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Berroa fans 11 in Travelers' second no-no of '22

Former Major Leaguers Kaminsky, Shipley toss scoreless frames
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Double-A Arkansas’ second no-hitter of the 2022 season was started by a young arm on his way to the Major Leagues. It was finished off by a pair of veterans working their way back up to The Show. No. 24 Mariners prospect Prelander Berroa struck out a career-high 11 over

Around the Minors: The week of Aug. 8

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
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Aug. 12

Local 'Ghosts' bring Field of Dreams to life 

Iowa-based baseball group has long and improbable history
@BensBiz
August 12, 2022

DYERSVILLE, Iowa -- On Tuesday afternoon, prior to the inaugural MiLB at Field of Dreams game, a group of men wearing 1919 Chicago White Sox uniforms emerged from the same cornfield depicted in the movie. This pinstriped contingent were members of the Ghost Players, a group that played a huge

Podcast: Recapping MiLB at Field of Dreams trip

Revisiting road trip to MiLB at Field of Dreams, a homer cycle
August 12, 2022

Check out the latest episodes of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts. The podcast is also available via Spotify, Stitcher and other

Hickory's Englert, McDowell combine on no-no

The second time this year the Rangers' affiliate completed the feat
@RobTnova24
August 12, 2022

High-A Hickory made history almost exactly a month to the day from when it completed the franchise's first no-hitter in nearly a decade. The club didn't wait nearly as long to throw one again. Mason Englert and Theo McDowell combined to toss the second no-hitter of the season as Hickory

Cards' Redmond tallies historic 'homer cycle' 

Springfield slugger hits milestones with four dingers and 11 RBIs
@RobTnova24
August 11, 2022

On an 88-degree night in Amarillo, Texas, in front of 5,134 at HODGETOWN Stadium, Chandler Redmond mashed his way into baseball lore. The Cardinals infield prospect barreled up a solo, two-run, three-run and grand slam homer to complete the rarest milestone in baseball history -- the "home run cycle." "It's

Prospect Q&A: Giants left-hander Harrison

No. 23 overall prospect making a point to maintain control
@Gerard_Gilberto
August 11, 2022

After a terrific professional debut last year, Kyle Harrison has taken a step forward and established himself as the game’s top left-handed pitching prospect. Ranked No. 2 in the Giants system, Harrison has tallied the most strikeouts per nine innings, 15.16, among all Minor League pitchers to complete at least

Photos: 2022 MiLB at Field of Dreams

Look back at the Minors' inaugural evening in Dyersville, Iowa
August 10, 2022

It was another heavenly evening in Iowa on Aug. 9 as Minor League Baseball hosted its first-ever game at the iconic Field of Dreams movie site, showing some of the game's youngest talent at one of its most beloved locations. The memorable afternoon in Dyersville was the first professional game

Kohlwey corrals cycle that eluded him in June

Padres outfield prospect's triple seals Chihuahuas' fourth cycle
August 10, 2022

After falling short of the cycle on June 29 against Triple-A Oklahoma City, Taylor Kohlwey made sure to finish the job this time. In Triple-A El Paso's win over Oklahoma City a couple months ago, the 2016 21st-round selection finished 4-for-5 with a homer, two doubles and a single, along

Ben Hill's MiLB at Field of Dreams gameday journal

A real-time account of a cinematically inspired cornfield contest
@BensBiz
August 9, 2022

DYERSVILLE, Iowa -- "If you write it, they will read." As I traveled into Iowa, marveling at the grandeur of the mighty Mississippi, this sentiment echoed through my head. Whether a ghostly transmission or a convenient manifestation of my subconscious, it matters not. Cinematic inspiration is everywhere today, as the

Cardinals' Koperniak cycles for Springfield

St. Louis prospect registers team's first feat since 2011
@tylermaun
August 10, 2022

The last time the Springfield Cardinals had a player hit for the cycle, Matt Koperniak was 13 years old.

Road to The Show™: Astros right-hander Brown

No. 80 overall prospect moving quickly for a late bloomer
@Gerard_Gilberto
August 9, 2022

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at top Astros prospect Hunter Brown. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. After years of compiling one of the game’s best

A brief history of the Blue Sox and Bunnies

Teams played significant role in Iowa's storied baseball past
August 9, 2022

As we watch the Davenport Blue Sox (River Bandits) take the field against the Cedar Rapids Bunnies (Kernels) in their classic throwback uniforms at MiLB at Field of Dreams on Tuesday night, we are reminded of the significance these two communities have played in Iowa baseball history. Not long after

Was this the best pro team in Iowa history?

Davenport Blue Sox of 1933 dazzled during the Depression
@JoshJacksonMiLB
August 7, 2022

Al Piechota. Otto Denning. Como Cotelle. They scan more “Moonlight Graham” than “Shoeless Joe Jackson,” but the 1933 Davenport Blue Sox were one of the greatest teams in Minor League history. They also may well be the best team to ever play pro ball in Iowa. When the Quad Cities

Iowa was hot bed for early Minor League action

Meet the Microbes, stand with the Standpatters in circuits of yore
@JoshJacksonMiLB
August 8, 2022

Rocket City Trash Pandas. Albuquerque Isotopes. Montgomery Biscuits. Even the Quad Cities River Bandits and the Cedar Rapids Kernels. It’s easy to assume that attention-grabbing Minor League team names that max out on fun are a modern phenomenon, perhaps even a passing phase.

Around the Minors: The week of Aug. 1-7

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
August 8, 2022

Aug. 7

MiLB.com crew traveling to 'Field of Dreams'

Cedar Rapids and Quad Cities facing off in cornfield Tuesday night
@BensBiz
August 5, 2022

Road trip! On Sunday morning, Kelsie Heneghan, Sam Dykstra and myself will set our GPS coordinates for Dyersville, Iowa, home of the inaugural MiLB at Field of Dreams game. This mystical Midwest League contest will take place Aug. 9, two days before the Cubs and the Reds play the MLB