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Minor League Ball Gameday - Thursday, July 9th

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Welcome to the Gameday! Dodgers utility man in training Darnell Sweeney went 4-5 last night with a pair of doubles and a solo home run, falling a triple short of the cycle while manning left field.

Dodgers SS/2B/CF/LF Darnell Sweeney.
Dodgers SS/2B/CF/LF Darnell Sweeney.
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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 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. 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 Kansas City 2:10 PM Karns, Nate (4-4, 3.21) Ventura, Yordano (3-6, 4.68)
Houston Cleveland 7:10 PM Oberholtzer, Brett (2-1, 4.32) Anderson, Cody (1-1, 0.76)

MLB National League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Cincinnati Miami 7:10 PM Lorenzen, Michael (3-3, 3.58) Fernandez, Jose (1-0, 4.50)
Philadelphia Los Angeles (NL) 10:10 PM Gonzalez, Severino (3-2, 8.28) Grienke, Zack (7-2, 1.48)

AAA International League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Syracuse Scranton/WB 12:05 PM Billings, Bruce (4-3, 3.82) De Paula, Jose (2-2, 4.74)
Buffalo Rochester 7:05 PM Copeland, Scott (5-2, 2.11) Duffey, Tyler (3-4, 2.44)
Pawtucket Lehigh Valley 7:05 PM Couch, Keith (3-8, 5.66) Nola, Aaron (3-0, 2.28)
Norfolk Gwinnett 12:05 PM Wilson, Tyler (3-4, 3.18) Jenkins, Tyrell (0-0, -.--)
Indianapolis Louisville 7:05 PM Sampson, Adrian (6-7, 4.15) Axelrod, Dylan (6-5, 4.06)
Columbus Toledo 7:00 PM Roth, Michael (6-4, 4.02) To Be Announced
Durham Charlotte 7:05 PM Hagens, Bradin (0-0, 1.13) Haviland, Shawn (4-4, 4.19)

AAA Pacific Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Oklahoma City Colorado Springs 9:05 PM Wieland, Joe (5-3, 5.53) To Be Announced
Albuquerque El Paso 9:05 PM Lannan, John (4-3, 3.93) Lane, Jason (7-4, 4.40)
Iowa Omaha 8:05 PM Batista, Frank (0-2, 6.00) To Be Announced
Fresno Sacramento 10:05 PM Wojciechowski, Asher (5-1, 4.32) Blackburn, Clayton (3-3, 4.17)
New Orleans Round Rock 8:05 PM Urena, Jose (5-0, 0.97) To Be Announced
Tacoma Reno 10:05 PM To Be Announced Arias, Gabriel (4-2, 4.86)
Salt Lake Las Vegas 8:05 PM Sanabia, Alex (1-9, 7.82) Cessa, Luis (0-1, 13.50)
Nashville Memphis 6:05 PM Neal, Zach (6-3, 3.60) Reed, Jimmy (0-1, 6.23)
Salt Lake Las Vegas Game 2 Reyes, Jo-Jo (1-1, 7.41) Verrett, Logan (2-0, 3.00)
Nashville Memphis Game 2 To Be Announced Petrick, Zach (5-4, 3.64)

AA Eastern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Altoona Erie 12:05 PM Creasy, Jason (8-2, 3.55) Turley, Josh (8-5, 2.75)
Portland Reading 7:05 PM Cuevas, William (7-5, 3.51) Leiter, Mark (1-3, 3.52)
New Britain Binghamton 1:05 PM Flemer, Matt (4-4, 3.03) Fulmer, Michael (3-1, 2.29)
Akron Bowie 11:05 AM Clevinger, Mike (5-4, 2.65) Villanueva, Elih (7-5, 2.56)
Harrisburg Richmond 7:05 PM Spann, Matthew (2-0, 4.35) Lujan, Matt (5-5, 4.14)
Trenton New Hampshire 7:05 PM Ruth, Eric (6-1, 2.09) To Be Announced

AA Southern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Birmingham Jackson 8:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Montgomery Pensacola 7:35 PM Faria, Jacob (1-0, 1.38) Smith, Josh (3-1, 2.16)
Mississippi Chattanooga 7:15 PM To Be Announced Wimmers, Alex (5-2, 4.60)
Mobile Jacksonville 7:05 PM Omahen, John (1-0, 3.65) Williams, Trevor (4-7, 4.26)
Biloxi Tennessee 7:05 PM Johnson, Hobbs (5-4, 3.36) Pena, Felix (5-4, 3.81)

