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Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, August 25th, 2017

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Cardinals rookie Luke Weaver shut down the Padres this week, while Pirates prospect Austin Meadows, White Sox prospect Jake Burger, and Angels prospect Jordan Zimmerman were the hot minor league bats Wednesday and Thursday. What will happen today?

San Diego Padres v St Louis Cardinals Photo by Scott Kane/Getty Images

Here’s the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Friday, August 25th, 2017. Let’s get down to business!

****Today’s Minor League Scoreboard

****Today’s MLB scoreboard

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

****Analysis of all the deadline trades involving prospects can be found here.


****St. Louis Cardinals rookie Luke Weaver had an excellent start against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday, throwing seven shutout innings on three hits and a walk, fanning 10. In 23 major league innings this year he has a 2.31 ERA, a 26/8 K/BB, and has allowed only 17 hits.

****Pittsburgh Pirates outfield prospect Austin Meadows went 3-for-5 for Triple-A Indianapolis on Wednesday, then followed up with a 2-for-4 outing on Thursday, both games against Louisville.

****San Diego Padres outfield prospect Jorge Ona went 3-for-7 with a pair of home runs in a doubleheader for Fort Wayne on the Midwest League on Wednesday.

****Chicago White Sox 2017 first round pick Jake Burger went 5-for-5 with a home run and three RBI for Low-A Kannapolis in South Atlantic League action against Greensboro yesterday.

****Los Angeles Angels prospect Jordan Zimmerman went 6-for-7 with a home run, three RBI, and five runs scored yesterday for Inland Empire in the High-A California League against Lancaster.