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Sánchez returns to Jacksonville on rehab assignment

Marlins’ outfielder has been on the injured list since July 16
August 11, 2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Miami Marlins’ outfielder Jesús Sánchez will begin an injury rehabilitation assignment for the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp on Wednesday, as they face off with the Charlotte Knights at 7:05 p.m. at 121 Financial Ballpark.

State of the System: Miami Marlins

Glut of top prospects propelled Miami to playoffs in 2020
November 25, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. The Major League season was barely underway

Toolshed: Prospects with World Series connections

Top-100 talents have ties to Fall Classic, even away from Arlington
October 23, 2020

This is not a World Series for the prospect lover. Then again, not many World Series are. Sure, there are two ranked prospects left -- both from the Rays roster -- and they have their own stories to tell. No. 19 Tampa Bay prospect Randy Arozarena has been one of

Prospects in the Marlins' 2020 player pool

Miami's 10 best prospects all named to Summer Camp roster
July 3, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Top prospects among Marlins re-assignments

Bleday sent to Minors camp; Jazz optioned to Triple-A Wichita
March 10, 2020

The Marlins got an excellent look at the future of the franchise during the first month of Spring Training. But the time has come for some potential stars of tomorrow to head back to the Minor League incubator.Top 100 prospects JJ Bleday, Jazz Chisholm and Jesús Sánchez headline a group

Sanchez goes deep twice for Baby Cakes

Marlins No. 3 prospect collects three extra-base hits, three RBIs
August 2, 2019

The true payoff won't come until he reaches the Majors, but Jesús Sánchez took two more giant steps toward that goal on Friday night.The third-ranked Marlins prospect homered twice and went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs scored to lead Triple-A New Orleans to a 10-6 triumph over Salt Lake

Marlins acquire Sanchez from Rays

Miami adds No. 42 overall prospect to rebuilding farm system
July 31, 2019

Having already added Jazz Chisholm earlier in the day, the Marlins picked up their second Top-100 prospect just before the Trade Deadline.Miami acquired No. 42 overall prospect Jesús Sánchez from the Rays in a four-player deal Wednesday. Right-handed reliever/opener Ryne Stanek also heads to the Marlins as part of the

Rays promote Sanchez to Triple-A Durham

No. 33 overall prospect headed to Minors' top level at 21
July 11, 2019

Another big-time Rays prospect is on the move.Tampa Bay promoted No. 33 overall prospectJesús Sánchez from Double-A Montgomery to Triple-A Durham, the club made official on Thursday. 

Robert leads loaded Southern All-Star rosters

Seven Top-100 prospects selected for June 18 showcase in Biloxi
June 7, 2019

Luis Robert was the Carolina League's best hitter during his short time with Class A Advanced Winston-Salem. Since his late-April promotion to Double-A Birmingham, he's proven himself as the best hitter in the Southern League -- and now he has an All-Star nod to prove's No. 17 prospect headlines a

2019 All-Star Game: North Division Roster

June 7, 2019

MARIETTA, GA - The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs are excited to announce the North Division's initial roster for the 2019 Southern League All-Star Game. This year's contest is scheduled for Tuesday, June 18 at MGM Park in Biloxi, Mississippi with first pitch slated for 6:35pm local time. Votes

Mets' Mazeika among week's top hitters

No. 26 Mets prospect hits four homers, plates 15 for Binghamton
May 20, 2019

Patrick Mazeika doesn't think of himself as a first baseman yet. He was drafted as a catcher. He's on the Double-A Binghamton roster as a catcher. Even if he's made 17 of his 32 starts at first base this season, he still identifies as a catcher. The way he's been

SL Weekly Awards: May 13-19

May 20, 2019

MARIETTA, GA - The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs are proud to name Montgomery Biscuits outfielder Jesús Sánchez the league's Player of the Week and Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp RHP Robert Dugger the Pitcher of the Week. Both awards recognize these players' performances for games during the week of May

McKay shines again on hill for Biscuits

Rays No. 3 prospect allows two hits over five scoreless frames
April 28, 2019

Brendan McKay hasn't been exceptional at the plate to start this season, but he was dominant on the mound again on Sunday.Tampa Bay's No. 3 prospect allowed three hits and a walk while striking out six across five scoreless frames before Double-A Montgomery dropped a 7-3 decision to Birmingham at

