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Welcome to the Gameday! The White Sox rookie league affiliate took home the Arizona League crown last night while the Appalachian League begins their playoffs tonight.

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Hello everyone and welcome back to the Gameday. John's annual pre-season prospect reviews have now come to a close, and you can find each team below. 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. I will be leaving these here at the top of the Gameday for the next week or so before moving them to the Library section.

NL East - BravesMetsPhilliesMarlinsNationals

NL Central - PiratesCubsCardinalsBrewersReds

NL West - GiantsRockiesDiamondbacksPadresDodgers

AL East - Blue JaysRaysYankeesRed SoxOrioles

AL Central - TwinsRoyals -  IndiansWhite SoxTigers

AL West - RangersMarinersAstrosAngelsAthletics

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 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
Detroit Kansas City 8:10 PM Boyd, Matt (1-5, 7.12) Volquez, Edinson (12-7, 3.27)

MLB National League

Away Home Time (ET) Home Probable Starter
Atlanta Washington 7:05 PM Wisler, Matt (5-5, 5.22) Zimmermann, Jordan (11-8, 3.45)
Pittsburgh Milwaukee 7:20 PM Liriano, Francisco (9-6, 3.28) Jungmann, Taylor (8-5, 2.48)
Los Angeles (NL) San Diego 10:10 PM Latos, Mat (4-9, 4.76) Rea, Colin (2-2, 5.95)

AAA International League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Durham Charlotte 12:05 PM Teaford, Everett (5-9, 5.34) To Be Announced
Gwinnett Norfolk 7:05 PM Weber, Ryan (5-3, 2.11) Belfiore, Mike (0-1, 2.53)
Buffalo Scranton/WB 7:05 PM Albers, Andrew (2-10, 5.20) Wooten, Eric (2-5, 4.73)
Louisville Toledo 6:30 PM Smith, Josh (3-5, 3.83) Weber, Thad (6-10, 4.15)
Columbus Indianapolis 7:05 PM Cooper, Jordan (4-2, 3.86) Boscan, Wilfredo (9-3, 3.01)
Syracuse Lehigh Valley 7:05 PM Bleier, Richard (6-2, 2.93) Buchanan, David (4-2, 3.14)
Rochester Pawtucket 7:05 PM Darnell, Logan (5-1, 2.84) Escobar, Edwin (2-3, 5.36)

AAA Pacific Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Reno Sacramento 10:05 PM Chacin, Jhoulys (5-3, 3.39) Stratton, Chris (3-5, 4.01)
Omaha Colorado Springs 8:35 PM Ferguson, Andy (6-3, 3.31) Suter, Brent (3-0, 3.07)
Round Rock Nashville 8:05 PM Gonzalez, Chi Chi (7-7, 3.67) Mills, Brad (5-11, 4.32)
Albuquerque Fresno 10:05 PM Owens, Rudy (1-3, 6.90) To Be Announced
Iowa Oklahoma City 8:05 PM Jokisch, Eric (5-3, 3.94) Lee, Zach (10-6, 2.71)
New Orleans Memphis 8:05 PM Williams, Trevor (0-1, 3.38) To Be Announced
Tacoma Salt Lake 9:05 PM Snow, Forrest (10-8, 4.11) DeLoach, Tyler (1-5, 6.08)
El Paso Las Vegas 10:05 PM McCutchen, Daniel (8-8, 3.73) Lugo, Seth (2-1, 3.52)

AA Eastern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
New Britain Trenton 7:00 PM Hoffman, Jeff (1-2, 3.45) Ruth, Eric (9-4, 2.94)
Richmond Harrisburg 7:00 PM Gage, Matt (2-3, 4.91) Simms, John (2-2, 4.50)
Binghamton Reading 6:35 PM Jannis, Mickey (0-1, 5.06) Martin, Ethan (3-0, 3.40)
Portland New Hampshire 6:35 PM Haley, Justin (5-15, 5.23) Greene, Conner (2-1, 5.68)
Erie Akron 7:05 PM To Be Announced Clevinger, Mike (8-8, 2.80)
Altoona Bowie 7:05 PM To Be Announced Additon, Nick (2-2, 2.97)

AA Southern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Birmingham Montgomery 8:05 PM To Be Announced Faria, Jacob (6-3, 2.69)
Tennessee Biloxi 7:40 PM Santiago, Andres (3-5, 4.14) Johnson, Hobbs (7-7, 3.61)
Mobile Pensacola 7:35 PM Sinnery, Brandon (5-7, 4.87) Wright, Daniel (10-10, 4.50)
Jackson Chattanooga 7:15 PM Landazuri, Stephen (1-6, 4.82) Wheeler, Jason (4-2, 3.83)
Mississippi Jacksonville 7:05 PM Sims, Lucas (4-2, 3.54) Smith, Chipper (3-4, 4.35)

