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Castillo, White propel Mesa to AFL win

Jesus Castillo made sure his Arizona Fall League debut was one to remember. The No. 12 Angels prospect scattered three hits and a walk while striking out five over three innings to lead Mesa past Glendale, 8-0, on Monday afternoon at Camelback Ranch. A’s No. 18 prospect Eli White hit …

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Amaya, Young headline Cubs’ next wave

Cubs Organization All-Stars Catcher — Miguel Amaya, South Bend (116 games): Making his full-season debut as a 19-year-old, Amaya was anything but overmatched in the Midwest League.  The Cubs’ top prospect posted a .256/.349/.403 slash line with a career-high 12 homers, 35 total extra-base hits and 52 RBIs. Among catchers on …

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Jays prospects fuel Fall League win

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was coming off a day off. Nate Pearson had pitched competitively just once since the beginning of May. On Friday, both Blue Jays prospects showed no signs of rust. Guerrero drove in two runs in his third three-hit effort in as many Arizona Fall League games and …

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Bolt caps breakout year with AFL stint

After three middling pro seasons, the switch-hitter put up a slash line of .260/.347/.474 at Class A Advanced Stockton and Double-A Midland. His 19 homers and 19 steals were both career highs, and his walks were up while his strikeouts decreased from 2017. That led to an assignment to the …

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Toolshed: Potts growing into prominent role

When the Padres signed Eric Hosmer to an eight-year deal last offseason, they seemed to have locked down one quarter of their long-term infield. When No. 27 overall prospect Luis Urias arrived in the Majors in September, that was another piece locked in. No. 2 overall prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. …

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Isabel slugs his path into Reds’ future

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players — regardless of age or prospect status — who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. It’s been a year of highs and lows for the Reds system. First, …

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Giambrone collects four hits in AFL debut

Although the Arizona Fall League doesn’t typically feature a great deal of 25th-round Draft picks, Trent Giambrone forced his way onto Mesa’s roster this October. The No. 29 Cubs prospect proved he belonged in his AFL debut, collecting four hits, two runs and an RBI as the Solar Sox topped …

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Reds prospect Senzel needs elbow surgery

It may be the offseason, but Nick Senzel‘s 2018 calendar year has gotten even rougher.  The Reds’ top prospect will undergo surgery to remove two bone spurs in his left elbow, forcing Senzel to miss four to six weeks, though he’s expected to be fully healthy when he reports to …

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The Show Before the Show: Episode 181

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com’s official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review The Show Before the Show on iTunes. The podcast is also available via …

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The Show Before the Show: Episode 181

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com’s official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review The Show Before the Show on iTunes. The podcast is also available via …

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