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Louisville lightning: Elly wows with speed, power

Bats' De La Cruz activates record burners on RBI knock
June 2, 2023

Top-ranked Reds prospect Elly De La Cruz's game is defined by speed. MLB Pipeline’s No. 4 overall prospect, De La Cruz boasts high exit velocities off the bat, zips the baseball from the left side of the infield to first inexplicably fast and also can get around the bases quicker

Cartaya starts June like he ended May, with a HR

No. 1 Dodgers prospect goes yard in fourth consecutive game
June 2, 2023

Diego Cartaya, the top-ranked prospect in the Dodgers' organization, has been as potent offensively as advertised over his last eight outings with Double-A Tulsa. While he may have started the season with a .190/.288/.337 slash line in 26 contests, he showed up to Riverfront Stadium for Thursday night's tilt at

Quero backs Top 100 ranking with two HRs

Brewers prospect plates career-high five after entering elite list
May 21, 2023

Jeferson Quero moved into MLB Pipeline's Top 100 Prospects list on Saturday, and wasted no time showing why Sunday. The day after sliding into the No. 100 spot, Quero swatted two home runs in Double-A Biloxi's 9-7 win over Chattanooga. And that wasn't even the most productive outing of the

Their Patriot-ic duty? Hitting homers in same games

Domínguez, Wells both go yard for second time in three contests
May 19, 2023

The Yankees' top two prospects -- Jasson Domínguez and Austin Wells -- have flashed a lot of home run power this season for Double-A Somerset. Lately, they've been taking over games with their pop together. Domínguez, New York's top-ranked prospect, has clubbed six in 31 games, while No. 2 Wells

A 99.2 mph throw Elly's latest elite Louisville feat

Reds' top prospect De La Cruz tosses fastest infield throw of season
May 6, 2023

When the radar guns were brought out to Werner Park on Saturday, they lit up as an impressive 99.2 mph toss crossed not home plate but first base. Top-ranked Reds prospect Elly De La Cruz delivered a perfect throw for an out in Triple-A Louisville's 6-2 loss to Omaha, adding

Luciano's first hit of year flies like a Squirrel

After IL stint, No. 2 Giants prospect tees off in second game back
May 5, 2023

Marco Luciano just got back into the swing of things. After missing the opening month of the season due to a stress fracture in his lower back, MLB Pipeline's No. 20 overall prospect went yard in his second game of the campaign for Double-A Richmond on Thursday. Luciano put his

Hager, Reno offense come up Aces in rout

Shortstop plates 8 as D-backs affiliate falls a run shy of club record
April 28, 2023

Not a single batter in Triple-A Reno's lineup went hitless on Thursday. And Jake Hager, well, he was just powerful perfection at the plate. Keyed by the shortstop's five-hit, eight-RBI night, the Aces racked up a 24-2 victory over visiting Sugar Land. Reno ended up one run short of the