Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, April 28

Gary Sanchez - Stacy Revere

Check out the Top 50 Hitters and Pitchers and the excellent Duel of the Day from yesterday.

Hello folks and welcome back to another fine edition of the Gameday. After speaking with John the other day we decided to make one more addition to the Gameday, including John's list of 46 Sleeper Alerts to be tracked daily starting tomorrow. This makes it almost 150 prospects that we are updating you every day on, with year-to-date stats coming May 1st.

Now on to the baseball goodies which you can check out below. Enjoy!

Top 50 Hitters

Rank Name Pos Team Level AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
1 Byron Buxton CF MIN A+ - - - - - - Left wrist sprain
2 Xander Bogaerts SS BOS MLB 4 0 2 0 0 0 2B (6), 2 K
3 Oscar Taveras RF STL AAA 4 1 2 1 1 0 HR (4)
4 Addison Russell SS OAK AA - - - - - - Torn right hamstring
5 Gregory Polanco CF PIT AAA 3 0 1 1 0 0 BB
6 Javier Baez SS CHC AAA





PPD
7 Francisco Lindor SS CLE AA 5 1 1 0 0 0 2B (2), K
8 Kris Bryant 3B CHC AA 3 0 0 0 0 0 BB, 2 K
9 Carlos Correa SS HOU A+





DNP
10 George Springer RF HOU MLB 4 0 0 0 0 0
Rank Name Pos Team Level AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
11 Jose Abreu 1B CWS MLB 4 2 2 4 1 0 HR (10)
12 Miguel Sano 3B MIN AA - - - - - - Right elbow injury – TJS
13 Albert Almora CF CHC A+ 4 0 0 0 0 0 K
14 Nick Castellanos 3B DET MLB





PPD
15 Maikel Franco 3B PHI AAA 4 1 1 1 0 1 SB (1), 2B (4), K
16 Jon Singleton 1B HOU AAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 BB, E (3 – T)
17 Rougned Odor 2B TEX AA 4 0 0 0 0 0
18 Gary Sanchez C NYY AA 4 2 2 3 1 0 HR (2), 2B (7)
19 Corey Seager SS LAD A+





DNP
20 Clint Frazier CF CLE A 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 BB, 2 K, OF Assist (2B)
Rank Name Pos Team Level AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
21 Austin Meadows CF PIT A - - - - - - Right hamstring strain
22 Joc Pederson CF LAD AAA 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 K
23 Jesse Winker CF CIN A+ - - - - - - Concussion
24 Jackie Bradley CF BOS MLB 3 0 1 1 0 0
25 Austin Hedges C SD AA 4 0 2 0 0 0 2B (4), PB
26 Kolten Wong 2B STL MLB





DNP
27 JP Crawford SS PHI A 2 2 1 1 1 0 HR (2), 2 BB, K, PO
28 Raul Mondesi SS KC A+ 5 1 2 1 0 0 3B (3), BB, K
29 Jorge Soler RF CHC AA - - - - - - Leg injury
30 Travis d'Arnaud C NYM MLB





DNP
Rank Name Pos Team Level AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
31 David Dahl CF COL A





DNP
32 Colin Moran 3B MIA A+ 4 0 3 0 0 0 2 2B (2), BB
33 Ryan McMahon 3B COL A 5 1 2 6 1 0 HR (9), 2B (4), 2 K
34 Garin Cecchini 3B BOS AAA 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 K
35 Stephen Piscotty RF STL AAA 4 1 1 0 0 0
36 DJ Peterson 3B SEA A+





DNP
37 Billy Hamilton CF CIN MLB 4 0 1 0 0 0 CS
38 Phillip Ervin CF CIN A 5 1 0 0 0 2 2 SB (7), K
39 Jorge Alfaro C TEX A+ 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 K, E (6 – T)
40 Hunter Dozier 3B KC A+ 3 0 1 0 0 0 BB, K
Rank Name Pos Team Level AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
41 Mookie Betts 2B BOS AA 5 0 1 1 0 0 2B (9), K
42 Chris Owings SS AZ MLB 3 0 2 0 0 0 3B (1), E (4 – T)
43 Blake Swihart C BOS AA 4 0 1 0 0 0 K
44 Arismendy Alcantara 2B CHC AAA





