M's Kelenic placed on seven-day IL

No. 24 overall prospect injured left ankle on Monday

Jarred Kelenic has a .288/.370/.535 with 15 homers and 43 RBIs in 80 games across two levels. (Shelly Valenzuela/San Jose Giants)

By Daren Smith | July 17, 2019 8:16 PM ET

Top Mariners prospect Jarred Kelenic was placed on the injured list by Class A Advanced Modesto on Wednesday, two days after he suffered a left ankle injury.

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Cal notes: Hjelle stands tall in San Jose

At 6-foot-11, No. 5 Giants prospect using height to his advantage

A second-round pick in 2018, Sean Hjelle is 3-5 with a 2.78 ERA since his promotion to Class A Advanced. (Shelly Valenzuela/San Jose Giants)

By Merisa Jensen | July 15, 2019 12:12 PM ET

Standing 6-foot-11, San Jose Giants right-hander Sean Hjelle knows he throws at an angle that can keep batters off-balance -- at least the first couple of times batters see him.

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Jordan almost takes no-no into Port

Right-handed A's prospect allows one hit over seven innings

Mitchell Jordan has allowed just three hits over his last 13 innings in the California League. (Stockton Ports)

By Joe Bloss | July 14, 2019 8:53 PM ET

Right-handed Oakland Athletics prospect Mitchell Jordan allowed one hit in seven innings to lead Class A Advanced Stockton past Rancho Cucamonga, 6-0, on Sunday.

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Bart breaks out, powers Giants' romp

No. 19 overall prospect homers in first career four-hit game

Joey Bart is hitting .257 with three homers and 11 RBIs in 17 games since the California League All-Star break. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Katie Woo | July 14, 2019 1:56 AM ET

Top Giants prospect Joey Bart homered while recording his first career four-hit game as Class A San Jose rolled to a 17-5 romp over Lancaster on Saturday night.

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Gray flirts with history for Quakes

Dodgers No. 17 prospect carries no-no into seventh inning

Josiah Gray would lead the California League with a 2.14 ERA if he had enough innings to qualify. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | July 13, 2019 1:30 AM ET

Dodgers No. 17 prospect Josiah Gray carried a no-hitter into the seventh and ended up allowing a hit and a walk over seven innings as Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga beat San Jose, 4-0.

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Armenteros ends drought with two homers

Fourth-ranked A's prospect belts first career grand slam for Ports

Lazaro Armenteros broke a 17-game homerless drought with his two-dinger performance for Stockton. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Tyler Maun | July 11, 2019 1:16 AM ET

Oakland Athletics No. 4 prospect Lazaro Armenteros belted his first career grand slam and a solo shot as Class A Advanced Stockton dismantled Lancaster, 15-2.

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Stingy Gore dominant again for Storm

Top Padres prospect puts up seven zeros, drops ERA to 1.02

MacKenzie Gore lowered his ERA to 1.02, his WHIP to 0.71 and his opponents' batting average to .137. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Tyler Maun | July 3, 2019 1:54 AM ET

Top Padres prospect MacKenzie Gore struck out nine over a career-high seven scoreless innings before the Lake Elsinore Storm dropped a 2-1 decision to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.

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Cal notes: Kids learn game from JetHawks

Summer league has grown from eight teams to 12 in two years

JetHawks infielders Ryan Vilade and Taylor Snyder play a game with the Lancaster Challenger Dodgers at The Hanger. (Lancaster JetHawks)

By Merisa Jensen | July 1, 2019 1:06 PM ET

Through the JetHawks Baseball Foundation, Lancaster is introducing the game to children who otherwise may never experience. Its summer league has grown to a dozen teams and 150 kids.

Merisa Jensen is a contributor to MiLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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On way out, Karaviotis leads North to win

Double-A-bound outfielder shines in Cal League All-Star Game

Mark Karaviotis ranks fifth in the league with a .386 on-base percentage and sixth with a .286 batting average. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Josh Jackson | June 19, 2019 3:02 AM ET

Bound for Double-A, D-backs prospect Mark Karaviotis went 3-for-5 with two RBIs to earn MVP honors as the North Division beat the South, 7-1, at the California League All-Star Game.

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Head of the Class: A Advanced

Salem's Duran, Lake Elsinore's Gore stood out in first half

MacKenzie Gore hasn't allowed more than one earned run in a start since April 17. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | June 18, 2019 10:44 AM ET

Salem Red Sox outfielder Jarren Duran and Lake Elsinore Storm left-hander MacKenzie Gore headline the Class A Advanced standouts from the first half of the 2019 season.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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