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Minor League Ball Gameday - Friday, August 21st

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Welcome to the Gameday! SS Daniel Robertson doubled twice and launched a bomb, LHP Josh Hader punched out 10 in just five frames, and SS Dansby Swanson swatted his first professional home run.

Brewers LHP Josh Hader.
Brewers LHP Josh Hader.
Wilson Karaman

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 reviews of the Nationals system and Angels organizations were just released with the Brewers and White Sox on deck. Just as a reminder, these are not new rankings. These are the pre-season prospect rankings but with comments from John on their 2015 performances. Teams already reviewed include the -

Marlins

Indians

Red Sox

Giants

Yankees

Cardinals

Astros

Phillies

Rays

Mets

Mariners

Cubs

Rangers

Pirates

Blue Jays

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
Kansas City Boston 7:10 PM Cueto, Johnny (9-7, 2.46) Owens, Henry (1-1, 6.19)
Tampa Bay Oakland 10:05 PM Smyly, Drew (0-2, 4.35) Bassitt, Chris (1-4, 2.60)

MLB National League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Arizona Cincinnati 7:10 PM De La Rosa, Rubby (10-5, 4.40) Holmberg, David (1-2, 5.95)
Philadelphia Miami 7:10 PM Eickhoff, Jerad (0-0, -.--) Flores, Kendry (1-1, 2.35)
New York (NL) Colorado 8:40 PM Colon, Bartolo (10-11, 4.58) Gray, Jon (0-0, 2.40)

AAA International League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Syracuse Buffalo 7:05 PM To Be Announced Copeland, Scott (9-4, 2.60)
Rochester Scranton/WB 7:05 PM Berrios, Jose (3-2, 3.38) Haynes, Kyle (1-1, 6.41)
Louisville Gwinnett 7:05 PM Lorenzen, Michael (3-1, 1.93) Texeira, Kanekoa (6-3, 3.61)
Indianapolis Charlotte 7:05 PM Glasnow, Tyler (0-0, 1.29) To Be Announced
Columbus Norfolk 7:05 PM Grube, Jarrett (6-0, 2.68) Villanueva, Elih (3-2, 4.20)
Lehigh Valley Pawtucket 7:05 PM To Be Announced Porcello, Rick (0-0, -.--)
Toledo Durham 7:05 PM Cessa, Luis (1-1, 6.61) Diamond, Scott (10-5, 3.56)

AAA Pacific Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Albuquerque Nashville 8:05 PM Jurrjens, Jair (2-5, 6.88) Long, Nate (3-4, 5.73)
Omaha Las Vegas 10:05 PM Sulbaran, J.C. (2-0, 4.03) Gorski, Darin (8-8, 5.20)
Tacoma Colorado Springs 9:05 PM Olson, Tyler (2-4, 5.45) Davies, Zach (1-0, 4.50)
Round Rock Fresno 10:05 PM Klein, Phil (1-0, 2.40) Hauschild, Mike (6-3, 3.66)
Iowa Salt Lake 8:35 PM Wada, Tsuyoshi (3-5, 3.74) Smith, Nate (0-3, 6.23)
New Orleans Sacramento 10:05 PM Morey, Robert (2-5, 3.33) Turley, Nik (5-6, 4.69)
El Paso Memphis 8:05 PM Erlin, Robbie (6-5, 5.85) Gonzales, Marco (0-4, 5.50)
Reno Oklahoma City 8:05 PM Weller, Blayne (0-0, 5.40) To Be Announced

AA Eastern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Erie Akron 7:05 PM To Be Announced Brown, D.J. (0-1, 7.20)
Binghamton New Hampshire 7:05 PM Koch, Matt (4-7, 3.55) Bibens-Dirkx, Austin (5-6, 4.48)
Altoona Bowie 7:05 PM Dodson, Zack (6-10, 4.00) Lee, Chris (3-0, 2.08)
Richmond Trenton 7:00 PM Beede, Tyler (2-7, 4.72) Smith, Caleb (8-6, 3.61)
New Britain Reading 7:05 PM Carpenter, Ryan (7-12, 3.89) Martin, Ethan (2-0, 4.33)
Portland Harrisburg 7:00 PM Diaz, Luis (1-9, 5.38) Bates, Colin (4-4, 3.94)

AA Southern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Birmingham Mississippi 8:00 PM Montas, Frankie (4-4, 2.64) To Be Announced
Montgomery Tennessee 6:05 PM To Be Announced Williams, Ryan (8-2, 2.60)
Mobile Jacksonville 7:05 PM Arias, Gabriel (4-1, 1.90) Smith, Chipper (2-3, 4.69)
Chattanooga Pensacola 7:35 PM To Be Announced Reed, Cody (3-1, 2.55)
Biloxi Jackson 8:05 PM Wagner, Tyler (9-5, 2.33) Gillheeney, James (4-4, 3.33)
Montgomery Tennessee Game 2 Kirsch, Chris (2-2, 4.89) Santiago, Andres (2-5, 4.70)

