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M's Lewis headlines Players of the Week

No. 7 Seattle prospect went 11-for-21 with Double-A Travelers
June 24, 2019

Thanks to his sustained health, Kyle Lewis is getting the most consistent playing time of his career, and lately, he's taking advantage. The Mariners' No. 7 prospect has been named the Texas League Offensive Player of the Week after going 11-for-21 (.524) with two doubles, seven runs scored and seven

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 19

Rockies' Welker homers again; Royals' Rivera drives in five
June 20, 2019

Rockies 3B Colton Welker, Double-A Hartford: 2-for-4, 1 HR, 4 RBIs, 1 BB -- Colorado's No. 2 prospect continued his June power binge with his fourth blast of the month, belting a two-run shot to left field in the bottom of the ninth inning. The third baseman's big fly followed

BlueClaws rally to stun Legends in Game 1

After three straight long balls in ninth, Stokes delivers RBI single
September 10, 2018

Through eight innings, Class A Lakewood had put just one hit on the board against Lexington pitching in the opener of the South Atlantic League's best-of-5 Finals. Then the BlueClaws' bats came to life in the ninth.Rodolfo Duran, Jhailyn Ortiz and Nick Maton belted belted back-to-back-to-back homers to erase a

Marlins' Diaz reels in Player of the Week

Miami's No. 7 prospect batted .565/.667/.739 for Jumbo Shrimp
June 11, 2018

A little more than two weeks ago, Isan Díaz was just returning to the Double-A Jacksonville lineup after being plunked in the head on May 16. It hasn't taken him long to show he's moved on from that potentially scary situation.The Marlins' No. 7 prospect has been named the Southern League

BlueClaws' Ortiz perfect on career night

Phillies No. 5 prospect records first four-hit game, plates a run
June 2, 2018

Jhailyn Ortiz ended his slump on Saturday. Then he buried it.The fifth-ranked Phillies prospect was perfect at the plate in his first career four-hit performance, driving in a run and helping Class A Lakewood to a 7-0 blanking of Hickory at FirstEnergy Park.

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 27

Brewers' Hiura stays scorching in May; Braves' Allard adds gem
May 28, 2018

Theme of the dayLower levels, high excitement: Class A and Class A Advanced may be further away from Major League Baseball, but that doesn't mean the bottom two rungs of the full-season ladder can't provide thrills. No. 19 overall prospect Royce Lewis grabbed headlines with his first career two-homer game for

Phillies Prospect Primer: Sanchez sizzles

Right-hander climbs ranks; Kingery, Eshelman ready for big stage
March 29, 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, MiLB.com takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Loudest tool: Sixto Sanchez, RHPJoe

Hoskins, Kingery power Phillies' All-Stars

First, second baseman make post-rebuild future look bright
November 29, 2017

This offseason, MiLB.com is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.The Phillies feel about ready to pop. The club finished in

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 29

Alford builds case for big league return; Mateo adds more triples
August 30, 2017

Angels RHP Jaime Barria, Triple-A Salt Lake: 5 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 K, 1 HBP, 85 pitches, 52 strikes -- The Angels' No. 8 prospect continued to impress in his second Triple-A start. Barria has yet to allow an earned run over 10 innings

Breazeale, Mendoza among NYPL All-Stars

Ortiz, York headed to Tri-City for Aug. 15 showdown
August 8, 2017

Orioles prospect Ben Breazeale, Phillies outfielder Jhailyn Ortiz and Cardinals third baseman Evan Mendoza were among those selected Tuesday for the New York-Penn League All-Star Game.The trio of prospects will headline the South All-Star squad when it takes on the North on Aug. 15 at Tri-City's Joseph L. Bruno Stadium.