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Minor League Ball Gameday - Thursday, April 28th

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RHP Pedro Payano twirled a one hit, complete game shut out with 11 strike outs to one walk, 1B Bobby Bradley doubled twice and homered, and RHP Domingo Acevedo only gave up a pair of hits in 8 IP.

Rangers RHP Pedro Payano.
Rangers RHP Pedro Payano.
Charlie Drysdale

Hello everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday! Click the link below to open the Gameday spreadsheet in another window. The tabs are listed on the bottom and the opening page will give you a rundown on how the spreadsheet works. Give that a read to familiarize yourself with it if you aren't already and then dive into the statistical goodness. Enjoy the Gameday, the lively conversation in the comments section, and the excellent Duels of the Day!

The Top 175 Prospects, Sleepers, and IFA's


Offensive performances of note -

  • 3B Rafael Devers (BOS - A+) - 2/4, HR, 2B, 4 RBI, 2 R, BB, K
  • 1B Bobby Bradley (CLE - A+) - 3/5, HR, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 2 R, 2 K
  • SS Jorge Mateo (NYY - A+) - 3/5, RBI, 2 R
  • CF David Dahl (COL - AA) - 2/3, 2B, R, BB, 2 SB
  • 1B Josh Bell (PIT - AAA) - 3/6, RBI, R, 3 K
  • 1B Trey Mancini (BAL - AAA) - 3/6, 3B, 2B, 2 RBI, R, 2 K
  • RF Raimel Tapia (COL - AA) - 3/4, HR, RBI, 3 R
  • CF Harrison Bader (STL - 4/5, HR, 2B, 3 RBI, 2 R
  • CF Luis Alexander Basabe (BOS - A) - 3/4, 2 2B, 2 R, SB

Pitching performances of note -

  • RHP Phil Bickford (SF - A) - 7 IP, 4 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 9 K
  • RHP Domingo Acevedo (NYY - A) - 8 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 9 K
  • RHP Ariel Jurado (TEX - A+) - 6 IP, 5 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 5 K
  • RHP David Paulino (HOU - AA) - 4 IP, 4 H, 0 R/ER, 1 BB, 7 K
  • RHP Josh Staumont (KC - A+) - 5 IP, 3 H, 1 R/ER, 4 BB, 9 K
  • RHP Kohl Stewart (MIN - A+) - 6 IP, 3 H, 0 R/ER, 3 BB, 5 K
  • RHP Casey Meisner (OAK - A+) - 5.2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 3 K
  • RHP Zach Eflin (PHI - AAA) - 6.1 IP, 4 H, 0 R/ER, 1 BB, 6 K
  • LHP Steven Brault (PIT - AAA) - 6 IP, 4 H, 0 R/ER, 1 BB, 11 K
  • RHP Jacob Nix (SD - A) - 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 4 K
  • RHP Jake Woodford (STL - A) - 7 IP, 3 H, 1 R/ER, 5 BB, 4 K
  • RHP Chris Flexen (NYM - A+) - 7.2 IP, 6 H, 1 R/ER, 1 BB, 4 K
  • RHP Enyel De Los Santos (SD - A) - 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R/ER, 3 BB, 4 K
  • RHP Pedro Payano (TEX - A) - 9 IP, 1 H, 0 R/ER, 2 BB, 11 K

Today's Schedule

Probable Starters are as of 1:00 AM EST via MLB.com and MiLB.com

(Color code: Aqua - Top 175 Prospects, Orange - In The Picture, Blue - Sleeper/High Ceiling Alerts, Purple - International Free Agent, Yellow - Duel of the Day)

MLB - American League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Chicago (AL) Baltimore 7:05 PM Danks, John (0-3, 6.23) Wilson, Tyler (1-0, 2.77)

MLB - National League

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Milwaukee Chicago (NL) 2:20 PM Davies, Zach (0-2, 9.72) Arrieta, Jake (4-0, 0.87)
Miami Los Angeles (NL) 10:10 PM Fernandez, Jose (1-2, 4.37) Maeda, Kenta (3-0, 0.36)

AAA - International League (IL)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Pawtucket Syracuse 6:35 PM Rodriguez, Eduardo (0-0, -.--) Cole, A.J. (1-1, 7.71)
Rochester Buffalo 1:05 PM Darnell, Logan (1-2, 4.58) Leroux, Chris (0-1, 5.14)
Gwinnett Toledo 10:35 AM Sims, Lucas (0-1, 3.60) Saupold, Warwick (1-1, 1.50)
Charlotte Columbus 11:35 AM Volstad, Chris (1-1, 2.38) Merritt, Ryan (1-2, 3.24)
Indianapolis Norfolk 12:05 PM Taillon, Jameson (2-0, 1.65) Miranda, Ariel (0-1, 3.00)
Louisville Durham 7:05 PM Smith, Josh (2-1, 0.50) Andriese, Matt (1-2, 4.03)

