Good morning everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Morning Report for Tuesday, April 10th, 2018. Here are some items worthy of your attention today.
****Cincinnati Reds prospect Hunter Greene made his first start for Low-A Dayton in freezing Midwest League action, going three innings and giving up five hits and two runs. He didn’t walk anyone, struck out eight, and was clocked as high as 100 MPH. MLBPipeline’s Jonathan Mayo was on the scene and filed a report.
****Tampa Bay Rays pitcher/first baseman Brendan McKay made his first start for Low-A Bowling Green, throwing two shutout innings with no hits or walks, fanning four. As a hitter he’s 5-for-9 with six walks so far.
****Washington Nationals outfield prospect Victor Robles injured his left arm while diving for a ball in the outfield for Triple-A Syracuse. X-Rays were negative but the injury looked painful.
****Ben Badler at Baseball America began his 2017 international signing class reviews today with the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Mets.