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State of the System: Cleveland Indians

Jones, middle infielders ready to make an impact in Cleveland
December 15, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s State of the System series evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlighting prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offering a peek at 2021. After the Indians' three-year playoff streak was snapped

Prospects in the Padres' 2020 player pool 

Gore, Patino, Trammell all ready for Major League action
July 8, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Thomas, Franco headline MWL All-Stars

D-backs outfielder, Rays shortstop take home top honors
August 23, 2019

There was plenty of young prospect firepower in the Midwest League this summer, and the Class A circuit's final list of award winners clearly reflects that.D-backs top prospectAlek Thomas was named Most Valuable Player and Rays top prospect Wander Franco took home Prospect of the Year honors as the Midwest

Storm's Arias dazzles with four-hit night

Padres No. 16 prospect triples twice, falls double shy of cycle
August 17, 2019

Gabriel Arias put on nothing short of a hitting clinic on Saturday night.The Padres' No. 16 prospect went 4-for-4 with a homer, two triples, three RBIs and a pair of runs scored in Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore's 7-2 win over Stockton at The Diamond.

Dodgers' Gray leads Pitchers of the Week

No. 5 prospect fans 11 in 11 frames in second week with Tulsa
August 5, 2019

There was a time last week when Josiah Gray thought he might be traded -- again. It's tough to blame him. The 21-year-old right-hander was taken 72nd overall by the Reds in the June 2018 Draft, and six months later, he was moved to the Dodgers as part of the

Cantillo, TinCaps flirt with no-hitter

Padres No. 19 prospect walks three, fans seven in six innings
August 4, 2019

Joey Cantillo had just come off one of the best starts of his young career, but listening to him, you wouldn't have known it."Definitely wasn't my best outing," he said. "My fastball command today was just brutal for the most part."

MiLB announces June Uncle Ray's Players of the Month

July 3, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball today announced the Uncle Ray's Player of the Month Award winners for each of the 10 leagues for the month of June. In recognition of the honor, each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball and Uncle Ray's, the "Official Potato

Aces' Widener picks up Pitcher of the Week

Arizona's third-ranked prospect recorded 14 K's over 11 innings
July 1, 2019

After three straight stellar seasons shot him up to Triple-A Reno to open 2019, Taylor Widener experienced some growing pains with the Aces as his ERA ballooned into the double digits on multiple occasions. As the All-Star break draws near, however, he appears to be correcting course on his early

TinCaps' Cantillo flirts with history

Padres No. 30 prospect carries no-hit bid into seventh, whiffs nine
June 26, 2019

In what's already been an impressive first full year as a professional, Joey Cantillo has raised his game in June. On Wednesday, he took it even further with the best start of his career.The No. 30 Padres prospect carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, eventually allowing two hits with

Thunder's Garcia earns Pitcher of the Week

No. 4 Yankees prospect matched Minors season high with 15 K's
June 24, 2019

Wherever Deivi Garcia has been on the mound this season, he's proven to be dominant with a penchant for strikeouts. He checked off the boxes again last week. The fourth-ranked Yankees prospect was named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week after tying the Minor League season high with 15 strikeouts

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 20

Padres' Urias snaps out of funk, Twins' Lewis goes deep again
June 21, 2019

Padres SS Luis Urías, Triple-A El Paso: 4-for-5, HR, 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 R -- There might not be much left for San Diego's No. 2 prospect to prove in the Minors. Even a brief slump didn't keep Urias down long as he fell a triple shy of the cycle during