Drive's Ward keeps rolling with one-hitter

Red Sox prospect extends scoreless streak to 21 1/3 innings

Thad Ward ranks among the SAL leaders in ERA, strikeouts, WHIP and opponents' batting average. (Gwinn Davis/Greenville Drive)

By Brian Stultz | May 25, 2019 8:05 PM ET

Red Sox prospect Thad Ward tossed a one-hitter, extending his scoreless streak to 21 1/3 innings and pitching Class A Greenville to a 4-0 win over Augusta in the opener of Saturday's doubleheader.

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SAL notes: Rockies' Lavigne remains patient

Tourists first baseman rounding out profile while racking up walks

New Hampshire native Grant Lavinge leads the South Atlantic League with 28 walks in 41 games for Asheville. (Marc Hunt/Asheville Tourists)

By Bill Ballew | May 24, 2019 11:36 AM ET

The 42nd overall pick in the 2018 Draft, Rockies prospect Grant Lavigne knows he possesses plenty of power but wants to stay focused on becoming a complete player with the Tourists.

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O's Rom reels off another scoreless gem

Club's No. 27 prospect hasn't allowed run in May for Shorebirds

Drew Rom has struck out at least five hitters in seven of his eight appearances this season for Delmarva. (Joey Gardner/FotoJoe)

By Katie Woo | May 23, 2019 11:36 PM ET

Baltimore Orioles No. 27 prospect Drew Rom allowed two hits over six innings in his fourth consecutive scoreless start as Class A Delmarva routed Lakewood, 14-0.

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No misprint: 'Dogs' Moops Night a winner

Charleston gives nod to 'Seinfeld,' Trivial Pursuit with promotion

Mitchell Robinson got loose in one of the RiverDogs' custom-made Moops jerseys, which were later auctioned. (Emma Dau Photography)

By Jordan Wolf | May 23, 2019 10:38 AM ET

The Charleston RiverDogs hosted Moops Night on Saturday, paying homage to 'Seinfeld' and the 40th anniversary of the Trivial Pursuit board game with a new jersey and in-game promotions.

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Martin hops to it with pair of walk-offs

Pirates first-base prospect plates seven in doubleheader sweep

Mason Martin stands second in the South Atlantic League in home runs after hitting four by this point in 2018. (Greensboro Grasshoppers)

By Shlomo Sprung | May 19, 2019 9:18 PM ET

Pittsburgh Pirates infield prospect Mason Martin hit two walk-off three-run homers in Greensboro's doubleheader sweep of Lakewood on Sunday.

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Mauricio ties career high with four hits

Mets No. 2 prospect falls triple shy of cycle for Fireflies

Ronny Mauricio is tied for seventh in the South Atlantic League with 43 hits in 38 games. (Jeff Blake/Columbia Fireflies)

By Duane Cross | May 18, 2019 10:09 PM ET

Mets No. 2 prospect Ronny Mauricio went 4-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored, falling a triple shy of the cycle, in Class A Columbia's 9-5 loss to Rome on Saturday.

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Rome's Cullen posts first four-hit game

Braves prospect falls homer shy of cycle, drives in two runs

Greg Cullen ranks seventh in the South Atlantic League with a .396 on-base percentage. (Brian Westerholt/Four Seam Images)

By Andrew Battifarano | May 17, 2019 10:33 PM ET

Braves prospect Greg Cullen collected a career-best four hits and fell a home run shy of the cycle Friday, leading Class A Rome to an 11-3 romp over visiting Columbia.

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Vavra provides bulk of Tourists' offense

Rockies prospect goes 4-for-4 with two homers, two doubles

Terrin Vavra has five games in which he's collected three hits or more so far this season. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | May 13, 2019 3:49 PM ET

Rockies No. 13 prospect Terrin Vavra went 4-for-4 with two homers and two doubles to lead Class A Asheville to a 2-0 win over Greenville in a Monday matinee.

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Smith pedals to rare RiverDogs cycle

Yankees outfield prospect posts Charleston's first feat since '97

Canaan Smith posted his second career four-hit game and his first since Aug. 11, 2017. (Michael Wiser/Charleston RiverDogs)

By Duane Cross | May 12, 2019 7:11 PM ET

New York Yankees outfield prospect Canaan Smith capped the first Class A Charleston feat since 1997 with a long ball in a 13-5 rout of Hickory on Sunday.

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Legends' Cox dazzles for seven innings

Royals No. 22 prospect allows three hits, strikes out eight

Austin Cox lowered his ERA by nearly a full run to 3.89 with the scoreless outing. (Jillian Waitkus/Lexington Legends)

By Brian Stultz | May 12, 2019 5:53 PM ET

Kansas City Royals No. 22 prospect Austin Cox allowed three hits and struck out eight over seven scoreless innings before Class A Lexington dropped a 4-3 decision to Augusta.

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