Prospect Roundup: Games of April 19

Biscuits' Sanchez finds groove; Clippers' Mathias has big night
April 20, 2019

Rays OF Jesús Sánchez, Double-A Montgomery: 2-for-4, 3 RBIs -- Last season's 27-game stint with the Biscuits following his promotion to the Southern League did not have many positives for Tampa Bay's fourth-ranked propsect. But 2019 is off to a much better start for Sanchez, who plated a pair of

Rays' Sánchez goes yard on three-hit day

No. 38 overall prospect survives collision, drives in four runs
April 7, 2019

Jesús Sánchez already was off to a strong start this season, but he took it to another level Sunday.The Rays' No. 4 prospect went 3-for-5 with his first homer of the year and four RBIs in Double A Montgomery's 11-7 loss to Chattanooga at AT&T Field. He boosted his slash line

2019 Preview: Montgomery Biscuits

March 15, 2019

Last year, the Montgomery Biscuits were just one game away from reaching the Southern League Championship Series. This year the team has retooled as they look to make history by reaching the playoffs for a fifth straight season.2018 RECORD: 79-61, 1st in the Southern League's North Division2018 PLAYOFFS: Lost in

Franco, McKay shine brightly for Rays

Top prospects lead a powerful group of Tampa Bay youngsters
December 12, 2018

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.Finishing third in the American League East did nothing to diminish what Tampa Bay

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

Pujols, Murphy take top FSL honors

Clearwater outfielder, Dunedin right-hander head All-Star list
August 29, 2018

Four of's top 100 prospects were honored by the Florida State League on Wednesday, but it was two players outside their respective farm systems' top 30 that took home the biggest awards in the Class A Advanced circuit.Clearwater outfielder Jose Pujols was named the FSL Player of the Year

Toolshed: Prospects pushing for playoffs

Late-season additions could tip scales as division races heat up
August 10, 2018

Most fans know the impact that players like Manny Machado, Chris Archer and Kevin Gausman -- all dealt before last month's Trade Deadline -- could have on the Major League postseason picture. The hope in all three cases (and many others) is that these additions will provide that extra push

Rays promote Sanchez to Montgomery

No. 31 prospect headed to Double-A after hitting .301 in FSL
August 3, 2018

Jesús Sánchez is leaving Florida, but he's taking one step closer to St. Petersburg.The Rays are promoting's No. 31 overall prospect from Class A Advanced Charlotte to Double-A Montgomery, the Florida State League club announced Friday. Fellow top-100 prospects Jo Adell and Cristian Pache -- both of whom are

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 1

Dodgers' Wong enjoys perfect day; Phils' Irvin improves resume
August 2, 2018

Theme of the dayAlmost no-nos: There were no actual no-hitters in the Minor Leagues on Wednesday, but there were some really close calls. Class A Advanced Florida, led by No. 40 overall prospectIan Anderson, didn't allow a hit for 10 innings before eventually falling, 6-3, to Charlotte. Astros No. 28

Fraley, Sanchez lead Stone Crabs to 9-8 win

Charlotte bullpen hangs on to claim slugfest
July 28, 2018

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (July 28, 2018) - Jake Fraley and Jesús Sánchez both had three hits and drove in multiple runs to lead the Charlotte Stone Crabs to an exciting 9-8 victory over the St. Lucie Mets Saturday night at First Data Field. Fraley reached base in his first

FSL notes: Rays' Sanchez a 'steady' force

No. 35 overall prospect adds Futures Game to growing resume
July 17, 2018

Jesús Sánchez has been a force in the middle of the Charlotte Stone Crabs order.His production at the plate was rewarded when Sanchez received the honor of representing the Tampa Bay Rays on the World Team in the Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game.

Sanchez grand slam powers Crabs to 10-1 win

Bivens goes six strong in win
June 21, 2018

JUPITER, Fla. (June 21, 2018) - Jesús Sánchez' fifth inning grand slam powered the Stone Crabs to a 10-1 win over the Palm Beach Cardinals to start the second half Thursday at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium.The Stone Crabs (1-0, 35-33) racked up 16 hits after posting 18 on Wednesday. Six