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Minor League Ball Gameday - Thursday, June 18th

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Welcome to the Gameday! Mets LHP Steven Matz threw seven shut out frames, Cardinals RHP Alex Reyes punched out 13 in six, and Cubs 3B Kris Bryant launched his first grand slam of his career in an 18-0 blow out.

Cardinals RHP Alex Reyes.
Cardinals RHP Alex Reyes.
Sievers' Photography

Hello everyone and welcome back to the Minor League Ball Gameday thread. Click the link below for the Gameday spreadsheet, which will open in a separate tab in your browser. Scroll down for the schedule for today's slate of games, the Duel's of the Day, and our running injury list.

You can also get daily updates on draft signings by checking out my personal draft tracker. Every pick from the first five rounds are tracked as well as any picks from rounds six through ten that sign for $100K over or under the slot recommendation.

The Top 175 Prospects, Sleepers, and IFA's

Today's Schedule

(Probable Starters are as of 4:00 AM EST via MLB and MiLB.com)

MLB American League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
San Diego Oakland 3:35 PM Kennedy, Ian (3-5, 5.84) Graveman, Kendall (3-3, 4.22)
San Francisco Seattle 10:10 PM Vogelsong, Ryan (4-5, 4.81) Montgomery, Mike (1-1, 1.89)

MLB National League - NO GAMES

AAA International League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Norfolk Toledo 7:00 PM Davies, Zach (3-4, 3.13) To Be Announced
Scranton/WB Rochester 7:05 PM Rogers, Esmil (0-0, -.--) To Be Announced
Columbus Durham 7:05 PM To Be Announced Floro, Dylan (7-4, 3.50)
Buffalo Lehigh Valley 7:05 PM Norris, Daniel (1-5, 3.45) Nola, Aaron (0-0, -.--)
Pawtucket Charlotte 7:05 PM Couch, Keith (3-6, 4.58) Haviland, Shawn (2-4, 5.11)

AAA Pacific Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Las Vegas Fresno 10:05 PM Pill, Tyler (2-3, 6.00) To Be Announced
Memphis Oklahoma City 8:05 PM Petrick, Zach (4-4, 3.91) Wieland, Joe (5-3, 5.19)
Salt Lake El Paso 9:05 PM Heaney, Andrew (6-2, 4.40) Segovia, Zack (1-2, 5.54)
Reno Sacramento 10:05 PM To Be Announced Turley, Nik (1-2, 10.47)
New Orleans Colorado Springs 9:05 PM Conley, Adam (5-2, 2.77) To Be Announced
Iowa Round Rock 8:05 PM Pimentel, Carlos (4-4, 3.67) Ranaudo, Anthony (7-1, 2.45)
Omaha Nashville 8:05 PM Lamb, John (6-1, 2.78) Griffin, A.J. (0-1, 10.38)
Tacoma Albuquerque 9:05 PM Gaviglio, Sam (6-5, 4.64) Lannan, John (3-1, 3.25)

AA Eastern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Binghamton Portland 6:00 PM Fulmer, Michael (1-0, 3.44) Cuevas, William (6-3, 3.10)
Altoona Akron 12:05 PM Kuhl, Chad (4-3, 3.57) Morimando, Shawn (4-5, 2.98)
Reading Trenton 7:00 PM Windle, Tom (2-3, 4.82) Ruth, Eric (4-0, 1.93)
Richmond Harrisburg 7:00 PM Beede, Tyler (1-0, 1.38) Spann, Matthew (1-0, 0.92)
Bowie New Britain 6:35 PM Bridwell, Parker (2-3, 4.52) Carpenter, Ryan (4-5, 3.72)

AA Southern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Jacksonville Chattanooga 7:15 PM Esch, Jake (5-3, 2.71) Hurlbut, David (2-2, 5.14)
Birmingham Jackson 8:05 PM Danish, Tyler (4-3, 3.70) Diaz, Edwin (1-4, 5.57)
Montgomery Biloxi 8:10 PM Pruitt, Austin (4-4, 3.33) Johnson, Hobbs (4-3, 3.05)
Mobile Pensacola 7:35 PM Hively, RJ (1-2, 4.58) Adleman, Timothy (2-6, 2.42)
Mississippi Tennessee 7:05 PM Ross, Greg (2-6, 5.86) Pena, Felix (5-2, 3.32)

