Hello everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Thursday, May 10th, 2018. Let’s get started.
****Starters of interest today include Atlanta Braves prospect Lucas Sims for Triple-A Gwinnett; New York Yankees sleeper prospect JP Sears for Low-A Charleston; Detroit Tigers prospect Tyler Alexander for Double-A Erie; a duel between Chicago Cubs prospect Alex Lange and Houston Astros prospect Abdiel Saldana in the Myrtle Beach/Buies Creek High-A contest; Tampa Bay Rays prospect Brendan McKay for Low-A Bowling Green; Miami Marlins prospect Sandy Alcantara for Triple-A New Orleans; plus the Battle of the Texas League Lefties in the Caleb Ferguson (Dodgers)/Foster Griffin (Royals) contest between Tulsa and Northwest Arkansas.
****Today’s MLB probable starters are here. Scheduled rookies are Walker Buehler of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who will take on Tyler Mahle of the Cincinnati Reds. Caleb Smith of the Miami Marlins will be going to the hill against the Atlanta Braves.