Avelino, River Cats sweep way to PCL title

Giants No. 28 prospect plates go-ahead runs in eighth inning

Sacramento celebrates the Giants' first Triple-A championship in 42 years. (Sacramento River Cats)

By Jordan Wolf | September 14, 2019 12:31 AM ET

Giants No. 27 prospect Abiatal Avelino drove in the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning as Sacramento beat Round Rock, 7-5, to complete a three-game sweep in the PCL Championship Series.

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Adames puts Cats in PCL driver's seat

Giants infielder hits go-ahead homer for 2-0 lead in Finals

Cristhian Adames batted .278/.366/.532 with 28 extra-base hits and 39 RBIs in 61 games this season. (Sacramento River Cats)

By Michael Avallone | September 12, 2019 1:11 AM ET

Cristhian Adames slugged a tiebreaking homer and drove in two runs as Triple-A Sacramento beat Round Rock, 4-2, to take a 2-0 series lead in the Pacific Coast League Finals.

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Avelino, River Cats walk off in Game 1

Giants No. 27 drives home winning run in ninth inning

Abiatal Avelino is mobbed by teammates after putting Sacramento two wins from a PCL title. (Ralph Thompson/Sacramento River Cats)

By Shlomo Sprung | September 11, 2019 2:10 AM ET

Giants No. 27 prospect Abiatal Avelino delivered a walk-off single in the ninth inning to give Sacramento an 8-7 win over Round Rock in Game 1 of the Pacific Coast League Championship Series.

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A's to call up Luzardo from Triple-A

No. 18 overall prospect will join big league club Monday

Jesus Luzardo allowed three earned runs over his final 21 innings with Triple-A Las Vegas. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Joe Bloss | September 8, 2019 7:19 PM ET

Top A's prospect Jesus Luzardo has been called up from Triple-A Las Vegas to make his Major League debut and will join the big club on Monday in Houston.

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Ferguson, Express book trip to PCL Finals

Astros outfield prospect homers, drives in three to back Whitley

Triple-A Round Rock will play in the Championship Series for the third time in the past 14 years. (Dylan Heuer/Iowa Cubs)

By Duane Cross | September 8, 2019 5:36 PM ET

Houston Astros outfield prospect Drew Ferguson bashed a homer and drove in three runs as Triple-A Round Rock topped Iowa, 10-5, to reach the Pacific Coast League Championship Series.

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Houchins helps River Cats hold off Aviators

Infielder homers on two-hit night as Sacramento forces Game 5

Zach Houchins, who hit his 11th homer on the last day of the season, swatted one in Game 4. (Ralph Thompson/Sacramento River Cats)

By Katie Woo | September 8, 2019 2:29 AM ET

The Sacramento River Cats forced a winner-take-all Game 5 in the Pacific Coast League semifinals, as Zach Houchins' homer helped beat the Las Vegas Aviators.

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Bolt goes yard again to give Aviators edge

A's No. 16 prospect homers in third consecutive playoff game

Skye Bolt racked up 11 homers and 61 RBIs in 89 Triple-A games this season. (Las Vegas Aviators)

By Katie Woo | September 7, 2019 2:22 AM ET

A's No. 16 prospect Skye Bolt homered in his third straight playoff game as Las Vegas thumped Sacramento, 11-4, to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-5 Pacific Coast League semifinals.

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Jones enables Express to walk off again

No. 28 Astros prospect drives in winning run in 10th inning

Taylor Jones had collected 84 RBIs this season before driving in the winning run in Game 2. (Jim Redman/MiLB.com)

By Joe Bloss | September 6, 2019 1:04 AM ET

Houston Astros No. 28 prospect Taylor Jones knocked in the winning run in Triple-A Round Rock's 4-3 win over Iowa in Game 2 of the Pacific Coast League semifinals.

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Ponce de Leon Named PCL Player of the Month

Former Redbirds Pitcher Named August Player of the Month

September 5, 2019 1:27 PM ET

The Pacific Coast League announced Thursday that Memphis Redbirds right-hander Daniel Ponce de Leon has been named the league's Player of the Month for August, following a vote of the League's field managers.

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Rivas' homer rockets Aviators to Game 1 win

Athletics No. 25 prospect drills three-run homer in PCL semifinals

Alfonso Rivas hit .292 with nine homers and 60 RBIs between Stockton and Triple-A Las Vegas this season. (Gordon Donovan/MiLB.com)

By Brian Stultz | September 5, 2019 1:39 AM ET

Athletics' No. 25 prospect Alfonso Rivas smacked a three-run homer in the third inning as Las Vegas pulled away from Sacramento, 9-3, in Game 1 of the Pacific Coast League semifinals.

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