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Minor League Ball Gameday - Thursday, July 2nd

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Welcome to the Gameday! Nats righty Lucas Giolito showed why he's the top pitching prospect in the game with seven no-hit innings and seven strike outs last night. Phillies 3B Maikel Franco racked up three doubles, and Giants SS Christian Arroyo had a five hit day.

Nationals RHP Lucas Giolito
Nationals RHP Lucas Giolito
Carl Kline

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.

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
Boston Toronto 7:07 PM Miley, Wade (7-7, 4.38) Boyd, Matt (0-1, 5.40)
Pittsburgh Detroit 1:08 PM Liriano, Francisco (4-6, 3.21) Ryan, Kyle (1-1, 4.56)

MLB National League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Washington Atlanta 7:10 PM Scherzer, Max (9-5, 1.79) Banuelos, Manny (0-0, -.--)
San Diego St. Louis 7:15 PM Ross, Tyson (5-7, 3.57) Cooney, Tim (0-0, 11.57)

AAA International League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Durham Norfolk 7:05 PM Andriese, Matt (1-0, 2.70) McFarland, T.J. (2-2, 3.41)
Columbus Louisville 7:05 PM Grube, Jarrett (2-0, 2.70) Buschmann, Matt (1-0, 4.15)
Syracuse Buffalo 7:05 PM Espino, Paolo (2-1, 1.91) Francis, Jeff (3-0, 1.71)
Scranton/WB Pawtucket 6:15 PM Severino, Luis (3-0, 1.73) Spruill, Zeke (4-3, 4.13)
Gwinnett Charlotte 7:05 PM Texeira, Kanekoa (0-2, 4.20) To Be Announced
Indianapolis Toledo 7:00 PM Boscan, Wilfredo (5-3, 3.95) Melville, Tim (3-6, 5.29)
Rochester Lehigh Valley 7:05 PM Peavey, Greg (0-1, 4.76) Buchanan, David (1-0, 3.00)

AAA Pacific Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Colorado Springs Nashville 8:05 PM Burgos, Hiram (1-0, 1.64) To Be Announced
Las Vegas Tacoma 10:05 PM Gorski, Darin (5-6, 5.35) Landazuri, Stephen (1-3, 8.10)
Oklahoma City Memphis 8:05 PM Thomas, Ian (3-1, 6.95) Gast, John (4-5, 4.14)
Round Rock Iowa 8:08 PM Perez, Martin (0-0, 2.25) Britton, Drake (4-4, 5.40)
Salt Lake Sacramento 10:05 PM Wilk, Adam (3-5, 5.04) Blach, Ty (5-8, 4.27)
New Orleans Omaha 8:05 PM Nicolino, Justin (4-3, 2.87) Brooks, Aaron (4-4, 3.67)
Reno Albuquerque 9:05 PM Marks, Justin (5-6, 5.35) Gray, Jon (3-5, 4.91)
Fresno El Paso 9:05 PM Appel, Mark (0-1, 21.00) Erlin, Robbie (5-5, 5.96)

AA Eastern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
New Hampshire Portland 7:00 PM Bibens-Dirkx, Austin (2-3, 7.13) Augliera, Mike (2-11, 5.20)
Bowie Akron 7:05 PM Gunkel, Joe (1-0, 1.67) Plutko, Adam (3-1, 2.25)
Altoona Trenton 7:00 PM Creasy, Jason (8-1, 2.99) Smith, Caleb (5-4, 4.08)
Richmond Harrisburg 7:00 PM Lujan, Matt (5-5, 4.32) Voth, Austin (3-5, 3.69)
Binghamton Erie 7:05 PM Ynoa, Gabriel (4-5, 4.60) Kubitza, Austin (5-5, 4.71)
Reading New Britain 7:05 PM Biddle, Jesse (7-1, 3.81) Marshall, Brett (0-3, 6.51)

AA Southern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Mississippi Biloxi 8:10 PM Mateo, Victor (4-4, 2.49) Lopez, Jorge (6-2, 2.80)
Birmingham Chattanooga 5:15 PM Jaye, Myles (6-3, 2.93) Hurlbut, David (3-3, 6.53)
Montgomery Tennessee 5:05 PM Mortensen, Jared (5-3, 3.29) Johnson, Pierce (1-0, 0.77)
Mobile Jackson 8:05 PM Schugel, A.J. (3-2, 2.61) Hernandez, Moises (3-3, 4.30)
Jacksonville Pensacola 7:35 PM Tomshaw, Matt (3-4, 2.81) Wright, Daniel (3-6, 5.47)
Birmingham Chattanooga Game 2 Crabbe, Tim (0-0, 4.50) Wimmers, Alex (5-1, 4.41)
Montgomery Tennessee Game 2 Stanek, Ryne (3-1, 3.94) Santiago, Andres (1-3, 4.42)