AA Texas League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Frisco NW Arkansas 8:05 PM Payano, Victor (2-2, 5.45) Reed, Cody (1-0, 2.25)
Springfield San Antonio 8:05 PM Lee, Thomas (7-3, 4.41) Rodriguez, Bryan (4-9, 4.39)
Tulsa Corpus Christi 8:05 PM Stripling, Ross (1-2, 5.54) Houser, Adrian (0-2, 3.95)
Midland Arkansas 8:10 PM Jensen, Chris (5-8, 5.64) Ellis, Christopher (3-0, 3.42)

A+ California League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Lake Elsinore High Desert 10:05 PM Shepherd, Matthew (2-4, 5.29) Pena, Richelson (5-5, 4.22)
Bakersfield San Jose 10:00 PM Unsworth, Dylan (1-3, 3.32) Agosta, Martin (2-6, 5.55)
Visalia Stockton 10:10 PM Sinnery, Brandon (0-0, 5.11) Seddon, Joel (6-4, 3.33)
Inland Empire Modesto 10:05 PM Nuss, Garrett (0-5, 9.44) Jemiola, Zach (2-2, 4.42)
Lancaster Rancho Cucamonga 10:05 PM Bostick, Akeem (0-2, 3.00) Richy, John (7-2, 4.20)

A+ Carolina League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Lynchburg Potomac 12:05 PM Kime, Dace (2-4, 4.41) Valdez, Phillips (3-2, 4.81)
Winston-Salem Myrtle Beach 7:05 PM Heidenreich, Matt (8-2, 2.84) Tseng, Jen-Ho (2-5, 4.28)
Frederick Wilmington 6:35 PM Gonzalez, Luis (5-7, 7.70) Manaea, Sean (1-0, 0.82)
Carolina Salem 7:05 PM Povse, Max (0-2, 22.85) Stankiewicz, Teddy (3-8, 3.69)
Lynchburg Potomac Game 2 Peoples, Michael (5-3, 5.22) Simms, John (4-5, 3.06)

A+ Florida State League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Dunedin Daytona 7:05 PM Greene, Conner (0-1, 6.00) Romano, Sal (4-3, 3.68)
Lakeland Clearwater 7:00 PM Maciel, Jonathan (3-7, 5.66) Imhof, Matt (3-3, 4.50)
Fort Myers Jupiter 12:05 PM Eades, Ryan (5-1, 3.00) Del Pozo, Miguel (2-3, 4.15)
Brevard County Tampa 7:00 PM Sneed, Cy (0-1, 9.00) Coshow, Cale (4-1, 1.64)
Palm Beach Bradenton 6:30 PM Petree, Nick (0-1, 2.93) Heredia, Luis (2-3, 4.68)
Charlotte St. Lucie 6:30 PM Guerrieri, Taylor (1-1, 2.76) McGowan, Kevin (5-7, 4.48)

A Midwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
South Bend Fort Wayne 7:05 PM Stinnett, Jake (3-2, 5.14) Montas, Ernesto (8-5, 3.21)
Cedar Rapids Beloit 8:00 PM Mildren, Ethan (2-0, 0.48) Fillmyer, Heath (0-8, 7.86)
Peoria Burlington 7:30 PM Polanco, Jhonny (1-2, 3.99) To Be Announced
Bowling Green Dayton 7:00 PM Formo, Hyrum (4-3, 4.67) Mahle, Tyler (8-5, 2.87)
Wisconsin Kane County 7:30 PM Ventura, Angel (3-2, 2.84) Oliver, Chris (0-0, -.--)
West Michigan Lake County 11:00 AM Ladwig, A.J. (7-6, 3.74) Polanco, Anderson (4-6, 3.86)
Lansing Great Lakes 7:05 PM Tinoco, Jesus (1-5, 3.61) Sylvester, Derrick (1-3, 5.22)
Quad Cities Clinton 7:30 PM Martes, Francis (2-2, 0.88) Schiraldi, Lukas (4-5, 4.50)

A South Atlantic League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Greenville Asheville 7:05 PM Jimenez, Dedgar (5-4, 3.11) Howard, Sam (3-8, 4.48)
Rome Augusta 7:05 PM Toussaint, Touki (1-0, 0.96) Johnson, Chris (1-1, 4.68)
Delmarva Hagerstown 7:05 PM Gonzalez, Brian (4-6, 5.75) Sanchez, Mario (4-3, 3.90)
West Virginia Greensboro 7:00 PM Garcia, Yeudy (5-5, 2.35) Kolek, Tyler (4-5, 4.91)
Kannapolis Charleston 7:05 PM Martinez, Luis (3-7, 5.80) Marsh, Matt (1-3, 1.53)
Hickory Lakewood 7:05 PM Martin, Brett (3-3, 2.73) Davis, Austin (0-2, 2.40)
Savannah Lexington 5:05 PM Reyes, Scarlyn (8-4, 3.20) Griffin, Foster (0-2, 6.12)
Savannah Lexington Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced

