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Minor League Ball Gameday - Sunday, September 6th

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Welcome to the Gameday! 3B Renato Nunez drove home six while collecting five base knocks and falling a triple short of the cycle. RHP Jake Thompson went six scoreless with seven K's, RHP Casey Meisner chucked five shut out frames, and 17 year old RHP phenom Anderson Espinoza made his full season debut.

A's 3B Renato Nunez.
A's 3B Renato Nunez.
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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
Cleveland Detroit 1:08 PM Anderson, Cody (2-3, 4.17) Verlander, Justin (3-6, 3.40)
Philadelphia Boston 1:35 PM Eickhoff, Jerad (1-2, 2.84) Rodriguez, Eduardo (8-5, 4.25)
Chicago (AL) Kansas City 2:10 PM Johnson, Erik (0-0, -.--) Cueto, Johnny (9-10, 3.04)
Minnesota Houston 2:10 PM Duffey, Tyler (2-1, 4.56) Keuchel, Dallas (16-6, 2.24)

MLB National League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Milwaukee Cincinnati 1:10 PM Nelson, Jimmy (11-10, 3.70) Lorenzen, Michael (3-8, 5.66)
New York (NL) Miami 1:10 PM Matz, Steven (2-0, 1.32) Cosart, Jarred (1-4, 5.36)
Atlanta Washington 1:35 PM Banuelos, Manny (1-3, 3.33) Ross, Joe (5-5, 3.50)

AAA International League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Norfolk Durham 5:05 PM Wilson, Tyler (5-5, 3.05) Diamond, Scott (11-5, 3.62)
Charlotte Gwinnett 2:05 PM Drabek, Kyle (7-10, 3.66) Mateo, Victor (3-3, 6.03)
Toledo Columbus 6:05 PM Melville, Tim (7-9, 4.66) Murata, Toru (14-4, 3.03)
Indianapolis Louisville 6:05 PM Glasnow, Tyler (1-1, 2.41) Stephenson, Robert (4-3, 4.04)
Rochester Lehigh Valley 1:35 PM Bowden, Michael (3-3, 4.04) Gonzalez, Miguel Alfredo (0-1, 15.00)
Scranton/WB Syracuse 7:05 PM Davies, Kyle (10-8, 3.44) Jordan, Taylor (5-5, 2.75)
Buffalo Pawtucket 6:05 PM Redmond, Todd (2-7, 4.33) Hill, Rich (3-1, 1.37)

AAA Pacific Coast League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Iowa Round Rock 7:05 PM Pimentel, Carlos (12-6, 2.99) To Be Announced
New Orleans Colorado Springs 3:35 PM Esch, Jake (1-2, 3.96) To Be Announced
Salt Lake Fresno 9:05 PM Smith, Nate (2-3, 6.82) Hauschild, Mike (6-5, 3.75)
El Paso Reno 9:05 PM Lane, Jason (10-10, 5.80) To Be Announced
Memphis Oklahoma City 3:05 PM Gonzales, Marco (1-4, 5.20) Stults, Eric (1-1, 3.23)
Tacoma Las Vegas 10:05 PM Wang, Chien-Ming (3-5, 6.00) Verrett, Logan (5-2, 4.10)
Albuquerque Sacramento 8:05 PM Laffey, Aaron (5-3, 3.80) Blackburn, Clayton (9-4, 3.03)
Nashville Omaha 8:05 PM To Be Announced Coleman, Casey (5-3, 4.60)

AA Eastern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
New Hampshire Trenton 7:00 PM To Be Announced Coshow, Cale (2-2, 3.38)
Altoona Binghamton 6:35 PM Creasy, Jason (11-8, 4.53) Ynoa, Gabriel (9-8, 3.94)
New Britain Portland 1:00 PM Musgrave, Harrison (3-3, 2.31) McCarthy, Mike (6-8, 4.38)
Akron Harrisburg 1:30 PM Plutko, Adam (8-5, 3.05) Voth, Austin (6-7, 3.03)
Reading Richmond 1:35 PM Lively, Ben (8-7, 4.31) To Be Announced
Bowie Erie 1:35 PM Hess, David (0-1, 10.80) Maciel, Jonathan (0-0, -.--)

