Kernels' Javier busts slump with big game

Twins No. 6 prospect homers twice, drives in six on four-hit day

Wander Javier missed last season and started 2019 late due to a torn labrum in his left shoulder, (Dennis Hubbard/Sports N More Photography)

By Chris Tripodi | July 15, 2019 6:24 PM ET

Minnesota Twins No. 6 prospect Wander Javier was 2-for-44 coming into Monday's game before delivering four hits and six RBIs in Class A Cedar Rapids' 14-7 win over Lansing.

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2019 Futures Game prospects ready to shine

MiLB.com writers pick their players to watch Sunday in Cleveland

Wander Franco is one of four top-five overall prospects headed to this year's Futures Game on Sunday. (Chris Robertson/MiLB.com)

July 5, 2019 10:44 AM ET

Members of the MiLB.com editorial staff select which prospects they are most excited to see put their tools on full display Sunday in the All-Star Futures Game at Cleveland.

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Midseason farm system grades: AL

Rays, Mariners, Indians earn high marks; A's receive incomplete

Brendan McKay struck out 88 over 66 2/3 innings between Double-A and Triple-A before moving to the Majors. (Chris Robertson/MiLB.com)

July 2, 2019 10:52 AM ET

MiLB.com writers Chris Tripodi, Sam Dykstra and Josh Jackson grade how the first half of the 2019 Minor League season has gone for the 15 American League farm systems.

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Solter among five Minor Leaguers suspended

Free agent Aragon, Phillies' Estevez, Martinez, Oropeza disciplined

Matt Solter has a career 16-10 record and 4.67 ERA over 48 Minor League appearances. (David Monseur/MiLB.com)

By Danny Wild and Chris Tripodi | June 28, 2019 5:18 PM ET

Indians right-hander Matt Solter was among five players suspended on Friday after violating Minor League Baseball's drug program.

Danny Wild is an editor for MiLB.com. Chris Tripodi is a producer for MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @christripodi. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Lewis caps two-homer game with walk-off

Top-ranked Twins prospect doubles '19 long ball total in opener

Royce Lewis has 22 homers and 120 RBIs in 239 games since the Twins drafted him first overall in 2017. (Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Tarpons)

By Chris Tripodi and Duane Cross | June 19, 2019 7:44 PM ET

Top Twins prospect Royce Lewis capped his first multi-homer game of the season with a walk-off blast, giving Class A Advanced Fort Myers a 4-3 win over Charlotte in the opener of a doubleheader.

Chris Tripodi is a producer for MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @christripodi. Duane Cross is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @DuaneCrossMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Head of the Class: Full-Season Class A

Rays' Franco, Orioles' Rodriguez live up to hype in first half

Wander Franco has had at least a .390 on-base percentage every month this season. (Chris Robertson/MiLB.com)

By Chris Tripodi | June 17, 2019 10:32 AM ET

Top Rays prospect Wander Franco has shown off his advanced skill set for Bowling Green, while Orioles righty Grayson Rodriguez has thrived as one of the South Atlantic League's youngest players.

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Jones, Lynch headline Carolina All-Stars

Recently promoted Madrigal, Singer, Duran also honored

Wilmington's Daniel Lynch and Lynchburg's Nolan Jones will both represent the North Division. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

By Chris Tripodi | June 11, 2019 10:55 AM ET

Nolan Jones and Daniel Lynch will lead the Carolina League Northern Division All-Star against the Southern Division on Tuesday, June 18 at Frederick's Nymeo Field.

Chris Tripodi is a producer for MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @christripodi. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Robert leads loaded Southern All-Star rosters

Seven Top-100 prospects selected for June 18 showcase in Biloxi

Top White Sox prospect Luis Robert has hit .375/.425/.687 with 11 homers and 18 steals across two levels in 2019. (Danny Parker/MiLB.com)

By Chris Tripodi | June 7, 2019 1:08 PM ET

Top White Sox prospect Luis Robert is one of seven Top 100 prospects headed to the Southern League All-Star Game on June 18 at MGM Park in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Chris Tripodi is a producer for MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @christripodi. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Farm system storylines: May edition

Astros' Alvarez keep blasting off; Mize, Manning compete in Erie

Yordan Alvarez posted a 161 wRC+ over 29 games with Triple-A Round Rock in the month of May. (Jim Redman/MiLB.com)

June 5, 2019 10:31 AM ET

Members of the MiLB.com staff break down who and what stood out in all 30 farm systems during the second month of the 2019 Minor League Baseball season.

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Schulfer, Martinez throw Kernels' no-hitter

Twins right-hander goes five innings in spot start in nightcap

Austin Schulfer has held opponents to a .139 average over 33 2/3 innings this season. (Cassie Rottink/Cedar Rapids Kernels)

By Chris Tripodi | May 22, 2019 7:44 PM ET

Minnesota Twins prospects Austin Schulfer and Jose Martinez combined for a seven-inning no-no as Class A Cedar Rapids beat Burlington, 9-0, in the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader.

Chris Tripodi is a producer for MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @christripodi. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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