Mets' Alonso bolsters spring resume

No. 51 overall prospect collects two more hits, RBI, run scored

Pete Alonso shared the Minor League home run lead last season with 36 across two levels. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

March 22, 2019 7:40 PM ET

Top Mets prospect Pete Alonso continued his red-hot spring with two more hits, an RBI and a run scored in a 15-5 split-squad loss to the Cardinals on Friday.

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Reds reassign Senzel to Minor League camp

No. 6 overall prospect got long look in center before move down

Nick Senzel played 12 games in the Cactus League in his attempt to win a Major League spot this spring. (David Monseur/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | March 22, 2019 2:24 PM ET

The Cincinnati Reds reassigned top prospect Nick Senzel to Minor League camp Friday after he had tried to win the Opening Day center field job this spring.

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Toolshed: Who's the Nats' next phenom?

Garcia, Pineda among those aiming for quick climb to capital

Luis Garcia, who turns 19 in May, has produced a .735 OPS over his first two seasons in the Minor Leagues. (Gary Dize)

By Sam Dykstra | March 22, 2019 12:39 PM ET

The Nationals have been aggressive with talented prospects like Victor Robles and Juan Soto. Toolshed lays out why Luis Garcia and a few others could be next in that line.

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Lowes drill a couple of jacks for Rays

Unrelated Tampa Bay prospects combine for four hits, seven RBIs

Brandon Lowe and Nate Lowe both played for Triple-A Durham in 2018. (Chris Baird/Durham Bulls; Chris Robertson/MiLB.com)

March 21, 2019 4:38 PM ET

Tampa Bay Rays prospects Nate Lowe and Brandon Lowe combined for four hits, two home runs and seven RBIs in an 8-1 win against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday.

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Hiura set for final stage on way to Milwaukee

Drafted in 2017, Brewers top prospect ready for Triple-A debut

Keston Hiura boasts a .333/.387/.551 slash line through 38 big league Spring Training games since last year. (Elaine Thompson/AP)

By Tyler Maun | March 21, 2019 2:55 PM ET

Top Brewers prospect Keston Hiura is headed for Triple-A San Antonio to open the season but may not be there long if his track record is any indication.

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Paddack proving worthy of rotation spot

Padres No. 5 prospect leaving little doubt at Spring Training

Chris Paddack had a 0.82 WHIP and .204 opponents' batting average across two levels last year. (Matt York/AP)

By Katie Woo | March 20, 2019 10:00 PM ET

Fifth-ranked Padres prospect Chris Paddack is using a strong spring to make his case for a spot in the Major League starting rotation.

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D-backs' Widener posts perfect outing

No. 82 overall prospect turns in sharpest game of strong spring

Taylor Widener compiled a 2.75 ERA in 2018, his first season with Arizona after being acquired from the Yankees. (Danny Parker/MiLB.com)

March 20, 2019 5:07 PM ET

D-backs No. 2 prospect Taylor Widener retired all nine batters he faced as Arizona took a perfect-game bid into the seventh in an 11-2 win over the White Sox.

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Reds' Senzel impressing at new position

No. 6 overall prospect battling for Opening Day roster spot

Nick Senzel is batting .300 with three doubles and three RBIs in 10 Cactus League games. (David Monseur/MiLB.com)

By Katie Woo | March 20, 2019 12:28 AM ET

The position may be new to him, but top Reds prospect Nick Senzel is still in the mix to become the team's Opening Day center fielder.

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Overlooked amateur Murphy thriving as pro

Undrafted out of high school, backstop now on Athletics doorstep

Catcher Sean Murphy finished last season with Triple-A Nashville after missing time with an injury. (Mike Strasinger/Nashville Sounds)

By Tyler Maun | March 19, 2019 9:26 PM ET

Oakland's No. 3 prospect Sean Murphy was undrafted and barely recruited out of high school. Five years later, he's one of the top catching talents in baseball.

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Braves' Riley breaks out the power

No. 38 overall prospect belts first Grapefruit League homer

Austin Riley slugged 71 homers in his first four professional seasons, including 19 across three levels in 2018. (John Raoux/AP)

March 19, 2019 7:48 PM ET

Braves No. 5 prospect Austin Riley hit his first spring homer while going 2-for-3 with two runs scored in a 3-2 Grapefruit League loss to the Nationals on Tuesday.

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