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Double-A award winners and All-Stars

Nieporte, Reetz and Gómez claim league MVP honors
November 8, 2022

Minor League Baseball has revealed the end-of-season award winners and All-Star teams for the three Double-A circuits, based on votes cast by league managers. Highlighting the winners for the Eastern League were the Tigers' Quincy Nieporte, who took home MVP honors; Pitcher of the Year Tanner Bibee (Guardians) and Ezequiel

The Road to The Show™: Rockies’ Tovar

No. 28 overall prospect proving to be wise beyond his years
September 20, 2022

Each week, profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at second-ranked Rockies prospect Ezequiel Tovar. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. At the start of the season, many would have

Veen, Romo provide Rocky Mountain hope

Colorado's rebuild shows lots of promise at lower levels of system
November 10, 2021

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.

Fresno blanks Lake Elsinore 3-0 behind superb defense and pitching

Grizzlies earn 7th shutout of season
July 31, 2021

Lake Elsinore, CA (Friday, July 30) – The Fresno Grizzlies (51-25) kept the Lake Elsinore Storm (33-43) offense in hibernation, blanking them 3-0 Friday night from “The Diamond.” Fresno earned their seventh shutout of the season while improving to 20-6 in July, 26-8 against the Low-A West South Division and

A quartet of Grizzlies pitchers calm Storm 3-2 to notch 50th win of season 

Austin Kitchen (4.0 IP), Blair Calvo (3.0 IP), Tanner Propst (1.0 IP) and Robinson Hernandez (1.0 IP) help Grizzlies become 4th MILB team to reach 50 wins
July 30, 2021

Lake Elsinore, CA (Thursday, July 29) – The Fresno Grizzlies (50-25) clawed past the Lake Elsinore Storm (33-42) 3-2 Thursday night from “The Diamond.” Fresno became the fourth team in Minor League baseball to reach the 50-win mark, joining Bowling Green, Charleston and Durham. The Grizzlies improved to 19-6 in

Grizzlies “Weather”ly the Storm 4-1 to stop skid 

Sam Weatherly ties career-high with six innings pitched
July 29, 2021

Lake Elsinore, CA (Wednesday, July 28) – The Fresno Grizzlies (49-25) ended their three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Lake Elsinore Storm (33-41) Wednesday night from Lake Elsinore Diamond. Fresno improved to 18-6 in July, 11-2 on Wednesday’s and 35-5 when allowing three runs or fewer. The Grizzlies

Veen’s monster homer not enough as Grizzlies lose 8-6 to Nuts

Zac Veen goes 2-for-4 to extend hit streak to 11 games
July 25, 2021

Fresno, CA (Saturday, July 24) – The Fresno Grizzlies (48-23) stumbled to the Modesto Nuts (38-33) 8-6 Saturday night from Chukchansi Park. Fresno dropped to 17-4 in the month of July and committed a season-high three errors. Modesto also made a trio of mistakes, the most combined errors in a

Palma, Tovar and Carreras carry Fresno past Modesto 6-3 Friday

The trio of batters combine for five hits and five RBI
July 24, 2021

Fresno, CA (Friday, July 23) – The Fresno Grizzlies (48-22) vanquished the Modesto Nuts (37-33) 6-3 Friday night from Chukchansi Park. Fresno improved to 17-3 in the month of July, 34-4 when allowing three runs or less and 7-0 when Andrew DiPiazza pitches in a game. DiPiazza (4-0) earned the

In a Nutshell: Fresno defeats Modesto 6-3 for 11th consecutive triumph

Zac Veen/Ezequiel Tovar: each blast 10th HR of year; Joe Aeilts: 3 RBI
July 22, 2021

Fresno, CA (Wednesday, July 21) – The Fresno Grizzlies (47-21) scraped past the Modesto Nuts (36-32) 6-3 Wednesday night from Chukchansi Park. Fresno improved to 26 games over .500 and lengthened their win streak to 11 contests, a season-long. The Grizzlies are 16-2 in the month of July and improved

A pair of wild pitches gives Fresno 10th straight victory

Grizzlies improve to 15-2 in July
July 21, 2021

Fresno, CA (Tuesday, July 20) – A pair of wild pitches helped the Fresno Grizzlies (46-21) sneak past the Modesto Nuts (36-31) 2-1 Tuesday evening from Chukchansi Park. Fresno improved to 25 games over .500 and extended their win streak to 10 contests, a season-long. The Grizzlies are 15-2 in

Grizzlies sweep twin bill against Ports to extend win streak to season-long 8 games

Fresno wins game one 16-5 and game two 3-2; Longest win streak in 2021
July 18, 2021

Stockton, CA (Saturday, July 17) Game 1 The Fresno Grizzlies (43-21) sailed to a 16-5 victory over the Stockton Ports (25-39) in Game 1 of the doubleheader Saturday evening from Banner Island Ballpark. Fresno improved to 22 games over .500, 9-1 on the current road trip and won their seventh

Simpson’s solo shot supports Fresno’s one-hit shutout of Stockton

Colin Simpson has gone deep in four straight games; Four Grizzlies pitchers combine for shutout
July 15, 2021

Stockton, CA (Wednesday, July 14) – The Fresno Grizzlies (41-21) blanked the Stockton Ports (25-37) 5-0 Wednesday evening from Banner Island Ballpark. With the triumph, the Grizzlies improved to 20 games over .500 and lengthened their away win streak to five contests, a season-high. Fresno has also scored exactly five

DiPiazza dominates as Fresno clips San Jose 5-3 in 10 innings 

Andrew DiPiazza throws a career-high six shutout innings
July 11, 2021

San Jose, CA (Sunday, July 11) – The Fresno Grizzlies (39-21) edged out the San Jose Giants (37-23) 5-3 in 10 innings Sunday evening from Excite Ballpark. Now halfway through the season, Fresno holds a two-game lead over San Jose for the best record in Low-A West. The Grizzlies won

