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SL Weekly Awards: June 3-9

June 10, 2019

MARIETTA, GA - The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs are proud to announce that Montgomery infielder Kevin Padlo has been named Player of the Week, while Biscuits RHP Sam McWilliams has been named the league's Pitcher of the Week. This marks the second week in a row that a

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 9

Padres' Arias homers twice; Rays' McWilliams posts more zeros
June 10, 2019

Padres SS Gabriel Arias, Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore: 3-for-4, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 3 R -- San Diego's No. 23 prospect hit solo shots in the second and seventh innings before singling to left-center in the eighth for his fourth three-hit game of the season. Arias extended his hitting

Toolshed: 2018 Rule 5 Draft stickiness

Royals, O's picks likely to stay; Jays teenager faces challenge
December 14, 2018

LAS VEGAS -- Getting taken in the Rule 5 Draft is one thing. Sticking to the Major League roster for an entire season as a Rule 5 pick, well, that's a horse of a different color.Fourteen players were given Major League life Thursday when they were picked in the Rule

Martin, McWilliams lead 2018 Rule 5 Draft

Orioles, Royals, Giants make two picks each at Winter Meetings
December 13, 2018

LAS VEGAS -- The Orioles and Royals made the first two picks in the 2018 Rule 5 Draft, and they didn't stop there.The O's selected A's shortstop Richie Martin with the first overall pick and later traded with the Phillies for Dodgers infielder Drew Jackson while the Royals took Rays

SL Weekly Award Winners: June 4-10

June 11, 2018

MARIETTA, GA - The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs are proud to announce that Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp infielder Isan Díaz has been named Player of the Week and Montgomery Biscuits starter Sam McWilliams has been named Pitcher of the Week. Both awards recognize these players' performances for games during

Maris homers in 8-3 loss to Jupiter

Second game of doubleheader cancelled
3:20 PM EDT

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (May 20, 2018) - Peter Maris delivered his third home run of the year Sunday, but the Jupiter Hammerheads defeated the Charlotte Stone Crabs 8-3 at Charlotte Sports Park.The second game of the scheduled doubleheader was cancelled in the second inning. Jupiter (27-15) got the scoring going

Shibuya shines among Pitchers of the Week

Dodgers prospect hurls 15 scoreless innings, including near no-no
July 10, 2017

If a hurler comes within one strike of a no-hitter, he's sure to be on the short list for a Pitcher of the Week honor. If he follows up that gem with six more scoreless innings, well, the other contenders will very likely have to wait their turn.That was the

Toolshed: April's prospect numbers of note

Arroyo's wRC+, Turley's strikeout rate stand out in first month
May 3, 2017

The first Toolshed of each month during the Minor League season will explore the most eye-popping statistics from the previous month. This edition explores noteworthy numbers from Opening Day on April 6 through Sunday, April 30.0.40, Sam McWilliams, Class A Kane County, WHIP: The last time McWilliams made major news

McWilliams adds five hitless to resume

D-backs prospect lowers ERA to 0.45 in fourth start of season
April 26, 2017

Sam McWilliams was aware his time on the mound was going to be limited on Tuesday night, but he made the most of it."I knew I was only going five innings," he said. "They told us all in Spring Training that for the first month we were only going five