Lewis, Sharp win AFL Week 4 awards

Twins infielder, Nationals right-hander are latest honorees

Royce Lewis and Sterling Sharp were each strong in a short week in the Fall League. (Jennifer Stewart, Buck Davidson)

By Sam Dykstra | October 16, 2019 5:33 PM ET

Top Twins prospect Royce Lewis and Nationals right-hander Sterling Sharp were named Arizona Fall League Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 4.

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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Robert, Madrigal form future for White Sox

Outfielder, second baseman continue quick climbs to Majors

Luis Robert ranked second among all Minor Leaguers with 314 total bases and fourth with 74 extra-base hits. (Laura Wolff/Charlotte Knights)

By Brian Stultz | October 16, 2019 10:34 AM ET

Luis Robert and Nick Madrigal continue to work their way to the big leagues after big seasons that saw both Top 100 prospects break out for their respective White Sox affiliates.

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

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Peterson hits stride en route to Big Apple

Mets lefty learns from season, finds right sequence in desert

David Peterson went 3-6 with a 4.19 ERA in 24 Eastern League starts for Binghamton in 2019. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Kelsie Heneghan | October 16, 2019 10:19 AM ET

Mets southpaw David Peterson learned from a tough season, and he's been working on how to best utilize his four pitches in the Arizona Fall League.

Kelsie Heneghan is a reporter at MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Minor League Baseball, ECHO Incorporated extend partnership

October 16, 2019 9:52 AM ET

Minor League Baseball has announced a partnership extension with ECHO Incorporated, making it the "Official/Exclusive Outdoor Power Equipment of Minor League Baseball" and the "Official Outdoor Power Equipment of Copa de la Diversión."

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Toolshed: FIP and top prospects

Twins' Balazovic among those shining in advanced category

Jordan Balazovic struck out 33.9 percent of the batters he faced during the 2019 season. (Pensacola Blue Wahoos)

By Sam Dykstra | October 15, 2019 10:09 AM ET

Minnesota Twins No. 4 prospect Jordan Balazovic was among the Top-100 pitching prospects to strike out a ton and limit walks and home runs allowed en route to an impressive FIP in 2019.

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Angels' Marsh mashes pair for Solar Sox

Club's No. 2 prospect launches his first two AFL home runs

Brandon Marsh clubbed seven dingers over 96 games in the Southern League this season. (Buck Davidson/Getty Images)

By Rob Terranova | October 15, 2019 12:14 AM ET

Second-ranked Angels prospect Brandon Marsh crushed his first two Arizona Fall League home runs in Mesa's 9-5 loss to Glendale on Monday.

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MiLB reveals 2019 Rawlings Gold Glovers

Pirates' Hayes second Minor Leaguer to win three years in a row

Ke'Bryan Hayes led Minor League third basemen with a .989 fielding percentage in 107 games. (Austin Friedline/Indianapolis Indians)

October 14, 2019 1:57 PM ET

Minor League Baseball and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., have announced the nine recipients of the 2019 Rawlings Gold Glove Award for defensive excellence.

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Elledge not looking past Arizona Fall League

St. Louis' No. 25 prospect focuses on refining craft with Glendale

In 21 games for Triple-A Memphis this season, Seth Elledge limited lefties to a .192 batting average. (Buck Davidson/MLB Photos)

By Duane Cross | October 14, 2019 10:38 AM ET

For Seth Elledge, the future now -- in the Arizona Fall League. For the Cardinals No. 25 prospect, the task at hand is his next relief outing for the Glendale Desert Dogs.

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

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Lewis leads way in AFL Fall Stars Game

Top Twins prospect slugs two-run homer, earns MVP honors

Royce Lewis also played in the Florida State League All-Star Game and the Futures Game this year. (MLB.com)

By Jordan Wolf | October 12, 2019 11:16 PM ET

Top Twins prospect Royce Lewis smacked a two-run homer in his first at-bat to carry the East to a 4-2 win over the West and earn MVP honors at the Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game.

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

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Toolshed: LCS development successes

Ranking top five homegrown talents from the final four clubs

Alex Bregman is in the AL MVP discussion just four years after the Astros took him second overall in the Draft. (Eric Christian Smith/AP)

By Sam Dykstra | October 11, 2019 10:03 AM ET

The final four organizations have leaned heavily on players built up from their own farm systems to get within eight victories of a World Series title.

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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