Nats' Robles extends hot spring with homer

No. 4 overall prospect batting .375 to date in Grapefruit League

Victor Robles has two home runs and seven RBIs in 32 at-bats for Washington this spring. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

March 14, 2019 5:58 PM ET

Baseball's No. 4 overall prospect Victor Robles went 2-for-4 with a home run in the Nationals' 10-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.

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White Sox option Jimenez, Cease

Duo to begin season with Charlotte, Robert reassigned

Eloy Jimenez had a .996 slugging percentage in 55 games for Triple-A Charlotte last year. (Ken Jancef/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | March 13, 2019 12:25 PM ET

The Chicago White Sox optioned three of their top four prospects -- Eloy Jimenez (No. 1), Dylan Cease (No. 3) and Luis Robert (No. 4) -- on Wednesday.

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Kieboom muscles up for Nationals

No. 2 prospect goes yard twice, plates three runs off Verlander

Carter Kieboom's perfect night at the plate lifted his Grapefruit League average to .364. (Brynn Anderson/AP)

March 12, 2019 5:04 PM ET

Nationals No. 2 prospect Carter Kieboom homered twice off Justin Verlander, walked and drove in three runs in a 5-3 Grapefruit League victory over the Astros on Tuesday night.

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Farm System Rankings: Overall (20-11)

Angels, Cardinals, A's organizations fall just short of top 10

Jo Adell climbed from Class A Burlington to Double-A Mobile in his first full season in 2018. (Mobile BayBears)

By Sam Dykstra | March 5, 2019 10:09 AM ET

The Angels, Cardinals and A's highlight the list of organizations that just missed the top 10 in MiLB.com's Farm System Rankings for overall talent.

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Nationals' Robles takes center stage

No. 4 overall prospect homers, doubles, scores pair of runs

Victor Robles has 83 at-bats of Major League experience over the last two seasons. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

March 1, 2019 5:07 PM ET

Top Nationals prospect Victor Robles homered, doubled and scored twice to lead the club to a 5-4 Grapefruit League win over the Marlins on Friday.

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The Show Before the Show: Episode 197

Nationals' Sharp talks life as a sinkerballer, dunk contest dreams

February 21, 2019 11:51 AM ET

Nationals prospect Sterling Sharp talks about life as a sinkerballer and his dunk contest dreams on the latest Minor League Baseball podcast.

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Farm system rankings: Position players 10-1

Rays still loaded; Jays have talent to back top prospect Vlad Jr.

Wander Franco notched a 1.004 OPS in 61 Appalachian League games last summer. (Chris Robertson/MiLB.com)

By Kelsie Heneghan | February 13, 2019 10:09 AM ET

With Opening Day just around the corner, MiLB.com takes a look at the state of all 30 farm systems. Here are organizations 10-1, based on the strength of position players.

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Nats' Kieboom, Garcia score spring invites

Nos. 25, 75 overall prospects going to Washington camp

Carter Kieboom and Luis Garcia both played in the Futures Game at Nationals Park in 2018. (Patrick Cavey/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | February 12, 2019 4:50 PM ET

The Washington Nationals extended non-roster invites to Major League Spring Training to No. 25 overall prospect Carter Kieboom and No. 75 Luis Garcia, the club announced Tuesday.

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Fresno reimagines 'Growlifornia' dream

Now Nats affiliate, Triple-A Grizzlies reveal 'forever' logos

The Fresno Grizzlies' new logos honor the history of the club and the California flag.

By Kelsie Heneghan | January 29, 2019 9:57 PM ET

Now the Nationals' Triple-A affiliate, the Fresno Grizzlies unveiled new team colors and logos to reflect the "Growlifornia" theme and the California flag.

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Vlad Jr. tops new prospect rankings

Padres boast 10 players, including Tatis Jr., seven pitchers

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. climbed just two spots from last year's preseason list to achieve his No. 1 ranking. (Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos)

By Gerard Gilberto | January 26, 2019 8:54 PM ET

Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. tops MLB Pipeline's new Top 100 prospect rankings, a spot ahead of Fernando Tatis Jr., one of 10 Padres on the list.

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