Reading wins Moss Community Service Award

Sixth annual award named for longtime Sally League exec

October 30, 2018 2:28 PM ET

Minor League Baseball today announced the Reading Fightin Phils the recipient of the sixth annual John Henry Moss Community Service Award.

View More

Bichette to skip AFL with minor injuries

Blue Jays No. 2 prospect experienced elbow, knee soreness

Bo Bichette batted .339/.402/.475 in August for his best offensive month of the season. (Rick Nelson/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | September 28, 2018 7:41 PM ET

Second-ranked Blue Jays prospect Bo Bichette will not play in the Arizona Fall League after experiencing minor elbow and knee soreness during the Eastern League playoffs.

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

View More

Jeff Hurley Named Executive of the Year

By Bill Rosario | September 26, 2018 3:38 PM ET

The Eastern League is pleased to announce that Jeff Hurley of the Trenton Thunder has been named the 2018 Eastern League Executive of the Year. The 2018 season was Jeff's third as the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of the Thunder.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

View More

Nats honor Kieboom as Player of the Year

No. 34 prospect hit .280 with 16 homers for Potomac, Harrisburg

Carter Kieboom produced a .721 OPS over 62 games with Double-A Harrisburg. (Patrick Cavey/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | September 26, 2018 12:12 PM ET

The Nationals named No. 34 overall prospect Carter Kieboom their Minor League Player of the Year after he hit .280 with 16 home runs for Class A Advanced Potomac and Double-A Harrisburg.

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.

View More

Eastern League Award Nominees Announced

By Bill Rosario | September 26, 2018 10:13 AM ET

The Eastern League of Professional Baseball is pleased to announce the league nominees for the Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year Award, the Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award, the John Henry Moss Community Service Award, the Larry MacPhail Award, and the John H. Johnson President's Award.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

View More

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.

View More

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.

View More

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.

View More

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.

View More

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.

View More