PPD
45 Andrew Susac C SF AAA





DNP
46 Reese McGuire C PIT A - - - - - - Groin contusion
47 Mitch Nay 3B TOR A 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 BB
48 Marcus Semien 2B CWS MLB 5 2 2 1 0 0 2B (5), 2 K
49 Tom Murphy C COL AA





DNP
50 Joey Gallo 3B TEX A+ 4 0 0 0 0 0 BB, 3 K

Top 50 Pitchers

Rank Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K Notes
1 Masahiro Tanaka RHP NYY MLB 6.1 5 2 2 4 11 HR (David Freese), HBP, 71 S, 37 B, 5 GO, 2 FO
2 Archie Bradley RHP AZ AAA






3 Robert Stephenson RHP CIN AA






4 Jon Gray RHP COL AA






5 Kevin Gausman RHP BAL AAA






6 Carlos Martinez RHP STL MLB 1 0 0 0 0 3 11 S, 4 B
7 Noah Syndergaard RHP NYM AAA






8 Eddie Butler RHP COL AAA






9 Andrew Heaney LHP MIA AA






10 Taijaun Walker RHP SEA MLB






Rank Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K Notes
11 James Paxton LHP SEA MLB - - - - - - Left lat strain
12 Lucas Giolito RHP WAS A 4.1 3 2 2 3 4 7 GO, 2 FO
13 Yordano Ventura RHP KC MLB






14 Kyle Crick RHP SF AA






15 Aaron Sanchez RHP TOR AA






16 Kyle Zimmer RHP KC AA - - - - - - No injury, will begin 5/20
17 Dylan Bundy RHP BAL MLB - - - - - - Right elbow injury – recovering from TJS
18 Trevor Bauer RHP CLE AAA 7 5 2 2 1 7 HR (Xavier Paul), 69 S, 37 B, 6 GO, 6 FO, W (3-0)
19 Henry Owens LHP BOS AA 5 9 6 6 3 4 HR (Gary Sanchez), 57 S, 33 B, 4 GO, 2 FO, L (3-1)
20 Julio Urias LHP LAD A+






Rank Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K Notes
21 CJ Edwards RHP CHC AA - - - - - - Right shoulder tightness
22 Mark Appel RHP HOU EST - - - - - - Demoted 4/25
23 Alex Meyer RHP MIN AAA






24 Sean Manaea LHP KC A+






25 Marcus Stroman RHP TOR AAA






26 Rafael Montero RHP NYM AAA






27 Matt Wisler RHP SD AA






28 Lance McCullers Jr RHP HOU A+






29 Miguel Almonte RHP KC A+






30 Tyler Glasnow RHP PIT A+






Rank Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K Notes
31 Braden Shipley RHP AZ A






32 Mike Foltynewicz RHP HOU AAA






33 AJ Cole RHP WAS AA






34 Kohl Stewart RHP MIN A






35 Max Fried LHP SD EST - - - - - - Left forarm soreness
36 Erik Johnson RHP CWS AAA






37 Jake Odorizzi RHP TB MLB






38 Lucas Sims RHP ATL A+






39 Jesse Biddle LHP PHI AA






40 Edwin Escobar LHP SF AAA






Rank Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K Notes
41 Hunter Harvey RHP BAL A






42 Alex Reyes RHP STL A






43 Jimmy Nelson RHP MIL AAA 7 6 2 2 2 6 68 S, 32 B, 9 GO, 2 FO, W (3-1)
44 Vince Velasquez RHP HOU A+






45 Aaron Blair RHP AZ A 7 1 0 0 3 12 5 GO, 4 FO
46 Zach Lee RHP LAD AAA 3.2 10 5 5 1 4 HBP, 57 S, 31 B, 5 GO, 2 FO, L (2-2)
47 Clayton Blackburn RHP SF AA






