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Minor League Ball Gameday - Thursday, June 4th

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Welcome to the Gameday! A pair of rookie hurlers turned in excellent performances with Astros RHP Lance McCullers striking out 11 in a complete game with zero walks. Twins RHP Trevor May also dazzled with nine K's in seven innings with just two hits allowed.

Astros RHP Lance McCullers during his dominant complete game.
Astros RHP Lance McCullers during his dominant complete game.
Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

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.

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
Minnesota Boston 4:05 PM Milone, Tommy (2-1, 4.76) Wright, Steven (2-2, 3.90)
Chicago (AL) Texas 8:05 PM Rodon, Carlos (1-0, 3.45) Gallardo, Yovani (5-6, 3.88)

MLB National League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Cincinnati Philadelphia 7:05 PM DeSclafani, Anthony (3-4, 3.41) Harang, Aaron (4-5, 2.02)
St. Louis Los Angeles (NL) 10:10 PM Wacha, Michael (7-1, 2.27) Frias, Carlos (4-2, 4.29)

AAA International League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Gwinnett Norfolk 12:05 PM Marimon, Sugar Ray (3-2, 3.58) Gamboa, Eddie (3-3, 3.98)
Scranton/WB Syracuse 7:05 PM Long, Jaron (3-4, 4.75) Cole, A.J. (0-2, 3.26)
Buffalo Louisville 7:05 PM Copeland, Scott (3-1, 2.21) Holmberg, David (3-3, 4.73)
Charlotte Durham 7:05 PM Haviland, Shawn (1-3, 6.00) Diamond, Scott (4-2, 3.54)
Pawtucket Rochester 7:05 PM Owens, Henry (2-3, 3.15) Rogers, Taylor (4-3, 3.34)
Indianapolis Lehigh Valley 7:05 PM Boscan, Wilfredo (2-1, 3.89) Morgan, Adam (0-5, 5.33)

AAA Pacific Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Round Rock Reno 10:05 PM Eickhoff, Jerad (4-3, 5.48) Ray, Robbie (2-3, 3.67)
Iowa Albuquerque 9:05 PM Jokisch, Eric (2-2, 3.67) Whiting, Boone (1-0, 3.60)
Salt Lake Nashville 8:05 PM Stewart, Zach (1-2, 3.82) Nolin, Sean (0-0, 1.08)
Las Vegas Memphis 8:05 PM Gorski, Darin (3-5, 5.67) Greenwood, Nick (3-1, 6.89)
Sacramento Oklahoma City 8:05 PM Blackburn, Clayton (1-3, 5.04) McGuire, Deck (1-1, 1.98)
New Orleans Tacoma 10:05 PM Misch, Pat (4-4, 3.12) Snow, Forrest (2-4, 2.79)
Fresno Colorado Springs 9:05 PM Shirley, Tommy (3-1, 3.07) Roenicke, Josh (2-2, 5.04)
Omaha El Paso 8:35 PM To Be Announced Smith, Chris (0-1, 4.60)


AA Eastern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Akron Harrisburg 7:00 PM Plutko, Adam (0-0, 0.00) Bacus, Dakota (1-1, 6.00)
Reading Erie 11:05 AM Nola, Aaron (6-3, 1.81) Turley, Josh (4-3, 2.79)
New Britain Altoona 7:00 PM To Be Announced Sanchez, Angel (5-1, 2.81)
Bowie New Hampshire 10:35 AM Berry, Tim (0-4, 6.93) Lawrence, Casey (4-5, 5.37)
Richmond Portland 11:00 AM To Be Announced Augliera, Mike (2-8, 4.44)
Trenton Binghamton 6:35 PM Smith, Caleb (2-3, 5.03) Cessa, Luis (4-3, 3.09)

