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.

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On the Road: Making history in Daytona

Tortugas' Jackie Robinson Ballpark pays tribute to 1946 season

The statue outside of Jackie Robinson Ballpark marks the events of 1946, when Robinson spent Spring Training in Daytona Beach.

By Benjamin Hill | September 20, 2018 10:06 AM ET

Daytona Beach's Jackie Robinson Ballpark got its name due to the historic events of 1946. Ben Hill spoke with a local historian about how they transpired.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Costello powers Miracle to FSL title

Twins first baseman turns tide with three-run homer in Game 4

Ryan Costello drove in four runs and scored three times for Fort Myers in the Championship Series. (Fort Myers Miracle)

By Rob Terranova | September 10, 2018 9:59 PM ET

Minnesota Twins first baseman Ryan Costello belted a three-run go-ahead dinger that turned the tide in Class A Advanced Fort Myers' 8-5 win over Daytona.

Rob Terranova is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @RobTnova24. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Rodriguez, Tortugas stay alive in FSL Finals

Reds No. 23 prospect collects two hits, three RBIs in Game 3

Alfredo Rodriguez has hit safely in five of six postseason games for Daytona. (Gordon Donovan/MiLB.com)

By Daren Smith | September 9, 2018 10:53 PM ET

Reds No. 23 prospect Alfredo Rodriguez tripled, singled and drove in three runs as Daytona beat Fort Myers, 6-2, on Sunday to avoid a sweep in the best-of-5 Florida State League Championship Series.

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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Lewis homers as Miracle make a statement

Fort Myers crushes Daytona to jump to 2-0 lead in FSL Finals

Royce Lewis had a .352 OBP, 28 steals and 14 homers in 121 games across two Minor League levels. (Tom Hagerty/MiLB.com)

By Kirsten Karbach | September 8, 2018 11:34 PM ET

Twins prospects Royce Lewis and Alex Kiriloff combined for a homer, a double, three RBIs and four runs scored in For Myers' 12-2 thrashing of Daytona in Game 2 of the Florida State League Finals.

Kirsten Karbach 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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Miranda powers Miracle in Game 1

Twins No. 29 prospect smacks two-run homer, doubles

Jose Miranda hit 16 homers in 131 games between the Midwest and Florida State leagues. (Tom Hagerty/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | September 7, 2018 10:22 PM ET

Twins No. 29 prospect Jose Miranda blasted a two-run homer and doubled to lead Fort Myers to a 3-1 win over Daytona in Game 1 of the best-of-5 Florida State League Championship Series.

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.

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Isabel's homer leads Tortugas to FSL Finals

Slugging Reds prospect sparks comeback in trademark fashion

Ibandel Isabel was traded from the Dodgers to the Reds in an April 17 deal for right-hander Ariel Hernandez. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | September 7, 2018 12:50 AM ET

The Cincinnati Reds' Ibandel Isabel set an FSL record with 35 home runs, and he belted another to help Class A Advanced Daytona beat Clearwater, 5-3, to advance to the championship.

Chris Bumbaca is a contributor for MiLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter @BOOMbaca. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Kirilloff carries Miracle to FSL Finals

Twins No. 2 prospect records first career five-hit game

Alex Kirilloff is 7-for-9 with a homer and two runs scored in two playoff games for Fort Myers. (Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | September 5, 2018 11:22 PM ET

Twins No. 2 prospect Alex Kirilloff recorded his first career five-hit game as Fort Myers beat Palm Beach, 3-1, to sweep its way to the Florida State League Championship Series.

Chris Bumbaca is a contributor for MiLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter @BOOMbaca. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Kirilloff flexes muscles in FSL semis

Twins No. 2 prospect homers, singles in first career playoff game

Alex Kirilloff amassed a slash line of .362/.393/.550 with 33 extra-base hits in 65 games with Fort Myers. (Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com)

By Michael Avallone | September 4, 2018 10:43 PM ET

Minnesota Twins No. 2 prospect Alex Kirilloff homered and singled as Class A Advanced Fort Myers topped Palm Beach, 3-1, in Game 1 of the Florida State League semifinals.

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Knight tries all nine for Dunedin

Toronto prospect sees action from every spot on field in last game

Nash Knight had played at five different positions in the Florida State League entering the contest. (Cliff Welch/MiLB.com)

By Josh Horton | September 2, 2018 8:28 PM ET

After playing five different positions during the season, Toronto prospect Nash Knight covered the whole field in Class A Advanced Dunedin's 6-5 loss to Daytona on Sunday.

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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