48 Daniel Norris LHP TOR A+






49 Jameson Taillon RHP PIT EST - - - - - - Right elbow injury – recovering from TJS
50 Nick Kingham RHP PIT AA






Duel of the Day

Org Rank Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K Notes
7 Ben Lively RHP CIN A+ 6 5 0 0 0 7 64 S, 25 B, 4 GO, 1 FO, 2 PO, W (5-0)
7 Chris Stratton RHP SF A+ 5 3 3 3 4 7 HR (Marquez Smith), 50 S, 36 B, 5 GO, 1 FO, PO, L (1-3)

Probable Starters

AAA - IL

  • Mitch Atkins (RHP - ATL) vs Robbie Ray (LHP - DET)
  • Allen Webster (RHP - BOS) vs Greg Smith (LHP - PHI)
  • Dylan Axelrod (RHP - CWS) vs Alex Meyer (RHP - MIN)
  • TJ House (LHP - CLE) vs Suk-min Yoon (RHP - BAL)
  • Alfredo Aceves (RHP - NYY) vs Nate Karns (RHP - TB)
  • Aaron Laffey (LHP - WAS) vs Jay Jackson (RHP - PIT)
  • Chad Reineke (RHP - CIN) vs Kyle Drabek (RHP - TOR)


AAA - PCL

  • Chris Heston (RHP - SF) vs Jason Lane (LHP - SD)
  • Sugar Ray Marimon (RHP - KC) vs Eric Jokisch (LHP - CHC)
  • Zeke Spruill (RHP - AZ) vs Dana Eveland (LHP - NYM)
  • Jose Alvarez (LHP - LAA) vs Henry Sosa (RHP - LAD)
  • Scott Richmond (RHP - TEX) vs Rudy Owens (LHP - HOU)
  • Anthony Fernandez (LHP - SEA) vs Zach Neal (RHP - OAK)
  • Christian Bergman (RHP - COL) vs TBD (STL)


AA - EL

  • Nick Kingham (RHP - PIT) vs Warwick Saupold (RHP - DET)
  • Zach Nuding (RHP - NYY) vs Aaron Sanchez (RHP - TOR)
  • Jesse Biddle (LHP - PHI) vs Mike McCarthy (RHP - BOS)
  • Zach Davies (RHP - BAL) vs Ty Blach (LHP - SF)
  • TBD (MIN) vs Robert Gilliam (RHP - WAS)
  • Tyler Pill (RHP - NYM) vs Will Roberts (RHP - CLE)


AA - SL

  • JR Graham (RHP - ATL) vs Michael Lorenzen (RHP - CIN) *****Co DotD*****
  • Brent Suter (LHP - MIL) vs Corey Black (RHP - CHC) *****Co DotD*****
  • Matt Neil (RHP - TB) vs Jose Urena (RHP - MIA)
  • Cam Hobson (LHP - SEA) vs Bryan Woodall (RHP - AZ)
  • Terry Doyle (RHP - CWS) vs Garrett Gould (RHP - LAD)


AA - TL

  • Jon Gray (RHP - COL) vs Sam Selman (LHP - KC)
  • Sam Gaviglio (RHP - STL) vs Michael Roth (LHP - LAA)
  • Alec Asher (RHP - TEX) vs Ruben Alaniz (RHP - HOU)
  • Chris Jensen (RHP - OAK) vs Devin Jones (RHP - SD)


A+ - CAL

  • TBD (SEA) vs Vincent Velasquez (RHP - HOU)
  • Kendry Flores (RHP - SF) vs Matt Flemer (RHP - COL)
  • Jesse Darrah (RHP - AZ) vs Bryan Rodriguez (RHP - SD)
  • Fabio Martinez (RHP - LAD) vs Tyler DeLoach (LHP - LAA)
  • TBD (OAK) vs Wandy Peralta (LHP - CIN)

