Photos of the Week: April 26 - May 3

Bald eagle highlights a variety of scenes from Florida games

St. Lucie Mets right fielder John Mora makes a diving catch against Clearwater on April 30. (Gordon Donovan/

By | May 3, 2017 12:22 PM ET

Take a look back at the past week in the Minors with some of the best photos from's photographers. Want more? Follow @MiLB on Instagram

Boom: Lakewood BlueClaws center fielder David Martinelli snags a fly ball on April 29 during a South Atlantic League game. (Ken Inness/

Akron RubberDucks center fielder Greg Allen eyes a sinking fly ball against Bowie on April 30. (Patrick Cavey/

Salt Lake's Matt Williams turns a double play against El Paso on April 30. (Brent Asay/

Bowling Green first baseman Nathaniel Lowe breaks his bat on a blooper into left field on April 26. (Steve Roberts/Bowling Green Hot Rods)

Hot Rods third baseman Michael Brosseau avoids Lugnuts catcher Ridge Smith while diving back to touch the plate safely on April 28. (Steve Roberts/Bowling Green Hot Rods)

Bowling Green outfielder Josh Lowe makes a leaping catch in front of a wall of French fries on April 28. (Steve Roberts/Bowling Green Hot Rods)

Tigers prospest David Gonzalez watches a Florida State League game from the Lakeland dugout on May 1. (Tom Hagerty/

A bald eagle takes in a Florida State League game in Kissimmee on April 30. (Rick Nelson/

Tito Polo of the Tampa Yankees waits his turn to bat against the Daytona Tortugas at Steinbrenner Field on April 30. (Cliff Welch/

Jose Azocar of Lakeland eyes a fly ball on April 30. (Rick Nelson/

FireFrogs players pose in the dugout during an FSL game on April 29. (Rick Nelson/

A scout takes notes on Tigers prospect Beau Burrows during a game against the Charlotte Stone Crabs on May 2. (Tom Hagerty/

Florida mascot Striker greets a young fan at the ballpark gate on April 29. (Rick Nelson/

"Miss Salem County Outstanding Teen" Marina Clifford throws out a ceremonial first pitch in Wilmington on May 2. (Ken Inness/

St. Lucie Mets outfielder Jeff Diehl makes a catch at the wall against the Clearwater Threshers on April 29. (Gordon Donovan/

A new baseball gets rubbed with a special mud before a Triple-A game on April 30 in Salt Lake. All balls in the Majors and Minors are covered with a thin coating of "Lena Blackburne Baseball Rubbing Mud." (Brent Asay/

Blue Rocks first baseman Travis Maezes reaches over the wall to catch a foul ball during a game in Wilmington on May 2. (Ken Inness/

Yes, he does look familiar -- that's 37-year-old former National League MVP Ryan Howard stepping in to bat for Triple-A Gwinnett on April 25. The longtime Phillies slugger is trying to get back to the Majors after signing a Minor League deal with the Braves last month. (Joe Territo/Rochester Red Wings)

Kannapolis Intimidators shortstop Max Dutto throws on to first base for a double play as Lakewood BlueClaws third baseman Jose Antequera slides in late on April 29. (Ken Inness/

Tampa Yankees catcher Wes Wilson greets U.S. Army Master Sergeant Jeffrey Lodick before the start of a Florida State League game against the Daytona Tortugas on April 28. Master Sergeant Lodick, who is retiring, was honored before the game by the Yankees. (Cliff Welch/

Drew Ferguson takes a cup of water to the face after hitting the last of Corpus Christi's back-to-back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning on April 29. (Tammy Tucker/

Corpus Christi's Cy Snead tries on his paper cup binoculars during a Texas League game on April 29. (Tammy Tucker/

Home plate umpire John Bacon goes over the lineup with his International League crew before a game between the Rochester Red Wings and the Louisville Bats at Frontier Field on April 29. (Joe Territo/Rochester Red Wings)

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