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Minor League Ball Gameday - Thursday, July 23rd

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Welcome to the Gameday! Astros stud CF Brett Phillips fell a double short of the cycle while knocking his first AA homer while White Sox southpaw Jordan Guerrero punched out 11 in just six frames in a losing effort.

Astros CF Brett Phillips
Astros CF Brett Phillips
Sean Flynn Photography

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

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Boston Houston 8:10 PM Miley, Wade (8-8, 4.49) McCullers, Lance (4-3, 2.52)

MLB National League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Milwaukee Arizona 9:40 PM Fiers, Mike (5-7, 3.79) Godley, Zack (0-0, -.--)

AAA International League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Toledo Lehigh Valley 7:05 PM Farmer, Buck (7-3, 4.13) O'Sullivan, Sean (0-0, 3.00)
Pawtucket Norfolk 12:05 PM Owens, Henry (3-7, 3.26) Wilson, Tyler (3-5, 3.14)
Gwinnett Rochester 11:05 AM Foltynewicz, Mike (1-5, 3.38) Berrios, Jose (0-0, 5.60)
Syracuse Buffalo 1:05 PM Cole, A.J. (1-4, 3.90) Copeland, Scott (6-3, 2.38)
Scranton/WB Indianapolis 7:05 PM To Be Announced Sanchez, Angel (4-1, 2.97)
Columbus Louisville 7:05 PM Roth, Michael (7-5, 3.86) Holmberg, David (6-6, 4.57)
Durham Charlotte 7:05 PM Andriese, Matt (1-1, 2.19) Noesi, Hector (0-0, 1.29)

AAA Pacific Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
El Paso Sacramento 10:05 PM McCutchen, Daniel (5-5, 4.23) Hanson, Tommy (0-2, 7.11)
Memphis New Orleans 8:00 PM Gast, John (5-7, 4.86) Conley, Adam (8-3, 2.37)
Nashville Colorado Springs 9:05 PM Neal, Zach (7-3, 3.53) Burgos, Hiram (2-1, 3.51)
Salt Lake Tacoma 10:05 PM Wilk, Adam (3-7, 5.80) Wang, Chien-Ming (0-1, 4.50)
Fresno Las Vegas 10:05 PM Wojciechowski, Asher (5-1, 4.89) Gee, Dillon (3-1, 6.59)
Oklahoma City Omaha 8:05 PM Surkamp, Eric (4-2, 4.50) Lamb, John (9-1, 2.75)
Albuquerque Reno 10:05 PM Laffey, Aaron (2-3, 4.61) Chacin, Jhoulys (2-3, 3.35)
Round Rock Iowa 1:08 PM Asher, Alec (2-5, 5.13) Paulino, Felipe (2-5, 4.92)

AA Eastern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Reading New Britain 7:05 PM Kleven, Colin (1-2, 7.48) Evans, Bryan (5-5, 3.63)
Richmond Erie 7:05 PM Gage, Matt (1-0, 1.80) To Be Announced
Altoona Akron 7:05 PM Brault, Steven (2-3, 4.11) Brewer, Charles (1-0, 0.00)
Bowie Harrisburg 7:00 PM Gunkel, Joe (3-2, 3.04) Spann, Matthew (2-1, 4.03)
Binghamton Trenton 7:00 PM Gant, John (4-4, 4.17) De La Cruz, Joel (1-2, 3.32)
New Hampshire Portland 7:00 PM Hoffman, Jeff (0-0, 2.84) Diaz, Luis (1-8, 5.52)

AA Southern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Birmingham Jacksonville 7:05 PM To Be Announced Hodges, Josh (1-0, 2.25)
Mobile Mississippi 8:00 PM To Be Announced Mateo, Victor (6-5, 2.74)
Biloxi Pensacola 7:35 PM Hall, Brooks (7-5, 4.72) Wright, Daniel (6-7, 4.57)
Tennessee Chattanooga 7:15 PM Zastryzny, Rob (0-3, 5.29) Baxendale, D.J. (4-2, 4.04)
Montgomery Jackson 8:05 PM Mortensen, Jared (5-3, 3.43) Diaz, Edwin (3-7, 4.57)

