2019 Preview: Mobile BayBears

February 15, 2019 11:54 AM ET

After more than two decades of baseball at Hank Aaron Stadium along the southern shores of Alabama, the Mobile BayBears will be relocating following the 2019 Southern League season. Will the BayBears be able to close this final chapter with yet another championship?

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Legend of Stanton's Suns homer lives on

Yankees slugger may have smacked longest blast in Minors

Giancarlo Stanton led the Minors with 21 home runs when he was called by the Marlins on June 8, 2010. (Scott Jontes/MiLB.com)

By Rob Terranova | February 6, 2019 10:02 AM ET

Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton quickly developed a reputation for tape measure dingers in the big leagues, but his longest may have come as the Marlins' top prospect in 2010.

Rob Terranova is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @RobTnova24. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Adell to continue climb at Angels camp

Top prospects Canning, Marsh also get big league invitations

Jo Adell participated in the All-Star Futures Game last summer at the age of 19. (vpbowers.com)

By Daren Smith | January 25, 2019 8:51 PM ET

Top prospect Jo Adell's meteoric rise through the Angels' system continued Friday with an invitation to Major League camp at Spring Training.

Daren Smith is an editor for MiLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Lewis, Kirilloff ticketed for big league camp

Twins' top two prospects receive invitations to Spring Training

In his first full professional season, Royce Lewis hit .292/.352/.451 with 14 homers and 28 stolen bases. (Tom Hagerty/MiLB.com)

By Josh Jackson | January 25, 2019 7:57 PM ET

Top Twins prospects Royce Lewis and Alex Kirilloff have received non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training. It's the first time for both.

Josh Jackson is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @JoshJacksonMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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2019 Preview: Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

January 25, 2019 1:58 PM ET

After a playoff push in 2017, the 2018 Southern League season saw plenty of difficulties for the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. But with a new wave of prospects on the way and a fresh face on the top step of the dugout, 2019 is shaping up to be an exciting season for the Shrimp.

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Martinez, Mussina, Rivera recall MiLB road

Newest Hall of Famers applied lessons in special careers

Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina and Mariano Rivera met the media on Wednesday at the St. Regis Hotel in New York. (Frank Franklin II/AP)

By Kelsie Heneghan | January 23, 2019 9:20 PM ET

Mariano Rivera, Mike Mussina and Edgar Martinez -- members of the the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2019 -- discussed how the Minor Leagues set them up for their special careers.

Kelsie Heneghan is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Duplantier gets D-backs camp invitation

Top prospect posted 2.55 ERA in 16 Double-A starts in 2018

Jon Duplantier gets his first invitation to big league camp, a season after right biceps tendinitis limited him to 74 innings. (Jackson Generals)

By Gerard Gilberto | January 23, 2019 7:39 PM ET

D-backs right-hander Jon Duplantier headlines a group of non-roster invitees to big league Spring Training that includes five ranked prospects.

Gerard Gilberto is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @GerardGilberto4. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Brewers' Hiura gets Spring Training invite

No. 30 overall prospect was Organization All-Star, AFL MVP

Keston Hiura was named Player of the Month for May in the Carolina League after hitting .377. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | January 16, 2019 7:37 PM ET

Top-ranked Milwaukee Brewers prospect Keston Hiura was given a non-roster invite to Major League Spring Training with eight other prospects in the system.

Andrew Battifarano is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @AndrewAtBatt. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Kirilloff named Twins' Player of the Year

No. 30 overall prospect hit .348 with 101 RBIs across two levels

Alex Kirilloff led all Minor Leaguers with 44 doubles and ranked seventh with 101 RBIs. (Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

By Rob Terranova | September 30, 2018 6:24 PM ET

No. 30 overall prospect Alex Kirilloff was named the Twins' Minor League Player of the Year after hitting .348 with 20 homers and 101 RBIs across two Class A levels.

Rob Terranova is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @RobTnova24. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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2018 Southern League Records

A Brief List of Records Tied or Broken During the 2018 Season

September 18, 2018 10:18 AM ET

The 2018 Southern League season was certainly one to remember, with a number of notable names and top prospects making their mark throughout the year. A select few players and teams took things a step further, and have cemented their place in the Southern League's record book.

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