Tucker takes Express to three-hit night

Astros No. 2 prospect belts two-run homer, scores two times

Kyle Tucker went 9-for-19 (.474) with five extra-base hits and seven RBIs over the past five games. (Round Rock Express)

By Duane Cross | May 24, 2019 2:07 AM ET

Houston Astros No. 2 prospect Kyle Tucker was 3-for-3 with a two-run homer as Triple-A Round Rock lost to San Antonio, 11-6, on Thursday night.

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Report: Rays' McKay headed to Triple-A

Baseball's No. 29 prospect posted 1.30 ERA over 41 2/3 frames

Brendan McKay leads the Southern League with a 1.30 ERA, an 0.82 WHIP and 62 strikeouts in 41 2/3 innings. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Rob Terranova | May 24, 2019 1:07 AM ET

Brendan McKay is expected to head to the International League and start for the Durham Bulls on Tuesday after posting a 1.30 ERA over 41 2/3 innings for the Montgomery Biscuits.

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Madrigal's mad dash for Winston-Salem

No. 5 White Sox prospect swipes career-high three bases

Nick Madrigal has stolen 12 bases in 16 attempts through his first 40 games of the season. (Ben Sandstrom/MiLB.com)

By Michael Avallone | May 23, 2019 11:47 PM ET

Chicago White Sox No. 5 prospect Nick Madrigal walked three times and stole a career-high three bases as Class A Advanced Winston-Salem edged Fayetteville, 4-3, in 10 innings.

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O's Rom reels off another scoreless gem

Club's No. 27 prospect hasn't allowed run in May for Shorebirds

Drew Rom has struck out at least five hitters in seven of his eight appearances this season for Delmarva. (Joey Gardner/FotoJoe)

By Katie Woo | May 23, 2019 11:36 PM ET

Baltimore Orioles No. 27 prospect Drew Rom allowed two hits over six innings in his fourth consecutive scoreless start as Class A Delmarva routed Lakewood, 14-0.

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Lux living large at plate for Drillers

Dodgers No. 2 prospect records four hits in second straight

Gavin Lux leads the Texas League in total bases (95) and runs scored (34) this season. (Tim Campbell/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | May 23, 2019 11:33 PM ET

Los Angeles Dodgers No. 2 prospect Gavin Lux turned in his second straight four-hit performance with a homer in Double-A Tulsa's 8-3 win over Northwest Arkansas.

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Padres' Naylor set for Major League debut

Ninth-ranked San Diego prospect belted 10 homers for El Paso

Josh Naylor ranks fifth in the Pacific Coast League with 55 hits this season. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

By Andrew Battifarano | May 23, 2019 10:48 PM ET

The Padres promoted ninth-ranked prospect Josh Naylor to the Majors after he hit 10 home runs through the first two months of the season for the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas.

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Report: Biggio winging way to Jays

Club's No. 9 prospect hitting career-best .307 with Buffalo

Cavan Biggio has crushed 32 home runs over the past two seasons between New Hampshire and Buffalo. (Buffalo Bisons)

By Andrew Battifarano | May 23, 2019 9:14 PM ET

Ninth-ranked Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio is expected to be promoted to the Major Leagues ahead of Friday's contest against the Padres.

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MWL notes: Hansen ready for anything

Astros prospect shining in River Bandits rotation or out of bullpen

Former University of Oklahoma reliever Austin Hansen is 4-1 with a 1.14 ERA in seven appearances for Quad Cities. (Paul R. Gierhart/MiLB.com)

By Curt Rallo | May 23, 2019 11:23 AM ET

When Austin Hansen kicked off his career last year, he reached three innings only three times, but those stints were enough to convince Astros brass that the former college reliever had a future as a starter.

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On the Road: A new era in Lynchburg

Hillcats name remains amid time of reinvention and improvement

Two "Hill City Rockers" season ticket holders -- who used to bring their own chairs -- enjoy a Hillcats game at Lynchburg City Stadium.

By Benjamin Hill | May 23, 2019 10:52 AM ET

When Ben Hill visited the Lynchburg Hillcats, he found a different gameday experience than that which had existed just a few years prior. What changed?

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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No misprint: 'Dogs' Moops Night a winner

Charleston gives nod to 'Seinfeld,' Trivial Pursuit with promotion

Mitchell Robinson got loose in one of the RiverDogs' custom-made Moops jerseys, which were later auctioned. (Emma Dau Photography)

By Jordan Wolf | May 23, 2019 10:38 AM ET

The Charleston RiverDogs hosted Moops Night on Saturday, paying homage to 'Seinfeld' and the 40th anniversary of the Trivial Pursuit board game with a new jersey and in-game promotions.

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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