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Minor League Ball Gameday - Sunday, June 12th

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Young Redbirds Jack Flaherty and Luke Weaver are taking flight. Old Redbird Jerome Williams tossed a shutout for Memphis. On offense, the AA Reading Fightin's continue to rely on their potent 3-4-5 of Alfaro, Cozens, and Rhys Hoskins.

Reading C Jorge Alfaro
Reading C Jorge Alfaro
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Welcome all to the Sunday, June 12th edition of Minor League Ball's Gameday.

Click the link below to unleash today's Gameday spreadsheet, a multifaceted snapshot of prospect statistics and upcoming pitching matchups.

The Top 175 Prospects, Sleepers, and IFA's


The Gameday All-Commentariat Team

C Francisco Mejia (CLE - A) - 2-4, R, HR, RBI
1B Peter O'Brien (ARI - MLB) - DNP, will start Sunday vs. A Conley
2B Willie Calhoun (LAD - AA) - 3-5, 2 R, 2 2B, HR, RBI
3B Jurickson Profar (TEX - MLB) - 0-5, 2 K
SS Willy Adames (TB - AA) - 2-5, 2B, E
OF Dylan Cozens (PHI - AA) - 3-4, 3 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI, BB
OF Magneuris Sierra (STL - A) - 2-5, R, 3B, 2 RBI
OF Jaycob Brugman (OAK - AAA) - 4-5, R, 2 2B, 2 RBI
OF Tyler O'Neill (SEA - AA) - 0-6
OF Nomar Mazara (TEX - MLB) - 1-4, BB, K
DH Willson Contreras (CHC - AAA) - 2-4, 2 R, 2B

Bench 1B Brian Mundell (COL - A) - 1-3, BB (DubWatch: 32)
Bench 2B Eliezer Alvarez (STL - A) - 1-2, R, BB, CS
Bench OF Lamonte Wade (MIN - A) - DNP
Bench OF Carlos Rincon (LAD - DSL) - 1-1, R, RBI, BB, 2 SB (removed top 4th)

LHP Josh Hader (MIL - AAA) - Scheduled to make PCL debut Sunday
RHP Sean Reid-Foley (TOR - A) - 7 IP, 4 H, ER, BB, 4 K
RHP Anderson Espinoza (BOS - A) - 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
RHP Braden Webb (South Carolina/Brewers) - 7.2 IP, 6 H, ER, 2 BB, 5 K

RHP Edwin Diaz (SEA - MLB) - 0.2 IP, BB
RHP Matt Bush (TEX - MLB) - 0.2 IP, H, BB, W
RHP Tyler Danish (CWS - MLB) - 0.2 IP, 3 H, ER, BB (14 FB, 2 CH - ML debut)
RHP Nick Wittgren (MIA - MLB) - IP, 0 H, 0 BB, 3 K
RHP Carlos Estevez (COL - MLB) - IP, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K (S, 1)




Sunday's links

  • Here at the SB Nation mothership, Grant Brisbee took a stab at analyzing and grading the first round of the draft
  • Wayne at Today's Knuckleball profiles Yanks' undersized RHP Chance Adams, who's generating buzz in the FSL
  • David at Fangraphs provides whiparound thoughts from across the diamond in his Sunday notes


Saturday's offensive performers of note

OF Aaron Judge (NYY - AAA) - 2-4, 3 R, HR, 3 RBI
OF Jason Bourgeois (CWS - AAA) - 5-8, 2 R, 2B, 4 RBI, 2 SB (DH)
1B Jesus Aguilar (CLE - AAA) - 3-4, 2 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI, BB
OF Mike Yastrzemski (BAL - AAA) - 3-4, R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, BB, SB
1B Josh Bell (PIT - AAA) - 3-4, 3 2B, RBI, CS
OF Adam Walker (MIN - AAA) - 2-4, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI, 2 K
OF Alex Dickerson (SD - AAA) - 3-4, R, 2B, RBI
OF Austin Meadows (PIT - AA) - 2-5, R, HR, RBI (20-game hit streak)
C Jorge Alfaro (PHI - AA) - 3-5, 3 R, 2 2B
1B Rhys Hoskins (PHI - AA) - 3-3, R, HR, 3 RBI, BB
2B Philip Evans (NYM - AA) - 2-4, R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI
OF Alex Verdugo (LAD - AA) - 3-5, 2 2B, RBI
SS Alex Bregman (HOU - AA) - 2-5, R, HR, 2 RBI, CS, E
SS Jose Martinez (STL - A+) - 3-4, R, RBI, BB
3B Mike Ahmed (LAD - A+) - 2-3, 2 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI, BB
2B Tyler Krieger (CLE - A) - 1-5, R, E (21-game hit streak)
OF Michael Gettys (SD - A) - 3-6, R, 3B, HR, 3 RBI
C Austin Allen (SD - A) - 3-6, R, 2B
OF Jake Thomas (TOR - A) - 3-6, R, RBI
C Chris Chinea (STL - A) - 2-3, R, HR, 3 RBI
OF Monte Harrison (MIL - A) - 2-4, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI
OF Eloy Jimenez (CHC - A) - 2-4, R, 2B, 2 RBI
SS Ryan Mountcastle (BAL - A) - 3-4, 2 R, HR, RBI, CS
3B Michael Chavis (BOS - A) - 3-4, 3B
3B Austin Riley (ATL - A) - 3-4, 2 R, 3B, RBI

Saturday's pitching performers of note

RHP Robert Stephenson (CIN - AAA) - 6 IP, 3 H, ER, 3 BB, 2 K
RHP Anthony Ranaudo (CWS - AAA) - 7 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, BB, 4 K
RHP Ben Lively (PHI - AAA) - 7 IP, H, ER, 3 BB, 5 K
RHP Jerome Williams (STL - AAA) - 9 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
RHP Bryan Rodriguez (SD - AAA) - 7 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
LHP Dietrich Enns (NYY - AA) - 7 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 10 K
LHP Adalberto Mejia (SF - AA) - 7 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
RHP Ryan Eades (MIN - AA) - 6 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
RHP Luke Weaver (STL - AA) - 5 IP, 7 H, ER, 2 BB, 9 K
RHP Tom Eshelman (PHI - A+) - 6 IP, 5 H, ER, 0 BB, 8 K
RHP Yonny Chirinos (TB - A+) - 6 IP, 5 H, ER, 0 BB, 6 K
RHP Ricky Knapp (NYM - A+) - 8 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, BB, 9 K
RHP Jack Flaherty (STL - A+) - 7 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 10 K
RHP Luis Cedeno (NYY - A) - 7 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 10 K
RHP Anderson Espinoza (BOS - A) - 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K