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Jones, Freeman ready to rock for Cleveland

Infield duo took center stage in talent-filled Indians farm system
October 28, 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.The Indians continue to reap the benefits of a solid farm system and remain

Johnson puts Clippers on brink of IL Finals

Indians No. 16 prospect delivers two run-scoring hits in Game 2
September 5, 2019

Sometimes the best way to handle a challenging situation is the less-is-more approach. Count Daniel Johnson among those who subscribe to that theory.Cleveland's No. 16 prospect doubled, singled and drove in two runs as Triple-A Columbus defeated Gwinnett, 7-3, in Game 2 of the International League Governors' Cup semifinals on

Johnson's blast gives Ducks walk-off win in 11 over Baysox

May 15, 2019

RubberDucks Game RecapAkron RubberDucks (17-21) 5 - Bowie Baysox (12-26) 2 (11 innings)WP: Kyle Nelson (1-0) LP: Zack Muckenhirn (0-2) Save: noneSummaryThe Akron RubberDucks and Bowie Baysox engaged in a pitcher's duel Wednesday morning at Canal Park, remaining scoreless until extra innings, but after each team scored two 10th-inning runs,

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 10

Riley homers again; Cards' Gorman goes yard on birthday
May 11, 2019

Braves 3B Austin Riley, Triple-A Gwinnett: 2-for-5, HR, RBI, 2 R -- The fourth-ranked Atlanta prospect continued his power surge, drilling his fourth long ball in as many games. In the first inning, he crushed a 3-1 offering from Pawtucket right-hander Chandler Shepherd over the left field wall for his 13th homer

Eight Current & Former P-Nats Scheduled to Play in the 2018 Arizona Fall League

Three Current P-Nats, Five Former P-Nats, and Current Hitting Coach Luis Ordaz Set to Play for Salt River
August 31, 2018

Woodbridge, VA---A large contingent of both past and present Potomac Nationals will represent the Washington Nationals in the Arizona Fall League come October. In total, eight players plus current hitting coach Luis Ordaz are set to play for the Salt River Rafters in the AFL. Current P-Nats on the Salt

Robles pride of solid Nats system after big '17

Washington has depth beyond hype-worthy, five-tool outfielder
December 20, 2017

This offseason, 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 Nationals, perennial contenders of late, have succeeded with a

Johnson named Nationals' Player of Year

Suero garners pitching kudos, Read honored for contributions
October 3, 2017

Daniel Johnson stood out during his first full season. And now he's being rewarded for it.The Nationals No. 10 prospect was named the club's Minor League Player of the Year while Wander Suero garnered Washington's Minor League Pitcher of the Year honors and Raudy Read earned the Bob Boone Award.

Daniel Johnson Named Washington Nationals 2017 Minor League Player of the Year

Two Other Former P-Nats Take Home Nationals Awards
September 28, 2017

Woodbridge, VA---The Washington Nationals named OF Daniel Johnson  their 2017 Minor League Player of the Year. Johnson, who split time between the Hagerstown Suns and the P-Nats, was one of just 10 players in all of Minor League Baseball to hit at least 20 home runs and steal 20 bases.Beginning the

Toolshed: Nats' Johnson showing many tools

2016 fifth-rounder has 21 homers, 21 steals in first full season
August 23, 2017

There are seven Minor Leaguers with at least 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases, and most of them have very recognizable names. Ronald Acuña Jr. (20 homers, 39 steals), Fernando Tatis Jr. (21 homers, 29 steals), Scott Kingery (26 homers, 27 steals) and Kyle Tucker (21 homers, 20 steals)

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 24

Johnson goes deep in Potomac debut; Sanchez hurls first shutout
July 25, 2017

Nationals OF Daniel Johnson, Class A Advanced Potomac: 3-for-6, HR, 2 RBI, R, K -- Washington switched on their outfield prospect conveyor belt this week, most notably moving No. 7 prospect Andrew Stevenson to the Majors and top prospect Victor Robles to Double-A Harrisburg. But the most impressive debut Monday came

Rays' Gillaspie among Players of the Week

No. 89 overall prospect goes 12-for-25, plates 10 in seven games
June 26, 2017

Casey Gillaspie likely began the season thinking a Major League debut was a significant possibility at some point in 2017. As late as the middle of June, it had become clear that he'd have to start hitting and hitting in bunches, if that was going to happen.Last week brought good

Suns' Johnson touches 'em all twice

Nationals No. 26 prospect slugs Class A-best 15th, 16th homers
June 25, 2017

At this point of the season, it'd be unfair to say anyone is surprised with the power that Daniel Johnson continues to display.The Nationals' No. 26 prospect belted his Class A-leading 15th and 16th homers and drove in three runs to power Class A Hagerstown to an 8-3 victory over Greensboro at

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 14

Marlins' Garrett impresses in second start; Rays' Bauers heats up
May 15, 2017

Rays OF/1B Jake Bauers, Triple-A Durham: 3-for-5, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R -- Patience has been key for the Rays' No. 4 prospect -- who entered Triple-A at just 21 years old and hit .229 with a .619 OPS in 21 April games -- and it's starting to show at

Suns' Johnson belts SAL-best fifth homer

Nationals outfielder raises average to .325; O's Ring goes 4-for-4
April 16, 2017

Daniel Johnson didn't hit his first homer until his second to last at-bat in 2016. But 11 games into this season, Washington's No. 29 prospect leads the South Atlantic League with five long balls. Johnson went 3-for-5 with the homer and three RBIs to lead Class A Hagerstown in a 15-6