Top pick Rutschman homers in pro debut

Orioles' No. 1 overall selection blasts solo homer for only hit

The Orioles drafted Adley Rutschman No. 1 overall in last month's Draft. (Cliff Welch)

By Jordan Wolf | July 20, 2019 3:41 PM ET

After the Orioles selected him No. 1 overall in last month's Draft, Adley Rutschman homered in professional debut as the GCL Orioles fell to the GCL Pirates, 6-4.

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Morejon gets call to join Padres 'pen

No. 49 overall prospect makes jump from Double-A Amarillo

Adrian Morejon is averaging 11 strikeouts per nine innings in 16 Texas League starts. (John Moore/Amarillo Sod Poodles)

By Joe Bloss | July 20, 2019 2:07 AM ET

Fourth-ranked Padres prospect Adrian Morejon will be called up from Double-A Amarillo to join the big league club, where he'll work out of the bullpen.

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Olivares powers Sod Poodles' comeback

Padres No. 17 prospect drives in five on two-homer night

Over his last 10 games, Edward Olivares is batting .400 with three homers and 11 RBIs. (John Moore/Amarillo Sod Poodles)

By Dan Stokes | July 20, 2019 12:22 AM ET

Padres No. 17 prospect Edward Olivares went 3-for-4 with two homers and five RBIs, leading Double-A Amarillo to a 12-8 come-from-behind win over Northwest Arkansas.

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Dodgers' Peters powers up again

No. 10 prospect posts second straight two-homer game

DJ Peters is hitting 15-for-39 (.385) with six homers and 11 RBIs in his last 10 games. (Cody Roper/Oklahoma City Dodgers)

By Katie Woo | July 20, 2019 12:02 AM ET

Dodgers No. 10 prospect DJ Peters recorded his second straight two-homer game, powering Triple-A Oklahoma City to an 11-3 victory over San Antonio on Friday night.

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Burke perfect in RoughRiders' one-hitter

Rangers No. 9 prospect retires all 15 batters, strikes out six

Brock Burke has not allowed an earned run in four of his nine starts across three levels this season. (Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

By Duane Cross | July 19, 2019 11:42 PM ET

Rangers No. 9 prospect Brock Burke tossed five perfect innings, striking out six, as Double-A Frisco came within two outs of a no-hitter in a 3-0 blanking of Arkansas on Friday.

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Shrimp's Garrett posts first five-hit night

Marlins outfield prospect homers, doubles, drives in four runs

Stone Garrett is 13-for-21 (.619) with six RBIs and six runs scored in his last five games. (Joshua Tjiong /MiLB.com)

By Brian Stultz | July 19, 2019 11:27 PM ET

Marlins prospect Stone Garrett homered and doubled on a career-high five-hit night, driving in four runs and scoring four times, as Double-A Jacksonville topped Chattanooga, 15-3, on Friday.

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Marlins' Harrison undergoes wrist surgery

No. 85 overall prospect expected to miss four to six weeks

Monte Harrison has a 10-game hitting streak for Triple-A New Orleans but hasn't played since June 27. (Jim Redman/MiLB.com)

By Joe Bloss | July 19, 2019 11:08 PM ET

Marlins No. 2 prospect Monte Harrison underwent right wrist surgery during the All-Star break and is expected to miss four to six weeks, the team announced Friday.

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SeaWolves' Skubal reaches new heights

Tigers No. 17 prospect records career-high 13 strikeouts

Tarik Skubal has recorded six double-digit strikeout outings this season between Lakeland and Erie. (Erie SeaWolves)

By Andrew Battifarano | July 19, 2019 10:25 PM ET

Tigers No. 17 prospect Tarik Skubal recorded a career-high 13 strikeouts, allowing a hit and a walk over six scoreless frames, as Double-A Erie beat Richmond, 6-2, in 10 innings on Friday.

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Three DSL players earn 72-game suspensions

Twins' Medina, D-backs' Mendez, free agent Moya punished

Three Minor Leaguers will miss significant time after testing positive for Stanozolol. (Jeremy Donovan/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | July 19, 2019 5:40 PM ET

Twins pitcher Jesus Medina, D-backs infielder Teofilo Mendez and free agent pitcher Wandy Moya have been suspended 72 games after testing positive for Stanozolol.

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Toolshed: 2018 Trade Deadline in review

Checking in on prospects who joined Rays, O's, other systems

Shane Baz has struck out 27.2 percent of the batters he has faced for Class A Bowling Green this season. (Chris Robertson/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | July 19, 2019 12:44 PM ET

Toolshed checks in on prospects from five of the biggest deals made at least year's Trade Deadline, including those the Rays received for Chris Archer and the Orioles got for Manny Machado.

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