Reds invite Lodolo, India to big league camp

Top prospects, former No. 1 picks among 16 non-roster invitees

The Reds selected Nick Lodolo seventh overall in last year's Draft out of Texas Christian. (Dayton Dragons)

By Jordan Wolf | January 10, 2020 8:33 PM ET

The Reds announced Friday that left-hander Nick Lodolo and infielder Jonathan India, two of their top three prospects, are among 16 non-roster players invited to big league Spring Training.

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Jacksonville adds up promo puzzle pieces

Chapter 2: Jumbo Shrimp packing schedule, picking giveaways

Jumbo Shrimp promotions director David Ratz, bottom left, is planning the promo schedule with help from the front-office staff.

By Benjamin Hill | January 9, 2020 10:51 AM ET

In the second part of an ongoing series, MiLB.com's Ben Hill speaks with Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp promo director David Ratz about his team's 2020 promo schedule.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter @bensbiz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Twins' Costello found dead in New Zealand

Infield prospect was set to play in Australian Baseball League

Ryan Costello homered in Game 3 of the Southern League semifinals on Sept. 6. (Daniel Venn/Pensacola Blue Wahoos)

By Daren Smith | November 18, 2019 1:43 AM ET

Minnesota Twins infield prospect Ryan Costello died overnight in Auckland, New Zealand, his Australian Baseball League team announced early Monday. He was 23.

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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D-backs' Varsho sidelined with ankle sprain

Arizona's No. 5 prospect suffered injury in Premier12 tournament

Daulton Varsho has crushed 37 home runs since being drafted in 2017. (Danny Parker/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | November 14, 2019 8:20 PM ET

Fifth-ranked Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Daulton Varsho suffered a Grade 3 ankle sprain and is expected to be in a walking boot for two weeks, Arizona general manager Mike Hazen told reporters Thursday.

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Larnach caps season with Twins' honor

No. 78 overall prospect starred at two levels in first full season

Trevor Larnach was promoted to Double-A on July 16 after playing in the Florida State League All-Star Game. (Pensacola Blue Wahoos)

By Tyler Maun | September 29, 2019 4:30 PM ET

The Twins named Trevor Larnach, MLB.com's No. 78 overall prospect its 2019 Minor League Player of the Year on Sunday. Right-hander Randy Dobnak took home Pitcher of the Year honors.

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Marlins name Sanchez Pitcher of the Year

No. 23 overall prospect went 8-4 with 2.53 ERA at Double-A

Sixto Sanchez hurled 24 consecutive scoreless innings from July 23-Aug. 10 for Jacksonville. (Ed Gardner/MiLB.com)

By Brian Stultz | September 21, 2019 12:47 PM ET

Top Marlins prospect Sixto Sanchez has been named the organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Year and MVP for Double-A Jacksonville after going 8-4 with a 2.53 ERA.

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Generals command Southern League again

Vargas helps Jackson wrap up third championship in four years

Jackson became the first Southern League team to win back-to-back titles since Mobile in 2011-12. (Chris Dishman/Jackson Generals)

By Joe Bloss | September 15, 2019 10:32 PM ET

Arizona D-backs righty Emilio Vargas allowed one run over seven frames as Double-A Jackson topped Biloxi, 6-2, in decisive Game 5 for its third title in four years.

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Gatewood helps Biloxi stave off elimination

Brewers prospect homers as Shuckers force SL Finals Game 5

Jake Gatewood has amassed 74 career regular-season homers in the Minor Leagues. (Ed Gardner/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | September 14, 2019 10:40 PM ET

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Jake Gatewood launched his fourth home run of the postseason to lead Double-A Biloxi past Jackson, 4-2, and force a Game 5 in the Southern League Finals.

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Varsho lifts Generals to brink of title

D-backs No. 5 prospect posts two hits, RBI in Game 3

Daulton Varsho is 3-for-8 with two doubles, three runs scored and two RBIs in the past two games. (Danny Parker/MiLB.com)

By Duane Cross | September 13, 2019 10:00 PM ET

Fifth-ranked D-backs prospect Daulton Varsho went 2-for-4 with an RBI double as Jackson blanked Biloxi, 2-0, to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-5 Southern League Finals.

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DeLuzio sparks Generals to Game 2 win

Four-run ninth evens Southern League Championship Series

Ben DeLuzio has a five-game playoff hitting streak and has RBIs in his last three contests. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Shlomo Sprung | September 11, 2019 11:37 PM ET

Ben DeLuzio delivered an RBI double to spark a four-run ninth inning as Jackson pulled out a 6-2 victory over Biloxi to even the best-of-5 Southern League Championship Series at 1-1.

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