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Minor League Ball Gameday - Saturday, July 18th

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Welcome to the Gameday! Cubs rookie catcher Kyle Schwarber racked up three hits in his return to the Show as Phillies southpaw Jesse Biddle turned in his best start of the year, striking out seven in seven shut out frames.

Kyle Schwarber
Kyle Schwarber
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Hello everyone and welcome back to the Gameday. 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 signing deadline for this year's draft picks has come and gone, but you can find all the bonuses for the first five rounds by checking out my personal draft tracker. Any picks from rounds six through ten that sign for $100K over or under the slot recommendation, as well as any signings of at least $200K in rounds 11-40 are also available.. We also have the latest on any reported bonuses from the international free agent market, which can be found with the 2012-15 IFA Signings spreadsheet. The 2015-16 signing period is the last tab on the bottom.

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

No Games

MLB National League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Chicago (NL) Atlanta 7:10 PM Lester, Jon (4-8, 3.59) Banuelos, Manny (1-0, 0.75)
Cleveland Cincinnati 7:10 PM Kluber, Corey (4-10, 3.38) DeSclafani, Anthony (5-6, 3.65)
Colorado San Diego 8:40 PM Bettis, Chad (5-4, 4.91) Ross, Tyson (6-7, 3.34)

AAA International League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Indianapolis Toledo 7:00 PM Sanchez, Angel (3-1, 3.26) Farmer, Buck (7-2, 3.47)
Gwinnett Syracuse 7:05 PM Foltynewicz, Mike (1-5, 3.15) Cole, A.J. (1-4, 3.91)
Columbus Buffalo 6:05 PM Roth, Michael (7-4, 3.67) Copeland, Scott (5-3, 2.45)
Lehigh Valley Rochester 6:05 PM O'Sullivan, Sean (0-0, -.--) Berrios, Jose (0-0, 7.59)
Pawtucket Durham 6:35 PM Owens, Henry (2-7, 3.36) Andriese, Matt (1-0, 2.32)
Norfolk Charlotte 7:05 PM Wilson, Tyler (3-5, 3.06) Noesi, Hector (0-0, 0.00)
Scranton/WB Louisville 6:05 PM Burawa, Danny (1-2, 2.12) Holmberg, David (5-6, 4.63)

AAA Pacific Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Sacramento Tacoma 10:05 PM Hanson, Tommy (0-2, 5.87) Gillheeney, James (1-0, 3.38)
Colorado Springs New Orleans 7:00 PM Burgos, Hiram (1-1, 4.28) Conley, Adam (8-2, 2.33)
Omaha Nashville 7:35 PM To Be Announced Martin, Cody (0-2, 14.21)
Reno Salt Lake 9:05 PM Chacin, Jhoulys (2-2, 2.81) Wilk, Adam (3-7, 5.80)
El Paso Fresno 10:05 PM McCutchen, Daniel (4-5, 4.52) Oberholtzer, Brett (2-2, 5.30)
Round Rock Oklahoma City 8:05 PM Asher, Alec (2-5, 5.40) Lee, Zach (6-3, 2.34)
Memphis Iowa 8:08 PM Gast, John (5-6, 4.45) Pimentel, Carlos (6-5, 3.15)
Las Vegas Albuquerque 9:05 PM Gee, Dillon (3-1, 8.06) Laffey, Aaron (2-3, 4.91)

AA Eastern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
New Britain Reading 6:35 PM Evans, Bryan (4-5, 3.81) Kleven, Colin (1-1, 6.62)
Harrisburg Bowie 6:35 PM Bates, Colin (4-0, 3.45) Gunkel, Joe (3-1, 2.23)
Akron Erie 7:05 PM Brewer, Charles (0-0, 0.00) Green, Chad (2-12, 4.91)
Altoona Richmond 6:05 PM Brault, Steven (1-3, 4.74) Mejia, Adalberto (4-1, 2.78)
Portland New Hampshire 7:05 PM Diaz, Luis (1-8, 5.99) Hoffman, Jeff (0-0, -.--)
Trenton Binghamton 7:05 PM De La Cruz, Joel (1-1, 3.14) Gsellman, Robert (3-5, 4.31)

AA Southern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Tennessee Montgomery 7:35 PM Zastryzny, Rob (0-3, 6.08) Snell, Blake (6-2, 1.70)
Pensacola Birmingham 7:30 PM Wright, Daniel (5-7, 4.87) Bucciferro, Tony (1-6, 5.85)
Jackson Mobile 8:05 PM Hernandez, Moises (3-5, 4.30) Shipley, Braden (5-8, 4.20)
Jacksonville Mississippi 7:00 PM Tomshaw, Matt (4-6, 3.89) Mateo, Victor (5-5, 2.87)
Chattanooga Biloxi 8:10 PM Wheeler, Jason (0-1, 3.24) Wagner, Tyler (6-4, 2.50)

