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Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 29

Rangers' Alexy fans 10; Tigers' Stewart keeps up hot August
August 30, 2018

Theme of the dayShowing potential in big spots: Triple-A Durham and Class A Advanced Clearwater clinched playoff spots Wednesday night, and both relied on top talent to push them over the edge. The former got a three-homer performance from Austin Meadows -- a former top-100 prospect acquired from the Pirates

IronPigs' Irvin claims pitching honor again

No. 23 Phillies prospect picked up two wins to take weekly award
June 11, 2018

Cole Irvin admits it's not an easy task to have his full repertoire working each start, but he felt it all come together last week with Triple-A Lehigh Valley. The No. 23 Phillies prospect was named the International League's Pitcher of the Week from June 4-10 after picking up two victories

Crawdads' Alexy holds Intimidators hitless

Rangers No. 16 prospect fans seven, walks two over six innings
June 8, 2018

A.J. Alexy wasn't intimidated on Thursday night.The 16th-ranked Rangers prospect tossed six hitless frames to match his longest outing of the season before Class A Hickory walked off with a 2-1, 12-inning win over Kannapolis at L.P. Frans Stadium. He struck out seven and issued a pair of walks.

Crawdads' Alexy fans nine in scoreless start

Rangers No. 17 prospect gives up two hits, pitches 5 2/3 innings
May 19, 2018

A.J. Alexy looked to be headed to another rocky start in his roller-coaster second professional season Saturday.But the Rangers No. 17 prospect, facing Carlos Rodón, ended up going toe-to-toe with the rehabbing Major Leaguer.

Crawdads' Alexy takes no-hitter into sixth

Rangers No. 17 prospect rebounds, strikes out career-high 12
May 4, 2018

A.J. Alexy's first full season in the Rangers organization had not gotten off to the start he'd hoped for in April.That all changed on Friday.

Rangers Prospect Primer: Tool time in Texas

Healthy Matuella on the rise, Calhoun looks to master outfield
April 3, 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, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Major League-ready: Willie Calhoun, 2B/OFCalhoun's

Rangers acquire Calhoun, more for Darvish

Dodgers ship their No. 4, 17 and 27 prospects for All-Star righty
July 31, 2017

The Dodgers and Rangers pulled off a last-minute trade Thursday that could greatly affect this year's playoff picture and the future of at least one prominent prospect.Texas acquired Willie Calhoun, A.J. Alexy and Brendon Davis from Los Angeles for All-Star right-hander Yu Darvish. The three Minor Leaguers were ranked by

Thrown off routine, Alexy shines for Loons

Dodgers No. 28 prospect turns in longest start, posts six zeros
June 14, 2017

For most people in most jobs, a five-minute adjustment in their work schedule is a chance to grab another cup of coffee before heading into a meeting. Starting pitchers are anything but "most people."A.J. Alexy unexpectedly sped up his pregame preparation and rode it to the longest start of his

Win Streak Now at Four

Loons sweep Lake County as early turnaround continues
April 26, 2017

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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