Minors throw back with Hometown Collection

Second wave of caps includes old-school Chicks, Swing, Beavers

By Tyler Maun | April 27, 2017 12:31 PM ET

Minor League Baseball is wading into the throwback merchandise market with its Hometown Collection. The second release of retro hats dropped Thursday with three more teams.

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Prospect Roundup: Games of April 26

Hot Rods' Sanchez homers twice; Storm's Quantrill lasts six frames

By Sam Dykstra | April 27, 2017 12:29 PM ET

Tampa Bay Rays No. 7 prospect Jesus Sanchez homered twice for Class A Bowling Green, while San Diego Padres No. 4 prospect Cal Quantrill lasted six frames for the first time in his career.

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MWL notes: Dragons' Friedl plays the field

Reds No. 16 prospect splitting time evenly across the outfield

By Curt Rallo | April 27, 2017 10:34 AM ET

T.J. Friedl, the Cincinnati Reds' No. 16 prospect, has played five games in left field, six in center and five in right for the Class A Dayton Dragons this season.

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Thaiss swinging hot bat for Inland Empire

Angels No. 2 prospect plates two in another multi-hit game

By Tyler Maun | April 27, 2017 2:51 AM ET

Angels' prospect Matt Thaiss recorded his third straight multi-hit game and drove in two runs Wednesday, but Class A Advanced Inland Empire dropped a 6-5 decision at Modesto.

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GreenJackets' Fabian flashes his power

Giants No. 6 prospect homers twice, plates five on 4-for-5 day

By Michael Peng | April 27, 2017 12:35 AM ET

Giants No. 6 prospect Sandro Fabian went 4-for-5 with two homers and a career-best five RBIs on Wednesday as Class A Augusta topped Lexington, 10-3.

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Cougars' Reed posts six hitless frames

D-backs No. 19 prospect ties career high with 11 strikeouts in rout

By Michael Leboff | April 27, 2017 12:14 AM ET

Arizona's No. 19 prospect Cody Reed tied a career high with 11 strikeouts while walking one in Class A Kane County's 13-0 rout of Wisconsin.

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Three games later, Davidson plates five more

Nationals prospect records second career two-homer contest

By Josh Jackson | April 26, 2017 11:46 PM ET

Nationals prospect Austin Davidson homered twice in his second five-RBI game in a week as Class A Advanced Potomac rolled past Frederick, 11-3, on Wednesday.

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Craig sparks Marauders with career night

Pirates No. 7 prospect's three-run double highlights five-RBI game

By Michael Peng | April 26, 2017 11:21 PM ET

A three-run double by Pittsburgh Pirates No. 7 prospect Will Craig highlighted his five-RBI night in Bradenton's 16-2 rout of Fort Myers on Wednesday.

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Lowry starts Barons' first triple play since 2014

White Sox righty teams with Barnum, Alvarez on first-inning feat

By Alex Kraft | April 26, 2017 10:29 PM ET

White Sox prospects Thaddius Lowry, Keon Barnum and Eddy Alvarez turned Double-A Birmingham's first triple play since 2014 in the first inning of Wednesday's 5-4 win over Jacksonville.

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Drive's Sexton twirls best career start

Red Sox lefty allows one hit, strikes out seven over six frames

By Kelsie Heneghan | April 26, 2017 10:17 PM ET

Boston Red Sox lefty Robby Sexton allowed one hit and struck out seven over six frames as the Greenville Drive topped the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 7-4.

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