Minor League Baseball, American Cancer Society 'Cover Your Bases' sun safety initiative gets underway this Memorial Day

By Minor League Baseball | May 22, 2019 10:59 AM ET

Minor League Baseball is partnering with the American Cancer Society for the third consecutive year on a nationwide initiative to promote sun safety measures and educate baseball fans about the dangers of overexposure to ultraviolet rays.

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Carolina notes: Rangers' Bahr finding rhythm

Wood Ducks righty on stellar run after last year's in-season trade

A fifth-round pick in 2017, Jason Bahr is 2-1 with a 2.04 ERA over seven starts for Down East this season. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

By Damien Sordelett | May 22, 2019 10:33 AM ET

Acquired from the Giants last July, Rangers righty Jason Bahr is settling in with his new organization and the results are starting to show in his second stint with the Wood Ducks.

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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Toolshed: Blankenhorn rebuilding at plate

No. 28 Twins prospect showing power at Double-A Pensacola

Travis Blankenhorn's career high for home runs in a season is 13, set at Class A Cedar Rapids in 2017. (Daniel Venn/Pensacola Blue Wahoos)

By Sam Dykstra | May 22, 2019 10:32 AM ET

Twins No. 28 prospect Travis Blankenhorn has become one of the most powerful hitters in Double-A after almost falling off the prospect map in recent seasons.

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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Prospect Roundup: Games of May 21

Dodgers' Smith homers twice; Astros' Hernandez fans 12

Will Smith recorded his second career multi-homer game and first since April 23, 2017. (Dylan Heuer/Iowa Cubs)

By Chris Bumbaca and Andrew Battifarano | May 22, 2019 10:24 AM ET

Dodgers catcher Will Smith homered twice for Triple-A Oklahoma City, while Astros right-hander Jose Hernandez struck out 12, one shy of his career high for Triple- Round Rock.

Chris Bumbaca is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @BOOMbaca. Andrew Battifarano is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @AndrewAtBatt. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Blue Rocks' Singer hits all the right notes

Top Royals prospect scatters five hits in pro-best seven innings

Brady Singer ranks second in the Carolina League with a 1.14 WHIP and .254 opponents' batting average. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

By Shlomo Sprung | May 21, 2019 10:32 PM ET

Top Royals prospect Brady Singer scattered five hits over a career-high seven scoreless frames in Class A Advanced Wilmington's 2-1, 10-inning win over Salem on Tuesday.

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Manning bounces back in 'Wolves gem

No. 2 Tigers prospect strikes out 10 in 6 2/3 scoreless frames

Matt Manning leads the Eastern League with 68 punchouts over 54 innings this season. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Rob Terranova | May 21, 2019 10:10 PM ET

Detroit Tigers No. 2 prospect Matt Manning worked around two hits and struck out a career-high 10 over 6 2/3 frames as Double-A Erie blanked Hartford, 4-0, on Tuesday.

Rob Terranova is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @RobTnova24. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Cats' Diaz scratches out seven more zeros

Blue Jays No. 23 prospect allows two hits while fanning eight

Yennsy Diaz, who struck out nine in his previous three starts, added eight more whiffs Tuesday. (Christina Carrillo/New Hampshire Fisher Cats)

By Chris Bumbaca | May 21, 2019 9:40 PM ET

Toronto Blue Jays No. 23 prospect Yennsy Diaz stretched his scoreless streak to 15 innings with seven two-hit frames in Double-A New Hampshire's 5-0 victory over Altoona.

Chris Bumbaca is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @BOOMbaca. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Wilson tosses another gem for St. Lucie

Mets right-hander yields one hit over seven scoreless frames

Tommy Wilson stands fifth in the Florida State League with a 2.01 ERA through eight starts this season. (St. Lucie Mets)

By Andrew Battifarano | May 21, 2019 9:07 PM ET

Mets right-hander Tommy Wilson allowed a hit and a walk over a career-high seven innings to lead Class A Advanced St. Lucie to a 3-0 blanking of Dunedin on Tuesday night.

Andrew Battifarano is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @AndrewAtBatt. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Vallimont goes seven hitless for 'Kings

Marlins prospect carries perfect game through six, fans nine

Miami prospect Chris Vallimont's hitless start was his third straight outing of seven innings for Clinton. (Clinton LumberKings)

By Tyler Maun | May 21, 2019 4:02 PM ET

Miami prospect Chris Vallimont took a perfect game through six innings and finished with seven hitless frames as Class A Clinton beat Beloit in a one-hit shutout on Tuesday, 5-0.

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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Prospect Roundup: Games of May 20

Lynch extends scoreless streak; Beer notches three more hits

Daniel Lynch has not yielded a run over his last 13 innings and has 11 strikeouts to two walks over that span. (Andy Grosh/MiLB.com)

May 21, 2019 10:19 AM ET

Royals No. 4 prospect Daniel Lynch scattered three hits and a pair of walks while striking out two over six scoreless frames for Class A Advanced Wilmington, while Astros No. 9 prospect Seth Beer collected three more hits and two RBIs for Double-A Corpus Christi

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