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7/7 AA Minor League Report

Phillies OF prospect Michael Taylor and Marlins OF prospect Michael Stanton each rapped three hits yesterday.  Taylor smacked two doubles and drove in two while stealing three bases.  The big day raised his average to .345 and pushed his season … Continue reading

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6/28 AA Minor League Report

Oakland A’s 1B of the future Chris Carter continues to pound the baseball, going 2-3 yesterday with his 13th HR six runs batted in and two runs scored.  I predicted at the beginning of June that Carter was due to … Continue reading

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6/18 AA Minor League Report

When evaluating prospects, I find that there is a blend of statistics and physical attributes that each possesses that tell a great deal about what to expect from them at higher levels.  A hitter that struggles with plate discipline often finds his … Continue reading

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6/14 AA Minor League Report

If you’ve been paying attention to this blog over the last year, you would know that I have a good deal of love for Chicago White Sox 1B prospect Brandon Allen.  The 6-2 235 lb. slugger has had a fine … Continue reading

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5/5 AA Minor League Report

Last ngiht’s AA action saw the debut of Florida Marlins elite prospect Michael Stanton.  Touted by some to be the second coming of Dave Winfield, Stanton collected two hits in four AB and drove in two runs.  His promotion to Jacksonville seems to be well-timed and I … Continue reading

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6/2 AA Minor League Report

Yesterday was a day for top pitching prospects to strut their stuff in the AA ranks.  BoSox import Junichi Tazawa tossed seven quality innings, allowing a couple of runs and earning his 6th victory.  Baltimore Orioles lefty Jake Arrieta did … Continue reading

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5/27 AA Minor League Report

With the Texas League taking the day off, yesterday’s AA slate of games was somewhat light.  Jordan Danks hit his 2nd HR of the year and scored twice while teammate John Shelby Jr. enjoyed a nice day at the plate … Continue reading

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5/14 AA Minor League Report

Mets catching prospect Josh Thole gathered a handful of hits yesterday, scoring two runs and driving in one.  Michael Taylor blasted his 6th HR and drove in four runs, Tampa Bay Rays 3B prospect Rhyne Hughes hit his 12th Hr … Continue reading

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AA 5/6 Minor League Report

There were several rainouts in the AA ranks and not many spectacular performances.  Birmingham’s trio of John Shelby Jr., Gordon Beckham, and Dayan Viciedo combined for 9 RBI to help John Ely earn his fourth win of the season.  Promising … Continue reading

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5/5 AA Minor League Report

Lots of big performances to report in the AA ranks!  Gerardo Parra continues to sting the ball, hitting his second HR while driving in two and scoring twice.  The Blue Jays’ duo of David Cooper and Brad Emaus combined for … Continue reading

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