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Red-hot Meyers racks up three more homers

Astros prospect Meyers hit three of the Skeeters’ homers, driving in six runs
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(EL PASO, Texas) – The Sugar Land Skeeters scored a franchise-record 24 runs in a 24-15 win on Sunday night against the El Paso Chihuahuas. The previous franchise record was 18 runs, which was accomplished twice, and last done in an 18-11 win on September 9, 2016, against the Southern

Around the Minors: The week of June 14

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
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June 20

McWilliams, Quakes set franchise offense mark

June 20, 2021

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – The Quakes set a franchise record for runs scored in a game, as they polished off the Visalia Rawhide in the series-finale on Sunday afternoon, winning by a 24-5 final. The 24 runs smashed the 19 they put up in a 2018 home game against the

Travelers pitchers fall one out shy of no-hitter

Six Arkansas pitchers did not allow a hit until the ninth inning.
June 20, 2021

North Little Rock, AR—The Arkansas Travelers nearly threw a no-hitter on Sunday afternoon in a 3-2 win over the Tulsa Drillers in front of 3,596 at Dickey-Stephens Park. Miguel Vargas spoiled the bid by hitting a 2-run homer with two outs in the top of the 9th inning. The Travs

Head homers during career-high five-RBI outing

June 20, 2021

TAMPA, Fla. — Hudson Head homered and drove in a career-high five runs in an 11-6 Marauders win over the Tampa Tarpons on Sunday afternoon at Steinbrenner Field. Head went 2-for-3 in the game, giving the Marauders a 3-0 lead in the second inning with a bases-clearing, three-run double, later

Celebrating Juneteenth in the Minor Leagues

Teams hosting community celebrations, Negro League tributes
June 18, 2021

Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, has been observed on June 19 for over 150 years. But now it is a federal holiday. Juneteenth's increased -- and long overdue -- prominence has prompted Minor League teams to stage their own commemorations. Some of these endeavors took

Podcast: A family affair with the Fightin Phils

Hunsickers share Reading family fun ahead of Father's Day
June 18, 2021

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Pair of Martin homers lift Curve to victory

The Curve hit four home runs in their victory on Thursday night
June 17, 2021

ERIE, PA – Mason Martin’s second homer of the night, an opposite field two-run shot off the Erie Insurance Arena in the sixth inning, secured an 8-7 lead that the Curve bullpen held in their victory at UPMC Park over the Erie SeaWolves on Thursday night. Altoona rallied from a

Lehigh Valley IronPigs to play as 'Jimmies' on July 11

June 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Ventola Office: 610-841-1317 [email protected] IronPigs to be known as “Jimmies” Team finally answers regional argument of jimmies or sprinkles Allentown, Pennsylvania (17 June 2021) – I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for ICE CREAM! Sometimes local fans scream for different toppings, whether it is

Cabrera tees off two times in Patriots' win

June 17, 2021


VanMeter goes yard twice again for Aces

June 18, 2021

RENO, Nev. – The Reno Aces’ bats exploded late to top the Albuquerque Isotopes 14-4. An eight-run eighth inning marked the fourth-straight game with 10 or more runs, but a strong start by Tyler Gilbert put up five scoreless frames to put Reno in a good position even before the

Mahtook taps into power in Knights' victory

Mahtook Hit Two of Charlotte's Five Homers on Thursday
June 17, 2021

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Left fielder Mikie Mahtook launched two home runs and RHP Mike Wright won his fourth consecutive start to lead the Charlotte Knights to an impressive 9-3 win over the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp on Thursday night from Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte. Wright (4-1, 2.32) allowed just