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Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

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Indians prospect Triston McKenzie, Braves prospect Touki Toussaint, Dodgers farmhand Wilmer Font, and Rays prospect Ryan Yarbrough led Friday’s pitching performers. What will happen today?

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Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Saturday, July 22nd, 2017. Let’s get to it.

****Today’s Minor League Scoreboard

****Today’s MLB scoreboard

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


****Cleveland Indians pitching prospect Triston McKenzie threw seven strong innings for High-A Lynchburg in the Carolina League, giving up two runs on six hits and a walk while fanning 10. He has a 30/3 K/BB ratio in his last 21 innings and is certainly ready for a promotion to Double-A.

****Atlanta Braves pitching prospect Touki Toussaint also had a strong game, allowing one run and three hits in eight innings for the High-A Florida Fire Frogs, walking nobody while fanning 11. A fine demonstration of his ability when his command is on.

****Remember Wilmer Font? The Los Angeles Dodgers farmhand and former Texas Rangers prospect is now 27 years old but is having a strong rebound season in Triple-A. He threw seven innings yesterday for Oklahoma City, allowing seven hits, one walk, and two runs, while fanning 11. He now has a 138/27 K/BB in just 101 innings to go with a 3.82 ERA.

****Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Ryan Yarbrough threw six shutout innings for Triple-A Durham, giving up four hits and two runs, walking nobody while fanning 13.