AA Texas League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Frisco Corpus Christi 8:05 PM Payano, Victor (4-3, 5.25) Feliz, Michael (6-3, 2.17)
Midland San Antonio 8:05 PM Manaea, Sean (5-0, 2.21) Herrera, Ronald (3-0, 4.30)
NW Arkansas Tulsa 8:05 PM Clemens, Paul (0-1, 9.31) De Leon, Jose (2-6, 3.88)
Arkansas Springfield 8:10 PM Ellis, Christopher (7-3, 3.41) To Be Announced

A+ California League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Stockton Visalia 10:00 PM Covey, Dylan (7-9, 3.75) To Be Announced
Rancho Cucamonga Lake Elsinore 10:00 PM Rogers, Rob (5-5, 3.42) Lloyd, Kyle (6-11, 4.90)
High Desert Inland Empire 10:05 PM Ledbetter, David (3-9, 7.99) Alcantara, Victor (7-12, 5.77)
Lancaster Bakersfield 10:15 PM Yuhl, Keegan (4-1, 1.80) Altavilla, Dan (6-12, 4.08)
Modesto San Jose 10:00 PM Wade, Konner (8-8, 3.68) Reyes, Jose (4-6, 6.27)

A+ Carolina League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Winston-Salem Wilmington 6:35 PM Fulmer, Carson (0-0, 2.37) Lovvorn, Zach (4-4, 3.73)
Salem Lynchburg 6:30 PM McGrath, Daniel (3-6, 3.86) Peoples, Michael (11-3, 3.50)
Carolina Frederick 7:00 PM Barker, Brandon (8-5, 3.00) Walker, Josh (0-1, 1.50)
Myrtle Beach Potomac 7:05 PM Underwood Jr., Duane (6-3, 2.63) Spann, Matthew (2-7, 4.66)

A+ Florida State League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Clearwater Dunedin 6:30 PM To Be Announced Fisk, Conor (1-2, 5.95)
St. Lucie Bradenton 6:30 PM McGowan, Kevin (6-10, 4.50) To Be Announced
Tampa Lakeland 6:30 PM Montgomery, Jordan (6-5, 3.05) Smith, Brennan (5-6, 3.08)
Daytona Brevard County 6:35 PM Travieso, Nick (6-6, 2.89) Hellweg, Johnny (1-6, 5.54)
Jupiter Palm Beach 6:35 PM Brigham, Jeff (2-2, 2.20) To Be Announced
Fort Myers Charlotte 7:00 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced

A Midwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Beloit Clinton 7:30 PM Fillmyer, Heath (2-13, 4.96) Brown, Jarrett (2-9, 5.01)
Cedar Rapids Wisconsin 7:35 PM Gibbons, Sam (7-4, 2.88) Uhen, Josh (1-3, 4.94)
Fort Wayne West Michigan 7:00 PM Lamet, Dinelson (5-7, 2.99) Thompson, Jeff (6-11, 3.99)
Burlington Peoria 8:00 PM Bolaski, Michael (9-11, 3.73) Flaherty, Jack (8-3, 2.75)
Kane County Quad Cities 8:00 PM Elias, Ethan (11-5, 2.93) James, Joshua (6-4, 2.69)
Great Lakes Lansing 7:05 PM Boyle, Michael (1-1, 2.70) To Be Announced
Dayton South Bend 7:05 PM Boyles, Ty (0-1, 6.55) Stinnett, Jake (6-6, 4.32)
Lake County Bowling Green 8:05 PM Sheffield, Justus (9-4, 3.47) Mujica, Jose (1-4, 4.85)

A South Atlantic League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
West Virginia Kannapolis 7:05 PM Brewer, Colten (5-9, 4.81) To Be Announced
Hagerstown Lexington 7:05 PM Rodriguez, Jefry (1-5, 7.45) To Be Announced
Greensboro Asheville 7:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Savannah Greenville 7:05 PM To Be Announced Ramos, Luis (3-3, 6.07)
Charleston Augusta 7:05 PM Palladino, David (2-6, 4.23) Snelten, D.J. (5-5, 3.00)
Delmarva Lakewood 7:05 PM Long, Lucas (2-3, 4.50) To Be Announced
Rome Hickory 7:00 PM Cordero, Daniel (1-1, 9.31) To Be Announced