AAA - Pacific Coast League (PCL)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Nashville Round Rock 8:05 PM Smith, Chris (0-3, 7.65) To Be Announced
Albuquerque Reno 9:35 PM Flemer, Matt (1-0, 4.50) Bradley, Archie (2-1, 2.84)
Memphis New Orleans 8:00 PM Reyes, Arturo (0-2, 6.75) Cosart, Jarred (0-0, -.--)
El Paso Fresno 10:05 PM Reynolds, Greg (1-1, 6.75) Wojciechowski, Asher (1-1, 8.25)
Sacramento Salt Lake 8:35 PM Blackburn, Clayton (1-1, 2.89) Smith, Nate (2-0, 1.75)
Tacoma Las Vegas 10:05 PM Roach, Donn (1-1, 8.59) Gilmartin, Sean (1-1, 1.62)
Okla. City Omaha 7:35 PM Urias, Julio (2-1, 3.00) Almonte, Miguel (0-2, 3.60)
Col. Springs Iowa 7:38 PM Lopez, Jorge (0-0, 7.94) Williams, Ryan (1-1, 4.85)

AA - Eastern League (EL)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Harrisburg Hartford 6:30 PM Giolito, Lucas (0-1, 2.31) Freeland, Kyle (3-1, 1.13)

AA - Southern League (SL)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Mobile Jackson 8:05 PM Godley, Zack (1-2, 3.50) Unsworth, Dylan (0-0, 1.15)
Mississippi Jacksonville 7:05 PM Thurman, Andrew (0-1, 5.59) Esch, Jake (3-1, 2.38)
Tennessee Biloxi 7:40 PM Zastryzny, Rob (2-0, 3.52) Houser, Adrian (0-2, 7.20)
Montgomery Chattanooga 7:15 PM Hu, Chih-Wei (0-0, 0.00) Wheeler, Jason (1-1, 1.88)
Pensacola Birmingham 8:05 PM Romano, Sal (0-0, 3.38) Danish, Tyler (1-2, 5.06)

AA - Texas League (TL)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Midland Corpus Christi 8:05 PM Covey, Dylan (0-1, 2.45) Smith, Kyle (0-2, 1.80)
NW Arkansas Springfield 8:10 PM Skoglund, Eric (1-0, 4.11) Baker, Corey (1-0, 1.76)
Arkansas Tulsa 8:05 PM Weller, Blayne (0-3, 4.02) Barlow, Scott (0-2, 2.87)
San Antonio Frisco 8:05 PM Castillo, Fabio (2-2, 3.68) Payano, Victor (1-0, 3.45)

A+ - California League (CAL)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Stockton San Jose 2:30 PM Erwin, Zack (0-1, 1.23) Suarez, Andrew (1-1, 3.38)
Bakersfield Lancaster 9:35 PM Moore, Andrew (1-1, 1.14) Armenteros, Rogelio (0-0, -.--)
High Desert Lake Elsinore 10:00 PM Wiles, Collin (0-1, 6.28) Kelly, Michael (0-2, 11.91)
Modesto Visalia 10:00 PM Castellani, Ryan (0-0, 3.52) Elias, Ethan (0-1, 5.71)
Rancho Cucamonga Inland Empire 10:05 PM To Be Announced Jewell, Jake (0-2, 7.98)

A+ - Carolina League (CAR)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Lynchburg Winston-Salem 7:00 PM Sheffield, Justus (2-0, 2.45) Adams, Spencer (2-0, 4.05)
Salem Frederick 7:00 PM To Be Announced Horacek, Mitch (1-3, 7.41)
Wilmington Carolina 7:00 PM Rodgers, Colin (1-1, 3.52) Franco, Enderson (1-1, 9.00)
Myrtle Beach Potomac 7:05 PM Clifton, Trevor (0-2, 4.15) Reyes, Luis (1-2, 5.17)

A+ - Florida State League (FSL)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Clearwater Daytona 7:05 PM Richy, John (0-0, -.--) Paulson, Jake (0-3, 8.59)
Lakeland Brevard County 6:35 PM Briceno, Endrys (0-2, 7.36) Woodruff, Brandon (1-1, 1.71)
Tampa Dunedin 6:30 PM Campos, Vicente (2-1, 3.47) Greene, Conner (1-1, 2.70)
Palm Beach Bradenton 6:30 PM Evans, Jacob (2-0, 1.86) McRae, Alex (1-1, 3.79)
St. Lucie Charlotte 6:35 PM Oswalt, Corey (1-0, 3.14) Honeywell, Brent (1-0, 0.73)
Fort Myers Jupiter 10:30 AM Jay, Tyler (1-1, 3.60) Peters, Dillon (1-1, 3.21)