AA Southern League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Mississippi Jacksonville 7:05 PM Janas, Stephen (2-7, 4.23) Tomshaw, Matt (5-10, 4.45)
Birmingham Montgomery 6:35 PM To Be Announced Guerrieri, Taylor (3-1, 1.64)
Jackson Chattanooga 6:15 PM Gillheeney, James (4-6, 3.05) Lee, Brett (6-4, 2.89)
Tennessee Biloxi 6:10 PM Williams, Ryan (10-2, 2.79) Hader, Josh (1-3, 2.94)
Mobile Pensacola 5:05 PM Sinnery, Brandon (5-7, 4.90) Reed, Cody (5-2, 2.47)

AA Texas League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Tulsa Springfield 7:10 PM Smith, Steve (0-0, 3.00) Reed, Jimmy (2-3, 4.57)
Midland Frisco 7:05 PM To Be Announced Leclerc, Jose (6-7, 5.47)
Corpus Christi San Antonio 7:05 PM Westwood, Kyle (10-7, 4.32) Rodriguez, Bryan (6-13, 4.26)
NW Arkansas Arkansas 3:10 PM Pounders, Brooks (3-3, 2.08) McGowin, Kyle (8-9, 4.56)

A+ California League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Modesto Stockton 9:10 PM To Be Announced Mengden, Daniel (4-2, 4.25)
High Desert Lancaster 8:00 PM Perez, David (4-2, 4.59) Bostick, Akeem (5-4, 6.55)
Lake Elsinore Visalia 9:00 PM Radke, Travis (0-4, 9.11) Diaz, Miller (0-0, 3.60)
San Jose Bakersfield 10:15 PM Johnson, Jordan (2-2, 3.71) Ash, Brett (8-8, 4.21)
Inland Empire Rancho Cucamonga 8:05 PM To Be Announced Oaks, Trevor (2-0, 3.12)

A+ Carolina League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Carolina Lynchburg 2:00 PM Walters, Blair (6-8, 3.00) Brown, Mitch (9-12, 5.09)
Myrtle Beach Wilmington 1:35 PM Torrez, Daury (9-6, 3.86) Fernandez, Pedro (0-5, 9.43)
Salem Potomac 6:05 PM Stankiewicz, Teddy (4-11, 4.22) Dickson, Ian (3-2, 3.52)
Winston-Salem Frederick 6:00 PM Guerrero, Jordan (6-3, 3.78) Means, John (0-2, 8.56)

A+ Florida State League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Bradenton St. Lucie 10:30 AM Duncan, Frank (8-10, 4.38) Kuebler, Jake (4-1, 2.39)
Jupiter Palm Beach 10:35 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Dunedin Clearwater 1:00 PM Dawson, Shane (3-2, 3.12) Imhof, Matt (7-5, 4.09)
Charlotte Fort Myers 11:05 AM To Be Announced Westphal, Luke (5-5, 2.82)
Lakeland Tampa 1:00 PM Briceno, Endrys (1-3, 4.50) To Be Announced
Brevard County Daytona 5:35 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced

A Midwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Bowling Green Fort Wayne 7:05 PM Chirinos, Yonny (3-5, 2.15) To Be Announced
Peoria Kane County 7:30 PM McKinney, Ian (3-0, 2.48) To Be Announced
Clinton Cedar Rapids 3:05 PM Littell, Zack (3-6, 4.10) LeBlanc, Randy (8-5, 3.14)
Quad Cities Beloit 3:00 PM Hernandez, Elieser (2-3, 4.05) Graves, Brett (12-7, 5.03)
South Bend Lake County 6:30 PM Clifton, Trevor (7-10, 4.22) Pannone, Thomas (6-6, 4.24)
Wisconsin Burlington 3:00 PM Ponce, Cody (2-1, 2.41) To Be Announced
Lansing Dayton 2:00 PM To Be Announced Antone, Tejay (6-10, 2.96)
West Michigan Great Lakes 2:05 PM To Be Announced Anderson, Isaac (1-3, 2.51)

