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Twins prospects up the ante in arms race

Three pitchers crack playoff roster, Lewis earns AFL MVP nod
November 18, 2019

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.Top to bottom, the Twins organization is brimming with confidence. The big club won

Twins' Smeltzer knocking on door to Majors

Childhood cancer survivor using his growing platform to give back
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The tumor was grapefruit-sized, but doctors told Devin Smeltzer the cancerous mass on his bladder resembled a softball. That explanation made more sense for the 9-year-old kid who in a situation of life or death cared more about balls and strikes. As the treatment slimmed Smeltzer's frame and wiped out

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 11

Phils' Bohm hits first FSL homer; Braves' Riley keeps mashing
May 12, 2019

Phillies 3B Alec Bohm, Class A Advanced Clearwater: 3-for-6, HR, 2 RBIs, R -- Philadelphia sent its top prospect to the South Atlantic League at the start of the season, and he earned a promotion after 22 games. Not much has changed in terms of Bohm's production since joining Clearwater

Gore storms his way to first weekly award

Padres No. 2 prospect yet to allow a run in his Cal League debut
April 15, 2019

It's only mid-April, but MacKenzie Gore already has done something in 2019 that he hadn't done at all last season: He's won a weekly award.'s No. 15 overall prospect has been named California League Pitcher of the Week after posting zeros in each of his first two starts with

SL Weekly Awards: April 4-14

April 15, 2019

MARIETTA, GA - The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs are proud to announce that Montgomery Biscuits outfielder Josh Lowe has been named Player of the Week, while Pensacola Blue Wahoos pitcher Devin Smeltzer has been tabbed as the league's Pitcher of the Week. Both awards recognize these players' performances

Smeltzer spins third straight scoreless start

Dodgers left-hander thriving after returning to rotation this season
April 25, 2017

Devin Smeltzer spent the first half-season of his pro career pitching out of the Rookie-level Arizona League Dodgers bullpen. He hopes he never has to go back.The 21-year-old left-hander held his opponent without a run for the third consecutive start, allowing two hits and striking out a career-high eight over