Dodgers tab Lux top Minor League player

Fourth-ranked Gray named organization's Pitcher of the Year

Gavin Lux began his Triple-A stint with a 16-game hitting streak and went on to bat .392/.478/.719 in 49 games. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Duane Cross | September 19, 2019 8:14 PM ET

Top-ranked Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Gavin Lux and fourth-ranked Josiah Gray were named the organization's 2019 Branch Rickey Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year respectively.

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Stingy Baragar, Cats take Triple-A crown

Giants southpaw spins five scoreless frames, Maris goes yard

With three wins, Sacramento boasts the most Triple-A National Championships since the format began in 2006. (Memphis Redbirds)

By Kelsie Heneghan | September 17, 2019 10:50 PM ET

Behind a strong start by San Francisco Giants lefty Caleb Baragar, the Sacramento River Cats blanked the Columbus Clippers, 4-0, in the Triple-A National Championship.

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Giants, River Cats try new approach

GM Zaidi, manager Brundage provide opportunities, analysis

Sacramento celebrates a walk-off single by Abiatal Avelino in Game 1 of the PCL Finals. (Ralph Thompson/Sacramento River Cats)

By Kelsie Heneghan | September 17, 2019 7:34 PM ET

New Giants executive Farhan Zaidi and River Cats manager Dave Brundage use analytics while putting an emphasis on versatility, development and winning.

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Clippers, Cats gear up for final title game

Resilient Indians, Giants prospects seek Triple-A championship

Columbus' Bobby Bradley and Sacramento's Francisco Pena lead their clubs in Tuesday's title game. (David Monseur, Dave Michael/MiLB.com)

By Kelsie Heneghan | September 17, 2019 10:12 AM ET

Indians affiliate Columbus Clippers and their adaptable hitters take on Giants affiliate Sacramento River Cats and their resilient roster in the Triple-A National Championship on Tuesday.

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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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