Erceg powers Shuckers on historic night

Brewers No. 4 prospect goes 4-for-5 with first Double-A homer

By Josh Horton | April 21, 2018 12:52 AM ET

Brewers No. 4 prospect Lucas Erceg collected a season-high four hits, including his first Double-A homer, to lead the Biloxi Shuckers to a 15-5 win over the Mobile BayBears.

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Hooks' Birk busts out of slump with big night

Astros prospect collects career-high five hits, drives in two runs

By Andrew Battifarano | April 21, 2018 12:21 AM ET

Houston Astros infield prospect Ryne Birk collected a career-high five hits and drove in a pair of runs Friday, helping Double-A Corpus Christi roll to an 11-3 win over Frisco.

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Tides' Rickard perfect on first five-hit night

Orioles outfielder scores run, hikes batting average to .364

By Rob Terranova | April 20, 2018 11:50 PM ET

Orioles outfielder Joey Rickard went 5-for-5 with a run scored in his first career five-hit game Friday, leading Triple-A Norfolk to a 5-2 triumph over visiting Buffalo.

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Tillo takes no-no into seventh for Legends

Royals No. 19 prospect allows two runs over seven innings

By Chris Bumbaca | April 20, 2018 11:17 PM ET

Royals No. 19 prospect Daniel Tillo took a no-hitter into the seventh and allowed two runs over seven innings in Class A Lexington's 9-7 loss to visiting Hagerstown on Friday.

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Alzolay aces Triple-A debut for Iowa

Top Cubs prospect takes no-hitter into sixth inning, fans six

By Vincent Lara-Cinisomo | April 20, 2018 10:58 PM ET

Top Cubs prospect Adbert Alzolay took a no-hitter into the sixth inning in his Triple-A debut and ended up striking out six on Friday as Iowa coasted to a 7-1 victory over visiting Nashville.

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Miller hammers four hits for Jupiter

Marlins No. 11 prospect matches career high, steals fourth base

By Gerard Gilberto | April 20, 2018 10:41 PM ET

Marlins No. 11 prospect Brian Miller registered the third four-hit game of his professional career and stole a base Friday, leading Class A Advanced Jupiter to a 5-2 triumph over St. Lucie.

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Whitecaps' Manning fans career-high 10

Tigers No. 2 prospect runs into trouble in fourth inning of '18 debut

By Josh Horton | April 20, 2018 10:25 PM ET

Tigers No. 2 prospect Matt Manning recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts but allowed three runs over 3 2/3 innings in his season debut Friday as Class A West Michigan beat Great Lakes, 5-4.

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Adell plates eight in Bees' 28-7 blowout

Angels prospect hits one of Burlington's two grand slams in rout

By Sam Dykstra | April 20, 2018 5:58 PM ET

Angels No. 2 prospect Jo Adell went 4-for-6 with a grand slam and a career-high eight RBIs to lead Class A Burlington to a 28-7 win over Quad Cities on Friday afternoon.

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Prospect Roundup: Games of April 19

Brewers' Hiura hits first homer; Riley stays scorching at plate

By Sam Dykstra | April 20, 2018 12:25 PM ET

Brewers prospect Keston Hiura hit his first home run of the season for Class A Advanced Carolina while Yankees prospect Justus Sheffield turned in another strong start for Double-A Trenton.

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Toolshed: Tribe's Hentges growing into himself

No. 17 Indians prospect thriving thanks to Tommy John lessons

By Sam Dykstra | April 20, 2018 10:23 AM ET

Indians prospect Sam Hentges is still relatively new to pitching, and after Tommy John surgery forced him to take a year off, he's growing into himself with Class A Advanced Lynchburg.

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