AA Texas League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
NW Arkansas Springfield 8:10 PM Dziedzic, Jonathan (5-6, 3.77) Mayers, Mike (1-4, 6.47)
Corpus Christi Frisco 8:05 PM Houser, Adrian (0-2, 6.65) Lopez, Frank (3-3, 3.88)
Arkansas Tulsa 8:05 PM Brady, Michael (4-4, 3.09) To Be Announced
San Antonio Midland 8:00 PM Morrow, Bryce (1-1, 3.12) Frazier, Parker (1-0, 0.73)

A+ California League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Stockton Lancaster 9:30 PM Lamb, Chris (0-1, 11.57) To Be Announced
Modesto Visalia 10:00 PM Jiminian, Johendi (3-8, 4.60) Hively, RJ (1-2, 6.63)
High Desert Lake Elsinore 10:00 PM Pena, Richelson (6-6, 5.01) Herrera, Ronald (5-6, 3.88)
San Jose Bakersfield 10:45 PM Mella, Keury (5-2, 3.09) DeCecco, Scott (0-0, 1.80)
Rancho Cucamonga Inland Empire 10:05 PM Brigham, Jeff (4-5, 5.40) Newcomb, Sean (5-1, 2.67)

A+ Carolina League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Frederick Potomac 7:05 PM Hess, David (5-4, 4.44) Giolito, Lucas (3-5, 2.83)
Myrtle Beach Lynchburg 6:30 PM Torrez, Daury (7-5, 3.51) Lugo, Luis (5-9, 5.14)
Wilmington Salem 7:05 PM Rico, Luis (5-5, 3.29) Buttrey, Ty (7-3, 3.53)
Carolina Winston-Salem 7:00 PM Thurman, Andrew (4-3, 3.47) To Be Announced

A+ Florida State League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Jupiter Clearwater 7:00 PM Garcia, Jarlin (3-5, 3.10) Leibrandt, Brandon (6-2, 2.86)
Brevard County St. Lucie 4:00 PM Wang, Wei-Chung (7-2, 4.15) Whalen, Rob (4-5, 3.36)
Lakeland Palm Beach 5:00 PM Ziomek, Kevin (5-8, 4.17) Poncedeleon, Daniel (3-0, 1.40)
Fort Myers Tampa 7:00 PM Batts, Mat (4-2, 1.66) Montgomery, Jordan (3-4, 3.40)
Dunedin Bradenton 6:30 PM Labourt, Jairo (2-7, 4.78) To Be Announced
Charlotte Daytona 7:05 PM Wood, Hunter (1-0, 0.00) Stephens, Jackson (8-5, 3.16)
Lakeland Palm Beach Game 2 St. John, Locke (2-9, 4.85) Weaver, Luke (3-4, 2.17)
Brevard County St. Lucie Game 2 Woodruff, Brandon (1-4, 4.06) Jannis, Mickey (0-0, 4.42)

A Midwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Fort Wayne Lake County 7:00 PM Huffman, Chris (3-6, 4.18) Milbrath, Jordan (3-8, 4.83)
Burlington Beloit 8:00 PM Anderson, Justin (6-7, 3.66) Graves, Brett (9-3, 4.82)
West Michigan Dayton 7:00 PM Turnbull, Spencer (8-2, 2.95) Antone, Tejay (5-7, 3.11)
Bowling Green Lansing 7:05 PM Wallace, Brad (1-1, 4.35) Mallard, Chase (3-3, 5.45)
Clinton Peoria 8:00 PM Littell, Zack (2-5, 4.19) Garcia, Jaime (0-0, -.--)
Quad Cities Kane County 7:30 PM Ferrell, Justin (2-2, 2.79) Elias, Ethan (9-3, 2.36)
Great Lakes South Bend 7:05 PM To Be Announced Wagner, Michael (2-0, 2.13)
Wisconsin Cedar Rapids 7:35 PM Hanhold, Eric (0-1, 9.00) Rosario, Randy (1-1, 1.15)

A South Atlantic League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Savannah Hagerstown 7:05 PM Reyes, Scarlyn (9-4, 3.29) Bach, Connor (3-1, 3.39)
Rome Lexington 7:05 PM Gil, Yean Carlos (1-2, 3.97) Marte, Yunior (4-0, 4.37)
Hickory Asheville 7:05 PM Martin, Brett (4-4, 3.31) Rodriguez, Helmis (7-4, 3.49)
Greenville Augusta 7:05 PM Reilly, Reed (4-3, 4.26) Johnson, Chris (1-2, 5.34)
Kannapolis Greensboro 7:00 PM To Be Announced Holmes, Ben (3-6, 5.21)
Delmarva Charleston 7:05 PM Gonzalez, Brian (4-6, 5.78) Maher, Joey (1-4, 2.73)
West Virginia Lakewood 7:05 PM Coley, Austin (10-5, 4.05) Davis, Austin (2-2, 2.41)

