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Prospect Roundup: Games of August 4

Phillies' Medina fans eight; Twins' Larnach reaches five times
August 5, 2019

Phillies RHP Adonis Medina, Double-A Reading: 6 IP, 2 H, 1 R/ER, 1 BB, 8 K -- The only run allowed by the No. 2 Phillies prospect in the Fightins' 9-7 win over Altoona was a first-pitch homer served up to Bligh Madris in the fifth inning. Otherwise, Medina retired

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 15

Phillies' Medina coasts again; Indians' Jones goes yard in EL
July 16, 2019

Phillies RHP Adonis Medina, Double-A Reading: 7 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K -- In his first start in two weeks, the second-ranked Phillies prospect picked up where he left off and did not allow an earned run for his second straight start. Medina faced

2019 Eastern League All-Star Game Rosters Announced

Flying Squirrels host All-Star Game for first time on Wednesday, July 10 at The Diamond
June 24, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. - The Richmond Flying Squirrels, in conjunction with the Eastern League of Professional Baseball, announced the rosters on Monday for the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Game, which will take place at The Diamond on Wednesday, July 10 at 7:05 p.m. The Flying Squirrels are hosting the event for

Reading's Medina puts five zeros on board

Philly's No. 2 prospect allows four hits, whiffs season-high five
5:28 PM EDT

Coming off three starts in which he had given up 12 earned runs in 13 innings, Adonis Medina was looking to get back on track Sunday.Philadelphia's second-ranked prospect scattered four hits and two walks across five shutout innings as Double-A Reading held off Portland, 5-4, at First Energy Field. Medina

Phillies Prospect Primer: Medina locking in

Right-hander ascends as top arm; Bohm hoping for big things
March 27, 2019

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 2019 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Shining star: Adonis Medina, RHPWhen

Phillies' top arms on display in Lakeland

Romero, Medina, Irvin show dominance over seven frames
March 7, 2019

The Phillies brought their top pitching prospects to Lakeland to face the Tigers on Thursday, and the young trio did not disappoint.Philadelphia's seventh-ranked prospectJoJo Romero yielded an unearned run and fanned four over three frames in the 3-1 split-squad victory. Romero lowered his Grapefruit League ERA to 1.13 in his third

Toolshed: 40-man roster protection preview

A system-by-system rundown of ranked Rule 5-eligible prospects
November 16, 2018

With a single transaction, a bunch of prospects are about to take big steps in their careers, while others will be left to await their fate.Next Tuesday, Nov. 20, brings the deadline in which organizations must protect eligible players from the Rule 5 Draft by adding them to their 40-man

Akin spins way to Pitcher of the Week award

Orioles No. 12 prospect picks up two more wins, 13 K's for Bowie
August 20, 2018

Keegan Akin has been solid all season for the Double-A Bowie Baysox, standing atop the Eastern League leaderboard in several key categories while earning All-Star honors last month. On Monday, the left-hander added his first 2018 Pitcher of the Week award to his accomplishments. The Orioles' 12th-ranked prospect posted a

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 15

Phillies' Medina, Orioles' Lowther toss Class A Advanced gems
August 16, 2018

Theme of the daySoutheast is where it's at: It seemed like the Minors' best performances Wednesday took place in the southeastern portion of the United States. Braves No. 13 prospectBryse Wilsonstruck out 13 over eight innings in Gwinnett, Georgia. Marlins No. 22 prospect Joe Dunandhomered twice for Double-A Jacksonville. Twins

Phillies' Medina leads week's best pitchers

No. 73 overall prospect fanned 12 in seven innings for Clearwater
July 23, 2018

The last time Adonis Medina had been on a Florida State League mound, prior to this past week, he gave up seven earned runs on seven hits (including two homers) over 2 2/3 innings at Dunedin on July 9. Then he traveled to Washington as a late addition to the

Medina ties career high with 12 strikeouts

Phillies No. 2 prospect allows just two hits over seven innings
July 21, 2018

When Adonis Medina has all of his stuff working, watch out. Philadelphia's second-ranked prospect showed why Saturday as he matched a career high with 12 strikeouts while allowing just two hits over seven scoreless innings in Class A Advanced Clearwater's 2-1 win over Florida at Spectrum Field. 

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 19

Phils' Medina, Bucs' Holmes stay hot on mound in June
June 20, 2018

Theme of the dayAll of the stars: Tuesday night was one of the most notable on the Minor League calendar with the Southern, California, Carolina, Midwest and South Atlantic Leagues all holding their All-Star Games. The most dramatic of the midsummer classics was in Lansing, with the Midwest League tilt

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 31

Dodgers' Lux keeps showing power; Sox's Beeks adds more K's
June 1, 2018

Theme of the daySee ya: For the second day in a row, the most interesting story in the Minors concerns a player who dominated a single game and was then promoted. On Wednesday, that was Ronny Rodríguez, who hit for the cycle for Triple-A Toledo and moved up to Detroit

Medina twirls seven strong frames

Phillies No. 2 prospect only allows unearned run for Threshers
May 31, 2018

As organizations work to see how prospects develop, one of the many things that pique the curiosity of Minor League coaches and farm directors is how a player handles adversity.Adonis Medina has showed some resiliency after a rocky start in his first season in the Florida State League.

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 8

A's Fowler mashes before callup; Phils' Medina back on track
May 9, 2018

Theme of the nightNo stopping Eloy: What's it going to take?'s No. 4 overall prospect homered as part of his eighth straight multi-hit game for Double-A Birmingham. He's gone 17-for-36 (.472) with three homers and five doubles in that span. Any time any Minor Leaguer goes on a run

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

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 6

Marlins' Dean reaches bases five times; Tigers' Burrows fans 10
August 7, 2017

Yankees 3B Miguel Andújar, Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre: 2-for-4, HR, 2B, 2 RBI, R -- The Yankees' No. 7 prospect saw a 17-game hitting streak -- during which he batted .412 -- end Saturday but got right back on the horse a day later, homering in his first at-bat and adding a double

RiverDogs' Garcia spins six one-hit innings

Yanks' teenager duels Phils' Medina; Rutherford homers late
July 16, 2017

At 19 years old, Rony Garcia needed one start to get adjusted to the South Atlantic League. And he's been lights-out since.The Yankees prospect gave up one hit and struck out five over six innings in his second straight scoreless outing as Class A Charleston edged Lakewood, 2-1, on Sunday

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 6

Mariners' Neidert dominates again; Tigers' Manning goes six
July 7, 2017

Giants RHP Tyler Beede, Triple-A Sacramento: 7 IP, 10 H, 4 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 101 pitches, 66 strikes; 1-for-3, 2B, K -- The Giants' top prospect needed a start like this, even if three errors from his teammates did him no favors. Beede's ERA rose from

BlueClaws' Medina strikes out career-high 12

Phillies No. 15 prospect yields three hits over seven scoreless
June 13, 2017

With a fastball that reaches 98 mph and features movement to boot, Adonis Medina has the ability to dominate on any given night. Tuesday turned into one of those special evenings.Medina struck out a career-high 12 batters and yielded three hits in seven innings as Class A Lakewood defeated Delmarva,

JoJo Romero to Start BlueClaws Opener on Thursday

Followed in rotation by Sixto Sanchez, Ranger Suarez, and Adonis Medina
April 5, 2017

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