AA Texas League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
San Antonio Midland 8:00 PM Kelly, Casey (1-5, 4.47) Joseph, Jonathan (6-3, 2.45)
NW Arkansas Springfield 7:10 PM Dziedzic, Jonathan (4-6, 3.83) Mayers, Mike (1-3, 5.97)
Corpus Christi Frisco 8:05 PM Feliz, Michael (2-2, 3.34) Lopez, Frank (3-2, 3.30)
Arkansas Tulsa 8:05 PM Brady, Michael (3-4, 2.92) Kehrt, Jeremy (5-6, 3.61)

A+ California League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Visalia Rancho Cucamonga 10:05 PM Banda, Anthony (5-7, 4.13) Stewart, Brock (2-1, 5.17)
Inland Empire High Desert 10:05 PM To Be Announced Lambert, Trey (3-2, 5.25)
Bakersfield Stockton 10:10 PM Altavilla, Dan (4-7, 3.35) To Be Announced
Lancaster San Jose 9:00 PM To Be Announced Forjet, Jason (2-2, 3.09)
Lake Elsinore Modesto 10:05 PM De Paula, Rafael (5-7, 5.18) Senzatela, Antonio (5-5, 2.53)

A+ Carolina League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Lynchburg Salem 6:05 PM Lugo, Luis (5-8, 4.98) Buttrey, Ty (7-3, 3.53)
Myrtle Beach Potomac 6:35 PM Null, Jeremy (0-1, 4.24) Valdez, Phillips (3-2, 4.66)
Winston-Salem Carolina 6:00 PM Clark, Brian (3-3, 2.53) To Be Announced
Frederick Wilmington 7:05 PM Hess, David (4-4, 4.58) Rico, Luis (5-4, 2.79)

A+ Florida State League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Fort Myers Brevard County 6:35 PM Stewart, Kohl (4-5, 3.28) Salas, Javier (7-6, 3.12)
Dunedin St. Lucie 6:30 PM To Be Announced Diaz, Miller (5-6, 3.46)
Palm Beach Clearwater 6:30 PM To Be Announced Leibrandt, Brandon (6-2, 2.96)
Daytona Jupiter 4:05 PM Stephens, Jackson (7-5, 3.33) Adames, Jose (3-1, 2.87)
Charlotte Tampa 6:00 PM Honeywell, Brent (1-2, 6.97) Enns, Dietrich (0-0, 2.25)
Lakeland Bradenton 6:30 PM St. John, Locke (2-8, 4.88) Duncan, Frank (5-5, 4.79)
Daytona Jupiter Game 2 Varner, Seth (0-1, 4.76) Smith, Chipper (0-2, 6.23)

A Midwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Lansing Great Lakes 7:05 PM Mallard, Chase (3-2, 5.05) Guzman, Kevin (5-7, 3.73)
Wisconsin Kane County 7:30 PM Williams, Devin (2-6, 3.36) Elias, Ethan (9-3, 2.52)
Cedar Rapids Quad Cities 7:00 PM Gibbons, Sam (3-2, 4.82) Ferrell, Justin (2-2, 3.13)
Bowling Green Lake County 7:00 PM Centeno, Henry (5-6, 4.11) Milbrath, Jordan (3-7, 5.06)
Clinton Beloit 8:00 PM Littell, Zack (2-4, 3.83) Graves, Brett (8-3, 4.88)
West Michigan South Bend 7:05 PM Ladwig, A.J. (8-6, 3.68) Thorpe, Tommy (2-5, 4.47)
Fort Wayne Dayton 7:00 PM Huffman, Chris (3-5, 3.96) Antone, Tejay (4-7, 3.24)
Peoria Burlington 7:30 PM Gomber, Austin (8-3, 3.35) To Be Announced

A South Atlantic League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Lakewood Rome 6:00 PM Watson, Shane (0-1, 4.70) Quintana, Zach (1-2, 2.44)
Lexington West Virginia 7:05 PM Ray, Corey (2-4, 5.69) Tarpley, Stephen (6-2, 2.38)
Asheville Greenville 7:05 PM Castellani, Ryan (0-6, 4.15) To Be Announced
Charleston Savannah 6:05 PM Kamplain, Justin (3-10, 4.29) Knapp, Ricky (3-1, 2.82)
Greensboro Delmarva 7:05 PM Cavanerio, Jorgan (0-4, 5.21) Grimes, Matthew (7-5, 4.14)
Hagerstown Kannapolis 6:05 PM Van Orden, Drew (5-2, 2.92) Thompson, Zach (2-4, 4.44)
Augusta Hickory 7:00 PM Snelten, D.J. (2-2, 3.05) Wiles, Collin (9-3, 2.41)

A- New York-Penn League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Aberdeen Tri-City 7:00 PM To Be Announced Barrios, Agapito (0-0, 1.69)
West Virginia Auburn 5:05 PM Paula, Juan (0-1, 27.00) To Be Announced
Lowell Staten Island 7:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Hudson Valley Connecticut 7:05 PM Yepez, Angel (2-0, 4.50) To Be Announced
Batavia State College 7:05 PM Lilek, Brett (0-1, 6.48) Perez, Juan (2-1, 3.66)
Mahoning Valley Williamsport 7:05 PM Lovegrove, Kieran (0-2, 8.50) Gilbert, Tyler (0-0, 0.00)
Vermont Brooklyn 6:00 PM Massad, Jonathan (1-2, 3.95) To Be Announced
West Virginia Auburn Game 2 Pimentel, Cesilio (0-0, 4.58) To Be Announced

A- Northwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Spokane Boise 9:15 PM Fairbanks, Peter (0-2, 5.40) Sawyer, Logan (2-1, 3.80)
Everett Hillsboro 8:03 PM Moore, Andrew (0-0, 1.50) Hernandez, Carlos (0-1, 2.03)
Eugene Vancouver 10:05 PM To Be Announced Hollon, Clinton (1-2, 3.94)
Salem-Keizer Tri-City 10:15 PM Connolly, Michael (1-1, 4.33) To Be Announced

R+ Appalachian League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Kingsport Greeneville 6:00 PM To Be Announced Montano, Salvador (1-1, 2.77)
Pulaski Princeton 7:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Bristol Danville 7:00 PM To Be Announced Withrow, Matt (0-1, 5.11)
Elizabethton Burlington 7:00 PM Clay, Samuel (0-1, 3.86) Watson, Nolan (0-0, 1.04)
Johnson City Bluefield 7:05 PM Bautista, Juan (1-0, 1.72) To Be Announced

R+ Pioneer League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Great Falls Idaho Falls 9:15 PM Einhardt, Evin (2-1, 3.51) To Be Announced
Missoula Ogden 9:00 PM Takahashi, Bo (4-0, 2.76) Boyle, Michael (0-0, 0.00)
Orem Helena 7:30 PM To Be Announced Gomez, Milton (2-0, 6.75)
Grand Junction Billings 8:05 PM French, Parker (2-1, 4.58) Constante, Jacob (1-1, 7.65)

R Arizona League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
AZL Dodgers AZL Royals 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Giants AZL D-backs 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Rangers AZL Padres 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Angels AZL White Sox 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Athletics AZL Cubs 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Brewers AZL Mariners 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced

R Gulf Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
GCL Blue Jays GCL Yankees2 10:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Nationals GCL Cardinals 10:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Phillies GCL Braves 10:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Pirates GCL Tigers 10:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Rays GCL Orioles 10:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Cardinals GCL Nationals 10:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Twins GCL Red Sox 10:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Yankees1 GCL Astros 10:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Marlins GCL Mets 10:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Orioles GCL Rays Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Yankees2 GCL Blue Jays Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Tigers GCL Pirates Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Braves GCL Phillies Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced

Duels of the Day

July 18th

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
42 (87) Mike Foltynewicz RHP ATL AAA 1 5 3.15
31 (68) AJ Cole RHP WAS AAA 1 4 3.91
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
33 (70) Michael Feliz RHP HOU AA 2 2 3.34
HT Frank Lopez LHP TEX AA 3 2 3.30
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
50 (100) Brent Honeywell RHP TB A+ 1 2 6.97
- Deitrich Enns LHP NYY A+ 0 0 2.25
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
ITP Devin Williams RHP MIL A 2 6 3.36
- Ethan Elias RHP AZ A 9 3 2.25

Injury List
Team Player Duration Injury Injury Date
TEX SS Michael De Leon 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 7/10/2015
NYM LHP Steven Matz 15 Day DL Partial Lat Tear 7/9/2015
CIN SS Alex Blandino 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 7/3/2015
BOS 2B Sean Coyle 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 7/1/2015
MIA LHP Sean Townsley 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 6/28/2015
MIN CF Byron Buxton 15 Day DL Thumb Injury 6/25/2015
NYY LHP Jacob Lindgren 7 Day DL Bone Spur Removal in Left Elbow 6/21/2015
BAL 3B Jomar Reyes 7 Day DL Sprained Thumb 6/16/2015
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
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
NYM RHP Marcos Molina 7 Day DL Strained Right Elbow 5/14/2015
BAL RHP Hunter Harvey 7 Day DL Strained Flexor Mass In Right Arm 5/11/2015
KC RHP Glenn Sparkman 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 4/27/2015
NYY LHP Ian Clarkin 7 Day DL Left Elbow Inflammation 4/19/2015
COL LHP Tyler Anderson 60 Day DL Left Elbow Stress Fracture 4/6/2015
TOR C Max Pentecost 7 Day DL Offseason Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery 4/6/2015
COL LHP Kyle Freeland 7 Day DL Left Shoulder Fatigue 4/6/2015
ATL LHP Max Fried 60 Day DL Left Elbow - TJS 8/15/2014
PIT RHP Jameson Taillon 7 Day DL Right Elbow - TJS April 2014
PIT RHP Nick Kingham Season Right Elbow - TJS 5/27/2015
BAL RHP Dylan Bundy Season Right Shoulder Inflammation 5/25/2015
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


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Friday, July 17th

Thursday, July 16th

Wednesday, July 15th