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Minor League Ball Gameday - Tuesday, August 18th

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Welcome to the Gameday! Rockies 3B Ryan McMahon blasted a pair of homers and a double, Brewers RF Domingo Santana racked up four base knocks, and the Carlos Rodon-Andrew Heaney duel lived up to its billing.

Angels southpaw Andrew Heaney.
Angels southpaw Andrew Heaney.
Richard Mackson-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.

John's annual pre-season prospect reviews are well under way now. The Yankees review was just released and the Giants are on deck. Just a reminder, these are not new rankings. These are the pre-season prospect rankings but with comments from John on their 2015 performance. Teams already reviewed include the CardinalsAstrosPhilliesRaysMetsMarinersCubsRangersPiratesBlue Jays, and Braves.

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
Cleveland Boston 7:10 PM Bauer, Trevor (9-9, 4.35) Rodriguez, Eduardo (6-5, 4.83)
Seattle Texas 8:05 PM Iwakuma, Hisashi (4-2, 3.86) Gonzalez, Chi Chi (2-4, 4.22)

MLB National League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Toronto Philadelphia 7:05 PM Dickey, RA (7-10, 3.96) Nola, Aaron (3-1, 4.25)
Kansas City Cincinnati 7:10 PM Volquez, Edinson (11-7, 3.27) Iglesias, Raisel (3-4, 4.70)
Miami Milwaukee 8:10 PM Conley, Adam (1-0, 5.00) Cravy, Tyler (0-4, 5.92)
Atlanta San Diego 10:10 PM Wisler, Matt (5-2, 4.74) Shields, Big Game James (8-5, 3.89

AAA International League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Lehigh Valley Scranton/WB 7:05 PM O'Sullivan, Sean (1-2, 4.97) To Be Announced
Durham Louisville 7:05 PM Andriese, Matt (3-3, 2.35) Cingrani, Tony (0-1, 1.59)
Charlotte Columbus 7:05 PM Johnson, Erik (9-8, 2.45) Roberts, Will (2-2, 3.27)
Norfolk Indianapolis 7:05 PM Gamboa, Eddie (8-9, 4.35) Boscan, Wilfredo (9-3, 3.10)
Syracuse Pawtucket 7:05 PM Bleier, Richard (4-1, 2.53) Haviland, Shawn (0-2, 5.11)
Gwinnett Toledo 7:00 PM Mateo, Victor (1-1, 3.50) Ryan, Kyle (1-9, 4.75)
Buffalo Rochester 7:05 PM Francis, Jeff (5-1, 1.54) Darnell, Logan (2-1, 3.93)

AAA Pacific Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
New Orleans Fresno 10:05 PM Logan, Blake (0-2, 2.70) To Be Announced
Round Rock Sacramento 10:05 PM Martinez, Nick (0-0, 4.50) Stratton, Chris (3-4, 3.62)
Reno Colorado Springs 8:35 PM Clay, Caleb (7-7, 5.16) Roenicke, Josh (6-9, 5.60)
Albuquerque Memphis 8:05 PM To Be Announced Gast, John (5-9, 4.98)
El Paso Nashville 8:05 PM Smith, Chris (3-5, 3.64) Martin, Cody (2-3, 5.14)
Omaha Salt Lake 9:05 PM Dwyer, Chris (2-2, 4.21) Rucinski, Drew (5-5, 5.46)
Tacoma Oklahoma City 8:05 PM To Be Announced Lee, Zach (9-4, 2.45)
Iowa Las Vegas 10:05 PM Jokisch, Eric (3-3, 4.79) To Be Announced

AA Eastern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Richmond Binghamton 6:35 PM Gage, Matt (2-2, 3.18) Lugo, Seth (6-5, 3.80)
Harrisburg Akron 7:05 PM Purke, Matt (1-2, 7.27) Morimando, Shawn (9-10, 2.98)
New Hampshire Reading 7:05 PM Greene, Conner (1-0, 0.00) Pivetta, Nick (1-1, 5.17)
Trenton Bowie 7:05 PM Long, Jaron (3-4, 4.24) To Be Announced
New Britain Erie 7:05 PM Flemer, Matt (6-9, 3.35) Kubitza, Austin (7-11, 5.91)
Portland Altoona 7:00 PM Wilkerson, Aaron (0-1, 7.59) Kuhl, Chad (9-4, 2.76)

AA Southern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Mobile Jacksonville 7:05 PM Omahen, John (6-1, 3.44) Garcia, Jarlin (0-1, 4.32)
Chattanooga Pensacola 7:35 PM Peavey, Greg (6-4, 4.40) Wright, Daniel (8-9, 4.77)
Biloxi Jackson 8:05 PM Lopez, Jorge (11-5, 2.45) Siverio, Misael (4-10, 4.44)
Montgomery Tennessee 7:05 PM Schultz, Jaime (7-5, 3.78) Pena, Felix (5-7, 3.96)
Birmingham Mississippi 8:00 PM Danish, Tyler (7-9, 4.99) Gant, John (2-0, 1.56)