A- New York-Penn League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Connecticut Batavia 7:05 PM Heddinger, Josh (0-0, 3.38) Lilek, Brett (0-2, 8.49)
Williamsport Hudson Valley 7:05 PM Taveras, Jose (3-1, 1.88) Ott, Travis (3-1, 2.84)
Brooklyn West Virginia 7:05 PM To Be Announced Paula, Juan (1-1, 5.40)
Auburn Vermont 7:05 PM Fedde, Erick (2-1, 2.45) Massad, Jonathan (2-2, 3.62)
State College Aberdeen 7:05 PM Martinez, Dailyn (2-2, 4.97) To Be Announced
Staten Island Mahoning Valley 7:05 PM Cedeno, Luis (3-2, 2.30) Lovegrove, Kieran (1-2, 6.56)
Tri-City Lowell 7:05 PM Thornton, Trent (1-0, 3.66) To Be Announced

A- Northwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Tri-City Vancouver 10:05 PM Kennedy, Brett (0-1, 1.76) To Be Announced
Salem-Keizer Eugene 10:05 PM Connolly, Michael (2-1, 3.55) Twomey, Kyle (0-0, 3.60)
Hillsboro Boise 9:15 PM Hernandez, Carlos (1-1, 1.70) Wynkoop, Jack (2-0, 3.00)
Spokane Everett 10:05 PM Palmquist, Cody (1-1, 2.52) Misiewicz, Anthony (1-0, 2.41)

R+ Appalachian League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Bristol Burlington 7:00 PM Sendelbach, Logan (0-1, 5.93) Markus, Joseph (0-2, 6.57)
Bluefield Greeneville 7:00 PM To Be Announced Acosta, Yhoan (0-1, 6.61)
Danville Johnson City 7:00 PM Withrow, Matt (0-1, 4.96) Santos, Ramon (0-2, 9.60)
Princeton Elizabethton 7:00 PM Fulenchek, Garrett (1-0, 0.00) Cutura, Andro (1-1, 1.23)
Pulaski Kingsport 7:00 PM To Be Announced McIlraith, Thomas (1-0, 1.69)

R+ Pioneer League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Ogden Grand Junction 9:05 PM Anderson, Isaac (1-0, 0.71) Killian, Trey (1-1, 4.00)
Billings Great Falls 9:00 PM Romero, Franderlyn (1-2, 4.35) Ball, Matt (0-2, 6.33)
Helena Missoula 9:05 PM Gomez, Milton (2-0, 6.10) To Be Announced
Idaho Falls Orem 9:15 PM To Be Announced Rodriguez, Jose (2-0, 5.63)

R Arizona League

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

R Gulf Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
GCL Pirates GCL Yankees1 11:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Phillies GCL Blue Jays 11:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Cardinals GCL Nationals 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Twins GCL Orioles 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Tigers GCL Yankees2 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Rays GCL Red Sox 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Mets GCL Marlins 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Braves GCL Astros 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Pirates GCL Yankees1 Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Phillies GCL Blue Jays Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced

Duels of the Day

July 23rd

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
12 (28) Henry Owens LHP BOS AAA 3 7 3.26
- Tyler Wilson RHP BAL AAA 2 5 3.14
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
42 (87) Mike Foltynewicz RHP ATL AAA 1 5 3.38
20 (44) Jose Berrios RHP MIN AAA 0 0 5.60
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
SA! David Hess RHP BAL A+ 5 4 4.44
1 (3) Lucas Giolito RHP WAS A+ 3 5 2.83
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Jarlin Garcia LHP MIA A+ 3 5 3.10
HT Brandon Leibrandt LHP PHI A+ 6 2 2.86
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
HT Hunter Wood RHP TB A+ 1 0 0.00
- Jackson Stephens RHP CIN A+ 8 5 3.16

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 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 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


Previous Gameday Threads -

Wednesday, July 22nd

Tuesday, July 21st

Monday, July 20th