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MiLB announces June Uncle Ray's Players of the Month

July 3, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball today announced the Uncle Ray's Player of the Month Award winners for each of the 10 leagues for the month of June. In recognition of the honor, each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball and Uncle Ray's, the "Official Potato

Feliciano powers way to Player of the Week

No. 14 Brewers prospect tallied five homers, 11 RBIs for Mudcats
June 10, 2019

Injuries derailed Mario Feliciano's first crack at the Carolina League, but last week the catcher showed just how dangerous he can be when healthy. Milwaukee's No. 14 prospect hit .429/.500/1.286 for Class A Advanced Carolina from June 3-9, going 9-for-21 with five home runs, a triple and a double to

Toledo's Reyes goes deep twice ... again

Tigers outfielder plates six in second straight multi-homer game
June 5, 2019

Before Tuesday night's game, Victor Reyes had never had a two-homer game in his professional career. Now he has two in as many games. And Triple-A Toledo hitting coach Mike Hessman has no intentions of getting in his way. "Boy, when you get hot like that, you just want to stay away

Reyes, multiple picks headline Rule 5 Draft

Outfielder goes to Tigers; Orioles pick three; Royals, Bucs take two
December 14, 2017

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Eighteen Minor Leaguers were given new life Thursday morning.That's how many players were picked during the Major League phase of this year's Rule 5 Draft, held as part of the Winter Meetings. All 18 will be given chances to crack the MLB roster with their

Robles paces East to AFL Fall Stars victory

Nationals top prospect delivers game-tying single, scores twice
November 4, 2017

On a night that featured some of baseball's best young talent, it was Victor Robles who left the biggest mark in the Arizona Fall League's 12th annual Fall Stars Game. The top Nationals prospect singled in the tying run in the eighth inning and scored twice as the East Division rallied for

Toolshed: Fall League lessons from Statcast

Chavis' power, Florial's arm strength confirmed by new metrics
October 27, 2017

Not the case quite yet, but the Arizona Fall League soon will be the only baseball game in town -- at least stateside anyway. It will become a circuit even more under the microscope as players show off their skills in front of the undivided attention of scouts and other

Reyes nearly hits for cycle in AFL tilt

D-backs No. 19 prospect reaches base four times, plates two
October 25, 2017

Considering Victor Reyes ended 2017 with a .298 career average after five professional seasons, his success in the Arizona Fall League hardly comes as a surprise. Arizona's No. 19 prospect continued to swing a hot bat in the desert Wednesday, falling a home run shy of the cycle as the Salt

Reyes Earns Final Player of the Week Award

Outfielder capped off 2017 with .538 average in final seven games
September 5, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - The season may be over, but the awards have not stopped rolling in for the 2017 Jackson Generals. Outfielder Victor Reyes was named Player of the Week by the Southern League on Tuesday for the period from August 28 to September 4. Reyes becomes the fifth General

Young piles up hits, leads Players of the Week

Cubs' 15th-round pick goes 15-for-23 for playoff-bound Eugene
September 5, 2017

Jared Young was running out of time to make a big impression in his first professional season. He accomplished that and then some last week.The Cubs' 15th-round pick in June, he went 15-for-23 with a homer, three doubles, eight RBIs and nine runs scored over five games for Class A

Prospect Roundup: Games of Sept. 4

Duplantier closes with 1.39 ERA; Shaw goes deep twice in finale
September 5, 2017

Giants OF/1B Chris Shaw, Triple-A Sacramento: 2-for-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, BB, K -- The Giants' No. 2 prospect closed 2017 in style with his second two-homer game of the season. Shaw already had set his career high in long balls entering Monday but will finish with 24 over

Eighth Inning Rally Undoes Generals

Smokies plate three late runs, spoil Duncan's strong start
September 2, 2017

Sevierville, Tenn. - It's not every night that you see a starting pitcher lose in spite of a positive earned run differential. Right-hander Frank Duncan gave up just one unearned run in seven innings of work and drove in a run himself on offense, but the Jackson Generals fell 4-3

Generals Overwhelm Smokies Early

Herum, Keller lead charge to 11-0 victory
September 1, 2017

Sevierville, Tenn. - For a leg up on their toughest opponent in 2017, the Jackson Generals turned to right-hander Brad Keller and third baseman Marty Herum on Friday night. Keller pitched well enough for his tenth win of the year, and Herum drove home five runs as the Generals (33-34,

Young's Gem Evens Series In Pensacola

Jackson survives with just 3 hits in 2-1 win
August 25, 2017

Pensacola, Fla. - There's something to be said for playing in a lot of tight games. The Jackson Generals played their 35th one-run game at Pensacola on Thursday, and they scored a 2-1 victory to knot up the series with the Blue Wahoos.Alex Young (9-8, 3.88 ERA) hurled six innings