AA Texas League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Midland Springfield 7:30 PM Jensen, Chris (7-9, 5.49) Morales, Andrew (4-6, 4.99)
NW Arkansas San Antonio 8:05 PM Zimmer, Kyle (1-2, 2.76) Herrera, Ronald (2-0, 5.32)
Arkansas Corpus Christi 8:05 PM Ellis, Christopher (5-2, 3.66) To Be Announced
Frisco Tulsa 8:05 PM Irwin, Phil (0-0, -.--) De Leon, Jose (2-5, 3.96)

A+ California League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Inland Empire Lancaster 9:30 PM Alcantara, Victor (6-10, 5.95) Chrismon, Austin (5-3, 4.19)
Lake Elsinore Bakersfield 10:15 PM Lloyd, Kyle (5-9, 4.84) Altavilla, Dan (6-9, 3.97)
Modesto Visalia 10:00 PM To Be Announced Perry, Blake (8-4, 4.76)
High Desert Rancho Cucamonga 10:05 PM Pena, Richelson (9-8, 5.03) Fernandez, Pablo (2-0, 3.31)
San Jose Stockton 10:10 PM Johnson, Jordan (1-1, 4.63) To Be Announced

A+ Carolina League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Potomac Wilmington 5:05 PM Lopez, Reynaldo (6-7, 4.22) Junis, Jake (4-9, 3.60)
Myrtle Beach Winston-Salem 7:00 PM To Be Announced Almonte, Yency (2-1, 2.29)
Salem Carolina 7:00 PM McAvoy, Kevin (8-9, 4.06) To Be Announced
Frederick Lynchburg 6:30 PM Horacek, Mitch (7-13, 4.34) Peoples, Michael (8-3, 3.98)
Potomac Wilmington Game 2 Mapes, Tyler (3-2, 2.60) Strahm, Matthew (1-3, 3.21)

A+ Florida State League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Bradenton St. Lucie 6:30 PM Heredia, Luis (4-5, 5.60) Taylor, Logan (6-7, 4.23)
Charlotte Fort Myers 5:05 PM Borden, Buddy (8-6, 2.89) Gonsalves, Stephen (5-1, 2.34)
Clearwater Dunedin 6:30 PM Imhof, Matt (6-4, 3.73) Reid-Foley, Sean (1-5, 5.23)
Daytona Brevard County 6:35 PM Varner, Seth (1-4, 4.32) Woodruff, Brandon (2-5, 4.03)
Lakeland Tampa 7:00 PM Maciel, Jonathan (4-8, 5.12) To Be Announced
Jupiter Palm Beach 6:35 PM Adames, Jose (4-3, 3.55) McKnight, Blake (2-0, 1.96)
Charlotte Fort Myers Game 2 Harris, Greg (1-2, 4.43) To Be Announced

A Midwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Dayton South Bend 7:05 PM Morillo, Junior (3-7, 6.75) Leal, Erick (7-8, 4.47)
Wisconsin Quad Cities 8:00 PM Ventura, Angel (6-5, 3.09) Ferrell, Justin (3-2, 2.22)
Kane County Cedar Rapids 7:35 PM Taylor, Josh (2-2, 1.70) Steele, Keaton (4-3, 3.65)
Great Lakes West Michigan 7:00 PM To Be Announced Seaton, Ross (9-6, 3.76)
Fort Wayne Bowling Green 8:05 PM Lamet, Dinelson (4-6, 3.18) Chirinos, Yonny (3-2, 0.99)
Beloit Peoria 8:00 PM Fillmyer, Heath (1-13, 5.86) Flaherty, Jack (7-1, 2.52)
Clinton Burlington 7:30 PM To Be Announced Robichaux, Austin (8-6, 3.63)
Lake County Lansing 7:05 PM Sheffield, Justus (7-4, 3.98) Wandling, Jon (0-0, 9.00)

A South Atlantic League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Greenville Greensboro 7:00 PM Ramos, Luis (1-2, 8.10) Mader, Michael (5-11, 4.87)
Savannah Augusta 7:05 PM Knapp, Ricky (6-2, 2.60) Johnson, Chris (1-2, 5.92)
Rome Charleston 7:05 PM Furney, Sean (6-5, 3.00) Kamplain, Justin (3-13, 5.00)
Kannapolis Asheville 7:05 PM Lowry, Thad (11-6, 4.11) Tinoco, Jesus (2-0, 1.59)
Hickory Hagerstown 7:05 PM Jurado, Ariel (11-0, 2.08) Reyes, Luis (5-7, 5.06)
Delmarva Lakewood 7:05 PM Walker, Josh (7-3, 3.44) Davis, Austin (3-4, 3.03)
West Virginia Lexington 7:05 PM Brewer, Colten (4-9, 5.02) Marte, Yunior (4-2, 5.61)

A- New York-Penn League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
NYP National NYP American 7:35 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced

A- Northwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Spokane Everett 10:05 PM Lanphere, Luke (3-0, 2.42) Wells, Nick (1-0, 0.00)
Tri-City Vancouver 10:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Hillsboro Salem-Keizer 9:35 PM Shankin, Brett (1-0, 0.60) Connolly, Michael (4-1, 3.18)
Eugene Boise 9:15 PM Sands, Carson (2-3, 3.59) Sawyer, Logan (2-4, 4.38)

R+ Appalachian League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Bluefield Bristol 7:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Johnson City Greeneville 7:00 PM Wirsu, Josh (1-5, 7.15) Sandoval, Edgardo (0-0, 3.00)
Danville Elizabethton 7:00 PM To Be Announced Stashak, Cody (4-1, 1.80)
Princeton Kingsport 7:00 PM Tapia, Alexis (1-0, 1.38) Gonzalez, Merandy (0-1, 3.25)
Pulaski Burlington 7:00 PM To Be Announced Watson, Nolan (0-1, 3.22)

R+ Pioneer League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Helena Ogden 9:00 PM Griep, Nate (0-1, 12.42) Vieitez, Ivan (1-2, 4.54)
Billings Idaho Falls 9:15 PM Rainey, Tanner (1-1, 4.50) Concepcion, Daniel (1-0, 3.60)
Orem Missoula 9:05 PM Rodriguez, Jose (2-1, 4.66) Holtmann, Bryant (0-1, 6.67)
Grand Junction Great Falls 9:00 PM Nikorak, Mike (0-2, 11.00) Easterling, Brannon (4-2, 3.16)

R Arizona League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
AZL Indians AZL Athletics 8:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Reds AZL Cubs 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Royals AZL D-backs 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL White Sox AZL Giants 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Mariners AZL Padres 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Rangers AZL Dodgers 10:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
AZL Athletics AZL Indians Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced

R Gulf Coast League

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

Duels of the Day

August 18th

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Phil Irwin RHP TEX AA 0 0 -.--
ITP Jose De Leon RHP LAD AA 2 5 3.96
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
Reynaldo Lopez RHP WAS A+ 6 7 4.22
- Jake Junis RHP KC A+ 4 9 3.60
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Buddy Borden RHP TB A+ 8 6 2.89
ITP Stephen Gonsalves LHP MIN A+ 5 1 2.34
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
ITP Matt Imhof LHP PHI A+ 6 4 3.73
ITP Sean Reid-Foley RHP TOR A+ 1 5 5.23

Injury List
Team Player Duration Injury Injury Date
OAK 3B Matt Chapman 7 Day DL Left Wrist Injury 8/3/2015
CWS 2B Micah Johnson 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 7/30/2015
CLE CF Tyler Naquin 7 Day DL Concussion 7/30/2015
CLE RF Luigi Rodriguez 7 Day DL Right Ankle Injury 7/30/2015
TOR 2B Devon Travis 15 Day DL Shoulder Injury 7/29/2015
WAS C Spencer Kieboom 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 7/25/2015
OAK SS Franklin Barreto 7 Day DL Severe Bone Bruise in Left Wrist 7/21/2015
NYM RHP Rafael Montero 60 Day DL Right Rotator Cuff Inflammation 7/20/2015
SF C Andrew Susac 15 Day DL Right Thumb Sprain 7/19/2015
SEA RF Alex Jackson 7 Day DL Sore Left Hand 7/16/2015
TOR LHP Ryan Borucki 7 Day DL Left Shoulder Injury 7/16/2015
DET CF Derek Hill 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 7/11/2015
CIN RHP Nick Howard 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 7/11/2015
NYM LHP Steven Matz 15 Day DL Partial Lat Tear 7/9/2015
MIA RHP Ryan Newell 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 7/5/2015
CHC 1B Dan Vogelbach 7 Day DL Strained Oblique 7/4/2015
TB 1B Casey Gillaspie 7 Day DL Left Wrist Injury 7/3/2015
KC LHP Eric Skoglund 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 7/3/2015
MIA LHP Sean Townsley 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 6/28/2015
CHC RHP Duane Underwood 7 Day DL Right Elbow Inflammation 6/27/2015
NYY LHP Jacob Lindgren 7 Day DL Bone Spur Removal in Left Elbow 6/21/2015
NYY 3B Eric Jagielo 7 Day DL Knee Injury 6/17/2015
TEX LHP Derek Thompson 7 Day DL Undisclosed 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
AZ RHP Archie Bradley 15 Day DL Right Shoulder Tendinitis 6/4/2015
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
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 7 Day DL Left Elbow - TJS 8/15/2014
PIT RHP Jameson Taillon 7 Day DL Right Elbow - TJS April 2014
MIL RHP Taylor Williams Season Right Elbow - TJS 8/8/2015
ATL SS Ozhaino Albies Season Broken Thumb 8/7/2015
MIL CF Monte Harrison Season Broken Left Ankle 7/22/2015
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
KC RHP Glenn Sparkman Season Right Elbow - TJS 4/27/2015
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 -

Monday, August 17th

Sunday, August 16th

Saturday, August 15th