Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, April 7

Gregory Polanco - Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Probable starters for the day ahead along with a recap of yesterday's action.

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to another edition of Minor League Ball Gameday. Hopefully this will help get you through the start of the week. Feel free to waste as much time here as you want if you came down with a case of the Monday's. Browse through the Top 100 or skip down to the probable starters. We also have the injury list updated as well.

Enjoy a great day of baseball gentlemen, but lets please keep it to baseball. This is not the place for personal attacks, even if you disagree with what/how/who/why someone said something. Remember what Momma (your's or anyone's) used to say, "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all".

The Top 100

Position Players

Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
1 (1) AA Byron Buxton, CF MIN - - - - - - Wrist injury
2 (2) MLB Xander Bogaerts, SS BOS 4 0 1 0 0 0 K
3 (3) AAA Oscar Taveras, CF STL 1 0 0 0 0 0 K
4 (5) AAA Javier Baez, SS CHC 2 1 1 1 1 0 HR (1)
6 (7) A+ Carlos Correa, SS HOU 4 3 3 3 1 0 HR (1), HBP
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
7 (8) AA Kris Bryant, 3B CHC 4 1 1 0 0 0 K
8 (10) AAA Gregory Polanco, CF PIT 5 2 3 2 1 0 HR (1)
9 (13) AA Francisco Lindor, SS CLE 4 1 1 1 0 0 HBP, 2 K
10 (14) AA Addison Russell, SS OAK - - - - - - Right hamstring injury
11 (17) AAA Maikel Franco, 3B PHI 4 0 0 0 0 0 K
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
12 (18) AAA George Springer, CF HOU 3 3 1 0 0 1 SB (1), HBP, BB
13 (25) MLB Nick Castellanos, 3B DET 3 0 1 0 0 0
14 (27) AA Austin Hedges, C SD 3 0 0 0 0 0
15 (29) MLB Jose Abreu, 1B CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 HBP
16 (34) AAA Joc Pederson, CF LAD 5 1 3 0 0 0 K
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
17 (35) AA Gary Sanchez, C NYY 2 2 1 4 1 0 GS (1), 2 BB, K
18 (36) A+ Albert Almora, CF CHC





DNP
19 (37) A+ Corey Seager, SS LAD 3 0 1 0 0 0 BB, K
20 (38) MLB Travis d'Arnaud, C NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0
21 (41) AA Jorge Soler, RF CHC - - - - - - Leg injury
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
22 (42) AA Rougned Odor, 2B TEX





PPD – Rain
23 (43) MLB Billy Hamilton, CF CIN





DNP
24 (47) A+ Raul Mondesi, SS KC 5 1 2 0 0 0 E (1 – F)
25 (48) A Clint Frazier, CF CLE - - - - - - Hamstring injury
26 (49) A Austin Meadows, CF PIT - - - - - - Hamstring injury
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
27 (50) MLB Jackie Bradley, CF BOS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2B (1), K
28 (54) A+ Jorge Alfaro, 1B TEX 3 0 0 0 0 0 HBP, K
29 (58) MLB Kolten Wong, 2B STL 1 0 0 0 0 0
30 (60) A+ Joey Gallo, 3B TEX 3 0 0 0 0 0 BB, K
31 (61) A Colin Moran, 3B MIA - - - - - - Minor knee injury
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
32 (66) MLB Chris Owings, SS AZ 4 1 1 0 0 0 2B (1)
33 (69) AAA Christian Bethancourt, C ATL





DNP
34 (70) AAA Stephen Piscotty, RF STL 4 1 2 1 0 0 2B (1)
35 (72) AAA Matt Davidson, 3B CWS 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 2B (4)
36 (73) AA Blake Swihart, C BOS





DNP
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
37 (74) AAA Garin Cecchini, 3B BOS 3 1 1 1 0 0 BB, K, E (1 – F)
38 (75) AA Mookie Betts, 2B BOS 4 0 1 0 0 0
39 (76) AA Alen Hanson, SS PIT 4 1 1 1 0 0 3B (1)
40 (78) A JP Crawford, SS PHI





PPD – Rain
41 (79) AAA Jake Marisnick, CF MIA 4 0 1 0 0 0 PO
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
42 (80) A+ Hunter Renfroe, RF SD 3 0 0 0 0 0 BB, K
43 (81) A Reese McGuire, C PIT





DNP
44 (82) AAA Jonathan Singleton, 1B HOU 4 0 1 3 0 0 BB
45 (84) AA Devon Travis, 2B DET 4 0 0 0 0 0
46 (85) A+ DJ Peterson, 3B/1B SEA 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 BB
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
47 (86) A+ Rosell Herrera, SS COL 4 0 0 0 0 0
48 (90) AA Jorge Bonifacio, RF KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 CS
49 (91) MLB Marcus Semien, 2B CWS 5 0 1 0 0 0 K
50 (92) A Dominic Smith, 1B NYM





