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Game of the Year

The most enthralling game this season
Burlington batters its way to 28 runs
Burlington batters its way to 28 runs
Angels' Adell breakso out with eight RBIs in Bees' blowout

The only thing missing was a two-point conversion. Led by top Angels prospect Jo Adell's grand slam and career-high eight RBIs, Class A Burlington defeated Quad Cities by a three-touchdown margin, 28-7, on April 20. Second-ranked prospect Brandon Marsh also hit a slam and finished with seven RBIs for the Bees who had 24 hits. More »

Eugene balks it off to capture NWL crown
Emeralds rally to second championship over past three years

In one of the more 'that's baseball' moments of 2018, Class A Short Season Eugene was crowned Northwest League champions on a game-ending balk. After the Ems rallied to tie the game in the ninth and move the winning run to third and two outs, Spokane hurler Emmanuel Clase stumbled out of the windup and spiked the pitch. Game, set ... balk. More »

FireFrogs fire no-no for 10 frames but fall
FireFrogs fire no-no for 10 frames but fall
Braves' Anderson tosses gem, but Rays' Padlo plays hero

Led by No. 3 Braves prospect Ian Anderson's 7 2/3 hitless innings, Class A Advanced Florida managed 10 no-hit frames ... and lost. Charlotte's Kevin Padlo ended the no-no with a leadoff double in the 11th and slugged a walk-off blast one frame later. More »

San Jose teammates ride bi-cycle
San Jose teammates ride bi-cycle
Brusa completes feat with triple in eighth; Miller joins in ninth

Two players, two cycles, one game -- that's one way to kick off a Minor League season in style. Just a week into the 2018 campaign, No. 25 Giants prospect Jalen Miller and Gio Brusa became the first-known teammates to cycle in the same game during Class A Advanced San Jose's win. More »

Indy duo completes cycle in same inning
Newman, Stallings both finish feat in eighth

Having seen one pair of teammates cycle in the same game earlier in the season, Pirates No. 6 prospect Kevin Newman and Jacob Stallings followed suit Aug. 7. The catch? The duo completed the feat during a four-batter sequence in the same inning for Triple-A Indianapolis. More »

Yada, yada yada: 66ers combine on no-no
Angels' Jason Alexander goes career-best seven in historic effort

What do Seinfeld and Class A Advanced Inland Empire have in common? Truthfully, not much, but right-hander Jason Alexander -- the real-life name of George Costanza -- pitched seven hitless innings May 1 and ... yadda, yadda, yadda ... the 66ers completed the third no-hitter in franchise history. More »

BlueClaws' rally stuns Legends in Game 1
BlueClaws' rally stuns Legends in Game 1
BlueClaws go back-to-back-to-back to erase ninth-inning deficit

Down to their final three outs and trailing by five runs in its South Atlantic League semifinals opener, Class A Lakewood woke up in a big way. Rodolfo Duran hit a three-run homer and No. 7 Phillies prospect Jhailyn Ortiz and No. 29 Nick Maton followed with solo blasts to tie the game. The BlueClaws won two innings later. More »

Lewis bests Mize in battle of top picks
Lewis bests Mize in battle of top picks
Twins No. 1 prospect homers twice in high-profile matchup

Tigers top prospect Casey Mize might have been the new kid on the block, but Twins No. 1 Royce Lewis wasn't quite ready to cede the neighborhood. The last two top overall Draft picks faced off in a late-summer tilt with Lewis' two homers, four hits and five RBIs coming out on top. More »

Redbirds advance on Gallegos' unlikely hit
Cards pitcher sends Memphis to PCL Finals with knock in 10th

There would have been no repeat Pacific Coast League title without a most unlikely hero. Cardinals No. 22 prospect Giovanny Gallegos -- a right-hander pitcher who posted a 2.64 ERA in 30 appearances in 2018 -- hit a walk-off single to send Triple-A Memphis back to the PCL Finals. More »

Cron, Blash duel with three homers apiece
D-backs prospect plates seven; Angels' outfielder powers Salt Lake

June 28 wasn't a scheduled fireworks night at Triple-A Reno's Greater Nevada Field. D-backs No. 20 prospect Kevin Cron and Angels farmhand Jabari Blash didn't get the message, however. The duo crushed three homers apiece and combined for 10 RBIs in the Aces' 14-4 win. More »