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Minor League Ball Gameday - Friday, July 31st

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Welcome to the Gameday! Red Sox 3B Michael Chavis went 3-4 last night with a pair doubles and a laser over the wall in left, Rays SS Willy Adames tallied four base knocks in a double dip, and Reds LHP Brandon Finnegan made his organizational debut.

Red Sox 3B Michael Chavis
Red Sox 3B Michael Chavis
Bryan Green

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 July 31st non-waiver trade deadline is right around the corner and we have you covered on all the insights for all prospects dealt this trade season. You can find all the information by checking out the 2015 MLB Trade Deadline Tracker. 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
Tampa Bay Boston 7:10 PM Ramirez, Erasmo (8-4, 3.74) Rodriguez, Eduardo (6-3, 4.26)
Detroit Baltimore 7:05 PM Farmer, Buck (0-2, 9.22) Chen, Wei-Yen (5-6, 2.88)
New York (AL) Chicago (AL) 8:10 PM Eovaldi, Nate (10-2, 4.27) Rodon, Carlos (4-3, 4.09)
Cleveland Oakland 9:35 PM Salazar, Danny (8-6, 3.72) Graveman, Kendall (6-7, 4.13)

MLB National League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Atlanta Philadelphia 7:05 PM Perez, Williams (4-0, 2.88) To Be Announced
Pittsburgh Cincinnati 7:10 PM Locke, Jeff (5-6, 4.15) Lorenzen, Michael (3-5, 4.58)
Chicago (NL) Milwaukee 8:10 PM Hammel, Jason (5-5, 3.20) Jungmann, Taylor (5-2, 2.14)

AAA International League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Columbus Scranton/WB 7:05 PM To Be Announced Davies, Kyle (7-6, 3.81)
Charlotte Indianapolis 7:15 PM Penny, Brad (5-4, 4.07) Volstad, Chris (7-4, 3.28)
Norfolk Lehigh Valley 7:05 PM Jones, Chris (6-5, 2.78) Berken, Jason (5-7, 3.50)
Toledo Louisville 7:05 PM Ryan, Kyle (0-8, 4.86) Roach, Donn (0-1, 5.91)
Gwinnett Durham 7:05 PM Texeira, Kanekoa (2-3, 3.43) Floro, Dylan (9-9, 4.47)
Pawtucket Buffalo 7:05 PM To Be Announced Wolf, Randy (7-1, 2.57)
Syracuse Rochester 7:05 PM Espino, Paolo (3-4, 2.78) Rogers, Taylor (7-8, 3.60)

AAA Pacific Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Las Vegas Sacramento 10:05 PM Verrett, Logan (3-1, 2.93) To Be Announced
Oklahoma City Memphis 8:05 PM To Be Announced Greenwood, Nick (9-3, 5.01)
Omaha Round Rock 8:05 PM To Be Announced Ranaudo, Anthony (7-3, 3.55)
Tacoma El Paso 9:05 PM Pries, Jordan (5-3, 5.48) Rodriguez, Bryan (1-1, 9.39)
Iowa Nashville 8:05 PM To Be Announced Long, Nate (2-3, 5.40)
Salt Lake Albuquerque 9:05 PM DeLoach, Tyler (1-4, 4.96) To Be Announced
Fresno Reno 10:05 PM Straily, Dan (8-6, 3.59) Blair, Aaron (3-1, 4.55)
Colorado Springs New Orleans 8:00 PM To Be Announced Morey, Robert (2-2, 3.08)

AA Eastern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Binghamton Richmond 7:05 PM Lugo, Seth (6-4, 3.20) Biagini, Joe (8-5, 2.15)
Harrisburg Portland 7:00 PM Purke, Matt (0-1, 16.20) Haley, Justin (4-11, 5.38)
Trenton Bowie 7:05 PM Ruth, Eric (6-3, 2.68) To Be Announced
Reading New Hampshire 7:05 PM Rodriguez, Joely (2-2, 6.86) Lawrence, Casey (10-9, 4.53)
Akron Altoona 7:00 PM Morimando, Shawn (7-10, 2.99) To Be Announced
Erie New Britain 7:05 PM Kubitza, Austin (6-9, 5.83) Flemer, Matt (5-7, 3.12)