AA Texas League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Arkansas Midland 8:00 PM Brady, Michael (3-2, 1.89) Sanchez, Jake (5-5, 5.02)
San Antonio Springfield 8:10 PM Rodriguez, Bryan (3-9, 4.62) Morales, Andrew (3-3, 5.43)
NW Arkansas Frisco 8:05 PM Almonte, Miguel (4-3, 4.02) Bell, Chad (2-8, 4.77)
Corpus Christi Tulsa 8:05 PM Holmes, Brian (2-2, 2.67) Stripling, Ross (1-1, 4.00)

A+ California League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Lake Elsinore Visalia 10:00 PM Lloyd, Kyle (4-5, 4.85) Banda, Anthony (5-5, 4.10)
Inland Empire Lancaster 9:30 PM Kipper, Jordan (3-5, 4.04) Mengden, Daniel (2-0, 5.58)
Bakersfield Modesto 10:05 PM Altavilla, Dan (2-6, 3.62) Senzatela, Antonio (4-3, 2.36)
High Desert Rancho Cucamonga 10:05 PM Wiper, Cole (1-1, 5.58) Stewart, Brock (1-1, 6.15)
San Jose Stockton 10:10 PM Black, Ray (1-0, 3.60) Finnegan, Kyle (5-4, 5.15)

A+ Carolina League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Potomac Frederick 7:00 PM Lopez, Reynaldo (4-4, 4.88) Hess, David (3-4, 5.43)
Lynchburg Wilmington 6:35 PM Kime, Dace (2-3, 4.50) Rico, Luis (3-3, 2.83)
Salem Myrtle Beach 7:05 PM Ball, Trey (6-6, 3.70) Ihrig, Tyler (0-0, 8.10)
Winston-Salem Carolina 7:00 PM Clark, Brian (3-2, 2.58) Waszak, Andrew (4-5, 3.83)

A+ Florida State League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Tampa Clearwater 7:00 PM Hebert, Chaz (4-5, 4.18) Pinto, Ricardo (2-0, 2.08)
Charlotte Bradenton 6:30 PM Honeywell, Brent (0-1, 9.00) Eppler, Tyler (0-1, 6.94)
Lakeland Daytona 7:05 PM Ziomek, Kevin (5-5, 4.37) Stephens, Jackson (5-5, 3.76)
Brevard County Dunedin 6:30 PM Hellweg, Johnny (0-2, 9.00) Hoffman, Jeff (1-2, 3.72)
Fort Myers Palm Beach 6:35 PM Hu, Chih-Wei (4-1, 2.43) Littrell, Corey (2-6, 3.90)
Jupiter St. Lucie 6:30 PM To Be Announced Taylor, Logan (2-5, 4.50)

A Midwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Clinton Kane County 7:30 PM Peterson, Pat (4-4, 4.33) Doran, Ryan (1-0, 0.00)
Bowling Green South Bend 7:35 PM To Be Announced Leal, Erick (6-4, 4.96)
West Michigan Great Lakes 7:05 PM Lewicki, Artie (0-2, 5.59) Guzman, Kevin (4-6, 3.31)
Cedar Rapids Burlington 7:30 PM Mildren, Ethan (1-0, 0.00) Middleton, Keynan (4-3, 4.18)
Peoria Quad Cities 8:00 PM Pearce, Matt (3-8, 3.74) Dykxhoorn, Brock (4-3, 4.20)
Wisconsin Beloit 8:00 PM Williams, Devin (2-4, 3.12) Graves, Brett (6-3, 4.89)
Fort Wayne Dayton 7:00 PM Huffman, Chris (3-3, 2.97) Antone, Tejay (4-6, 2.56)
Lansing Lake County 7:00 PM Dawson, Shane (10-4, 2.98) Brady, Sean (5-4, 3.54)

A South Atlantic League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Lexington Rome 7:00 PM Blewett, Scott (2-0, 2.96) Quintana, Zach (0-1, 2.68)
Charleston Asheville 7:05 PM Wotherspoon, Matt (2-0, 3.81) Polanco, Carlos (4-8, 4.65)
Greensboro Hagerstown 7:05 PM Holmes, Ben (2-4, 5.01) Bach, Connor (1-1, 3.56)
Greenville Hickory 7:00 PM Kopech, Michael (3-5, 3.06) Buckel, Cody (0-2, 3.52)
West Virginia Kannapolis 7:05 PM Tarpley, Stephen (3-2, 2.83) Lowry, Thad (8-3, 4.04)
Augusta Savannah 7:05 PM Johnson, Chris (0-1, 5.40) Arias, Martires (3-3, 3.22)
Lakewood Delmarva 7:05 PM Casimiro, Ranfi (3-5, 3.63) Grimes, Matthew (6-4, 4.21)