AA Southern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Biloxi Birmingham 8:05 PM Suter, Brent (3-1, 2.43) Montas, Frankie (0-1, 3.29)
Montgomery Jacksonville 7:05 PM Snell, Blake (3-0, 0.72) Williams, Trevor (1-6, 5.13)
Pensacola Mobile 8:05 PM Sampson, Keyvius (1-2, 1.91) Sinnery, Brandon (4-3, 4.78)
Jackson Mississippi 8:00 PM Siverio, Misael (1-4, 4.76) Brigham, Jake (4-2, 3.95)
Chattanooga Tennessee 7:05 PM Peavey, Greg (4-1, 5.94) Pena, Felix (4-2, 3.57)

AA Texas League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Frisco Springfield 8:10 PM Lopez, Frank (1-0, 0.00) Morales, Andrew (3-3, 4.93)
NW Arkansas Corpus Christi 8:05 PM Farrell, Luke (0-1, 4.66) Devenski, Chris (6-0, 0.59)
Midland Tulsa 8:05 PM Atherton, Tim (2-2, 5.46) Storey, Mickey (0-1, 6.00)
Arkansas San Antonio 8:05 PM To Be Announced Kelly, Casey (1-3, 3.27)

A+ California League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Inland Empire Lake Elsinore 8:00 PM Etsell, Ryan (3-2, 2.70) Shepherd, Matthew (1-2, 7.20)
Rancho Cucamonga Lancaster 9:30 PM Bedard, Erik (1-1, 3.60) Grills, Evan (3-4, 6.06)
High Desert San Jose 10:00 PM Garrett, Reed (1-0, 3.00) Forjet, Jason (1-1, 2.20)
Stockton Modesto 10:05 PM Covey, Dylan (4-3, 3.45) Wade, Konner (2-5, 4.66)
Visalia Bakersfield 10:30 PM Weller, Blayne (4-3, 3.26) To Be Announced
Inland Empire Lake Elsinore Game 2 Ellis, Christopher (3-5, 4.37) To Be Announced

A+ Carolina League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Potomac Salem 7:05 PM Valdez, Phillips (0-0, 1.50) Ball, Trey (3-5, 4.98)
Carolina Myrtle Beach 7:05 PM Gil, Yean Carlos (0-8, 6.45) Torrez, Daury (4-2, 4.02)
Frederick Wilmington 6:35 PM Hess, David (2-2, 5.07) Skoglund, Eric (3-2, 2.30)
Winston-Salem Lynchburg 6:30 PM Heidenreich, Matt (7-0, 1.78) Kime, Dace (1-2, 5.82)

A+ Florida State League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Clearwater Tampa 7:00 PM Kleven, Colin (4-3, 3.72) To Be Announced
Daytona Lakeland 6:30 PM Garrett, Amir (2-4, 2.40) Maciel, Jonathan (2-5, 6.12)
St. Lucie Palm Beach 6:35 PM Gant, John (0-0, 1.50) Reyes, Alex (1-4, 2.25)
Dunedin Brevard County 6:35 PM Gabryszwski, Jeremy (2-3, 4.36) Marzec, Eric (1-2, 3.38)
Bradenton Fort Myers 7:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Jupiter Charlotte 7:00 PM Sadberry, Chris (3-3, 3.07) Borden, Buddy (5-2, 2.51)

A Midwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Cedar Rapids South Bend 7:05 PM Rodriguez, Dereck (0-0, -.--) Clifton, Trevor (1-4, 3.62)
Burlington Lansing 7:05 PM To Be Announced Greene, Conner (4-2, 5.32)
Quad Cities West Michigan 7:00 PM Dykxhoorn, Brock (3-3, 4.08) Perez, Fernando (0-5, 3.86)
Peoria Great Lakes 7:05 PM Perdomo, Luis (2-4, 1.48) Broussard, Joe (3-2, 2.43)
Lake County Wisconsin 8:05 PM Polanco, Anderson (2-5, 3.78) Ortega, Luis (1-4, 4.08)
Bowling Green Kane County 7:30 PM Franco, Enderson (3-4, 3.60) Keller, Brad (2-5, 2.67)
Dayton Clinton 7:30 PM Strahan, Wyatt (4-4, 2.82) To Be Announced
Fort Wayne Beloit 8:00 PM Lamet, Dinelson (0-3, 4.97) Fillmyer, Heath (0-5, 7.27)

