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Ports' Milburn mows 'em down in one-hitter

Athletics right-hander allows just a double over nine innings
August 24, 2018

In spring 2016, Matt Milburn expected to be pursuing his master's degree. On Thursday, he ended up with a Maddux.The right-handed Oakland prospect did not allow a runner until Beau Branton doubled with two outs in the sixth inning and was perfect the rest of the way as Class A

Twins' Thorpe coasts to Pitcher of the Week

Minnesota's No. 11 prospect fanned 19 batters in 12 2/3 frames
July 2, 2018

Lewis Thorpe had one bad day at Montgomery in early June. Southern League hitters have paid the price ever since. The Twins' No. 11 prospect was named Southern League Pitcher of the Week on Monday on the heels of two dominant starts for Double-A Chattanooga. Over his pair of outings

Milburn's Gem Leads Sounds Past Dodgers

Right-Hander Tosses Six Scoreless Inning in Second Triple-A Start
May 26, 2018

Matt Milburn hurled six shutout innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 1-0 win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers in front of 9,782 fans at First Tennessee Park Saturday night.Milburn got the best of a prime pitchers' duel between a pair of youngsters. His six scoreless frames came in

Laureano Leads Sounds to Win in Triple-A Debut

Right Fielder Belts Solo Homer as Sounds Start Homestand With Win
May 21, 2018

Ramón Laureano put together a perfect night at the plate to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 5-4 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in front of 6,321 fans at First Tennessee Park Monday night.The right fielder began the season on the disabled list after suffering an injury in

Milburn racking up K's in return to starting role

July 11, 2017

Similar to their 2016 season, the Snappers' starting pitching has been fantastic once again in 2017. Their rotation is a major factor in Beloit's 3.48 team ERA, which ranks fifth in the Midwest League. While the Snappers have seen starters such as Brandon Bailey and Athletics No. 11 prospect Dakota