Amarillo's Ensor named 2019 Texas League Executive of Year

October 3, 2019 5:18 PM ET

Amarillo Sod Poodles' President and General Manager Tony Ensor has been selected as the 2019 Bill Valentine Texas League Executive of the Year.

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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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Trammell, Poodles win Texas League title

Padres No. 2 prospect hits go-ahead grand slam in ninth inning

Taylor Trammell is greeted at home plate after his ninth-inning grand slam in Game 5 of the Texas League Finals. (Tim Campbell/MiLB.com)

By John Tranchina | September 15, 2019 7:27 PM ET

Padres No. 2 prospect Taylor Trammell hit a grand slam in the ninth inning as Amarillo stunned Tulsa, 8-3, to win the Texas League championship in its inaugural season.

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Reed, Poodles knot Texas League Finals

Padres No. 25 prospect homers to force Game 5 with Drillers

Buddy Reed is batting .308 with two homers and three RBIs in the Texas League Championship Series. (John Moore/Amarillo Sod Poodles)

By Duane Cross | September 14, 2019 11:37 PM ET

San Diego Padres No. 25 prospect Buddy Reed homered as Double-A Amarillo blanked Tulsa, 3-0, to force Game 5 in the Texas League Championship Series.

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Wong drives Drillers one win from crown

Dodgers No. 28 prospect hits two-run shot in Game 3 victory

Connor Wong compiled a .349/.393/.604 slash line in 40 Texas League games since a July 15 promotion. (Tim Campbell/MiLB.com)

By Katie Woo | September 13, 2019 11:59 PM ET

Dodgers No. 28 prospect Connor Wong ripped a two-run homer that powered Tulsa to a 2-0 win over Amarillo and a 2-1 lead in the best-of-5 Texas League Championship Series on Friday.

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Tulsa evens TL Finals on Downs' trifecta

Dodgers No. 6 prospect rakes four hits, Casey adds two homers

Jeter Downs batted .333 with five homers and 11 RBIs over 12 games in the Texas League this season. (Tulsa Drillers)

By Brian Stultz | September 12, 2019 12:05 AM ET

Los Angeles Dodgers No. 6 prospect Jeter Downs homered three times and scored five runs as Double-A Tulsa doubled up Amarillo, 18-9, in Game 2 of the Texas League Championship Series.

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Olivares steps up for Poodles in Game 1

Padres No. 17 prospect smacks go-ahead three-run double

Edward Olivares ranked second in the Texas League with 77 RBIs during the regular season. (John Moore/Amarillo Sod Poodles)

By Brian Stultz | September 11, 2019 12:12 AM ET

San Diego Padres No. 17 prospect Edward Olivares laced a go-ahead three-run double as Triple-A Amarillo beat Tulsa, 13-6, in the opening game of the best-of-5 Texas League Finals.

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Trammell propels Amarillo to Texas Finals

First-year Sod Poodles hold on after seven-run second inning

Amarillo is three victories away from claiming a Texas League title in its inaugural season. (Amarillo Sod Poodles)

By Shlomo Sprung | September 8, 2019 7:29 PM ET

Amarillo scored seven runs in the second inning and held on for a 7-5 win over Midland to advance to the Texas League Championship Series in their inaugural season.

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Lewis' heroics help keep Travelers alive

Mariners No. 10 prospect hits decisive homer to extend series

Kyle Lewis hit 11 homers in 122 games during the regular season for Arkansas. (Tim Campbell/MiLB.com)

By Shlomo Sprung | September 8, 2019 12:12 AM ET

Mariners No. 10 prospect Kyle Lewis' solo homer in the seventh helped Arkansas defeat Tulsa, 4-1, and force a deciding Game 5 in the Texas League semifinals.

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Trammell, Sod Poodles extend TL semis

Padres No. 2 prospect bangs out three base hits in Game 3

Taylor Trammell hit .229/.316/.381 over 32 games after being acquired by the Padres on July 31. (John Moore/Amarillo Sod Poodles)

By Jordan Wolf | September 6, 2019 11:18 PM ET

Padres No. 2 prospect Taylor Trammell went 3-for-5 with an RBI to help Double-A Amarillo defeat Midland, 6-2, and stave off elimination in the Texas League semifinals.

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