Generals Hit Past Shuckers Sunday

Offense scores six runs on 11 hits to take finale in Jackson
August 20, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - The Generals finished off their penultimate home series strong, downing the Biloxi Shuckers 6-2 Sunday night. Victor Reyes and Emilio Bonifácio led the way on offense with two hits apiece, as Jackson scored six runs in a game for the first time since August 7.Jackson (25-30, 62-63)

Generals' Rally At Riverwalk Falls Short

Jackson drops third straight game in Montgomery
August 13, 2017

Montgomery, Ala. - Despite a tied 3-3 score after three innings, the Jackson Generals (60-58, 23-24) suffered their third defeat in as many games, falling 8-5 at Montgomery on Saturday. The Biscuits took the series victory with the win, their 13th over Jackson in 18 tries this season.Kevin Cron and

Romero Made Mortal In Generals Win

Jackson takes early six-run lead, holds on to even series
August 7, 2017

Chattanooga, Tenn. - In what has been a wacky series already, the Jackson Generals drew first blood against one of the best pitchers in the league, and they didn't look back on Monday night. Jackson (22-22, 59-55) clocked Chattanooga's Fernando Romero (11-7, 2.96 ERA) for six runs through the first

Generals Ambush Lookouts With 13 Late Runs

Jackson rallies from 2-1 hole to even series
August 6, 2017

Chattanooga, Tenn. - After 15.2 innings of meager scoring from the Jackson Generals, first baseman Kevin Cron dug deep and stood tall. Batting with two outs in the seventh inning on Saturday night, Cron snapped off a tide-turning two-run single to center field for a 3-2 Jackson lead. The smash

Payamps Twirls Gem, Generals Split Two Thursday

Righty goes the distance in game one, allows just one hit
August 4, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - The Generals split a doubleheader with the Tennessee Smokies Thursday, winning game one 4-0 in seven innings before dropping the nightcap 7-3 in ten innings. Joel Payamps gave Jackson its first complete game in the opener, but the Generals used six pitchers and a position player on

Six-Run Sixth Spurs Generals to Victory

Crowd of 3,639 sees Generals beat Mobile in rubber match
July 29, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - Playing in special jerseys for Shark Week Night, the Generals used a big sixth inning to beat the Mobile BayBears 8-1 on Saturday in Jackson. A crowd of 3,639 was in attendance to see the Generals win the rubber match in the five-game series.Jackson (18-17, 55-50) broke

Denker Drives Generals To Victory

Designated hitter homers, collects 4 RBI; Jackson wins fifth straight
July 27, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - Some teams dink and dunk their way to victory. The Jackson Generals "Denked" their way to a win on Wednesday night, with designated hitter Travis Denker picking up a home run and four RBI to top the Mobile BayBears 5-1 at The Ballpark at Jackson.Denker, a native of

Cron, Generals Light Up Barons, 9-3

First baseman doubles three times; Marzilli, Dugan homer
July 22, 2017

Birmingham, Ala. - What a difference two nights can make. Two games removed from being shut out in back-to-back contests, the Jackson Generals rang up a 9-3 victory over the Birmingham Barons on Saturday, recording seven extra base hits in the process. Kevin Cron doubled three times, Evan Marzilli and Kelly

Young, Generals Hold Off Barons

Offense returns with 11 hits; Moya, Nakaushiro finish it
July 21, 2017

Birmingham, Ala. - Some do it with youth, and some do it with experience. 23-year-old Alex Young sang lead, and the Jackson Generals, with a pair of thirty-year-old starters in the lineup, backed Young up just enough in a 2-1 victory at Birmingham on Friday. The win snapped a four-game skid

Generals Put Out Late In Sunday Duel

Montgomery's Darnell outpitches Jackson's Payamps in 8-3 contest
July 16, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - Some battles are decided early, and some are not. After one Montgomery run scored through six innings at The Ballpark at Jackson, the dam finally broke against the Jackson Generals, who fell 8-3 to Montgomery on Sunday. The Biscuits got tremendous work on the mound from Logan

Leyba Leads Generals To Mississippi Sweep

Shortstop notches three hits as Jackson wins sixth straight
July 13, 2017

Pearl, Miss. - Domingo Leyba showcased his full range of skills on Wednesday, and it helped the Jackson Generals to a season-best moment. The 21-year-old shortstop got three hits (including a home run) off of Mississippi pitching prospect Kolby Allard (5-6, 2.98 ERA), and the Generals won their sixth straight

Keller Comes Through In Mississippi Opener

Right-hander tosses six shutout innings, Jackson wins third straight
July 9, 2017

Pearl, Miss. - Brad Keller learned from his first outing against the Mississippi Braves. After losing that start back in late May, Keller (6-6, 4.69 ERA) threw a gem on Sunday against the M-Braves, shutting out Mississippi over six innings in a 5-0 Generals win. Keller's quality start was his