AA Texas League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Arkansas San Antonio 8:05 PM McGowin, Kyle (8-7, 4.70) O'Grady, Dennis (3-4, 5.88)
Midland Tulsa 8:05 PM Overton, Dillon (3-2, 4.40) Anderson, Chris (9-7, 4.11)
Frisco Springfield 8:10 PM Lopez, Frank (3-6, 4.50) Baker, Corey (4-5, 4.44)
NW Arkansas Corpus Christi 8:05 PM To Be Announced Westwood, Kyle (8-6, 4.50)

A+ California League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Bakersfield San Jose 10:00 PM Ash, Brett (5-8, 4.25) Reyes, Jose (3-5, 6.75)
Lancaster Lake Elsinore 10:00 PM Yuhl, Keegan (4-0, 1.41) Radke, Travis (0-2, 10.50)
Rancho Cucamonga Visalia 10:00 PM Oaks, Trevor (0-0, 2.08) Doran, Ryan (7-2, 3.11)
Stockton Modesto 10:05 PM Mengden, Daniel (2-2, 3.81) Jiminian, Johendi (4-8, 4.68)
High Desert Inland Empire 10:05 PM Gallant, Dallas (0-0, 3.00) To Be Announced

A+ Carolina League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Myrtle Beach Frederick 7:00 PM Null, Jeremy (2-1, 3.58) Gonzalez, Luis (5-10, 6.84)
Carolina Winston-Salem 7:00 PM Walters, Blair (5-6, 2.72) Guerrero, Jordan (5-3, 3.86)
Salem Wilmington 7:05 PM Stankiewicz, Teddy (3-10, 3.72) Rico, Luis (6-8, 4.29)
Potomac Lynchburg 6:30 PM To Be Announced Brown, Mitch (8-11, 4.99)

A+ Florida State League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Brevard County Clearwater 6:30 PM Hellweg, Johnny (1-5, 6.21) Whitehead, David (7-10, 4.48)
Jupiter Charlotte 7:00 PM Brigham, Jeff (1-1, 3.45) Marquez, German (6-11, 3.49)
Dunedin Lakeland 6:30 PM Allen, Brad (1-3, 4.38) Smith, Brennan (4-5, 3.20)
Fort Myers Bradenton 6:30 PM To Be Announced Duncan, Frank (7-9, 4.64)
St. Lucie Palm Beach 6:35 PM To Be Announced Petree, Nick (4-3, 2.98)
Daytona Tampa 7:00 PM Travieso, Nick (5-5, 2.63) Montgomery, Jordan (5-4, 3.13)

A Midwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Burlington Beloit 8:00 PM To Be Announced Graves, Brett (11-6, 5.17)
Bowling Green Lansing 7:05 PM Pike, Chris (9-6, 3.08) Mallard, Chase (5-5, 5.13)
Fort Wayne South Bend 7:35 PM Huffman, Chris (7-6, 3.18) Norwood, James (2-1, 3.71)
Quad Cities Kane County 7:30 PM To Be Announced Keller, Brad (7-8, 2.47)
Wisconsin Peoria 8:00 PM Ponce, Cody (1-1, 1.29) Perez, Dewin (2-4, 6.56)
West Michigan Lake County 7:00 PM Ladwig, A.J. (10-8, 3.82) Milbrath, Jordan (4-10, 4.97)
Dayton Great Lakes 7:05 PM Antone, Tejay (6-9, 2.85) Anderson, Isaac (1-2, 1.80)
Cedar Rapids Clinton 7:30 PM Rosario, Randy (1-4, 4.50) Schiraldi, Lukas (4-11, 5.02)

A South Atlantic League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Lexington Hagerstown 4:35 PM To Be Announced Howell, Jeff (1-0, 0.90)
Asheville Rome 7:00 PM Castellani, Ryan (1-7, 4.63) Quintana, Zach (4-4, 2.98)
Lakewood West Virginia 7:05 PM Morris, Will (5-0, 1.74) Garcia, Yeudy (12-5, 2.26)
Hickory Greensboro 7:00 PM Tate, Dillon (0-0, 0.00) Franco, Enderson (1-3, 6.19)
Kannapolis Savannah 7:05 PM Thompson, Zach (3-5, 4.33) Flexen, Chris (1-0, 0.73)
Augusta Charleston 7:05 PM Snelten, D.J. (5-3, 2.38) Marsh, Matt (2-4, 2.89)
Greenville Delmarva 7:05 PM Jimenez, Dedgar (6-9, 4.57) To Be Announced
Lexington Hagerstown Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced

A- New York-Penn League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Brooklyn Aberdeen 7:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Staten Island Lowell 7:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
West Virginia Mahoning Valley 7:05 PM To Be Announced Lovegrove, Kieran (1-5, 6.00)
Vermont Connecticut 7:05 PM Manarino, Evan (3-1, 3.54) Alexander, Tyler (0-2, 0.96)
State College Batavia 7:05 PM To Be Announced Squier, Scott (4-1, 4.81)
Auburn Williamsport 7:05 PM Borne, Grant (1-2, 2.76) Kilome, Franklyn (2-2, 2.55)
Hudson Valley Tri-City 7:00 PM To Be Announced Thornton, Trent (4-0, 3.43)

A- Northwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Boise Hillsboro 10:05 PM McCormick, Ryan (0-1, 4.80) Mark, Tyler (1-1, 5.51)
Everett Tri-City 10:15 PM Moore, Andrew (1-1, 2.70) Ramirez, Emmanuel (0-0, 9.00)
Vancouver Spokane 9:30 PM To Be Announced Green, Nick (0-1, 3.70)
Eugene Salem-Keizer 9:35 PM To Be Announced Webb, Logan (3-4, 4.53)

R+ Appalachian League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Elizabethton Pulaski 7:00 PM Rodriguez, Dereck (5-1, 1.75) To Be Announced
Greeneville Danville 7:00 PM Nelson, Makay (0-2, 5.79) Clark, Ryan (5-0, 3.03)
Bristol Princeton 7:00 PM To Be Announced Bivens, Blake (4-0, 2.60)
Johnson City Burlington 7:00 PM Helsley, Ryan (0-0, 2.20) Feliz, Igol (2-5, 4.37)
Kingsport Bluefield 7:05 PM Manoah, Erik (0-3, 6.35) To Be Announced

R+ Pioneer League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Missoula Billings 9:05 PM Benitez, Anfernee (2-3, 4.53) Lopez, Jose (1-2, 3.08)
Great Falls Helena 9:05 PM Einhardt, Evin (5-1, 3.42) To Be Announced

R Arizona League

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

R Gulf Coast League

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

Duels of the Day

August 21st

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Jerad Eickhoff RHP PHI MLB 0 0 -.--
HT Kendry Flores RHP MIA MLB 1 1 2.35
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
47 (96) Tyler Beede RHP SF AA 2 7 4.72
- Caleb Smith RHP NYY AA 8 6 3.61
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
SA! Daniel Mengden RHP OAK A+ 2 2 3.81
- Johendi Jiminian RHP COL A+ 4 8 4.68
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Blair Walters RHP ATL A+ 5 6 2.72
HT Jordan Guerrero LHP CWS A+ 5 3 3.86
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Jeff Brigham RHP MIA A+ 1 1 3.45
SA! German Marquez RHP TB A+ 6 11 3.49

Injury List
Team Player Duration Injury Injury Date
DET LHP Daniel Norris 15 Day DL Right Oblique Strain 8/20/2015
STL CF Randal Grichuk 15 Day DL Right Elbow Tightness 8/17/2015
NYM RHP Marcos Molina 7 Day DL Strained Right Elbow 8/17/2015
BOS 2B Sean Coyle 7 Day DL Lower Back Strain 8/17/2015
PHI 3B Maikel Franco 15 Day DL Fractured Left Wrist 8/12/2015
PIT SS Cole Tucker 7 Day DL Shoulder Discomfort 8/9/2015
MIA RHP Jose Urena 15 Day DL Left Knee Contusion 8/7/2015
OAK 3B Renato Nunez 7 Day DL Hamstring Injury 8/6/2015
PHI LHP Brandon Leibrandt 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 8/6/2015
WAS 3B Drew Ward 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 8/4/2015
SEA 1B DJ Peterson 7 Day DL Achilles Strain 8/4/2015
BOS LHP Brian Johnson 15 Day DL Left Elbow Tightness 8/3/2015
OAK 3B Matt Chapman 7 Day DL Left Wrist Injury 8/3/2015
TB RF Steven Souza 15 Day DL Broken Left Hand 8/1/2015
BAL RHP Mike Wright 15 Day DL Strained Left Calf 8/1/2015
CWS 2B Micah Johnson 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 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
SF LHP Adalberto Mejia 7 Day DL Left Shoulder Soreness 7/24/2015
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
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 RHP Luis Ortiz 7 Day DL Strained Flexor Muscle In Right Arm 6/15/2015
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
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
SD SS Jose Rondon Season Fractured Right Elbow 7/26/2015
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 -

Thursday, August 20th

Tuesday, August 18th

Monday, August 17th