Weatherly outduels rehabbing Sanchez as Grizzlies roar into 1st place 

Sam Weatherly hurls career-high 6 shutout innings while Aaron Sanchez allows 4 runs
July 11, 2021

San Jose, CA (Saturday, July 10) – Behind a stellar pitching performance and a pair of homers, the Fresno Grizzlies (38-21) shutout the San Jose Giants (37-22) 5-0 Saturday night from Excite Ballpark. Fresno now holds sole possession of the best record in Low-A West and became the first team

Gil goes deep as Grizzlies lose 7-3 to Giants

Mateo Gil whacks fifth wallop of season
July 9, 2021

San Jose, CA (Thursday, July 8) – The Fresno Grizzlies (36-21) saw their road win streak of four games snapped at the hands of the San Jose Giants (37-20) 7-3 Thursday evening from Excite Ballpark. This was the first loss on a Thursday away contest for Fresno in 2021. The

Lavigne’s walk-off homer seals incredible 10-9 comeback for Fresno Saturday night 

Grizzlies trailed 9-2 heading into the 8th
July 4, 2021

Fresno, CA (Saturday, July 3) – In front of a season-high crowd of 9,197, the Fresno Grizzlies (34-19) walked-off on the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (25-27) 10-9 Saturday night from Chukchansi Park. The Grizzlies showed their comeback claws after trailing 9-2 heading into the bottom of the eighth, their largest comeback

Ruff, Grizzlies shake Quakes for third straight evening

Mike Ruff: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 K
July 3, 2021

Fresno, CA (Friday, July 2) – The Fresno Grizzlies (33-19) clawed past the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (25-26) 2-1 in front of a paid crowd of 6,969 Friday evening at Chukchansi Park. Fresno improved to 23-4 when allowing three runs or fewer and 15-1 against the Low-A West South division at

Jump for Joy: Tovar powers Grizzlies to 7-5 win over Rawhide

Ezequiel Tovar smashes seventh homer of season
June 27, 2021

Visalia, CA (Saturday, June 26) – The Fresno Grizzlies (29-18) subdued the Visalia Rawhide (13-34) 7-5 Saturday night from Valley Strong Ballpark. Fresno improved to 15-2 against their Highway 99 foes, outscoring them 111-62. The Grizzlies pitching staff also struck out 17, tying the club-high for the 2021 campaign. Fresno

Fresno suffers another walk-off loss to Visalia 

Both losses to Rawhide in 2021 have come on walk-offs
June 26, 2021

Visalia, CA (Friday, June 25) – It was déjà vu for the Fresno Grizzlies (28-18), as they ached another walk-off loss at the hands of the Visalia Rawhide (13-33), 6-5, Friday evening from Valley Strong Ballpark. For the second time in four nights, the Rawhide scored the game-winning run in

Montano and Tovar lift Fresno past Visalia 7-1

Duo combines for three extra-base hits and four RBI
June 25, 2021

Visalia, CA (Thursday, June 24) – The Fresno Grizzlies (28-17) thrashed the Visalia Rawhide (12-33) 7-1 Thursday night from Valley Strong Ballpark. Fresno improved to 14-1 against Visalia this season, outscoring their Highway 99 rivals 99-51. Every Grizzlies’ starter reached base at least once with four of them notching multi-hit

Weatherly, Grizzlies top Rawhide 3-1 to snap skid  

Fresno’s losing streak halted at four games
June 24, 2021

Visalia, CA (Wednesday, June 23) – The Fresno Grizzlies (27-17) ousted the Visalia Rawhide (12-32) 3-1 Wednesday evening from Valley Strong Ballpark thanks to an outstanding pitching performance. Fresno ceased their four-game losing streak and have now won 13 of 14 against Visalia this season. Three Grizzlies’ arms allowed a

Grizzlies swat four big flies, but falter 10-8 to Ports on Father’s Day

Zac Veen launches first professional clout
June 21, 2021

Fresno, CA (Sunday, June 20) – The Fresno Grizzlies (26-16) crushed four home runs, but it wasn’t enough as they faltered to the Stockton Ports (16-26) 10-8 on Father's Day. With the defeat, Fresno dropped their second series at Chukchansi Park and stretched their losing streak to three games (tied

Grizzlies slug their way past Ports 14-3

Fresno records season-highs in runs (14) and hits (17)
June 16, 2021

Fresno, CA (Tuesday, June 15) – The Fresno Grizzlies (25-12) mashed their way to a 14-3 victory over the Stockton Ports (13-24) Tuesday night from Chukchansi Park. The Grizzlies extended their home win streak to seven games and improved to 6-1 in the first game of a series. Fresno’s offense

Fresno wins series over Modesto thanks to Veen and Tovar

Veen (triple) and Tovar (homer) highlight four-run 3rd
June 13, 2021

Modesto, CA (Sunday, June 13) – The Fresno Grizzlies (24-12) held off the Modesto Nuts (21-15) 5-3 to earn the series win Sunday afternoon from John Thurman Field. 16 of the last 24 games for the Grizzlies have been one or two-run affairs (9-7). Overall, 23 of the first 36

Tovar, Quijada spark Grizz 7-3 comeback against Nuts

Fresno plates five runs in the top of the 8th
June 13, 2021

Modesto, CA (Saturday, June 12) – The comeback claws came out in full force Saturday night as the Fresno Grizzlies (23-12) rallied to defeat the Modesto Nuts (21-14) 7-3 from John Thurman Field. The Grizzlies scored five runs in the top of the eighth to set up a series clinching