PPD – Rain
51 (93) AAA Taylor Lindsey, 2B LAA 5 1 1 2 1 0 HR (1), K
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team AB R H RBI HR SB Notes
52 (94) A David Dahl, CF COL 4 1 2 1 1 0 HR (1)
53 (97) A+ Nick Williams, LF TEX 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 K
54 (98) MLB Michael Choice, CF TEX





DNP
55 (100) AAA Arismendy Alcantara, 2B CHC 4 1 1 0 0 0 2B (1), 2 K

Pitchers

Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team IP H R ER BB K Notes
1 (4) MLB Masahiro Tanaka, RHP NYY






2 (9) AAA Archie Bradley, RHP AZ 5 4 0 0 2 3 HBP, 54 S, 33 B, 6 GO, 5 FO, W (1-0)
3 (11) MLB Taijuan Walker, RHP SEA






4 (12) AA Jonathan Gray, RHP COL






5 (15) MLB Dylan Bundy, RHP BAL - - - - - - TJ recovery
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team IP H R ER BB K Notes
6 (16) AAA Noah Syndergaard, RHP NYM






7 (19) AA Robert Stephenson, RHP CIN






8 (20) AAA Kevin Gausman, RHP BAL






9 (21) A Lucas Giolito, RHP WAS






10 (22) AAA Jameson Taillon, RHP PIT - - - - - - TJS
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team IP H R ER BB K Notes
11 (23) AA Kyle Zimmer, RHP KC - - - - - - Innings limit, will begin 5/20
12 (24) AA Eddie Butler, RHP COL






13 (26) MLB Yordano Ventura, RHP KC






14 (28) AA CJ Edwards, RHP CHC






15 (30) AA Andrew Heaney, LHP MIA






Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team IP H R ER BB K Notes
16 (31) MLB Carlos Martinez, RHP STL






17 (32) AA Aaron Sanchez, RHP TOR






18 (33) AA Kyle Crick, RHP SF 5 3 1 1 2 5 49 S, 25 B, 6 GO, 1 FO, W (1-0)
19 (39) A+ Mark Appel, RHP HOU 2.2 3 2 1 2 1 4 GO, 3 FO
20 (40) AA Henry Owens, LHP BOS






Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team IP H R ER BB K Notes
21 (44) AA Matt Wisler, RHP SD






22 (45) AAA Alex Meyer, RHP MIN 5 3 3 2 1 6 HR (Juan Francisco), 51 S, 28 B, 2 GO, 7 FO
23 (46) A+ Tyler Glasnow, RHP PIT - - - - - - Back stiffness
24 (51) A+ Julio Urias, LHP LAD






25 (52) A Kohl Stewart, RHP MIN 5 2 2 2 1 2 HBP, 7 GO, 5 FO
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team IP H R ER BB K Notes
26 (53) EST Max Fried, LHP SD - - - - - - Left forarm soreness
27 (55) AAA Marcus Stroman, RHP TOR






28 (56) AAA Edwin Escobar, LHP SF






29 (57) A+ Lucas Sims, RHP ATL






30 (59) AAA Mike Foltynewicz, RHP HOU






Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team IP H R ER BB K Notes
31 (62) A Braden Shipley, RHP AZ - - - - - - Right bicep tendinitis
32 (63) MLB Erik Johnson RHP CWS






33 (64) AA Nick Kingham, RHP PIT 6 3 0 0 3 6 52 S, 34 B, 3 GO, 5 FO, W (1-0)
34 (65) AA Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP BAL






35 (67) MLB Jake Odorizzi, RHP TB






Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team IP H R ER BB K Notes
36 (68) AAA Rafael Montero, RHP NYM






37 (71) AA Jesse Biddle, LHP PHI






38 (77) A+ Lance McCullers, RHP HOU






39 (83) AAA Trevor Bauer, RHP CLE






40 (87) EST Pierce Johnson, RHP CHC - - - - - - Minor leg injury
Rank (Ovr) Level Name, Pos Team IP H R ER BB K Notes
41 (88) AAA Allen Webster, RHP BOS






42 (89) EST Trey Ball, LHP BOS - - - - - - Awaiting assignment
43 (95) AAA Zach Lee, RHP LAD 5 2 2 2 1 3 42 S, 27 B, 7 GO, 3 FO, W (1-0)
44 (96) AAA Jimmy Nelson, RHP MIL






45 (99) MLB James Paxton, LHP SEA






Probable Starters

AAA - IL

  • Zach Stewart (RHP - ATL) vs Suk-min Yoon (RHP - BAL) POSTPONED
  • Sean Nolin (LHP - TOR) vs Greg Smith (LHP - PHI) POSTPONED
  • David Holmberg (LHP - CIN) vs Travis Banwart (RHP - CLE)
  • Blake Treinen (RHP - WAS) vs Chris Hernandez (LHP - BOS)
  • Charlie Leesman (LHP - CWS) vs Erik Bedard (LHP - TB)
  • TBD (NYY) vs Kris Johnson (LHP - MIN)
  • Phil Irwin (RHP - PIT) vs TBD (DET) POSTPONED


