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Herd wins 5-2 behind three homers, Allgeyer debut

Valera, Warmoth and Smith all go deep for Buffalo
May 5, 2021

After picking their spots on opening day, the Buffalo Bisons decided to give the long ball a try Tuesday as the Bisons defeated the Worcester Red Sox 5-2 with all five runs coming via home runs. “After putting together twelve hits last night and then three home runs tonight, whichever

Rojas rides power binge to weekly award

Astros prospect belted six of his seven home runs in last week
May 28, 2019

Joshua Rojas was in the middle of a fine season entering last week, but his last seven games have taken things to another level. The Houston prospect went off at the plate, going 16-for-31 with six homers to cruise to Texas League Player of the Week accolades for the period

Five-run ninth inning dooms River Cats

Breyvic Valera goes 3-for-4 in tough 8-4 loss
April 17, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. - The Sacramento River Cats (6-6) held the high-powered Las Vegas Aviators (10-3) in check for much of the night, but the league's highest scoring offense came on late to take the series opener 8-4.River Cats' starter Tyler Beede was solid once again in his third start

River Cats erupt early, hold on late to defeat Rainiers

Anderson goes five innings with five strikeouts in strong 2019 debut
April 7, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. - Number four Giants prospect Shaun Anderson delivered five strong innings on Saturday evening, his first start of the season for the Sacramento River Cats (2-1). A pair of home runs and two big innings paced the offense to an 11-5 victory over the Rainiers (1-2).Anderson, a

River Cats open 20th season in style with dramatic walk-off win

Beautiful Opening Night at Raley Field capped off by extra-inning victory
April 5, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. - The Sacramento River Cats (1-0) began their 20th season in Sacramento by defeating the Tacoma Rainiers (0-1) 5-4 in the 11th inning on a thrilling walk-off double from second baseman Breyvic Valera.The River Cats were kept quiet early on by a strong start from Rainier's righty

O's get five prospects for Machado

Dodgers send Diaz, Kremer, Bannon, Pop, Valera east
July 18, 2018

The Orioles completed the much-anticipated Manny Machado trade with the Dodgers on Wednesday, acquiring outfielder Yusniel Díaz, right-hander Dean Kremer, third baseman Rylan Bannon and two other prospects.Also going to Baltimore for the four-time All-Star are infielder Breyvic Valera and right-handed reliever Zach Pop, according to multiple reports. Diaz, Kremer,

Flaherty rides fast track to St. Louis

Voit, Valera, Mejia also provide help at Major League level
December 11, 2017

This offseason, MiLB.com is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.For many, the two main metrics of success for a

Mudcats' Harrison headlines week's top hitters

Brewers No. 14 prospect builds on breakout campaign in Carolina
August 7, 2017

This time last year, Monte Harrison was getting ready to return from a stint on the Class A Wisconsin disabled list, the result of a broken hamate bone in his left hand. Two years ago, he had just been placed on the Timber Rattlers' DL with a broken ankle. In

Valera, Rodriguez claim weekly awards

Memphis IF among league leaders in several categories; El Paso RHP tosses one of PCL's best games this year
August 7, 2017

ROUND ROCK, Texas - Memphis infielder Breyvic Valera and El Paso right-hander Bryan Rodriguez have been tabbed the Pacific Coast League's Player and Pitcher of the Week for the period of July 31-August 6, the League office announced Monday. Valera was among the League's weekly leaders in several offensive categories,