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Goats' Tinoco hurls first complete game

Rockies No. 14 prospect yields three hits in rain-shortened shutout
April 25, 2018

Despite a downpour on Wednesday in Hartford, no one could rain on Jesus Tinoco's parade.The Rockies' 14th-ranked prospect pitched a rain-shortened three-hitter for his first career complete game as the Yard Goats beat Double-A Portand, 3-0, at Dunkin' Donuts Park.

Rockies Prospect Primer: Versatility leads way

Top prospect Rodgers, slugger Nevin excelling all over diamond
March 23, 2018

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2018 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Shining star: Brendan Rodgers, SS/INFThis

Bachar's perfect afternoon earns weekly award

Padres prospect combined on one-hitter in fourth TinCaps outing
August 21, 2017

Lake Bachar was perfect for seven innings last Thursday, making him an easy choice when it came to handing out the latest weekly awards. But the right-hander said he wasn't fazed by the gem he threw. "At a certain point, I don't really try to hide from it, because I

Hillcats' McKenzie leads Pitchers of the Week

Indians No. 3 prospect racked up career-high 14 K's in six innings
May 15, 2017

Triston McKenzie didn't just make it look easy last week -- he actually admitted it was.The 19-year-old right-hander earned the Carolina League's Pitcher of the Week award Monday after striking out a career-high 14 over six scoreless innings last Tuesday for Class A Advanced Lynchburg."During starts like this, the game

JetHawks' Tinoco flirts with perfection

Rockies righty sits down 20 in a row over seven scoreless frames
May 11, 2017

After dealing with an abdominal strain in Spring Training, Jesus Tinoco struggled in his first two starts and surrendered six runs on 18 hits in 10 innings.On Thursday, he looked like a completely different pitcher.The right-handed Colorado prospect sat down the first 20 hitters he saw and faced one over the