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Around the Minors: The week of May 10

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
May 11, 2021

Tuesday's feel-good story Triple-A Sacramento teed off four times in the second inning against Las Vegas, with the most poignant long ball coming off the bat of Drew Robinson.

Contreras unhittable for 6 frames, fans 11

Curve throw combined one-hitter in Tuesday night win
May 11, 2021

BINGHAMTON, NY – Right-hander Roansy Contreras retired the first 17 batters he faced and matched his career-high with 11 strikeouts across six no-hit innings in Altoona’s 5-0 victory over Binghamton on Tuesday night. The 21-year-old from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic once again used a mid-to-high 90’s fastball, devastating

Beloit's McCambley perfect for 7 frames

May 11, 2021

BELOIT, WI – Welcome Home. Beloit Snappers fans were welcomed back to Pohlman Field for the first time in over 600 days and they were treated to a show. Between a fire juggler and live music, there was also a fantastic baseball game going on. Snappers’ starter Zach McCambley tossed

Prospect scouting report: Royals' Lacy

Royals, lucky to have snagged Lacy, see bright future for lefty
@JoshJacksonMiLB
May 11, 2021

MiLB.com's new Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at third-ranked Royals prospect Asa Lacy. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

Get to know the teams in the Low-A West

Fresno joins former Cal League clubs on new eight-team circuit
May 10, 2021

MiLB.com introduces the 11 leagues created by the restructuring of Minor League Baseball across four levels of play. Below is a team-by-team look at the Low-A West, including affiliation, previous circuit and most recent championship. (Note: "Established" refers to the first year of a team's continuous operation in that market

Arcia mashes three home runs for Stripers

Orlando Arcia ties Gwinnett’s single-game homer record in 12-9 victory
May 9, 2021

Charlotte, NC – The Gwinnett Stripers (5-1) took an 8-5 lead on the strength of three solo home runs from Orlando Arcia, but needed a four-run 10th inning to finally defeat the Charlotte Knights (1-5) 12-9 on Sunday at Truist Field. Decisive Play: After launching solo shots in the first,

Carroll belts first homer, falls double shy of cycle

Hops lose final game of the series 8-7
May 9, 2021

The final game of the series between the Hops and AquaSox proved to be a good one. There were nine lead changes in the ballgame, but Everett came out on top 8-7. Corbin Carroll continued his red-hot start to the season reaching base four times. The Diamondbacks 1st round (16th

Around the Minors: Opening Week

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
May 9, 2021

May 9 No pain, no gain Julio Rodriguez doesn't mind getting a bit banged up if the AquaSox come home with the victory. The No. 5 prospect in baseball picked up a triple, an RBI single and a couple of stolen bases en route to this one.

Walk this way: Shuckers draw 16 free passes in rout

13 Walks Come In 12-Run 6th Inning for Biloxi
May 7, 2021

A historic top of the 6th inning in which the Biloxi Shuckers (1-2) drew 13 walks against the Birmingham Barons (2-1) propelled Biloxi to a 14-6 victory on Thursday night at Regions Field. The Shuckers drew a total of 16 walks, the most in a single game in franchise history.

Ramos soars again at plate for Flying Squirrels

Ramos, Villar go deep to help lift Flying Squirrels
May 7, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. – A heap of 11 runs through the first three innings led the Richmond Flying Squirrels to a 12-6 victory against the Hartford Yard Goats at The Diamond Thursday night.