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Minor League Ball Gameday - Wednesday, June 22nd

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Yankees OF Aaron Judge is in the midst of his best month as a pro. The Angels' Matt Thaiss was electric in his first day on the job. But no one showed more cojones than Eloy Jimenez, who allegedly called his dramatic 9th-inning shot in the MWL ASG.

NYY OF Aaron Judge
NYY OF Aaron Judge
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Welcome all to the Wednesday, June 22nd edition of Minor League Ball's Gameday.

Click the link below to unleash today's Gameday spreadsheet, where one can peruse a plethora of prospect lists, statistics, and upcoming pitching matchups.

The Top 175 Prospects, Sleepers, and IFA's


The Gameday All-Commentariat Squad

C Willson Contreras (CHC - MLB) - 1-3, R, BB

1B Brian Mundell (COL - A+) - 1-3 (ASG)

2B Willie Calhoun (LAD - AA) - 2-5, 2 R, RBI

IF Chad Pinder (OAK - AAA) - rained out

SS/2B Ozzie Albies (ATL - AAA) - 3-5, 2 R, BB, SB

OF Teoscar Hernandez (HOU - AA) - 0-3, R, 2 BB, 2 SB

OF Aaron Judge (NYY - AAA) - 4-5, 3 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI

OF Greg Allen (CLE - A+) - 1-4, 3 R, BB, 2 SB (ASG)

DH Tyler O'Neill (SEA - AA) - 0-2, BB (ASG)


Bench C Francisco Mejia (CLE - A) - 1-3, R (ASG)

Bench OF Tito Polo (PIT - A+) - 0-4 (ASG)

Bench OF Eloy Jimenez (CHC - A) - 1-5, R, HR, 4 RBI (ASG)

Bench 2B Eliezer Alvarez (STL - A) - 0-2 (ASG)


LHP Blake Snell (TB - MLB) - 6.2 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3 K

RHP Jake Thompson (PHI - AAA) - 8 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, BB, 2 K

RHP Luke Weaver (STL - AA) - 6 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, BB, 4 K


Tuesday's All-Star Game standouts

SS Willy Adames (TB - SOU) - 2-4, CS

2B Kean Wong (TB - SOU) - 2-4, RBI

SS Dansby Swanson (ATL - SOU) - 2-3, R

OF Phil Ervin (CIN - SOU) - 1-2, R, HR, 4 RBI

OF Andrew Stevenson (WAS - CAR) - 3-5, 2 R, 2 3B, 2 RBI

OF Donnie Dewees (CHC - MWL) - 2-4, 3 R, RBI, BB, SB

OF Trevor Mitsui (ARI - MWL) - 2-3, R, 2B, 3 RBI

2B Max Schrock (WAS - SAL) - 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI

OF Victor Robles (WAS - SAL) - 1-3, R, SB

RHP Jake Cosart (BOS - SAL) - IP, H, BB, 3 K


Tuesday's offensive performers of note

SS Tim Anderson (CWS - AAA) - 2-4, R, HR, RBI

1B Peter O'Brien (ARI - MLB) - 1-3, R, HR, RBI

OF Adam Frazier (PIT - AAA) - 2-5, R, 2B, 2 BB

1B Josh Bell (PIT - AAA) - 2-5, R, RBI, 2 BB, E

OF Cedric Hunter (PHI - AAA) - 3-3, R, 2 2B, RBI, BB

1B Trey Mancini (BAL - AAA) - 3-3, R, HR, 2 RBI

OF Eddie Rosario (MIN - AAA) - 4-4, 2 R, 2 2B, HR, 3 RBI

C Austin Hedges (SD - AAA) - 3-4, 2 R, 2B, HR, 4 RBI

OF David Dahl (COL - AA) - 2-3, R, 2B, RBI, 2 BB

C Reese McGuire (PIT - AA) - 3-3, 2 R, 2B, 3B, BB, SB, pickoff

OF Andrew Benintendi (BOS - AA) - 2-5, 2 R, 2B, RBI

OF Clint Frazier (CLE - AA) - 2-4, R, HR, 2 RBI

OF Ryan Cordell (TEX - AA) - 2-4, 2B, RBI, BB

1B Ryan McBroom (TOR - AA) - 3-4, R, 2 2B, 2 RBI

1B Darick Hall (PHI - A-) - 3-4, 2 R, 2B, HR, RBI

2B Cavan Biggio (TOR - A-) - 4-4, 2 R, 2 2B, RBI

SS Jose Gomez (COL - R+) - 3-5, 2 R, 2 2B, 3 RBI, SB

1B Matt Thaiss (LAA - R+) - 3-5, 2 R, 2 2B, HR, 4 RBI, E

OF Oscar Gonzalez (CLE - R) - 3-6, 2 R, HR, 5 RBI

OF Mauro Conde (CIN - R) - 3-4, 3 R, 2B, 3 RBI, 3 BB, SB, E

OF Heath Quinn (SF - R) - 2-3, 2 R, 2B, BB

SS Amado Nunez (CWS - R) - 3-5, 2 R, HR, RBI


Tuesday's pitching performers of note

LHP Henry Owens (BOS - AAA) - 7 IP, H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K

RHP Conner Greene (TOR - A+) - 7 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K

RHP Austin Coley (SEA - A+) - 6 IP, 8 H, ER, BB, 6 K

LHP Darwinzon Hernandez (BOS - A-) - 5 IP, H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K

RHP Carlos Herrera (MIL - R) - 4 IP, H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K


Wednesday reading

  • At 2080, Emily gives us backstory on Tigers flamethrowing reliever Joe Jimenez - who is unscored upon in 25 innings this year
  • Here at MinorLeagueBall, Bob scouts up the South Bend Cubs
  • Talking Chop recaps ATL farmhands from last night with a GIF-heavy post that avoids ads - the surest way to my heart
  • Kyle at BA provides notes on the CAR-CAL ASG, with a focus on Cleveland's young studs
  • The BP team continues discussion of MLB front office hiring trends; today's lesson is the 'Ivy League Invasion'