A- New York-Penn League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Mahoning Valley Batavia 5:05 PM Shane, Casey (0-1, 1.00) Poteet, Cody (0-0, 0.00)
West Virginia State College 7:05 PM To Be Announced Rodriguez, Jorge L. (1-0, 0.90)
Staten Island Aberdeen 7:05 PM Espinal, Yoel (1-1, 7.71) To Be Announced
Vermont Tri-City 7:00 PM Bowers, Heath (0-0, 3.00) Nicely, Austin (0-0, 5.06)
Connecticut Lowell 7:05 PM To Be Announced Cosart, Jake (0-0, 2.57)
Auburn Williamsport 7:05 PM Rodriguez, Jefry (0-1, 7.00) Arteaga, Alejandro (2-0, 1.50)
Hudson Valley Brooklyn 7:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Mahoning Valley Batavia Game 2 To Be Announced Bautista, Nestor (0-1, 2.70)

A- Northwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Spokane Vancouver 10:05 PM Palumbo, Joe (1-1, 3.48) Lietz, Daniel (0-1, 7.20)
Eugene Hillsboro 10:05 PM De La Cruz, Oscar (1-1, 1.80) Hernandez, Carlos (0-1, 2.45)
Everett Tri-City 10:15 PM Moore, Andrew (0-0, 1.80) Kennedy, Brett (0-0, 0.00)
Salem-Keizer Boise 9:15 PM Connolly, Michael (1-1, 3.38) Lezama, Angel (1-0, 7.00)

R+ Appalachian League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Johnson City Bristol 7:00 PM Wirsu, Josh (1-0, 0.00) To Be Announced
Kingsport Burlington 7:00 PM Ramos, Darwin (0-0, 0.00) Tenuta, Matt (0-0, 7.71)
Princeton Danville 7:00 PM Burke, Brock (1-0, 1.80) To Be Announced
Pulaski Bluefield 7:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Elizabethton Greeneville 7:00 PM To Be Announced Pinales, Erasmo (0-0, 1.80)

R+ Pioneer League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Great Falls Missoula 9:05 PM Banks, Tanner (1-0, 2.00) Newton, Dallas (0-0, 8.22)
Helena Billings 9:05 PM Owenby, Drake (0-0, -.--) Rainey, Tanner (0-0, 8.31)
Ogden Idaho Falls 9:15 PM Fernandez, Roberth (1-0, 3.75) Eaton, Todd (0-1, 8.44)
Grand Junction Orem 9:15 PM Killian, Trey (1-0, 0.00) To Be Announced

R Arizona League

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

R Gulf Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
GCL Nationals GCL Mets 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Phillies GCL Braves 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Pirates GCL Tigers 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Rays GCL Twins 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Red Sox GCL Orioles 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Yankees 2 GCL Blue Jays 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Astros GCL Yankees 1 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Cardinals GCL Cardinals 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced

Duels of the Day

July 1st

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
- Aaron Slegers RHP MIN A+ 7 7 2 2 0 7 9 5 3.21 1.14 0 2 WP, HBP, WIN (5-4)
- Trey Nielsen RHP STL A+ 2.2 8 5 5 1 3 6 0 2.35 1.18 0 LOSS (8-5)
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
HT Felix Jorge RHP MIN A 6 4 0 0 1 3 6 6 2.20 0.90 0 62 S, 24 B, WP, ND (3-3)
- Zach Hirsch LHP MIL A 6 5 2 1 0 5 11 3 2.98 0.96 0 58 S, 29 B, WP, ND (2-4)
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
- Justin Steele LHP CHC A- 6 4 2 1 2 6 9 3 1.06 0.76 0 WP, WIN (2-0)
- Cody Reed LHP AZ A- 5.1 7 6 4 1 3 8 4 2.93 0.98 1 - Eloy Jimenez LOSS (1-1)

July 2nd

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Joe Gunkel RHP BAL AA 1 0 1.67
HT Adam Plutko RHP CLE AA 3 1 2.25
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
70 (150) Reynaldo Lopez RHP WAS A+ 4 4 4.88
SA! David Hess RHP BAL A+ 3 4 5.43
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
SA! Chih-Wei Hu RHP MIN A+ 4 1 2.43
- Corey Littrell LHP STL A+ 2 6 3.9
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Shane Dawson LHP TOR A 10 4 2.98
- Sean Brady LHP CLE A 5 4 3.54
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Scott Blewett RHP KC A 2 0 2.96
- Zach Quintana RHP ATL A 0 1 2.68

Injury List
Team Player Duration Injury Injury Date
STL RHP Alex Reyes 7 Day DL Right Shoulder Soreness 6/26/2015
MIN CF Byron Buxton 15 Day DL Thumb Injury 6/25/2015
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
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
LAD LHP Julio Urias 7 Day DL Cosmetic Left Eye Surgery 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
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
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
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
SF RHP Derek Law 7 Day DL Right Elbow - TJS May 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


Previous Gameday Threads -

Wednesday, July 1st

Tuesday, June 30th

Monday, June 29th