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Minor League Ball Gameday - Monday, June 13th

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Detroit's Michael Fulmer won his 5th straight. Down on the farm, Greensboro's Chris Paddack and Bowling Green's Michael Velasquez ensured Sunday was a day of rest for opposing batters. Also, Max Kepler slugged a dramatic walkoff for his first ML homer.

Tigers' ROY candidate Michael Fulmer
Tigers' ROY candidate Michael Fulmer
Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome all to the Monday, June 13th edition of Minor League Ball's Gameday.

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

The Top 175 Prospects, Sleepers, and IFA's


In addition to daily standout performers, I'll be rolling out a Gameday All-Commentariat Team until it gets old. The premise here is identifying batters who are backing up the chatter in the Gameday threads. The backbone of the team should remain intact but I'll continue leaning on the loquacious group we have here to make substitutions as necessary.


The Gameday All-Commentariat Team

C Francisco Mejia (CLE - A) - 1-4, 2 RBI, BB
1B Peter O'Brien (ARI - MLB) - 1-3, R, HR, 3 RBI
2B Willie Calhoun (LAD - AA) - 1-3, R, HR, RBI, BB
3B Rafael Devers (BOS - A) - 2-4, 3B, RBI, 2 SB
SS Willy Adames (TB - AA) - 1-5, 2 R, 3B, RBI
OF Dylan Cozens (PHI - AA) - 0-3, BB
OF Jaycob Brugman (OAK - AAA) - 3-4, 3 R, 2B, RBI, BB
OF Tito Polo (PIT - A) - 2-4, 2 R, HR, RBI
DH Willson Contreras (CHC - AAA) - 1-4, 3B, RBI, BB

Bench 1B Brian Mundell (COL - A) - 1-3, 2 R, 2 BB (DubWatch: 32)
Bench 2B Eliezer Alvarez (STL - A) - 2-4, R, RBI, SB
Bench 1B Peter Alonso (NYM/U of Florida) - 3-4, 2 R, 3 2B, 2 RBI, BB
Bench OF Tyler O'Neill (SEA - AA) - postponed


LHP Chris Paddack (MIA - A) - 5 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, 11 K
RHP Logan Shore (OAK/U of Florida) - 8 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 9 K
RHP Ryan Helsley (STL - A) - 6 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, BB, 7 K
LHP Josh Hader (MIL - AAA) - 6 IP, H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 9 K


Sunday's offensive performers of note

OF Max Kepler (MIN - MLB) - 1-5, walkoff HR, 3 RBI (first ML HR)
UTIL Whit Merrifield (KC - MLB) - 3-5, R, 2B, RBI
1B Nick Swisher (NYY - AAA) - 2-5, 2 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI
SS Erik Gonzalez (CLE - AAA) - 2-4, 2 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI
C Anthony Recker (ATL - AAA) - 2-3, 4 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB
OF Delino Deshields Jr (TEX - AAA) - 2-4, 2 R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, BB, SB
1B Dan Vogelbach (CHC - AAA) - 3-4, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
3B Ryon Healy (OAK - AAA) - 1-3, R, HR, 4 RBI, SF
OF Brandon Nimmo (NYM - AAA) - 3-6, R, 3B
OF Hunter Renfroe (SD - AAA) - 3-5, R, 2B, HR, 5 RBI
OF Ian Parmley (TOR - AA) - 4-4, R, HR, RBI, CS
OF Bradley Zimmer (CLE - AA) - 3-5, 2 R, HR, RBI
OF Clint Frazier (CLE - AA) - 3-5, R, 2B, 3 RBI, E
OF Daniel Palka (MIN - AA) - 2-4, R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI
C Victor Caratini (TEN - AA) - 3-4, 2 R, 3B, RBI
SS Alex Bregman (HOU - AA) - 2-4, 2B, RBI
1B Rudy Flores (ARI - A+) - 3-5, 2 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI
2B Yoan Moncada (BOS - A+) - 2-4, RBI, BB, 2 CS
C Gioskar Amaya (CHC - A+) - 2-3, 2 R, 2 HR, 2 RBI
1B Joey Meneses (ATL - A+) - 4-5, 2 R, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI
OF Michael Gettys (SD - A) - 3-5, R, BB, CS
3B Ke'Bryan Hayes (PIT - A) - 2-4, 2B, RBI
3B Michael Chavis (BOS - A) - 2-4, R, HR, 4 RBI
1B Chris Gittens (NYY - A) - 2-4, 2 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI



Sunday's pitching performers of note

RHP Michael Fulmer (DET - MLB) - 6 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
LHP Julio Urias (LAD - MLB) - 5.1 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, BB, 7 K
RHP Braden Shipley (ARI - AAA) - 7 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
RHP Deck McGuire (STL - AAA) - 8 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, 7 K
RHP Jose De Leon (LAD - AAA) - 3 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
RHP Tim Lincecum (LAA - AAA) - 7 IP, H, 0 ER, BB, 8 K
RHP Brady Rodgers (HOU - AAA) - 8 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K
RHP German Marquez (COL - AA) - 7 IP, 7 H, ER, 2 BB, 7 K
RHP Paul Blackburn (CHC - AA) - 7 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, BB, 6 K
RHP Daniel Poncedeleon (STL - AA) - 4 IP, H, ER, BB, 2 K
RHP Sam Coonrod (SF - A+) - 8 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K
RHP Yency Almonte (COL - A+) - 8 IP, 3 H, ER, 0 BB, 8 K
LHP Trey Ball (BOS - A+) - 5.1 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
LHP Luis Lugo (CLE - A+) - 7 IP, 3 H, ER, 0 BB, 6 K
LHP Elniery Garcia (PHI - A+) - 6 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
LHP Tyler Alexander (DET - A+) - 6.2 IP, 6 H, ER, BB, 4 K
LHP Michael Boyle (LAD - A) - 5 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
RHP Zack Littell (SEA - A) - 8 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 9 K
LHP Michael Velasquez (TB - A) - 7 IP, H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K
LHP Kolby Allard (ATL - A) - 3 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
RHP Pedro Payano (TEX - A) - 5 IP, 7 H, ER, 2 BB, 6 K



Biannual Independent League Roundup

OF Burt Reynolds - Texas AirHogs - 2-5, 2 HR (12), 5 RBI
OF Jeremy Barfield - Sugar Land Skeeters - 2-4, R, 2B, RBI
SS Tony Thomas - St. Paul Saints - 1-4, HR (8), 2 RBI
SS Ransom LaLonde - Windy City ThunderBolts - 3-5, 2B, RBI, SB
2B Ozney Guillen - Sioux Falls Canaries - 1-4, 2 K, CS
2B Ruben Gotay - Long Island Ducks - 3-5, 4 R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, BB
3B Josh Vitters - Bridgeport Bluefish - 2-3, R, 2 BB
1B Nik Balog - Evansville Otters - 4-5, R, 2B, 3 RBI
1B Bryan LaHair - Somerset Patriots - 3-5, 3 R, 2 HR (5), 5 RBI
LHP Josh Outman - New Britain Bees - 3.1 IP, 13 H, 11 ER, 3 BB, 2 K



Monday's links
  • MiLB dot com announced their top merchandising teams and a new record for combined sales. I was unable to find a release confirming the players will get a heftier piece of this burgeoning pie.