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Kowar goes eight in Naturals' shutout

Royals No. 5 prospect allows four hits in longest start of career
August 3, 2019

Jackson Kowar's pitching prowess was on full display even as he finished the longest start of his professional career.The Royals' No. 5 prospect gave up four hits and struck out six over eight innings as Northwest Arkansas blanked Tulsa, 8-0, on Saturday night at ONEOK Field.

MiLB announces August Players of the Month

13 of the 16 league honorees are 23 years old or younger
September 6, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball today announced the Player of the Month Award winners for each of the 16 leagues for the month of August. Each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball in recognition of the honor.Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Yankees) right-hander Michael King went 3-0 with

Quakes' Rincon homers in fourth straight

Dodgers prospect has seven homers in 10 Cal League games
August 11, 2018

It took less than two weeks with Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga for Carlos Rincon to match his Midwest League home run total, and he did so in 253 fewer at-bats. The Dodgers outfield prospect bashed his seventh California League homer -- a fifth-inning solo shot -- as the Quakes captured

All-Star derby image storms way to MiLBY award

Ground-level shot of Great Lakes' Rincon voted Photo of the Year
October 27, 2017

Kaitlyn Cole had to get a little dirty to get the winning shot this year."I was lying on the ground, right on the dirt in front of the seats behind home plate," she said.Cole captured Great Lakes slugger Carlos Rincon mashing his final tally in the 2017 Midwest League Home

Ogden Clinches Second Half with Win, Orem Loss

Raptors hold off Idaho Falls as Grand Junction beats Owlz, guaranteeing Ogden will enter playoffs as champion, not wild card
September 9, 2017

The Ogden Raptors entered Friday night's game with a playoff spot in hand, but it was undecided whether they would be the second-half South division champion or the South wildcard.A 7-4 win over cellar-dwelling Idaho Falls, in addition to Grand Junction holding off the Orem Owlz, vaulted Ogden two games

Raptors Clinch Playoff Spot

Ogden scores early and late to outdistance visiting Grand Junction and secure South division playoff berth opposite Orem
September 7, 2017

For two days in Grand Junction, the Ogden Raptors took leads in attempting to clinch a playoff spot, but each time they have disappeared in a barrage of Rockies home runs.Wednesday night in Ogden, the Raptors finally kept Grand Junction from staving off elimination, scoring six runs in the second

Late Home Runs Sink Raptors

Clinching playoff spot will have to wait at least one more day after Rockies barrage
September 4, 2017

The Ogden Raptors entered Monday's matinee at Grand Junction needing just a victory to clinch a playoff spot for the second-straight year.The Raptors came close, but two late Rockies home runs put off the party at least one day thanks to a 7-6 win by the hosts.With Ogden in a

Rincon Drives Raptors Closer to Playoff Spot

Raptors break league home run record and execute biggest comeback win of season thanks to designated hitter's huge night
September 4, 2017

Early celebration turned into a dragging deficit, but in the end the Ogden Raptors prevailed against the Grand Junction Rockies to inch closer to clinching a playoff spot.Shortly after a first-inning home run to break the Pioneer League's single-season team mark, the Raptors found themselves trailing by seven. Ogden didn't

Raptors Crumble in Ninth

Ogden can't hold lead taken in eighth, fall into first-place tie with Orem
September 2, 2017

The Ogden Raptors took a lead into the ninth inning for the first time in three days. That advantage quickly evaporated, as did the Raptors' chances of winning the ballgame. Ogden fell, 10-4, to the Orem Owlz and also dropped into a first-place tie with their adversaries after having sole

Peña, Rincon Lead Second-Straight Win

Starter's four-plus hitless innings, three RBI from designated hitter help Ogden stay three games ahead of Grand Junction
August 29, 2017

Coming off two consecutive rough outings, Adalberto Peña was looking to get back on track against one of the Pioneer League's best offenses.The Ogden Raptors' designated hitter, Carlos Rincon, was searching for consistency after going hitless in his first eight at-bats with Ogden before a home run and single Sunday

Raptors Get Revenge, Hammer Chukars

After losing finale in Idaho Falls, Ogden comes out swinging in 17-6 thrashing
August 27, 2017

The Ogden Raptors, on the verge of completing a four-game road sweep, lost at Idaho Falls Saturday night. Sunday, they put the memory of that four-run output in the past, scoring multiple runs in four separate innings in a 17-6 victory over the Chukars at Lindquist Field.The Raptors remain alone

Thomas blasts into history twice for Great Lakes

After back-to-backs with Rincon twice in first, outfielder hits third
August 3, 2017

Before the Class A Loons sent their pitcher to the mound Thursday, Cody Thomas and Carlos Rincon pulled off a very rare feat in the top of the first inning.An out hadn't been recorded yet when the outfielder and the Dodgers No. 24 prospect belted back-to-back homers. Later in the

Rincon powers Loons for third straight game

Dodgers No. 25 prospect goes deep twice, plates four runs in win
April 10, 2017

Carlos Rincon's production the past few days has been exactly what Class A Great Lakes manager Jeremy Rodriguez expected to see when he put the 19-year-old in the heart of his lineup.The Dodgers No. 25 prospect went yard for the third consecutive game, blasting two home runs and plating four