Shuckers' Lopez sharp through six innings

Brewers No. 13 prospect ties career high with 10 K's, hits double

By Michael Leboff | April 29, 2017 1:30 AM ET

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Jorge Lopez allowed two hits and tied a career high with 10 strikeouts in six scoreless innings on Friday night for the Biloxi Shuckers.

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Naturals' Ray rolls to first scoreless outing

Royals No. 25 prospect faces three over minimum in six innings

By Alex Kraft | April 29, 2017 1:19 AM ET

Royals No. 25 prospect Corey Ray allowed two hits over a season-high six innings Friday as Double-A Northwest Arkansas blanked Tulsa, 4-0.

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DeVito's six RBIs are stuff of Legends

Royals prospect connects for grand slam, two-run homer in rout

By Michael Avallone | April 29, 2017 12:55 AM ET

Royals prospect Chris DeVito hit a pair of homers, including a grand slam, and drove in a career-high six runs in Class A Lexington's 16-4 romp over Hagerstown.

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Faria notches 11 punchouts in Bulls' shutout

Rays No. 9 prospect takes over IL strikeout lead, moves to 3-0

By Alex Kraft | April 29, 2017 12:32 AM ET

Tampa Bay Rays No. 9 prospect Jacob Faria struck out 11, walked one and allowed three hits over six innings as Triple-A Durham defeated Buffalo, 3-0, on Friday.

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Pentecost powers fifth homer in seven games

Blue Jays No. 12 prospect goes 3-for-5 with RBI, two runs scored

By Chris Tripodi | April 29, 2017 12:08 AM ET

Blue Jays No. 12 prospect Max Pentecost extended his hitting streak to 13 games and homered Friday, leading Class A Advanced Dunedin to an 8-4 win at Fort Myers.

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Mariners' Gamboa suspended for nandrolone

Infield prospect handed 56-game ban after positive drug test

By Danny Wild | April 28, 2017 5:15 PM ET

Mariners Minor League third baseman Miguel Gamboa was suspended for 56 games on Friday after testing positive for a steroid.

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Prospect Roundup: Games of April 27

Mets' Lindsay breaks out; Mahle follows up perfecto with gem

By Sam Dykstra | April 28, 2017 12:27 PM ET

New York Mets No. 5 prospect Desmond Lindsay hit his first homer of 2017 and drove in five runs for Class A Columbia, while Cincinnati Reds No. 10 prospect Tyler Mahle followed up his perfect game with another gem for Double-A Pensacola.

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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Toolshed: Harrison finally finding his groove

Brewers No. 22 prospect thriving after two injury-riddled seasons

By Sam Dykstra | April 28, 2017 11:02 AM ET

Milwaukee Brewers No. 22 prospect Monte Harrison's first two full seasons were marred by struggles and injuries. Now he's thriving with the Class A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

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SAL notes: Rockies' Welker making waves

Tourists third baseman drawing comparisons to Nolan Arenado

By Bill Ballew | April 28, 2017 10:08 AM ET

Asheville Tourists third baseman Colton Welker has heard for the past couple of years from a handful of scouts that his abilities are reminiscent of perennial Gold Glover Nolan Arenado.

Bill Ballew 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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On the Road: Frisco's Ambassador of Fun

Michael 'Grubes' Gruber evolves into unlikely ballpark celebrity

By Benjamin Hill | April 28, 2017 10:08 AM ET

While visiting the Frisco RoughRiders' Dr Pepper Ballpark, Ben Hill spoke with the team's "Ambassador of Fun," Michael "Grubes" Gruber.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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