AA Texas League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
NW Arkansas Springfield 8:10 PM Almonte, Miguel (4-3, 4.08) Heyer, Kurt (1-0, 5.19)
Arkansas Tulsa 6:05 PM Smith, Nate (5-4, 3.13) Anderson, Chris (5-4, 3.78)
Midland San Antonio 8:05 PM Joseph, Jonathan (3-2, 2.35) Rea, Colin (1-2, 1.29)
Frisco Corpus Christi 8:05 PM Bell, Chad (2-7, 4.48) Musgrove, Joe (1-0, 1.29)
Arkansas Tulsa Game 2 Wood, Austin (5-0, 4.31) Stults, Eric (1-1, 5.00)

A+ California League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Inland Empire San Jose 10:00 PM Etsell, Ryan (4-2, 2.40) Reyes, Jose (0-1, 11.74)
Lake Elsinore Lancaster 9:30 PM Lloyd, Kyle (3-4, 5.31) To Be Announced
High Desert Modesto 10:05 PM To Be Announced Jiminian, Johendi (3-6, 5.51)
Bakersfield Stockton 10:10 PM To Be Announced Alcantara, Raul (0-0, 11.57)
Rancho Cucamonga Visalia 10:00 PM To Be Announced Banda, Anthony (5-4, 4.08)

A+ Carolina League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Carolina Potomac 7:05 PM Walters, Blair (2-2, 2.89) Simms, John (3-5, 3.70)
Salem Winston-Salem 7:00 PM Buttrey, Ty (4-0, 2.06) Guerrero, Jordan (0-0, 5.63)
Lynchburg Myrtle Beach 7:05 PM Brown, D.J. (4-2, 4.42) Skulina, Tyler (2-4, 3.27)
Wilmington Frederick 7:00 PM Mills, Alec (4-3, 2.62) O'Brien, Mikey (0-0, 2.25)

A+ Florida State League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
St. Lucie Clearwater 7:00 PM Taylor, Logan (1-5, 4.23) Whitehead, David (4-6, 3.65)
Dunedin Palm Beach 12:05 PM Labourt, Jairo (2-3, 3.53) Nielsen, Trey (6-4, 1.95)
Jupiter Brevard County 6:35 PM To Be Announced Woodruff, Brandon (1-4, 4.74)
Daytona Fort Myers 7:05 PM Astin, Barrett (4-1, 2.19) Slegers, Aaron (3-4, 3.94)
Lakeland Charlotte 7:00 PM To Be Announced Marquez, German (4-5, 3.30)
Tampa Bradenton 6:30 PM Hebert, Chaz (4-4, 4.44) Dickson, Cody (5-5, 4.39)

A Midwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Burlington Cedar Rapids 7:35 PM Middleton, Keynan (3-3, 4.21) Steele, Keaton (2-2, 4.18)
Peoria Beloit 8:00 PM Flaherty, Jack (1-1, 1.96) Graves, Brett (6-1, 4.57)
Fort Wayne West Michigan 7:00 PM Wieck, Brad (0-0, -.--) Lewicki, Artie (0-1, 5.79)
Lake County Great Lakes 7:05 PM Sheffield, Justus (5-1, 4.91) Sylvester, Derrick (1-0, 3.52)
Dayton South Bend 7:05 PM Varner, Seth (6-4, 3.14) Stinnett, Jake (2-2, 6.02)
Quad Cities Clinton 7:30 PM Dykxhoorn, Brock (4-3, 3.71) Schiraldi, Lukas (4-4, 4.62)
Wisconsin Kane County 7:30 PM Hirsch, Zach (2-3, 2.98) Huang, Wei-Chieh (3-0, 0.76)
Bowling Green Lansing 7:05 PM Honeywell, Brent (4-3, 2.75) De Jong, Chase (6-4, 3.38)

