Here’s the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Friday, August 25th, 2017. Let’s get down to business!
COOL STUFF THAT HAPPENED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
****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.