A South Atlantic League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Greensboro Asheville 7:05 PM To Be Announced Rodriguez, Helmis (8-8, 3.42)
Delmarva Lakewood 7:05 PM Jimenez, Francisco (1-0, 2.20) Davis, Austin (5-5, 3.55)
Hagerstown Lexington 2:05 PM Lee, Andrew (3-0, 0.34) Griffin, Foster (3-6, 5.49)
West Virginia Kannapolis 5:05 PM Garcia, Yeudy (12-5, 2.02) Thompson, Zach (3-7, 4.37)
Charleston Augusta 5:05 PM To Be Announced Coonrod, Samuel (6-5, 3.21)
Rome Hickory 5:00 PM Quintana, Zach (5-6, 3.43) Payano, Pedro (3-1, 1.00)
Savannah Greenville 7:05 PM Delgado, Casey (8-3, 2.91) Jimenez, Dedgar (9-9, 4.30)

A- New York-Penn League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Connecticut Tri-City 5:00 PM To Be Announced Winkelman, Alex (5-0, 3.58)
Williamsport State College 6:05 PM Morales, Luis (1-2, 3.60) Martinez, Dailyn (4-5, 3.33)
Aberdeen Hudson Valley 5:05 PM To Be Announced Moss, Benton (2-2, 2.55)
Batavia Auburn 5:05 PM Weaver, Chuck (0-1, 0.56) Baez, Joan (1-2, 10.80)
Staten Island Brooklyn 1:00 PM Mahoney, Kolton (3-2, 2.63) To Be Announced
West Virginia Mahoning Valley 4:05 PM To Be Announced Miniard, Micah (0-1, 7.20)
Vermont Lowell 3:05 PM Miller, Corey (2-3, 2.83) Allen, Logan (0-0, -.--)

A- Northwest League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Salem-Keizer Boise 8:45 PM Riggs, Nolan (4-2, 2.93) Sawyer, Logan (4-4, 4.11)
Eugene Hillsboro 7:05 PM Sands, Carson (3-4, 3.98) Mark, Tyler (2-2, 5.52)
Everett Vancouver 4:05 PM To Be Announced To Be Announced
Spokane Tri-City 10:15 PM Palmquist, Cody (2-4, 3.80) Ramirez, Emmanuel (1-1, 3.32)

R+ Appalachian League Finals (Best of Three)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Princeton Greeneville 7:00 PM Moran, Spencer (3-1, 3.12) Abreu, Albert (2-3, 2.51)

R+ Pioneer League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Helena Billings 3:05 PM Diplan, Marcos (2-1, 3.61) Lopez, Jose (2-2, 3.60)
Orem Idaho Falls 4:00 PM Barria, Jaime (2-4, 5.52) To Be Announced
Missoula Great Falls 7:00 PM Benitez, Anfernee (3-5, 4.95) Banks, Tanner (4-5, 2.73)
Ogden Grand Junction 8:30 PM Bray, Adam (1-2, 3.90) To Be Announced
Missoula Great Falls Game 2 To Be Announced To Be Announced

R Arizona League Finals Champions - AZL White Sox

R Gulf Coast League Champions - GCL Red Sox

Duels of the Day

September 6th

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Jerad Eickhoff RHP PHI MLB 1 2 2.84
27 (61) Eduardo Rodriguez LHP BOS MLB 8 5 4.25
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
4 (10) Tyler Glasnow RHP PIT AAA 1 1 2.41
9 (21) Robert Stephenson RHP CIN AAA 4 3 4.04
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
HT Adam Plutko RHP CLE AA 8 5 3.05
- Austin Voth RHP WAS AA 6 7 3.03
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Ryan Williams RHP CHC AA 10 2 2.79
40 (85) Josh Hader LHP MIL AA 1 3 2.94
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Shane Dawson LHP TOR A+ 3 2 3.12
ITP Matt Imhof LHP PHI A+ 7 5 4.09

Injury List
Team Player Duration Injury Injury Date
ATL RHP Mike Foltynewicz 15 Day DL Costochondritis (Rib Inflammation) 9/1/2015
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
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
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
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
MIA RHP Ryan Newell 7 Day DL Undisclosed Injury 7/5/2015
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
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
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 -

Saturday, September 5th

Friday, September 4th

Thursday, September 3rd