AA Southern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Jacksonville Mobile 8:05 PM Lyman, Scott (0-6, 6.64) Weller, Blayne (1-3, 5.66)
Mississippi Birmingham 8:05 PM Gant, John (0-0, -.--) Montas, Frankie (3-1, 2.38)
Pensacola Chattanooga 7:15 PM Reed, Cody (0-0, -.--) Hurlbut, David (7-4, 3.77)
Jackson Biloxi 7:10 PM Landazuri, Stephen (0-2, 4.14) Wagner, Tyler (7-5, 2.53)
Tennessee Montgomery 8:05 PM Williams, Ryan (5-1, 2.72) Schultz, Jaime (5-5, 4.20)
Jackson Biloxi Game 2 Siverio, Misael (4-10, 4.50) Johnson, Hobbs (7-4, 3.20)

AA Texas League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Springfield NW Arkansas 8:05 PM Reyes, Arturo (6-6, 2.77) Pounders, Brooks (0-0, -.--)
Corpus Christi Midland 8:00 PM Westwood, Kyle (7-3, 4.25) To Be Announced
Frisco San Antonio 8:05 PM Leclerc, Jose (5-4, 4.18) Herrera, Ronald (0-0, 4.50)
Tulsa Arkansas 8:10 PM Cotton, Jharel (4-2, 2.27) Smith, Nate (8-4, 2.54)

A+ California League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Stockton San Jose 10:00 PM Mengden, Daniel (1-0, 1.80) To Be Announced
Bakersfield Inland Empire 10:05 PM Ash, Brett (4-7, 3.66) To Be Announced
Lancaster High Desert 10:05 PM Comer, Kevin (1-3, 4.38) Sadzeck, Connor (2-1, 4.06)
Lake Elsinore Rancho Cucamonga 10:05 PM Shepherd, Matthew (2-6, 5.63) Frias, Carlos (0-0, 27.00)
Visalia Modesto 10:05 PM To Be Announced Jemiola, Zach (4-2, 4.72)

A+ Carolina League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Carolina Wilmington 7:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Salem Potomac 7:05 PM McAvoy, Kevin (5-9, 4.40) Lopez, Reynaldo (5-6, 4.62)
Myrtle Beach Frederick 7:00 PM Blackburn, Paul (4-4, 3.82) Horacek, Mitch (6-11, 4.61)
Lynchburg Winston-Salem 7:00 PM Peoples, Michael (7-3, 4.42) Heidenreich, Matt (11-2, 2.40)

A+ Florida State League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Fort Myers Daytona 7:05 PM Stewart, Kohl (4-6, 3.14) Stephens, Jackson (9-5, 3.35)
Clearwater St. Lucie 4:05 PM Pinto, Ricardo (3-2, 3.35) Diaz, Miller (5-8, 3.95)
Bradenton Tampa 5:00 PM To Be Announced Campos, Vicente (1-4, 6.97)
Palm Beach Dunedin 5:00 PM Weaver, Luke (4-4, 2.11) Dermody, Matt (2-0, 4.42)
Charlotte Lakeland 6:30 PM To Be Announced Szkutnik, Trent (0-4, 6.75)
Brevard County Jupiter 6:35 PM Sneed, Cy (2-1, 2.67) Adames, Jose (3-2, 3.11)
Bradenton Tampa Game 2 To Be Announced Enns, Dietrich (0-0, 0.75)
Clearwater St. Lucie Game 2 Imhof, Matt (5-3, 3.80) Taylor, Logan (5-7, 4.13)
Palm Beach Dunedin Game 2 Melling, Tyler (1-0, 2.97) Smith, Murphy (5-5, 2.92)

A Midwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
West Michigan Fort Wayne 7:05 PM Ladwig, A.J. (8-8, 4.01) Dorminy, Thomas (8-7, 3.53)
Lansing Bowling Green 8:05 PM Fisk, Conor (2-2, 5.06) Centeno, Henry (6-6, 3.91)
Wisconsin Quad Cities 8:00 PM Ventura, Angel (5-4, 3.18) Hernandez, Elieser (0-1, 3.09)
Burlington Clinton 7:30 PM Robichaux, Austin (8-4, 3.32) Brown, Jarrett (1-5, 4.35)
Cedar Rapids Kane County 7:30 PM Rosario, Randy (1-1, 1.10) Taylor, Josh (1-1, 1.93)
South Bend Dayton 7:00 PM To Be Announced Paulson, Jake (3-3, 2.96)
Great Lakes Lake County 7:00 PM Holmes, Grant (6-2, 2.78) Sheffield, Justus (7-4, 4.40)
Peoria Beloit 8:00 PM Flaherty, Jack (5-1, 3.02) Fillmyer, Heath (1-10, 6.54)

