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Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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Your daily spot for prospect discussion

MLB: Spring Training-Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals
Lewis Brinson
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Good day everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Here are some prospecty things to talk about as the regular MLB season rapidly approaches.

****This actually happened Sunday but the Miami Marlins announced that prospect Lewis Brinson had made the Opening Day roster with indications that he will be the leadoff hitter with the regular job in center field. Brinson hit .313/.346/.583 on the spring.

****Houston Astros prospect Kyle Tucker hit a grand slam against the Milwaukee Brewers. That’s his fifth homer of the spring, raising his overall slash line to .439/.467/.878 in 41 at-bats.

****Philadelphia Phillies rookie Scott Kingery celebrated his new contract by hitting a home run and going 3-for-4 against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

ITEMS IN THE WORK QUEUE

****American League West “Don’t overlook this prospect” article this afternoon.

****Shaun Kernahan is working on a Rule 5 outcome report.

****Sleepers!!

****Predictions for the regular MLB season.

****2018 MLB Draft Stuff