A- New York-Penn League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Connecticut State College 7:05 PM Watkins, Spenser (1-1, 0.59) Rodriguez, Jorge L. (1-1, 3.95)
Batavia Auburn 7:05 PM Holloway, Jordan (1-1, 3.18) Rodriguez, Jefry (0-2, 7.07)
Hudson Valley Brooklyn 7:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Mahoning Valley Vermont 11:05 AM Shane, Casey (0-2, 4.22) Driver, Dustin (0-1, 3.75)
Staten Island Aberdeen 7:05 PM Espinal, Yoel (1-1, 6.39) To Be Announced
Tri-City Williamsport 7:05 PM Garza, Ralph (0-0, 4.26) Arteaga, Alejandro (3-0, 1.59)
West Virginia Lowell 7:05 PM Garcia, Hector (1-2, 6.91) Almonte, Jose (2-0, 1.53)

A- Northwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Salem-Keizer Vancouver 10:05 PM Webb, Logan (2-1, 5.21) To Be Announced
Eugene Tri-City 10:15 PM To Be Announced Mejia, Angel (1-2, 7.63)
Spokane Hillsboro 10:05 PM Green, Nick (0-1, 5.59) Bolton, Tyler (0-0, 4.43)
Everett Boise 9:15 PM Gillies, Darin (0-0, 0.93) Welmon, Colin (0-2, 6.94)

R+ Appalachian League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Burlington Bristol 7:00 PM Feliz, Igol (2-0, 5.56) To Be Announced
Bluefield Danville 7:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Greeneville Johnson City 7:00 PM Deemes, Ryan (1-0, 1.13) Mateo, Julio (0-1, 7.71)
Pulaski Princeton 7:00 PM To Be Announced Mendez, Deivy (1-0, 1.04)
Elizabethton Kingsport 7:00 PM Cutura, Andro (1-1, 1.00) Manoah, Erik (0-2, 8.22)

R+ Pioneer League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Helena Grand Junction 7:05 PM Carver, David (0-0, 6.46) Talley, Christian (0-2, 11.70)
Ogden Missoula 9:05 PM Santana, Dennis (0-2, 16.87) Newton, Dallas (0-0, 6.39)
Billings Orem 6:00 PM Rainey, Tanner (0-0, 4.15) Gatto, Joe (0-2, 6.75)
Idaho Falls Great Falls 9:00 PM To Be Announced Banks, Tanner (1-0, 1.29)
Helena Grand Junction Game 2 Kole, J.B. (0-1, 3.86) To Be Announced

R Arizona League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
AZL Cubs AZL Rangers 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Athletics AZL Reds 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Mariners AZL Angels 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Brewers AZL Indians 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Royals AZL Padres 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced

R Gulf Coast League

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

Duels of the Day

July 8th

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
- Jorge Lopez RHP MIL AA 6.2 5 1 1 2 7 7 2 2.54 1.11 1 - Jake DePew 66 S, 39 B, LOSS (7-3)
- Austin Pruitt RHP TB AA 9 3 0 0 0 5 16 5 2.99 1.31 0 67 S, 23 B, WIN (5-4)
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
- Bubby Borden RHP TB A+ 7.2 5 2 2 3 6 2 8 2.48 1.16 1 - Dominic Smith ND (8-3)
SA! Casey Meisner RHP NYM A+ 6.1 8 2 2 3 1 7 5 2.84 1.26 0 ND (2-0)
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K GO FO ERA WHIP HR Allowed Notes
IFA Jeferson Mejia RHP AZ A- 5 6 4 3 2 2 4 5 4.76 1.76 0 HBP, LOSS (1-2)
- Luiz Gohara LHP SEA A- 4 5 1 1 4 5 2 1 3.74 1.43 0 ND (1-2)

July 9th

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Tyler Wilson RHP BAL AAA 3 4 3.18
ITP Tyrell Jenkins RHP ATL AAA 0 0 -.--
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- William Cuevas RHP BOS AA 7 5 3.51
HT Mark Leiter RHP PHI AA 1 3 3.52
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Ryan Eades RHP MIN A+ 5 1 3.00
- Miguel Del Pozo LHP MIA A+ 2 3 4.15
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Yeudy Garcia RHP PIT A 5 5 2.35
22 (46) Tyler Kolek RHP MIA A 4 5 4.91

Injury List
Team Player Duration Injury Injury Date
ATL RHP Williams Perez 15 Day DL Bone Bruise in Left Foot 6/27/2015
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
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
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
BAL RHP Hunter Harvey 7 Day DL Strained Flexor Mass In Right Arm 5/11/2015
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
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 8th

Tuesday, July 7th

Monday, July 6th