A- New York-Penn League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Hudson Valley Vermont 7:05 PM Yepez, Angel (5-2, 3.07) Derby, Bubba (1-0, 0.83)
Lowell Aberdeen 7:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Mahoning Valley Auburn 7:05 PM To Be Announced Hearn, Taylor (1-5, 3.92)
Tri-City Staten Island 7:00 PM Murphy, Chris (2-1, 2.74) Kaprielian, James (0-1, 3.38)
Batavia State College 7:05 PM To Be Announced Wirsu, Josh (0-1, 2.38)
Brooklyn Connecticut 7:05 PM To Be Announced Castellanos, Ryan (1-1, 3.31)
Williamsport West Virginia 7:05 PM Arteaga, Alejandro (4-2, 3.07) To Be Announced

A- Northwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Hillsboro Boise 8:45 PM Hernandez, Carlos (5-3, 2.50) McCormick, Ryan (1-1, 3.83)
Vancouver Tri-City 10:15 PM Saucedo, Tayler (3-1, 2.93) Linares, Joel (0-2, 8.53)
Everett Spokane 9:30 PM Gohara, Luiz (3-6, 6.12) Palumbo, Joe (3-3, 2.82)
Eugene Salem-Keizer 9:35 PM To Be Announced Webb, Logan (3-5, 5.06)

R+ Appalachian League Semi-Finals (Best of Three)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Kingsport Greeneville 7:00 PM Llanes, Gabriel (2-1, 4.23) Pinales, Erasmo (1-0, 1.93)
Pulaski Princeton 7:00 PM Rosa, Adonis (7-2, 3.93) Bivens, Blake (6-0, 2.78)

R+ Pioneer League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Helena Billings 9:05 PM Rincon, Junior (4-4, 4.88) Rainey, Tanner (2-2, 4.65)
Great Falls Missoula 9:05 PM Easterling, Brannon (5-3, 3.58) Holtmann, Bryant (1-1, 6.31)
Grand Junction Ogden 8:30 PM Lambert, Peter (0-4, 3.25) Brown, Kevin (1-0, 2.45)
Idaho Falls Orem 9:15 PM To Be Announced Malm, Jeff (5-1, 5.04)

R Arizona League Finals Champions - AZL White Sox

R Gulf Coast League Champions - GCL Red Sox

Duels of the Day

September 3rd

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
51 (103) Jeff Hoffman RHP COL AA 1 2 3.45
- Eric Ruth RHP NYY AA 9 4 2.94
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
16 (34) Sean Manaea LHP OAK AA 5 0 2.25
- Ronald Herrera RHP SD AA 3 0 4.30
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
ITP Justus Sheffield LHP CLE A 9 4 3.47
HCA Jose Mujica RHP TB A 1 4 4.85
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Angel Yepez RHP TB A- 5 2 3.07
- Bubba Derby RHP OAK A- 1 0 0.83

Injury List
Team Player Duration Injury Injury Date
NYM 3B Jhoan Urena 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 8/25/2015
WAS RHP Reynaldo Lopez 7 Day DL Minor Back Injury 8/20/2015
COL CF David Dahl 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 8/20/2015
DET LHP Daniel Norris 15 Day DL Right Oblique Strain 8/20/2015
CHC RHP Carl Edwards Jr. 7 Day DL Finger Callus 8/18/2015
ATL RHP Tyrell Jenkins 7 Day DL Right Shoulder Fatigue 8/18/2015
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
TB SS Andrew Velazquez 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 8/15/2015
WAS C Jakson Reetz 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 8/14/2015
CLE LHP Rob Kaminsky 7 Day DL Lower Back Tightness 8/13/2015
COL SS Yeremi Rosario 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 8/13/2015
PHI 3B Maikel Franco 15 Day DL Fractured Left Wrist 8/12/2015
PHI RHP Ben Lively 7 Day DL Right Shoulder Strain 8/12/2015
AZ RHP Yoan Lopez 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 8/10/2015
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
SF SS Kelvin Beltre 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 8/6/2015
CWS RF Micker Adolfo 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
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
CHC RHP Erling Moreno 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 7/14/2015
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
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
NYY OF Jonathan Amundaray 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 6/27/2015
BOS LHP Jhonathan Diaz 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 6/27/2015
CHC RHP Duane Underwood 7 Day DL Right Elbow Inflammation 6/27/2015
SD RF Euri Minaya 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 6/23/2015
SF CF Gustavo Cabrera 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 6/22/2015
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
ATL RHP Yeralf Torres 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 5/30/2015
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 LHP Nathan Kirby Season Left Elbow - TJS 9/1/2015
PIT SS Cole Tucker Season Right Shoulder Labrum Surgery 8/26/2015
CHC RF Billy McKinney Season Fractured Right Knee 8/19/2015
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 -

Wednesday, September 2nd

Tuesday, September 1st

Monday, August 31st