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Minor League Ball Gameday, Friday, June 2nd, 2017

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Sam Travis mashes in the majors, Lewis Brinson hits two homers in Triple-A, and a Tigers prospect is suspended 30 games.

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Sam Travis
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Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Friday, June 2nd, 2017. Let’s get started.

Don’t forget the Minor League Ball Community Mock Draft begins at 12 noon tomorrow!

****Today’s Minor League Scoreboard

****Today’s MLB scoreboard

****Yesterday’s Highlights can be found in the Thursday discussion thread.


****Boston Red Sox rookie Sam Travis went 2-for-3 against the Baltimore Orioles and is now hitting .500 (7-for-14) with a pair of doubles in his first five major league games.

****Detroit Tigers prospect Eduardo Jimenez has received a 30-game suspension for his role on a Sunday brawl between the West Michigan Whitecaps and the Dayton Dragons in the Midwest League. Four other players were also suspended but Jimenez’s sentence was the harshest punishment by far.

****Milwaukee Brewers prospect Lewis Brinson hit two homers yesterday for Triple-A Colorado Springs, going 3-for-5 overall. He’s currently hitting .314/.401/.529 for the Sky Sox with six homers, five steals, 19 walks, and 35 strikeouts in 140 at-bats.