A South Atlantic League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Hagerstown Greensboro 7:00 PM To Be Announced Steckenrider, Drew (1-2, 2.63)
Hickory Lakewood 7:05 PM Wiles, Collin (5-2, 2.01) Casimiro, Ranfi (2-3, 2.96)
Asheville Charleston 7:05 PM Sawyer, Logan (4-1, 6.75) Marsh, Matt (0-0, -.--)
Lexington Augusta 7:05 PM To Be Announced Johnson, Chris (0-0, -.--)
Greenville Savannah 7:05 PM To Be Announced Arias, Martires (3-3, 3.66)
Delmarva Kannapolis 7:05 PM Means, John (3-2, 4.36) Lowry, Thad (5-2, 3.81)
West Virginia Rome 7:00 PM Tarpley, Stephen (2-0, 0.90) Sobotka, Chad (1-2, 3.63)

Duels of the Day

June 3

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
66 (142) Ben Lively RHP PHI AA 5 6 2 2 1 2 7 2 3.79 1.28 0 59 S, 29 B, HBP, LOSS (4-3)
ITP Austin Kubitza RHP DET AA 6 7 1 1 1 4 6 3 4.64 1.59 0 54 S, 34 B, WIN (3-4)
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
ITP Luke Weaver RHP STL A+ 6 5 2 2 1 4 6 5 3.15 1.50 0 LOSS (0-2)
SA! Sean Townsley LHP MIA A+ 6 3 1 1 2 6 5 5 4.85 1.67 0 WP, WIN (3-7)
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
- Ryan Eades RHP MIN A+ 6.1 9 3 3 2 1 7 4 3.19 1.30 0 ND ()
- Matt Moore LHP TB A+ 2.1 2 2 0 3 2 3 2 0.00 2.14 0 ND (0-0)

June 4

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Brent Suter LHP MIL AA 3 1 2.43
74 (163) Frankie Montas RHP CWS AA 0 1 3.29
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
ITP Blake Snell LHP TB AA 3 0 0.72
ITP Trevor Williams RHP MIA AA 1 6 5.13
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- John Gant RHP NYM A+ 0 0 1.50
32 (69) Alex Reyes RHP STL A+ 1 4 2.25
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
SA! David Hess RHP BAL A+ 2 2 5.07
HT Eric Skoglund LHP KC A+ 3 2 2.30
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Luis Perdomo RHP STL A 2 4 1.48
- Joe Broussard RHP LAD A 3 2 2.43
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Collin Wiles RHP TEX A 5 2 2.01
- Ranfi Casimiro RHP PHI A 2 3 2.96

Injuries

Team Player Duration Injury Injury Date
CHC RF Jorge Soler 15 Day DL Sprained Ankle 6/3/2015
CWS SS Tim Anderson 7 Day DL Shoulder Injury 6/2/2015
SEA SS Ketel Marte 7 Day DL Broken Thumb 6/2/2015
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
NYM LF Brandon Nimmo 7 Day DL Sprained Left ACL 5/16/2015
NYM 2B Dilson Herrera 15 Day DL Broken Finger 5/15/2015
NYY 1B Greg Bird 7 Day DL Right Shoulder Injury 5/15/2015
ATL RHP Lucas Sims 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 5/14/2015
BOS 2B Sean Coyle 7 Day DL Left Elbow Inflammation 5/13/2015
BAL RHP Hunter Harvey 7 Day DL Strained Flexor Mass In Right Arm 5/11/2015
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
TEX CF Lewis Brinson 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 4/27/2015
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
PHI LHP Matt Imhof 7 Day DL Left Shoulder Tendinitis 4/15/2015
TEX LF Ryan Rua 60 Day DL Sprained Right Ankle/Right Heel Fracture 4/10/2015
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
COL CF David Dahl Season Spleen Removal 5/28/2015
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 3rd

Tuesday, June 2nd

Monday, June 1st