength led to his best season as a pro, Athletics prospect Skye Bolt his ready to shine with the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League.

Vince Lara-Cinisomo is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @vincelara. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Quakes ride long ball to Cal League title

Dodgers affiliate caps sweep with four blasts, Anderson's gem

Rancho Cucamonga led all California League teams with 13 homers in the postseason. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Gerard Gilberto | September 15, 2018 2:48 AM ET

Rancho Cucamonga captured its third Cal League championship on the strength of four homers and a one-hit gem by Dodgers prospect Isaac Anderson, completing a sweep of Visalia with a 9-1 win.

Gerard Gilberto is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @GerardGilberto4. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Ghani named top Cal League umpire

28-year-old Californian is ninth recipient of the Doug Harvey Award

September 13, 2018 4:38 PM ET

The California League, the only full-season league in Minor League Baseball to honor an umpire, announced its award for 2018 Umpire of the Year.

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Thomas, Quakes go home with 2-0 lead

Dodgers prospect belts grand slam in California League Finals

Cody Thomas is batting .385 with six extra-base hits and seven RBIs in six playoff games. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Tyler Maun | September 13, 2018 2:40 AM ET

Dodgers prospect Cody Thomas belted a grand slam and tripled as Rancho Cucamonga roared past Visalia, 9-3, to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-5 Cal League Championship Series.

Tyler Maun is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @TylerMaun. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Quakes win Game 1 on Walker's homer

Dodgers prospect hammers go-ahead shot Cal League Finals

Jared Walker was 0-for-12 in the postseason before his go-ahead homer in the ninth inning Tuesday. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Tyler Maun | September 12, 2018 2:25 AM ET

Jared Walker smacked a go-ahead solo homer in the ninth inning on Tuesday, giving Rancho Cucamonga a 5-4 victory over Visalia in Game 1 of the best-of-5 California League Championship Series.

Tyler Maun is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @TylerMaun. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Varsho's power, arms lead way for Rawhide

D-backs No. 5 prospect's three-run homer paves path to Finals

Visalia advanced to its third California League Championship Series in five years. (Meghan Camino/Stockton Ports)

By Michael Avallone | September 10, 2018 1:34 AM ET

Arizona Diamondbacks No. 5 prospect Daulton Varsho homered and Class A Advanced Visalia moved into the Finals after blanking Stockton, 3-0..

Michael Avallone is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @MavalloneMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Thomas lifts Quakes into Cal League Finals

Dodgers outfield prospect collects four hits, two RBIs in clincher

Rancho Cucamonga celebrates its first berth in the Championship Series since 2015. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Josh Horton | September 9, 2018 3:07 AM ET

Dodgers prospect Cody Thomas went 4-for-5 with two RBIs as Rancho Cucamonga advanced to the California League Championship Series with an 8-1 victory over Lancaster.

Josh Horton is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @joshhortonMiLB This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Uceta, Quakes blank JetHawks in Game 3

Five pitchers combine on two-hitter in Cal League semifinals

Edwin Uceta was 5-6 with a 3.89 ERA in 25 starts between the Midwest and California leagues this season. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Josh Horton | September 8, 2018 2:53 AM ET

Dodgers No. 15 prospect Edwin Uceta gave up two hits over 5 2/3 innings out of the bullpen as Rancho Cucamonga beat Lancaster, 1-0, in Game 3 of the California League semifinals.

Josh Horton is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @joshhortonMiLB This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Calabuig, Ports even set with Rawhide

A's prospect homers, doubles to help level best-of-5 series

Chase Calabuig went to the A's in the 27th round of the June Draft out of San Diego State University. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

By Tyler Maun | September 7, 2018 2:52 AM ET

Oakland A's prospect Chase Calabuig belted his first pro home run and added a double as Class A Advanced Stockton evened its best-of-5 series with Visalia with an 8-7 win.

Tyler Maun is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @TylerMaun. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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