Yankees' Durbin aims to steal way into AFL history
Fellow New York prospect Cowles benefits from speedster's game
MESA, Ariz. – When Rick Holifield stole 24 bases during the Arizona Fall League’s inaugural campaign in 1994, there was no way of knowing he’d have an airtight grip on the single-season steals record for three decades. But for the first time in 15 years, Holifield has some legitimate company
Jung pulls double duty as player, fan in Arizona
Tigers prospect toils in AFL, cheers on brother in World Series
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Jace Jung knew the secret elixir to getting his older brother's swing back on track after Josh went 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts for the Rangers in Game 3 of the World Series.
“I sent him a picture of [Chase] Field and I put
Hot dogs! Three's a crowd in desert homer binge
Prospects hit back-to-back-to-back home runs in Fall League action
MESA, Ariz. -- Who let the Desert Dogs out?
There was much to bark and howl about in the dugout after Glendale claimed a 7-6 extra-inning victory over Mesa at Sloan Park on Saturday night, particularly the back-to-back-to-back home runs in the second inning that staked the club to an
Montgomery mirroring Seager in Fall League
No. 1 White Sox prospect drawing parallels to Rangers slugger
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- A 6-foot-4, left-handed-hitting shortstop with a sweet swing is manning shortstop for the Glendale Desert Dogs.
But it's not 2013-14. It's 2023, after all.
Now it’s top-ranked White Sox prospect Colson Montgomery following -- literally -- in the cleat marks of his new favorite player, Rangers shortstop
Rangers' Hicks hits 'em where they ain't
Texas prospect records nine consecutive hits over two games
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- As playoff baseball rages from coast-to-coast -- especially in the state of Texas -- hitters are making their mark and carving out legacies for years to come. For all of the jaw-dropping homers and run-scoring hits this October, no one currently digging into the batter’s box is
College buddies Cerantola, Jordan spark to rivalry
Royals hurler, Mets prospect battle for bragging rights in Arizona
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Royals pitcher Eric Cerantola and Mets infielder/outfielder Rowdey Jordan faced one another more than 20 times on the practice fields of Starkville, Miss. But on Wednesday night at Camelback Ranch, the two stood across from one another during Arizona Fall League action, looking for bragging rights between
Tiedemann impresses family at Fall League
Top Blue Jays prospect strikes out seven in five innings for Surprise
SURPRISE, Ariz. – Donning a Surprise Saguaros hat for the first time, little did Ricky Tiedemann know he had another surprise in store during his Arizona Fall League debut on Tuesday night.
While warming up, the Blue Jays’ No. 1 prospect looked up in the stands and saw his parents,
Druw Jones goes ahead and hits first homer
No. 2 D-backs prospect wallops solo shot to key Visalia victory
Just over 13 months removed from when the D-backs made him the second overall pick in the 2022 Draft, Druw Jones has his first professional home run.
MLB’s No. 35 prospect notched the milestone in style. With Single-A Visalia knotted in the top of the ninth inning, Jones got an
Wilson clobbers first pro homer for Lugnuts
Sixth overall pick in '23 Draft showing off hit tool for A's affiliate
One month into his professional career, Jacob Wilson has shown that the hype around his 65-grade hit tool has been worthy of acclaim. But on Thursday night, he entered the power game when he walloped his first pro home run for High-A Lansing.
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Walk-off caps teen Salas' first Double-A game
Top Padres prospect doubles to give Missions victory in the 10th
By virtue of merely suiting up for Double-A San Antonio on Tuesday night, Ethan Salas made history by becoming the first player to appear at the level at 17 years old since 2014. But Salas didn’t just put on his gear -- he ripped a walk-off double in the 10th
River Cats reliever rips a double? Let us explain
Sacramento southpaw Wright gets first at-bats since 2019 as LF
The advent of the universal designated hitter has made what happened Saturday night in Sacramento something mirroring a lunar-like event: a pitcher digging into the batter’s box.
But Chris Wright isn’t just any pitcher, he’s a relief pitcher. To further ramp up the oddity of the moment, for one night
Who needs hits? Jupiter's Lewis steals 5 bases
Marlins prospect's feat only done 8 times in Minors since 2005
At first, it looks like a misprint.
Five steals on zero hits? How can that be?
What Ian Lewis accomplished for Single-A Jupiter on Wednesday night was so rare it’s been done just once in AL/NL history dating back to 1901. (The lone big leaguer to pull off the five-steal,
Easier for Lawlar to play for Reno than to get there
MLB's No. 10 overall prospect homers, plates 4 in Triple-A debut
After spending his summer demolishing Texas League pitching for Double-A Amarillo, Jordan Lawlar headed west to Triple-A Reno and wasted no time making an impression, swatting his first Aces home run in his second at-bat during the club’s 17-12 win at Greater Nevada Field on Tuesday night.
