Jays' Quinones among four suspended

Right-hander highlights quartet punished for drug violations

Luis Quinones held opponents to a .138 batting average and posted a 0.98 WHIP in 36 2/3 innings in 2019. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Chris Tripodi | September 20, 2019 5:49 PM ET

Blue Jays right-hander Luis Quinones was among four Minor Leaguers suspended by the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball on Friday, receiving an 80-game ban for Nandrolone.

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Dungan, Chukars flying high into Finals

Royals ninth-rounder makes difference in Pioneer semifinals

Clay Dungan had not homered in 43 games since July 17 against Orem. (Stephen Smith/Four Seam Images)

By Chris Tripodi | September 12, 2019 7:05 PM ET

In a game that started Tuesday and ended Thursday, Clay Dungan hit a go-ahead three-run homer as Idaho Falls advanced to the Pioneer League Finals with a 6-4 victory over Billings.

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Olivero, Crim lead Northwest All-Stars

D-backs, Rangers prospects take top honors after big seasons

Deyni Olivero has held opponents to a .214 batting average and walked just 20 batters in 63 2/3 innings. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Chris Tripodi | August 29, 2019 4:00 PM ET

Rangers prospect Blaine Crim and D-backs prospect Deyni Olivero have been named Northwest League MVP and Pitcher of the Year, respectively, as the circuit announced its end-of-season All-Star selections Thursday.

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Lux, Carlson highlight Texas All-Stars

Dodgers, Cardinals prospects ride breakouts to honors

During their time in the Texas League, Dylan Carlson (l) and Gavin Lux were two of the Minor Leagues' top hitters this season.

By Chris Tripodi | August 28, 2019 2:02 PM ET

Top Dodgers prospect Gavin Lux and No. 2 Cardinals prospect Dylan Carlson were two of the Texas League's heavy hitters this season, with Carlson taking home Player of the Year honors.

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Waters, Supak headline Southern stars

Braves, Brewers prospects take home top All-Star honors

From the start of the year until they left the circuit, Trey Supak (l) and Drew Waters dominated the Southern League.

By Chris Tripodi | August 28, 2019 12:03 PM ET

Braves No. 2 prospect Drew Waters and Brewers No. 12 prospect Trey Supak were named Southern League Most Valuable Player and Most Outstanding Pitcher, respectively, the league announced.

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Padres' Abrams leads AZL All-Stars

San Diego's first-round pick matches hype, earns MVP

CJ Abrams had as many stolen bases (14) as strikeouts during his 32-game stint in the Arizona League. (Bill Mitchell)

By Chris Tripodi | August 26, 2019 4:54 PM ET

Padres 2019 first-round pick CJ Abrams was named Arizona League MVP, the league announced, after batting .401/.442/.662 with 14 stolen bases in 32 games.

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Reds' Wynne racks up Pitcher of Week award

Fresh out of indy ball, 26-year-old amasses 25 Ks over 16 innings

Randy Wynne is 4-3 with a 3.47 ERA in 15 appearances -- three starts -- across three levels this season. (Tracy Painter/MiLB.com)

By Chris Tripodi | August 26, 2019 3:07 PM ET

In his second and third affiliated starts, 26-year-old Reds right-hander Randy Wynne struck out 25 batters in 16 innings and matched a season high among Minor League pitchers.

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Manning, Dalbec excel among Eastern elites

Tigers, Red Sox prospects highlight league's All-Star selections

Matt Manning and Bobby Dalbec both proved themselves in their first tastes of the upper Minors at Double-A this season.

By Chris Tripodi | August 23, 2019 1:58 PM ET

MLB.com's No. 27 overall prospect Matt Manning and No. 2 Red Sox prospect Bobby Dalbec were both among the Eastern League leaders in several categories this season.

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Feliciano, Zavolas pace Carolina standouts

Milwaukee prospects sweep top honors among circuit All-Stars

Mario Feliciano struggled offensively in his first exposure to the Carolina League last season. (Chris Baird/MiLB.com)

By Chris Tripodi | August 22, 2019 10:28 AM ET

Brewers prospects Mario Feliciano and Noah Zavolas earned Most Valuable Player and Pitcher of the Year honors, respectively, as the Carolina League announced its postseason All-Stars on Thursday.

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Schmidt spins 6 2/3 scoreless for Thunder

Yankees No. 5 prospect dominates in second Double-A start

Clarke Schmidt has a 3.62 ERA and 127-to-34 strikeout-to-walk ratio across three levels this season. (Michael Dill/Trenton Thunder)

By Chris Tripodi | August 21, 2019 5:36 PM ET

Yankees No. 5 prospect Clarke Schmidt pitched scoreless ball into the seventh inning Wednesday as Double-A Trenton topped New Hampshire, 4-0.

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