A - Midwest League (MWL)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Clinton Bowling Green 7:35 PM Schiraldi, Lukas (2-1, 2.25) To Be Announced
Kane County Dayton 7:00 PM Garcia, Junior (1-1, 4.15) DeSclafani, Anthony (0-0, -.--)
Lansing Beloit 12:00 PM Cook, Ryan (0-2, 5.40) Naile, James (1-2, 4.24)
West Michigan Cedar Rapids 7:35 PM Perez, Fernando (1-0, 4.22) Gibbons, Sam (1-2, 5.74)
South Bend Quad Cities 7:00 PM Steele, Justin (1-2, 8.44) Murphy, Chris (0-2, 3.75)
Great Lakes Wisconsin 1:05 PM Santana, Dennis (0-3, 3.00) Harber, Conor (0-1, 5.79)
Peoria Fort Wayne 7:05 PM Alcantara, Sandy (2-0, 3.18) Lockett, Walker (0-1, 2.86)
Burlington Lake County 6:30 PM Rodriguez, Jose (1-1, 2.40) Pannone, Thomas (1-1, 2.84)
South Bend Quad Cities Game 2 To Be Announced Bower, Matt (0-0, 2.92)

A - South Atlantic League (SAL)

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Starter Home Probable Starter
Greensboro Hickory 6:00 PM Lilek, Brett (0-0, -.--) Hernandez, Jonathan (2-1, 5.65)
Rome West Virginia 7:05 PM Toussaint, Touki (0-3, 12.66) Brubaker, Jonathan (2-0, 2.14)
Greenville Delmarva 10:35 AM Brakeman, Marc (0-0, 3.72) Love, Reid (2-0, 2.19)
Kannapolis Augusta 7:05 PM Martinez, Luis (0-3, 4.58) Webb, Logan (0-0, 3.21)
Charleston Lakewood 6:35 PM Ramirez, Yefrey (0-0, -.--) Leftwich, Luke (0-1, 3.75)
Hagerstown Asheville 7:05 PM DeRosier, Matthew (1-0, 4.20) Craig, Dylan (0-0, 4.22)
Lexington Columbia 7:05 PM Blewett, Scott (1-2, 5.60) McIlraith, Thomas (1-1, 5.14)

Duels of the Day

April 28th

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Jose Fernandez RHP MIA MLB 1 2 4.37
23 (47) Kenta Maeda RHP LAD MLB 3 0 0.36
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
- Eduardo Rodriguez LHP BOS AAA 0 0 -.--
49 (100) AJ Cole RHP WAS AAA 1 1 7.71
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
3 (4) Julio Urias LHP LAD AAA 2 1 3.00
ITP Miguel Almonte RHP KC AAA 0 2 3.60
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
16 (34) Jorge Lopez RHP MIL AAA 0 0 7.94
SA Ryan Williams RHP CHC AAA 1 1 4.85
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
2 (3) Lucas Giolito RHP WAS AA 0 1 2.31
ITP Kyle Freeland LHP COL AA 3 1 1.13
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level W L ERA
33 (76) Justus Sheffield LHP CLE A+ 2 0 2.45
62 (138) Spencer Adams RHP CWS A+ 2 0 4.05

Results from April 27th

Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K Notes
- Jeff Thompson RHP DET A+ 2 5 5 0 2 1 2 GO, 2 FO, 27 S, 21 B, ND (0-0, 0.00)
SA Bubba Derby RHP MIL A+ 4 5 6 4 2 6 3 GO, 2 FO, 53 S, 32 B, 2 HRA (Joey Pankake, Christin Stewart), ND (1-0, 3.24)
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K Notes
ITP Jake Woodford RHP STL A 7 3 1 1 5 4 10 GO, 5 FO, 51 S, 44 B, WP, L (0-3, 3.80)
ITP Jacob Nix RHP SD A 4 2 0 0 0 4 3 GO, 4 FO, 36 S, 12 B, E (1-T), ND (0-0, 3.86)
Rank (Ovr) Name Pos Team Level IP H R ER BB K Notes
- Ricardo Sanchez LHP ATL A 5 3 0 0 1 5 3 GO, 3 FO, 42 S, 31 B, HBP, W (2-1, 2.84)
- Mitch Keller RHP PIT A 6 5 2 2 1 5 2 GO, 5 FO, 56 S, 21 B, HBP, L (2-1, 0.86)

Previous Gameday's -

Thursday, April 21st

Friday, April 22nd

Saturday, April 23rd

Sunday, April 24th

Monday, April 25th

Tuesday, April 26th

Wednesday, April 27th