Hayes snags honor from Pirates

No. 2 prospect named Minor League Player of the Year

Ke'Bryan Hayes ranked fourth in the Eastern League with 31 doubles and 10th with a .293 batting average. (Terrance Williams/MiLB.com)

By Daren Smith | September 21, 2018 6:58 PM ET

Ke'Bryan Hayes, who homered in the All-Star Futures Game, on Friday was named the Pirates' Minor League Player of the Year, while J.T. Brubaker took Pitcher of the Year honors.

Daren Smith is an editor for 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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Toolshed: Gimenez could surprise with pop

ISO shows top Mets prospect outperformed in power department

Andres Gimenez was a Florida State League end-of-season All-Star despite moving up to Binghamton on July 23. (Mark Olson/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | September 21, 2018 10:04 AM ET

Andres Gimenez has shown plus ability in everything but power, but with the way his ISO beat expectations in 2018, he might have a more well-rounded profile than previously thought.

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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Tigers hope Shore roars in new system

Detroit lands right-hander from Oakland as part of Fiers deal

Logan Shore was a combined 3-6 with a 4.45 ERA in 17 starts with Class A Advanced Stockton and Double-A Midland. (Ben Sandstrom/MiLB.com)

By Vincent Lara-Cinisomo | September 19, 2018 8:05 PM ET

The Detroit Tigers acquired right-handed pitching prospect Logan Shore from the Oakland Athletics as the player to be named in the Aug. 6 trade for right-hander Mike Fiers.

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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Berti, Ramirez lead Fisher Cats to EL crown

New Hampshire captures third title since joining league in 2003

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats won their second Eastern League title since 2011 and third overall. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Craig Forde | September 14, 2018 11:48 PM ET

Behind a 3-for-4 showing from Toronto Blue Jays prospect Jon Berti, the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats completed a three-game sweep of the Akron RubberDucks to win the Eastern League title.

Craig Forde 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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Harris puts Cats on brink of EL title

2015 first-round pick hurls six strong frames for 2-0 Finals lead

Jon Harris went 13-6 with a 4.61 ERA between Double-A and Triple-A this season. (David Monseur/MiLB.com)

By Vincent Lara-Cinisomo | September 12, 2018 10:59 PM ET

Toronto Blue Jays righty Jon Harris hurled six solid innings in a 6-1 win that gave Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats a 2-0 lead in the Eastern League Finals.

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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Wall ball wins Finals opener for Fisher Cats

Blue Jays No. 25 prospect belts go-ahead two-run single in 10th

Forrest Wall's single in the 10th gave the Fisher Cats a 1-0 lead in the best-of-5 Eastern League Finals. (David Monseur/MiLB.com)

By Vincent Lara-Cinisomo | September 11, 2018 10:56 PM ET

Toronto Blue Jays No. 25 prospect Forrest Wall belted a two-run single in the 10th inning to lift Double-A New Hampshire past Akron, 3-1, in Game 1 of the Eastern League Finals.

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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RubberDucks advance behind Brady's gem

Indians prospect scatters seven hits over seven shutout frames

Sean Brady went 2-0 and allowed three earned runs in his final three starts of the regular season. (David Monseur/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | September 8, 2018 10:03 PM ET

Indians prospect Sean Brady scattered seven hits over seven innings on Satuday as Akron beat Altoona, 9-0, to advance to the Eastern League Championship Series.

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Tucker's slam lifts Curve in Game 3

Bucs No. 5 prospect helps stave off elimination in grand fashion

Cole Tucker batted .311 without a homer against Eastern League southpaws in the regular season. (Andy Grosh/MiLB.com)

By Gerard Gilberto | September 7, 2018 11:14 PM ET

No. 5 Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Cole Tucker belted a game-tying grand slam as Double-A Altoona stayed alive in the Eastern League playoffs with an 8-5 victory against Akron in Game 3.

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Bichette's perfect night lifts New Hampshire

Jays' No. 2 prospect reaches five times, Cats take 2-0 semis lead

Bo Bichette batted .286/.343/.453 with 61 extra-base hits and 32 steals over 131 Eastern League games. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Vincent Lara-Cinisomo | September 6, 2018 11:38 PM ET

Second-ranked Blue Jays prospect Bo Bichette reached base five times as New Hampshire beat Trenton, 10-4, to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-5 Eastern League semifinal series.

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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EL MVP Biggio delivers in Cats' opener

Blue Jays No. 9 prospect kick-starts offense in Game 1 of semis

Cavan Biggio was named the circuit's Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year last week. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Marisa Ingemi | September 5, 2018 11:48 PM ET

Toronto Blue Jays No. 9 prospect Cavan Biggio doubled in two runs to lead Double-A New Hampshire past Trenton, 8-0, in their semifinal opener.

Marisa Ingemi is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Marisa_Ingemi. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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