A South Atlantic League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Lexington Augusta 7:05 PM Griffin, Foster (0-1, 6.46) Young, Pat (3-0, 4.87)
Greenville Greensboro 7:00 PM Kopech, Michael (2-5, 3.10) Holloway, Jordan (0-1, 11.25)
West Virginia Charleston 7:05 PM Garcia, Yeudy (4-5, 2.50) Palladino, David (1-4, 3.47)
Asheville Savannah 7:05 PM Wiest, Grahamm (2-0, 2.25) Reyes, Scarlyn (6-4, 3.51)
Delmarva Lakewood 7:05 PM Walker, Josh (1-1, 3.55) Oliver, Chris (3-4, 3.44)
Hagerstown Kannapolis 7:05 PM Van Orden, Drew (3-1, 1.60) Lowry, Thad (7-2, 3.66)
Hickory Rome 7:00 PM Gardewine, Nick (4-4, 3.66) Sanchez, Ricardo (0-3, 6.04)

A- Northwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Tri-City Boise 9:15 PM Lockett, Walker (0-0, -.--) To Be Announced
Hillsboro Spokane 9:30 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Vancouver Salem-Keizer 9:35 PM To Be Announced Gonzalez, Nicholas (0-0, -.--)
Eugene Everett 10:05 PM To Be Announced Gohara, Luiz (0-0, -.--)

R+ Pioneer League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Grand Junction Idaho Falls 9:15 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Orem Ogden 9:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Great Falls Billings 9:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Missoula Helena 9:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced

The New York-Penn League kicks off tomorrow, June 19th. The two rookie level complex leagues begin their season's in the upcoming days. The Arizona League starts this Saturday, June 20th, and the Gulf Coast League kicks off the following Monday, June 22nd. The final stateside league to start their season, the advanced rookie level Appalachian League, debuts on Tuesday the 23rd of June.

Duels of the Day

June 17th

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
- Ryne Stanek RHP TB AA 5 5 5 4 5 2 7 4 3.28 1.34 1 - Taylor Green 43 S, 44 B, LOSS (2-1)
- Jorge Lopez RHP MIL AA 6 4 1 0 1 3 7 6 3.02 1.12 0 58 S, 31 B, HBP, PICKOFF, WIN (5-2)
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
- Sal Romano RHP CIN A+ 4 3 4 2 6 2 5 5 3.65 1.43 0 3 WP, ND (3-1)
53 (105) Kohl Stewart RHP MIN A+ 4 4 4 4 2 2 8 1 4.02 1.49 0 WP, PICKOFF, ND (2-4)
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
- Enderson Franco RHP TB A 5.2 9 5 3 0 2 7 7 3.36 1.26 0 E (6), LOSS (5-5)
ITP Sean Reid-Foley RHP TOR A 4.2 4 2 1 2 5 5 4 3.40 1.60 0 ND (2-2)
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
- Ryan Castellani RHP COL A 4 7 2 2 0 4 5 3 3.23 1.36 0 51 S, 21 B, 2 HBP, ND (0-4)
- Martires Arias RHP NYM A 5.2 5 2 2 2 5 7 3 3.28 1.18 0 59 S, 27 B, ND (3-3)

June 18th

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
3 (9) Daniel Norris LHP TOR AAA 1 5 3.45
21 (45) Aaron Nola RHP PHI AAA 0 0 -.--
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
47 (96) Tyler Beede RHP SF AA 1 0 1.38
- Matthew Spann RHP WAS AA 1 0 0.92
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
59 (128) Tyler Danish RHP CWS AA 4 3 3.70
63 (138) Edwin Diaz RHP SEA AA 1 4 5.57
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Nate Smith LHP LAA AA 5 4 3.13
ITP Chris Anderson RHP LAD AA 5 4 3.78
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Ty Buttrey RHP BOS A+ 4 0 2.06
HT Jordan Guerrero LHP CWS A+ 0 0 5.63

