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2022 Rookie-level playoffs coverage

FCL Yankees, ACL Giants Black take home titles in final games
August 29, 2022

Aug. 28

No. 1 overall pick Holliday connects on first homer

O's No. 3 prospect goes deep in fifth Florida Complex League game
@SamDykstraMiLB
August 19, 2022

That didn't take long. No. 1 overall pick Jackson Holliday hit his first professional home run Friday in the Florida Complex League to lead his FCL Orioles to a 7-1 win over the FCL Pirates in the first game of a doubleheader in Bradenton. The homer -- a solo shot

Four arms combine on FCL Marlins no-hitter

Pettitte's son earns first professional win in combined effort
August 22, 2022

Jared Pettitte was just finishing up his post-outing routine when Florida Complex League Marlins manager Luis Dorante Sr. told him the news: Pettitte and three other pitchers had combined on a seven-inning no-hitter of the Astros Blue team in a 4-0 victory on Saturday. Pettitte, who was making a rehab

Around the Minors: The week of Aug. 8-14

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
August 15, 2022

Aug. 14

Around the Minors: The week of Aug. 22-28

Sights and sounds from action across Minor League Baseball
August 28, 2022

Aug. 28

Sequera, Rojas named FCL's top players for September

Winners come from 17 organizations; Dodgers lead with four
October 5, 2021

Minor League Baseball has announced the Player and Pitcher of the Month Award winners for September in each of the 14 leagues in Major League Baseball’s player development system. Triple-A East Buffalo Bisons (Blue Jays) outfielder Gregory Polanco led the league in home runs (nine) and total bases (68) and

Deson, Perdomo honored as FCL's best for August

Winners from 17 clubs; Giants, M's, Rangers boast three each
September 3, 2021

Minor League Baseball announced the Player and Pitcher of the Month Award winners for August in each of the 14 leagues in Major League Baseball’s player development system. Triple-A East Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals) shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. led the league in runs (25), RBI (29), total bases (66), doubles

Johnson, Encarnacion voted FCL's top players for July

28 winners from 18 organizations; Rockies lead with four honorees
August 4, 2021

Minor League Baseball has announced the Player and Pitcher of the Month Award winners for July in each of the 14 leagues in Major League Baseball’s player development system. Triple-A East Toledo Mud Hens (Tigers) first baseman Aderlin Rogriguez batted .360 in July and led the league in slugging percentage

Cardinals deal for Rays lefty Liberatore

2018 first-round pick has racked up 113 whiffs in 111 pro frames
@Kelsie_Heneghan
January 9, 2020

It may be the middle of winter, but the hot stove has reignited.In the first major trade of the calendar year, the Cardinals acquired 2018 first-rounder Matthew Liberatore from the Rays. Catching prospect Edgardo Rodriguez and a Competitive Balance Round B selection (66th overall) also will head to St. Louis,

Tigers' Carpenter leads GCL All-Stars

September 4, 2019

The Gulf Coast League announced its 2019 end-of-season All-Star Team, Most Valuable Player and Manager of the Year on Wednesday.Tigers West outfielder Kerry Carpenter was named the league's Most Valuable Player. In 43 games, Carpenter batted .319 and led the league in home runs (nine), total bases (100), slugging percentage

GCL cancels remainder of 2019 season

August 28, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Gulf Coast League today announced it has canceled the final two games of the season and the league playoff series as Florida prepares for the impact of Hurricane Dorian.

GCL Phillies no-hit ... GCL Phillies

Four West pitchers combine to blank East counterparts
June 26, 2019

The complex leagues can be a little different. After months of Spring Training followed by extended spring training, Minor Leaguers at the lowest levels start playing games on the back fields of Florida and Arizona in late June that count as part of the Gulf Coast and Arizona League season.

O's sending Rutschman to GCL, Aberdeen

Top 2019 pick to open career at lower levels, says team GM
June 25, 2019

Adley Rutschman has signed. His place in the Orioles system has been sealed. Now, he knows where he'll first be delivered.The top overall pick in the 2019 pick will first report to the Gulf Coast League before moving on to Class A Short Season Aberdeen, Orioles general manager Mike Elias

Tigers' Greene debuts with bang

No. 5 overall Draft pick goes deep twice, falls triple shy of cycle
June 24, 2019

Riley Greene made an indelible first impression in his professional debut..The Tigers prospect -- and fifth overall pick in this year's Draft -- fell a triple of the cycle, collecting two home runs and five RBIs to lead Rookie-level GCL Tigers West to a 9-4 victory over the GCL Blue

Gulf Coast League announces 2018 All-Star Team

September 13, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Gulf Coast League today announced its 2018 All-Star Team, Most Valuable Player and Manager of the Year.The Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and Tampa Bay Rays each had three players named to the 12-man All-Star squad, which features six teenagers and players from four different

Fernander, bats lead GCL Tigers West to title

Detroit right-hander scatters four hits, fans nine over 5 1/3 frames
August 29, 2018

The Tigers West are the 2018 Rookie-level Gulf Coast League champions.The GCL Tigers West were pushed to a decisive Game 3 in the championship series, and unlike the first two games where the squad received a solid performance from either the pitching or the offense, both facets shined on Wednesday