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Well, this is new: Clark wallops his first walk-off HR
No. 3 overall pick quickly finding groove as he starts Tigers' career
For all of the accolades that Max Clark accumulated throughout a storied high school career that featured three Gatorade Indiana Player of the Year honors, one national Gatorade Player of the Year honor and a gold medal with Team USA on the 18U squad, he needed to wait until his
Seigler switches things up as catcher, outfielder
Right-hander as backstop for Patriots changes to lefty in the field
Switch-hitter? Sure. Switch-pitcher? Rare, but not unprecedented. But switch-fielder? Meet Anthony Seigler, who appeared Wednesday night for Double-A Somerset as a left-handed-throwing left fielder and Thursday night as a right-handed-throwing catcher.
Seigler’s ambidextrous nature first gained notoriety when the Yankees selected him 23rd overall in the 2018 Draft out of
Summer of Salas sweeping Cal League circuit
No. 2 Padres prospect delivers first pro four-hit outing for Storm
From the moment the Padres inked Ethan Salas to a professional contract in January, the preternaturally gifted catcher has carried lofty expectations. His first foray into the affiliate ball ranks has proven that not only can the 17-year-old carry his own, he’s lapping any preconceived notions of how quickly a
The best of the Pirates' Minor League ballparks
From Single-A Marauders to Triple-A Indy, affiliates bring the fun
The Minor League Ballpark Guides series presented by Wyndham brings all the most fun features of Minors ballparks across America (and one in Canada!) onto your desktop, tablet or mobile device, whether you're interested in taking a virtual tour from where you sit or planning a trip to catch some
Soderstrom homerin' away again for Aviators
Top-ranked A's prospect swats two taters in Margaritaville threads
Welcome to Margaritaville, where it’s always 5 o’clock, the jerseys (and vibes) are crisp and apparently, Tyler Soderstrom is launching baseballs into orbit.
The top-ranked Athletics prospect was homerin’ away again in an 11-8 Aviators victory on Saturday at Las Vegas Ballpark, as the club gave a nod to the
The best of the Marlins' Minor League ballparks
From Jupiter to Jacksonville, affiliates packed with enthusiasm
The Minor League Ballpark Guides series brings all the most fun features of Minors ballparks across America (and one in Canada!) onto your desktop, tablet or mobile device, whether you're interested in taking a virtual tour from where you sit or planning a trip to catch some games. Here, we
Holliday's latest career first: A five-hit performance
Top Orioles prospect adds five RBIs, four runs for High-A Aberdeen
Just 24 hours after being thwarted of a chance at his first pro cycle due to rain, Jackson Holliday upped the ante: a five-hit, five-RBI, four-run night in which MLB’s No. 3 overall prospect raised his OPS through the first six weeks of play to 1.206.
Notching a quintet of
Gelof has the best hand in Vegas' 22-run deluge
No. 3 Athletics prospect notches first multihomer outing of season
The hits came early, often and with considerable sizzle for Triple-A Las Vegas during a 22-run deluge Wednesday afternoon in Salt Lake City.
The most prolific afternoon belonged to No. 3 Athletics prospect Zack Gelof, who reached base in all six of his plate appearances and amassed his first multihomer
What's in an apostrophe? For Pensacola, everything
Call 'em Blue Wahoo's Tuesday as club embraces incorrect grammar
Baseball, at its core, is a game dependent on accuracy. A fielder aims to throw the ball on the mark, a baserunner seeks every angle possible to motor around the bags and a manager can be zen-like in the quest to tab a hot bat off the bench or remove
Bats come out swinging in double milestone game
Reds' McLain logs cycle, Encarnacion-Strand swats three homers
It’s not often that the heart of a Triple-A lineup can encapsulate the promise and possibility of what’s to come at the big league level. But most lineups aren’t that of the Louisville Bats.
Thursday marked a banner night for the Cincinnati affiliate. For the second time in his career,
Horton's debut: Short, sweet and 'dream come true'
Cubs' first-round pick fans five of nine batters faced for the Pelicans
Exactly one year ago, Cade Horton had made all of three collegiate pitching appearances for the University of Oklahoma, working a combined three frames. Fast forward 365 days and Horton polished off his first pro start as the top-ranked pitching prospect in the Cubs' organization, striking out five of the
Prospect Primer: National League Central
Reds' five-tool De La Cruz leads plethora of young talent
Some prospects are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. As the 2023 season approaches, MiLB.com goes through each MLB division to take a look at the most intriguing prospects.
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