Injuries

Team Player Duration Injury Injury Date
NYY LHP Jacob Lindgren 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 6/16/2015
NYY C Gary Sanchez 7 Day DL Right Hand Injury 6/15/2015
TOR RHP Aaron Sanchez 15 Day DL Lat Strain 6/14/2015
PHI CF Roman Quinn 7 Day DL Left Quad Strain 6/13/2015
TEX C Jorge Alfaro 7 Day DL Ankle Injury 6/12/2015
LAD RHP Zach Lee Day To Day Tingly Fingers 6/5/2015
CIN RHP Raisel Iglesias 15 Day DL Oblique Strain 6/5/2015
AZ RHP Archie Bradley 15 Day DL Right Shoulder Tendinitis 6/4/2015
TB SS Daniel Robertson 7 Day DL Hand/Wrist Injury 6/3/2015
CHC RF Jorge Soler 15 Day DL Sprained Ankle 6/3/2015
SEA SS Ketel Marte 7 Day DL Broken Thumb 6/2/2015
COL CF David Dahl 7 Day DL Spleen Removal 5/28/2015
SEA RF Alex Jackson Day To Day Sore Right Shoulder 5/20/2015
LAD LHP Julio Urias 7 Day DL Cosmetic Left Eye Surgery 5/18/2015
PIT RHP Tyler Glasnow 7 Day DL Right Ankle Sprain 5/18/2015
NYM RHP Marcos Molina 7 Day DL Strained Right Elbow 5/14/2015
ATL RHP Lucas Sims 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 5/14/2015
BAL RHP Hunter Harvey 7 Day DL Strained Flexor Mass In Right Arm 5/11/2015
ATL RHP Steve Janas 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 5/8/2015
TB 3B Andrew Velazquez 7 Day DL Fractured Hamate Bone 5/8/2015
SEA LHP Tyler Olson 15 Day DL Left Knee Contusion 5/3/2015
NYM RHP Rafael Montero 15 Day DL Right Rotator Cuff Inflammation 4/30/2015
KC RHP Glenn Sparkman 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 4/27/2015
LAA SS Roberto Baldoquin 7 Day DL Strained Left Lat 4/23/2015
SF RHP Michael Santos 7 Day DL Sore Right Arm 4/21/2015
NYY LHP Ian Clarkin 7 Day DL Left Elbow Inflammation 4/19/2015
COL LHP Tyler Anderson 7 Day DL Left Elbow Stress Fracture 4/6/2015
TOR C Max Pentecost 7 Day DL Offseason Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery 4/6/2015
KC LHP Sean Manaea 7 Day DL Abdominal Strain 4/6/2015
COL LHP Kyle Freeland 7 Day DL Left Shoulder Fatigue 4/6/2015
TOR RHP Ryan Borucki 7 Day DL Right Elbow Surgery 4/3/2015
CHC RHP Pierce Johnson 7 Day DL Lat Strain March 2015
OAK 1B Rangel Ravelo 60 Day DL Wrist Surgery 3/13/2015
ATL LHP Max Fried 60 Day DL Left Elbow - TJS 8/15/2014
WAS RHP Erick Fedde 7 Day DL Right Elbow - TJS May 2014
SF RHP Derek Law 7 Day DL Right Elbow - TJS May 2014
PIT RHP Jameson Taillon 7 Day DL Right Elbow - TJS April 2014
OAK RHP Raul Alcantara 7 Day DL Right Elbow - TJS April 2014
PIT RHP Nick Kingham Season Right Elbow - TJS 5/27/2015
SEA RHP Daniel Missaki Season Right Elbow - TJS 5/12/2015
TB SS Jake Hager Season Knee Surgery 4/9/2015
NYY RHP Ty Hensley Season Right Elbow - TJS 3/31/2015
NYY RHP Domingo German Season Right Elbow - TJS 3/30/2015
MIN LHP Lewis Thorpe Season Left Elbow - TJS 3/28/2015
NYY C Luis Torrens Season Torn Right Labrum 3/4/2015
HOU RHP Kyle Smith Season Right Elbow - TJS Spring 2015


Previous Gameday Threads -

Wednesday, June 17th

Tuesday, June 16th

Monday, June 15