Twins' Costello found dead in New Zealand

Infield prospect was set to play in Australian Baseball League

Ryan Costello homered in Game 3 of the Southern League semifinals on Sept. 6. (Daniel Venn/Pensacola Blue Wahoos)

By Daren Smith | November 18, 2019 1:43 AM ET

Minnesota Twins infield prospect Ryan Costello died overnight in Auckland, New Zealand, his Australian Baseball League team announced early Monday. He was 23.

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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Reynolds named FSL President

Former Dodgertown director has spent 42 years in pro baseball

Terry Reynolds was inducted into the Florida State League Hall of Fame in 2010.

September 30, 2019 12:34 PM ET

The Florida State League announced longtime baseball executive Terry Reynolds will become the league's new president on Jan. 1, 2020.

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Larnach caps season with Twins' honor

No. 78 overall prospect starred at two levels in first full season

Trevor Larnach was promoted to Double-A on July 16 after playing in the Florida State League All-Star Game. (Pensacola Blue Wahoos)

By Tyler Maun | September 29, 2019 4:30 PM ET

The Twins named Trevor Larnach, MLB.com's No. 78 overall prospect its 2019 Minor League Player of the Year on Sunday. Right-hander Randy Dobnak took home Pitcher of the Year honors.

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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FSL announces 2019 executive awards

Palm Beach GM Seymour named executive of year

September 24, 2019 4:28 PM ET

Florida State League President Ken Carson and the FSL Awards Committee announced the winners of the 2019 Florida State League Annual Awards.

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FSL cancels weekend series, 2019 playoffs

Threat of looming Hurricane Dorian ends season early

August 29, 2019 3:04 PM ET

League President Ken Carson announced today that the Florida State League final weekend series and postseason will be canceled due to the threat of Hurricane Dorian.

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Larnach, Romero grab top FSL awards

Miracle slugger, Crabs righty lead end-of-season All-Stars

Trevor Larnach and Tommy Romero each stood out in their first FSL seasons. (Cliff Welch, Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | August 29, 2019 11:45 AM ET

Twins outfielder Trevor Larnach (Fort Myers) and Rays right-hander Tommy Romero (Charlotte) were named Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively, as the Florida State League announced its end-of-season All-Stars.

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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Balazovic puts up five zeros for Miracle

Twins No. 4 prospect takes no-no into fifth, strikes out nine

Jordan Balazovic fell three strikeouts short of the career high he set on May 13 against Bradenton. (Gordon Donovan/MiLB.com)

By Shlomo Sprung | August 28, 2019 10:33 PM ET

Twins No. 4 prospect Jordan Balazovic struck out nine over five scoreless innings, but the Fort Myers Miracle dropped a 2-1 decision to the Dunedin Blue Jays in the first game of a doubleheader.

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Late comeback falls short in 7-5 loss to Miracle

Franco reaches base four times in defeat

Wander Franco reached base four times in Wednesday's loss.

By John Vittas | August 21, 2019 11:59 PM ET

Wander Franco reached base four times and the Stone Crabs mounted a late comeback, but the Fort Myers Miracle held on for a 7-5 win at Hammond Stadium.

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Orimoloye Shell-Shocks the Tortugas with Two Home Runs in Win and Jimenez Records Second Save

Orimoloye accounts for four of five RBI in the game

By Andrew Thriffiley | August 21, 2019 10:05 PM ET

Clearwater- Maximo Castillo had a strong beginning to the game allowing just two hits through the first two innings. The offense helped out in a big way with a Reggie Pruitt double to begin the game. A walk by Ryan Noda set the table for Demi Orimoloye. For the second night in a row, the Canadian launched a towering blast to left field for the three-run home run to go up 3-0.

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Marauders' Swaggerty goes deep twice

Pirates No. 4 prospect records first career multi-homer game

Travis Swaggerty has bumped his average to .267, the highest it's been since sitting at .272 on May 4. (Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Tarpons)

By Joe Bloss | August 17, 2019 9:18 PM ET

Fourth-ranked Pirates prospect Travis Swaggerty recorded his first career multi-homer game to power Class A Advanced Bradenton to a 3-2 win over Lakeland on Saturday night.

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

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