Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday thread for Tuesday, August 2nd. Here are some items that may be of interest.
****Houston Astros prospect A.J. Reed went 3-for-4 yesterday with a homer and three RBI for Triple-A Fresno.
****At Beyond the Boxscore, Tom O'Donnell says that the Red Sox and Giants overpayed for bullpen help at the trade deadline.
****At Faketeams, check out this video of Cuba's Yulieski Gurriel playing for the Gulf Coast League Astros.
****Any takers for Yasiel Puig? He's yours if you want him, writes Jeff Sullivan at Fangraphs.