A+ - CAR

  • Sam Wolff (RHP - TEX) vs Sean Manaea (LHP - KC) *****Co DotD*****
  • Jarrett Miller (RHP - ATL) vs Dakota "Whitewall Ninja" Bacus (RHP - WAS)
  • Brad Goldberg (RHP - CWS) vs TBD (BOS)
  • Ryan Merritt (LHP - CLE) vs Brady Wager (RHP  BAL)


A+ - FSL

  • Jacob Turner (RHP - MIA) vs Marco Gonzales (LHP - STL)
  • Jeff Ames (RHP - TB) vs Matthew Koch (RHP - NYM)
  • Orlando Castro (LHP - PIT) vs Jason Wheeler (LHP - MIN)
  • Rob Zastryzny (LHP - CHC) vs Yorfrank Lopez (RHP - DET)
  • Jorge Lopez (RHP - MIL) vs Jeb Stefan (RHP - PHI)
  • Jesse Hernandez (RHP - TOR) vs TBD (NYY)


A - MWL

  • Chase De Jong (RHP - TOR) vs Ismael Guillon (LHP - CIN)
  • Paul Blackburn (RHP - CHC) vs Ryan Eades (RHP - MIN)
  • Chad Green (RHP - DET) vs Adam Plutko (RHP - CLE)
  • Eddie Campbell (LHP - SEA) vs Andrew Thurman (RHP - HOU) GAME 1
  • TBD (AZ) vs Blake Snell (LHP - TB)
  • Clint Sharp (RHP - LAA) vs Victor Diaz (RHP - MIL)
  • James Campbell (RHP - LAD) vs TBD (SD)
  • TBD (STL) vs Junior Mendez (RHP - OAK)
  • TBD (SEA) vs TBD (HOU) GAME 2


A - SAL

  • League-wide off day


Duels of the Day

RHP JR Graham (ATL - AA) vs RHP Michael Lorenzen (CIN - AA)

LHP Brent Suter (MIL - AA) vs RHP Corey Black (CHC - AA)

RHP Sam Wolff (TEX - A+) vs LHP Sean Manaea (KC - A+)

Injuries

  • Pirates C Reese McGuire (7 day DL; groin contusion) - 4/26
  • Reds OF Jesse Winker (7 day DL; concussion) - 4/26
  • Cubs RHP CJ Edwards (7 day DL; right shoulder tightness) - 4/24
  • Orioles LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (7 day DL; left knee sprain) - 4/21
  • Tigers 2B Devon Travis (7 day DL; right oblique strain) - 4/10
  • Mariners LHP James Paxton (15 day DL; left lat strain) - 4/8
  • Athletics SS Addison Russell (7 day DL; torn right hamstring) - 4/6
  • Cubs RF Jorge Soler (7 day DL; leg injury) - 4/4
  • Pirates CF Austin Meadows (7 day DL; right hamstring strain) - 4/3
  • Orioles RHP Dylan Bundy (60 day DL; TJS recovery) - 4/3
  • Padres LHP Max Fried (7 day DL; left forearm soreness) - 4/3
  • Mariners RHP Taijuan Walker (15 day DL; right shoulder impingement) - 3/21
  • Twins CF Byron Buxton ("a couple of weeks"; left wrist sprain) - 3/16
  • Rays 2B Tim Beckham (season; torn right ACL) - 3/30
  • Pirates RHP Jameson Taillon (season; right elbow - TJS) - 3/23
  • Tigers RHP Bruce Rondon (season; right elbow - TJS) - 3/21
  • Dodgers RHP Ross Stripling (season; right elbow - TJS) - 3/14
  • Twins 3B Miguel Sano (season; right elbow - TJS) - 3/12

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