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Around the Minors: The week of July 19

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
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July 23

Scouting report: D-backs' Bryce Jarvis

Right-hander's bet on himself paying immediate dividends
@RobTnova24
July 20, 2021

MiLB.com's Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at eighth-ranked D-backs prospect Bryce Jarvis. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

Scouting report: Nick Yorke of the Red Sox

Boston's 2020 first-round pick has talent, confidence to match
@MavalloneMiLB
July 13, 2021

MiLB.com's Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at eighth-ranked Red Sox prospect Nick Yorke. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

On a mission:  Sod Poodles' Tabor twirls no-no

No. 22 D-backs prospect makes history with seven-inning gem
@MavalloneMiLB
July 12, 2021

Two outs away from making history, Matt Tabor saw his chances sinking along with a ball that seemed destined to touch the outfield grass. Yet fate -- with the help of a sparkling catch -- stayed on his side, and one pitch later, his historic feat was complete. With the

Freedom! Looking back at memorable Minors' 4th

Milestone holiday weekend featured big crowds and positive vibes
@BensBiz
July 8, 2021

The Fourth of July is always an important date for Minor League Baseball teams, but this past weekend was extra special. After the cancellation of the 2020 season and a delayed, capacity-restricted start to 2021, this year's festivities represented both a return to normalcy and an opportunity for cathartic celebration.

Around the Minors: The week of June 28

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
July 5, 2021

July 4

Playoffs return to the Minor Leagues

Postseason best-of-5 series for three levels will start on Sept. 21
@Kelsie_Heneghan
July 1, 2021

Dust off your highest hopes because playoff baseball is returning to the Minor Leagues. After the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the 2020 season and pushed back the start of the 2021 campaign, the postseason was tentatively put on hold. But now, it's back for three levels. At the Double-A, High-A and

Around the Minors: The week of June 21

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
June 27, 2021

June 27

Foul's alarm: Batted ball prompts park evacuation 

Barstad's fluke hit triggers sirens, resulting in unique delay of game
@BensBiz
June 23, 2021

A baseball box score beautifully and succinctly tells the story of the game. But there are some things that a box score can't tell you. Take, for instance, what happened during Friday evening's contest between the Low-A Jupiter Hammerheads and visiting St. Lucie Mets. With one out in the bottom

Scouting report: Mariners' Emerson Hancock

Seattle's 2020 first-round pick has the stuff to be a future ace
@MavalloneMiLB
June 22, 2021

MiLB.com's Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at third-ranked Mariners prospect Emerson Hancock. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. The Mariners have been lauded

Around the Minors: The week of June 14

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
June 20, 2021

June 20

Celebrating Juneteenth in the Minors

Teams hosting community celebrations, Negro League tributes
@BensBiz
June 18, 2021

Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, has been observed on June 19 for over 150 years. But now it is a federal holiday. Juneteenth's increased -- and long overdue -- prominence has prompted Minor League teams to stage their own commemorations. Some of these endeavors took

Scouting report: Pirates' Nick Gonzales

Pittsburgh's top 2020 Draft pick already surging in MiLB debut
@tylermaun
June 15, 2021

MiLB.com's Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at second-ranked Pirates prospect Nick Gonzales. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

Around the Minors: The week of June 7

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
June 14, 2021

June 13

Around the Minors: The week of May 31

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
June 6, 2021

Another scary moment Three days after Rays pitcher Tyler Zombro was hospitalized after being struck in the head by a line drive in Durham, Eli Lingos was hit in the face by a line drive during Double-A Akron's game. Manager Rouglas Odor reported postgame that the Cleveland prospect walked off

Pitcher hit in head with line drive, hospitalized

Bulls' Zombro carried off on stretcher; game called in eighth inning
@MavalloneMiLB
June 3, 2021

Triple-A Durham pitcher Tyler Zombro was hit in the head with a line drive in the eighth inning of Thursday night's game, taken off the field on a stretcher and transported by ambulance to a hospital. The Bulls' game against Norfolk at Durham Bulls Athletic Park was called. On Friday,

Scouting report: Phillies' Mick Abel

Right-hander poised to power his way through system
@RobTnova24
June 1, 2021

MiLB.com's Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at top-ranked Phillies prospect Mick Abel. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

Around the Minors: The week of May 24

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
May 31, 2021

May 30

Scouting report: Padres' Robert Hassell III

Last year's eighth overall pick gifted with talent, plate awareness
@MavalloneMiLB
May 25, 2021

MiLB.com's Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at fourth-ranked Padres prospect Robert Hassell III. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. It wasn't a matter

Around the Minors: The week of May 17

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
May 23, 2021

That didn't take long On Saturday, the Cubs' top-ranked position prospect saw his first game action of the season with High-A South Bend. On his second day, Brennen Davis smacked the stuffing out of a baseball.

Appy President Emeritus Landers passes away

May 17, 2021

Longtime Minor League Baseball executive and Appalachian League President Emeritus Lee Landers passed away from natural causes Monday at the age of 83. During the 2017 Baseball Winter Meetings in Orlando, Landers was named the 2017 King of Baseball, an honor that recognizes a veteran of professional baseball for longtime

Around the Minors: The week of May 10

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
May 16, 2021

Putting a bow on it Will Wilson, the No. 12 Giants prospect, caps off another week of Minor League Baseball with an acrobatic feat for the High-A Emeralds.

Get to know the teams in the Low-A West

Fresno joins former Cal League clubs on new eight-team circuit
May 10, 2021

MiLB.com introduces the 11 leagues created by the restructuring of Minor League Baseball across four levels of play. Below is a team-by-team look at the Low-A West, including affiliation, previous circuit and most recent championship. (Note: "Established" refers to the first year of a team's continuous operation in that market

Get to know the teams in the Low-A Southeast

Florida foes move down a level, form familiar 10-team circuit
May 5, 2021

MiLB.com introduces the 11 leagues created by the restructuring of Minor League Baseball across four levels of play. Below is a team-by-team look at the Low-A Southeast, including affiliation, previous circuit and most recent championship. (Note: "Established" refers to the first year of a team's continuous operation in that market

Scouting report: Brewers' Garrett Mitchell

Lefty slugger ready to begin journey with chip on his shoulder
@RobTnova24
May 5, 2021

MiLB.com introduces a new series spotlighting players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at top-ranked Brewers prospect Garrett Mitchell. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.