Cron claims 2019 Joe Bauman Home Run Award

Aces slugger hit 39 home runs in just 84 Minor League games

Kevin Cron hit 39 homers in just 84 Minor League games in 2019. (Reno Aces)

September 16, 2019 2:58 PM ET

Reno Aces infielder Kevin Cron launched 39 home runs to claim the Joe Bauman Award as Minor League Baseball's 2019 home run king.

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Generals command Southern League again

Vargas helps Jackson wrap up third championship in four years

Jackson became the first Southern League team to win back-to-back titles since Mobile in 2011-12. (Chris Dishman/Jackson Generals)

By Joe Bloss | September 15, 2019 10:32 PM ET

Arizona D-backs righty Emilio Vargas allowed one run over seven frames as Double-A Jackson topped Biloxi, 6-2, in decisive Game 5 for its third title in four years.

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Thomas socks Rawhide to Cal League title

Top D-backs prospect ropes a walk-off double in the 10th inning

Visalia had been 10-34 in the Championship Series since its last title, falling three times in the past five years. (Visalia Rawhide)

By Duane Cross | September 15, 2019 2:19 AM ET

Top Arizona D-backs prospect Alek Thomas belted a walk-off double in the 10th inning to give Class A Advanced Visalia the California League crown with a 4-3 win over Lake Elsinore.

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Basabe puts Rawhide on brink of Cal title

D-backs infield prospect collects three RBIs in Game 3 win

Luis Alejandro Basabe is 5-for-12 (.417) with two extra-base hits in the California League Finals. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Joe Bloss | September 14, 2019 1:57 AM ET

D-backs prospect Luis Alejandro Basabe drove in three runs to push Visalia past Lake Elsinore, 4-2, in Game 3 of the best-of-5 California League Championship Series.

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Varsho lifts Generals to brink of title

D-backs No. 5 prospect posts two hits, RBI in Game 3

Daulton Varsho is 3-for-8 with two doubles, three runs scored and two RBIs in the past two games. (Danny Parker/MiLB.com)

By Duane Cross | September 13, 2019 10:00 PM ET

Fifth-ranked D-backs prospect Daulton Varsho went 2-for-4 with an RBI double as Jackson blanked Biloxi, 2-0, to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-5 Southern League Finals.

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Hops capture third NWL championship

January singles in go-ahead run in winner-take-all Game 5

Hillsboro celebrates the third Northwest League championship in its seven-year history. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Katie Woo | September 12, 2019 2:55 AM ET

Hillsboro won its third Northwest League championship in seven years, beating Tri-City, 3-1, in a winner-take-all Game 5 as Ryan January singled in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning.

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Yanqui, Bartlett propel Rawhide in Game 2

D-backs prospects help even Cal League Championship Series

Yoel Yanqui put up a .272/.358/.442 slash line with six homers, 40 RBIs and 17 steals during the regular season. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Dan Stokes | September 12, 2019 1:47 AM ET

D-backs prospect Cole Bartlett tossed three innings of scoreless relief as Visalia edged Lake Elsinore, 2-1, to square the best-of-5 California League Finals at one win apiece.

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DeLuzio sparks Generals to Game 2 win

Four-run ninth evens Southern League Championship Series

Ben DeLuzio has a five-game playoff hitting streak and has RBIs in his last three contests. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Shlomo Sprung | September 11, 2019 11:37 PM ET

Ben DeLuzio delivered an RBI double to spark a four-run ninth inning as Jackson pulled out a 6-2 victory over Biloxi to even the best-of-5 Southern League Championship Series at 1-1.

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English channels dramatic victory for Hops

Ninth-inning homer puts Hillsboro on brink of Northwest crown

Tristin English hit seven home runs during the regular season for Hillsboro. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Shlomo Sprung | September 10, 2019 2:35 AM ET

Arizona Diamondbacks infield prospect Tristin English belted with a two-run homer in the ninth inning as Class A Short Season Hillsboro outlasted Tri-City, 2-1, in Game 3 of the Northwest League Finals.

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Hops' Yerzy hits walk-off blast in Game 1

Three-run shot stuns Dust Devils in opener of Northwest Finals

Andy Yerzy batted .220/.331/.676 with six homers and 39 RBIs in 63 regular-season games with the Hops. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Dan Stokes | September 8, 2019 2:43 AM ET

D-backs prospect Andy Yerzy smacked a three-run walk-off homer to give Hillsboro a stunning 5-3 victory over Tri-City in Game 1 of the best-of-5 Northwest League Championship Series.

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