A South Atlantic League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Hagerstown Hickory 7:00 PM Van Orden, Drew (5-4, 3.09) Mendez, Yohander (2-1, 1.45)
Charleston Delmarva 5:05 PM Kamplain, Justin (3-11, 5.03) Grimes, Matthew (7-6, 4.41)
Lakewood West Virginia 7:05 PM Garcia, Elniery (6-7, 3.16) Garcia, Yeudy (9-5, 2.12)
Greensboro Kannapolis 7:05 PM Franco, Enderson (1-2, 9.00) Adams, Spencer (6-5, 3.51)
Augusta Rome 7:00 PM Reyes, Mark (5-4, 2.42) Caicedo, Oriel L (3-5, 3.76)
Asheville Savannah 7:05 PM Wiest, Grahamm (3-1, 2.45) Knapp, Ricky (4-2, 3.14)
Lexington Greenville 7:05 PM Blewett, Scott (2-3, 4.33) Jimenez, Dedgar (5-7, 4.03)
Charleston Delmarva Game 2 Wotherspoon, Matt (3-1, 3.55) Means, John (7-7, 3.74)

A- New York-Penn League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Mahoning Valley Tri-City 7:00 PM Linares, Leandro (0-4, 5.27) Garcia, Junior (0-0, -.--)
Batavia Brooklyn 7:00 PM White, Nick (1-3, 8.06) To Be Announced
Hudson Valley Auburn 7:05 PM Yepez, Angel (2-1, 3.19) To Be Announced
Vermont Williamsport 7:05 PM Driver, Dustin (0-2, 5.54) Gueller, Mitch (5-1, 2.27)
West Virginia Connecticut 7:05 PM To Be Announced Alexander, Tyler (0-1, 0.56)
Lowell State College 7:05 PM Almonte, Jose (2-2, 4.50) Beck, Landon (1-3, 2.67)
Aberdeen Staten Island 7:00 PM To Be Announced Cedeno, Luis (4-2, 2.23)

A- Northwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Eugene Spokane 9:30 PM Sands, Carson (1-3, 5.14) To Be Announced
Hillsboro Tri-City 10:15 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Vancouver Boise 9:15 PM Rios, Francisco (2-4, 4.73) Palacios, Javier (1-2, 4.15)
Everett Salem-Keizer 9:35 PM Gillies, Darin (1-1, 3.16) Marshall, Mac (0-0, 4.76)

R+ Appalachian League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Kingsport Greeneville 7:00 PM To Be Announced Pinales, Erasmo (1-0, 1.42)
Danville Bristol 7:00 PM Weigel, Patrick (0-1, 3.33) To Be Announced
Pulaski Princeton 7:00 PM To Be Announced Mendez, Deivy (1-2, 6.27)
Bluefield Johnson City 7:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Burlington Elizabethton 7:00 PM Watson, Nolan (0-0, 5.11) Stashak, Cody (3-0, 1.33)

R+ Pioneer League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Billings Missoula 9:05 PM Rainey, Tanner (1-0, 6.04) To Be Announced
Helena Great Falls 9:00 PM Trent, Christian (2-1, 4.18) Banks, Tanner (3-1, 1.21)
Ogden Idaho Falls 9:15 PM Vieitez, Ivan (0-2, 6.57) To Be Announced
Grand Junction Orem 9:15 PM To Be Announced Malm, Jeff (4-0, 4.33)

R Arizona League

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

R Gulf Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
GCL Tigers GCL Blue Jays 10:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Rays GCL Orioles 11:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Braves GCL Yankees1 11:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Red Sox GCL Twins 11:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Mets GCL Cardinals 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Orioles GCL Rays 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Phillies GCL Astros 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Yankees2 GCL Pirates 10:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Marlins GCL Nationals 12:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Twins GCL Red Sox Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Braves GCL Yankees1 Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Yankees2 GCL Pirates Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced
GCL Tigers GCL Blue Jays Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced

Duels of the Day

July 31st

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Ryan Williams RHP CHC AA 5 1 2.72
- Jaime Schultz RHP TB AA 5 5 4.20
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Jharel Cotton RHP LAD AA 4 2 2.27
- Nate Smith LHP LAA AA 8 4 2.54
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
53 (105) Kohl Stewart RHP MIN A+ 4 6 3.14
- Jackson Stephens RHP CIN A+ 9 5 3.35
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
41 (86) Grant Holmes RHP LAD A 6 2 2.78
ITP Justus Sheffield LHP CLE A 7 4 4.40

Injury List
Team Player Duration Injury Injury Date
TOR 2B Devon Travis 15 Day DL Strained Left Shoulder 7/31/2015
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
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
PHI CF Roman Quinn 7 Day DL Left Quad Strain 6/13/2015
PHI 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
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 -

Thursday, July 30th

Wednesday, July 29th

Tuesday, July 28th