Jones finding power stroke for Hillcats

Jones finding power stroke for Hillcats Indians No. 2 prospect Nolan Jones smacked his first career grand slam and extended his hitting streak to seven games as Class A Advanced Lynchburg rolled to a 12-3 victory at Frederick on Wednesday. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190529&content_id=307568554&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Larnach raking at a miraculous rate

Larnach raking at a miraculous rate Minnesota Twins No. 5 prospect Trevor Larnach fell a triple shy of the cycle while driving in a career-high five runs as Triple-A Fort Myers coasted by Florida, 7-1, on Wednesday. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190529&content_id=307568422&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Royals Release Michael Ynoa

Royals Release Michael Ynoa The Royals released right-hander Michael Ynoa from his minor league contract, per MLB.com’s Jeffrey Flanagan (Twitter link). He’d signed with Kansas City last November in hopes of rejuvenating his career after not pitching in 2018. Now 27 years of age, Ynoa was at one time an uber-prospect out of the Dominican…

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Haseley hammers in debut for IronPigs

Haseley hammers in debut for IronPigs In his first Triple-A action, Philadelphia Phillies No. 3 prospect Adam Haseley collected three hits — including two doubles — and two RBIs in Lehigh Valley’s 3-1 win over Pawtucket. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190529&content_id=307568544&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Royals Move Jorge Lopez To Bullpen

Royals Move Jorge Lopez To Bullpen The Royals have moved right-hander Jorge Lopez from the rotation to the bullpen, manager Ned Yost told reporters Wednesday (Twitter links via Alec Lewis of The Athletic and Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com). In some cases, “demotions” of young pitchers from the rotation to the ’pen are permanent in nature,…

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