Cubs' Vosler powers up for Smokies

Tennessee third baseman matches 2016 total with three homers

By John Parker | April 26, 2017 4:32 PM ET

In 2016, Cubs prospect Jason Vosler hit three home runs in 119 games. On Wednesday, he homered in three consecutive plate appearances for Double-A Tennessee in an 8-4 win at Chattanooga.

John Parker 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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Phillies' Suarez throws two-hit gem for 'Claws

Lakewood left-hander strikes out nine in complete-game shutout

By Danny Wild | April 26, 2017 4:19 PM ET

Philadelphia Phillies prospect Ranger Suarez allowed just two hits in his third career complete game to help Class A Lakewood blank Delmarva, 5-0, on Wednesday in the second game of a doubleheader.

Danny Wild is an editor for MiLB.com. Follow his MLBlog column, Minoring in Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Tebow collects first triple on three-hit day

Fireflies starter Gonzalez extends scoreless streak in 5-0 victory

By Danny Wild | April 26, 2017 2:37 PM ET

Tim Tebow collected his first career triple and turned in another three-hit game on Wednesday to help the Class A Columbia Fireflies blank the Asheville Tourists, 5-0.

Danny Wild is an editor for MiLB.com. Follow his MLBlog column, Minoring in Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Photos of the Week: April 19-25

Curious rabbit tries to top players leaping into mountains, cars

April 26, 2017 1:55 PM ET

Check out what MiLB.com photographers captured this week, from a curious rabbit on the field to players leaping into mountains and cars in the outfield.

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Report: Bucs' Ngoepe getting called up

Infielder will become first African-born player in MLB history

By Danny Wild | April 26, 2017 1:06 PM ET

Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Gift Ngoepe is set to make history after the team signaled he would be called up to the Majors on Wednesday. Ngoepe, 27, will become the first African-born player to ever play in the Majors when he debuts.

Danny Wild is an editor for MiLB.com. Follow his MLBlog column, Minoring in Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Toolshed: Mejia hitting where he left off

Indians No. 2 prospect looking like his 2016 self early with Akron

By Sam Dykstra | April 26, 2017 11:00 AM ET

Known for last season's 50-game hitting streak, Cleveland Indians No. 2 prospect Francisco Mejia hasn't stopped hitting and continues to control the run game in his first month with the Double-A Akron RubberDucks.

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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Carolina notes: Puckett enjoys smooth transition

Royals No. 11 prospect brings aggressive approach to Wilmington

By Damien Sordelett | April 26, 2017 10:50 AM ET

Working with a "mentality over stuff" approach he picked up at Pepperdine, Royals No. 11 prospect A.J. Puckett has started strong in his Class A Advanced debut with the Wilmington Blue Rocks.

Damien Sordelett 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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McWilliams adds five hitless to resume

D-backs prospect lowers ERA to 0.45 in fourth start of season

By Josh Jackson | April 26, 2017 2:14 AM ET

In his fourth strong start of the season, D-backs prospect Sam McWilliams tossed five no-hit innings Tuesday as Class A Kane County beat Wisconsin, 5-1.

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Mendez turns in longest RoughRiders start

Left-hander allows one hit, one unearned run over seven frames

By Tyler Maun | April 26, 2017 2:08 AM ET

Texas' No. 2 prospect Yohander Mendez allowed one hit over seven innings and Double-A Frisco broke through in the 12th in a 5-2 win over San Antonio.

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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Short goes long twice for South Bend

Cubs prospect plates career-high six; Guerrero Jr. homers

By Michael Leboff | April 26, 2017 1:40 AM ET

Cubs prospect Zack Short homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs Tuesday, powering Class A South Bend to an 11-6 victory over Lansing.

Michael Leboff 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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