AAA - PCL

  • Mike Foltynewicz (RHP - HOU) vs Jared Rogers (RHP - MIA)
  • Josh Lindblom (RHP - OAK) vs Daisuke Matsuzaka (RHP - NYM)
  • Ariel Pena (RHP - MIL) vs Tsuyoshi Wada (LHP - CHC)
  • Chris Heston (RHP - SF) vs Justin Thomas (LHP - LAA)
  • Yohan Flande (LHP - COL) vs Justin Germano (RHP - TEX)
  • Henry Sosa (RHP - LAD) vs Bo Schultz (RHP - AZ)
  • Brandon Kloess (RHP - SD) vs Chance Ruffin (RHP - SEA)
  • Scott McGregor (RHP - STL) vs Brett Tomko (RHP - KC)

AA - EL

  • AJ Cole (RHP - WAS) vs Sean Gilmartin (LHP - MIN)
  • Gabriel Arias (RHP - CLE) vs Joely Rodriguez (LHP - PIT) POSTPONED
  • Jeff Farrell (RHP - DET) vs Greg Peavey (RHP - NYM) POSTPONED
  • Mike McCarthy (RHP - BOS) vs Matt Tracy (LHP - NYY) POSTPONED
  • Casey Lawrence (RHP - TOR) vs Luis Paulino (RHP - PHI) POSTPONED
  • TBD (SF) vs Jake Pettit (LHP - BAL) POSTPONED

AA - SL


  • Bryan Woodall (RHP - AZ) vs JR Graham (RHP - ATL) GAME 2
  • Matt Loosen (RHP - CHC) vs Michael Lorenzen (RHP - CIN)
  • Brent Suter (LHP - MIL) vs Jose Urena (RHP - MIA)
  • Terry Doyle (RHP - CWS) vs Grayson Garvin (LHP - TB) GAME 2
  • AJ Schugel (RHP - AZ) vs David Bromberg (RHP - ATL) GAME 1
  • Jordan Pries (RHP - SEA) vs Garrett Gould (RHP - LAD)
  • Nick McCully (RHP - CWS) vs Mike Colla (RHP - TB) GAME 1


AA - TL

  • JC Sulbaran (RHP - KC) vs Chris Jensen (RHP -OAK)
  • Colton Cain (LHP - HOU) vs Jonathan Cornelius (LHP - STL)
  • Kramer Sneed (LHP - LAA) vs Kyle Lotzkar (RHP - TEX) GAME 2
  • Yeiper Castillo (RHP - LAA) vs Jerad Eickhoff (RHP - TEX) GAME 1
  • James Needy (RHP - SD) vs Richard Castillo (RHP - COL)


A+ - CAL

  • Bryan Rodriguez (RHP - SD) vs Tyler Olson (LHP - SEA)
  • Matt Flemer (RHP - COL) vs Jesse Darrah (RHP - AZ)
  • Tyler DeLoach (LHP - LAA) vs Fabio Martinez (RHP - LAD)
  • Seth Streich (RHP - OAK) vs Wandy Peralta (LHP - CIN)
  • Joe Biagini (RHP - SF) vs Kyle Westwood (RHP - HOU)


A+ - CAR

  • League-wide off day


A+ - FSL

  • Jorge Lopez (RHP - MIL) vs Rob Zastryzny (LHP - CHC)


A - MWL

  • League-wide off day

A - SAL


  • Frank Lopez (LHP - TEX) vs Andew Mitchell (RHP - HOU)
  • Austin Urban (RHP - BAL) vs Jake Johansen (RHP - WAS) POSTPONED
  • Ranfi Casimiro (RHP - PHI) vs Sean Townsley (LHP - MIA)
  • Mario Alcantara (RHP - BOS) vs Caleb Smith (LHP - NYY)
  • Jake Smith (RHP - SF) vs Kevin McGowin (RHP - NYM)
  • Andry Ubiera (RHP - ATL) vs Luke Farrell (RHP - KC)
  • Dovydas Neverauskas (RHP - PIT) vs TBD (COL) POSTPONED

Duel of the Day

Not much in the way of pitching today, but lets go with Hickory vs Kannapolis where 2013 4th rounder Andrew Mitchell, a 22 year old right hander, goes for Kannapolis and 20 year old Venezuelan southpaw Frank Lopez slings it for Hickory.

Injuries

  • Athletics SS Addison Russell (7 day DL; right hamstring injury) - 4/6
  • Cubs RF Jorge Soler (7 day DL; leg injury) - 4/4
  • Rays SS Hak-Ju Lee (three to four weeks; left calf strain) - 3/24
  • Pirates RHP Tyler Glasnow (day-to-day; tight lower back) - 3/23
  • Orioles 3B Michael Almanzar (15 day DL; left patellar tendinitis) - 3/23
  • Astros RHP Asher Wojciechowski (15 day DL; right lat strain) - 3/21
  • Twins CF Byron Buxton ("a couple of weeks"; minor left wrist sprain) - 3/16
  • Padres LF Alex Dickerson (two weeks; left ankle sprain) - 3/18
  • 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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