#Minor League

White Sox Minor League Pitcher Suspended for Violating Drug Program

Sox minors pitcher suspended for violating drug program originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. Major League Baseball announced White Sox minor league pitcher Jendersson Caraballo has been suspended 60 games without pay for violating baseball's drug prevention and treatment program. Caraballo, 22, tested positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in...
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KC Royals: Who’s winning the Carlos Santana trade?

Carlos Santana might have once been, but no longer is, the quintessential No. 3 hitter. Late of the KC Royals but a Mariner since late June, Santana was slashing .197/.312/.384 entering Friday night’s game against Kansas City, hardly the kind of numbers big league managers typically want in the three-hole.
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Cardinals minor leaguer has embarrassing home run trot on flyout

A St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguer had a pretty embarrassing moment Thursday night on what he thought was a long home run. Infielder Delvin Perez, playing for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds, hit a long fly ball to left field during Thursday’s game against the Gwinnett Stripers. While it looked like a clear home run off the bat, a strong wind blowing in knocked the ball down and turned it into a fairly routine flyout.
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Mariners Minor League Report — Sept. 24

TRIPLE-A — TACOMA RAINIERS. RECAP: LF Cade Marlowe and 2B Drew Ellis each homered and combined to drive in 3 runs for the Rainiers as Tacoma defeated Round Rock 4–1 on Friday night. 1B Zach Green (2x4, R, 2B) led the Raineirs with 2 hits, while Marlowe (1x3, R, HR, 2 RBI, BB), Ellis (1x4, R, HR, RBI), SS Mason McCoy (1x4, R) and CF Derek Hill (1x3, RBI) each collected 1 of the team’s 6 hits. Marlowe homered for the 3rd consecutive game with a 2-run blast with 2 outs in the bottom of the 3rd inning. Starter Roenis Elias (6.0,2,0,0,0,7) improved to 3–3 on the season with the win, allowing only 2 hits while walking 0 and striking out 7 over 6.0 scoreless innings. LH Brennan Bernardino (1.2,3,1,0,0,1) allowed an unearned run in the top of the 8th inning, while RH Taylor Williams (0.1,0,0,0,0,0) and LH Nick Ramirez (1.0,0,0,0,0,3) combined to hold Rock Rock recorded the final 4 outs to secure the win. Ramirez struck out all 3 batters faced in the 9th to earn his 15th save of the season.

Bae has ball in debut: 2 steals, 1 hit, 1 walk

PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates called up infielder/outfielder Ji Hwan Bae, the organization’s No. 11 prospect per MLB Pipeline, on Friday. “I’ve dreamed of it all my life,” Bae said through team interpreter Young Choe. “I’m so excited. I’m ready to go.”. To make room...

Cardinals minor leaguer Delvin Perez rounds bases in flyout blunder

St. Louis Cardinals minor league Delvin Pérez hit a pretty routine fly out to left field Thursday night. What wasn’t routine, though, was Pérez’s reaction Pérez, playing for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds, admired the ball as it flew toward the outfield, before flipping his bat and starting to run the bases — not realizing Gwinnett Stripers left fielder Justin-Henry Malloy was tracking it down. Not even when Malloy made the catch did Pérez realize his mistake. That rude awakening came as Malloy was rounding third base and his teammates in the Memphis dugout told him he was out. When he heard the...
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White Sox Minor League Update: September 23, 2022

The Knights beat the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp in hitting, pitching, defense, scoring runs, and baseball, giving them their eighth win of September and bringing their record to 57-88. Starting pitcher Scott Blewett has struggled in AAA all three seasons he’s pitched there (spending parts of two years with the Omaha...
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MLB suspends 3 minor league pitchers for drug violations

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has suspended three minor league pitchers after they tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The penalties were announced on Friday. Melvi Acosta, a 27-year-old right-hander with Minnesota's Triple-A affiliate in St. Paul, was suspended for 80 games without pay after testing positive...

The Show Before the Show: Episode 376

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Marlins announce 2022 minor league award winners

The following Marlins prospects have been selected as the organization’s 2022 Player Development Award winners. It’s an annual tradition to recognize them at LoanDepot Park each season prior to one of the big league team’s final home games, and that’s what the Marlins did on Friday.

Michael Stefanic Feeling Better After Second Call-Up

After spending nearly a month with the Los Angeles Angels in July, Michael Stefanic was sent down as a reset, but in his most recent call-up on Sept. 17, he believes comfortability has helped calm his process. In 48 plate appearances in his July stint, Stefanic slashed .167/.271/.190 with a...
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One Minor Leaguer Not Getting Enough Love for the Nats is Jake Alu

After the big trades that the Washington Nationals have made over the past couple of years, it is easy to look at just the big names in the farm system that is now loaded with six players in the Top-150 of all of the Minor Leagues. However, we must look for the possible hidden gems in the Nats organization. This player was drafted in 2019, in round 24. This would make him the 723rd overall pick in that year’s draft. His name is Jake Alu, and Nats fans, he is not playing like a 723rd overall pick. Alu can possibly be that hidden gem.