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Around the Minors: The week of May 10

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
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Why Walker when you can belt and run? Jordan Walker's still a teenager, but he can hit like a seasoned pro. The sixth-ranked St. Louis prospect sent his second home run of the season a long way for Low-A Palm Beach.

Prospect scouting report: Royals' Lacy

Royals, lucky to have snagged Lacy, see bright future for lefty
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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.

Espinoza dazzles in first outing since 2016

Padres No. 12 Strikes Out Three in Two Innings
May 6, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- The highest-rated San Diego Padres prospect on the 2021 TinCaps roster threw in his first game in over 1,700 days, and didn't disappoint. Anderson Espinoza showcased his blistering fastball and plus command through two scoreless innings, but Fort Wayne fell to the West Michigan Whitecaps, 6-3.

Manoah sets record with 12 K's in Bisons debut

Righty dominates WooSox through six innings of 10-1 win
May 6, 2021

There was dominance in every facet of the game from the Buffalo Bisons Thursday night as they defeated the Red Sox 10-1 to start the season 3-0 for the first time since 2017. The ascendancy began with the 6’6” righty Alek Manoah, who struck out 12 in his first career

Lester, Greene deliver grand slams for Erie

May 5, 2021

The SeaWolves (2-0), one night removed from setting a franchise record for Opening Day runs, teed off again on the Reading Fightin Phils (0-2) for a 14-2 win on Wednesday night at First Energy Stadium. Erie grabbed an early lead in the top of the third inning against Reading starter