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Head of the Class: Triple-A

Red Sox hurler Beeks, Angels slugger Blash highlight first half
July 10, 2018

With full-season All-Star Games wrapping up this week, members of the staff look at some of the most notable performers from the first half and predict who could be poised to take off the rest of the way. After looking at the Class A, Class A Advanced and Double-A

Astros' Javier piggybacks way to award

Quad Cities right-hander honored after fanning 18 in 10 innings
May 29, 2018

As a pitcher with Class A Quad Cities this season, Cristian Javier has had to piggyback with his fellow River Bandits. But because of his recent performances, he's earned a recognition all his own. The Astros' No. 18 prospect has been named Midwest League Pitcher of the Week for May

Arteaga, Gomber net weekly awards

Omaha IF collects Minor League-best 16 hits; Memphis LHP allows one run in 14.0 innings
May 28, 2018

ROUND ROCK, Texas - The Pacific Coast League has selected Omaha Storm Chasers infielder Humberto Arteaga and Memphis Redbirds left-hander Austin Gomber it's Player and Pitcher of the Week for the period of May 21-27, 2018, the League office announced Monday.

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 21

Astros' Alcala adds up K's in short stint; Rays' Adames goes deep
May 22, 2018

Theme of the dayBrought to you by the letter K: Angels' No. 11 prospect Jose Suarez set the tone for the day when he struck out 11 in five innings for Double-A Mobile, moving into the Minor League lead with 69 strikeouts in 38 2/3 innings. But he wasn't the only

Halos' Castillo heads Pitchers of the Week

No. 11 Angels prospect earns award after seven no-hit innings
April 30, 2018

Jesus Castillo has been a starter. He's been a reliever. He's been a D-back, a Cub and now an Angel. Currently in his seventh Minor League season, he's finally a Pitcher of the Week. The Angels' No. 11 prospect won his first career Pitcher of the Week award by capturing

Memphis' Gomber celebrates a sweet 16

Cards' No. 14 prospect ties franchise single-game mark with 16 K's
April 23, 2018

When a pitcher strikes out more batters in eight innings than he had in his three previous starts combined, chances are it was a pretty good day.Such was the case for Austin Gomber, who did that and more during a record-setting performance in his fourth Triple-A start.The No. 14 Cardinals

Flaherty rides fast track to St. Louis

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

This offseason, 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

MiLB announces August Players of the Month

September 6, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball today announced its August Player of the Month Award winners for all leagues. Each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball in recognition of the honor.

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 31

Guerrero punches D-Jays' playoff ticket; Acuna builds MLB case
September 1, 2017

Braves OF Ronald Acuña Jr., Triple-A Gwinnett: 3-for-6, 2 RBI, 2 R, 2 K -- The Braves' top prospect continued to push for a September callup with another three-hit performance Thursday night. This was the eighth time in 49 games that the 19-year-old outfielder had collected three or more hits

Springfield's Gomber wins sixth straight start

Cardinals No. 15 prospect carries no-no into seventh, fans nine
August 26, 2017

It was getting late early for Austin Gomber, who knew he was throwing a no-hitter as he took the mound in the seventh inning.The Cardinals' No. 15 prospect also realized the importance of his start on Saturday night, which represented an opportunity to put his club into playoff position with less

Gomber impresses in Springfield encore

St. Louis' No. 15 prospect allows three hits over seven innings
August 10, 2017

To take his game to the next level, Austin Gomber had to learn the importance of focus and consistency. With the help of Double-A Springfield pitching coach Jason Simontacchi, he is starting to make that leap.For the second straight start, St. Louis' 15th-ranked prospect posted seven zeros for Double-A Springfield.

Gomber extends scoreless streak, Cards blank Missions, 2-0

August 10, 2017

San Antonio, TX - LHP Austin Gomber dealt 7.0 scoreless innings to help guide the Springfield Cardinals to the 2-0 shutout win against the San Antonio Missions before 2,947 fans at Wolff Stadium on Wednesday night. With their sixth straight win, coupled with a Tulsa Drillers loss on Wednesday, the

Retooled Gomber shining for Springfield

No. 15 Cardinals prospect fans seven in seven scoreless innings
August 4, 2017

To move forward sometimes requires taking a step back. Such was the case for Austin Gomber, who had to make changes on the mound after struggling earlier this season for the first time in his professional career.Gomber allowed three singles and a walk while striking out seven over seven innings

Gomber and Cards blank Naturals, 2-0, before 8,186 fans

August 4, 2017

Springfield, MO - LHP Austin Gomber dealt 7.0 dominant innings to help lead the Springfield Cardinals to the 2-0 shutout win against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals before the sellout crowd of 8,186 fans at Hammons Field. It marked the second straight sellout to start the four-game series.

Gomber shines as Cardinals down Drillers, 4-1

May 7, 2017

LHP Austin Gomber tossed a stifling seven innings to help pace the Springfield Cardinals to the 4-1 win against the Tulsa Drillers before 5,113 fans at ONEOK Field on Sunday afternoon.

Cardinals win third straight with 6-3 victory in Arkansas

April 21, 2017

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