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Minor League Ball Gameday, Monday, April 10th

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Highlights from Day Four of Minor League Baseball and discussion for Day Five

MLB: Spring Training-Chicago Cubs at Colorado Rockies
Ian Happ

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Monday, April 10th, 2017. Let’s get right to it.

****Today’s Minor League Scoreboard

****Today’s MLB scoreboard

****Beyond the Boxscore’s excellent daily MLB summary

HIGHLIGHTS FROM APRIL 9th MINOR LEAGUE GAMES

****Chicago Cubs prospect Ian Happ hit his third home run in four games for Triple-A Iowa.

****Atlanta Braves prospect Ozzie Albies went 2-for-4 with a run scored for Triple-A Gwinnett.

****Arizona Diamondbacks infield prospect Dawel Lugo went 4-for-6 with two homers and four RBI for Double-A Jackson, making him 9-for-20 (.400) on the year.

****San Diego Padres prospect Dinelson Lamet, a nice sleeper prospect, threw 5.1 shutout innings for Triple-A El Paso, fanning six with one walk.

****Cincinnati Reds prospect Jesse Winker went 3-for-3 with three RBI for Triple-A Louisville, making him 7-for-14 (.500) on the season.

****More highlights can be found in the April 9th discussion thread.

RECOMMENDED READING

****Luis Torres and Beyond the Boxscore summarizes Yadier Molina’s Hall of Fame case.

****Daniel Russell at DRaysBay explores show to fix Blake Snell.

****David Laurila at Fangraphs looks at Mallex Smith, “bunt machine in the making.”