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Rays prospects and minor leagues: Florida Complex League begins

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All five domestic affiliates are now in action.

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

The Florida Complex League began play Monday — I’ll add a section for them next week once the FCL Rays have played more than one game. Players like Alejandro Pie and Shane Sasaki are on the active roster. They won their first game, 7-3.

Triple-A Durham Bulls (31-16, 1st out of 7)

Bulls start post-Franco era with win
Durham offense slowed down in loss
Ford’s 1st-inning homer not enough
Patino strikes out 11 in dominant start
Gray homer helps Durham edge Jacksonville
Baz dominates with 10 strikeouts in 5 scoreless innings

Vidal Brujan: 1-for-24, 1 R, 1 3B, 1 RBI, 7 K (.782)
Josh Lowe: 3-for-18, 1 R, 5 BB, 5 K, 2-for-2 SB (.928)
Kevin Padlo: 4-for-19, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 7 K (.678)

Luis Patino: 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 11 K (2.21)
Shane Baz: 10 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 15 K (1.29)
Joe Ryan: 5 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 5 K (4.04)
Brent Honeywell: 3 IP, 3 H, 2 R (1 ER), 2 BB, 4 K (1.56)

Double-A Montgomery Biscuits (22-24, 3rd out of 4)

Battenfield sharp again as Biscuits hang on for win
Montgomery scores 10 1st-inning runs in rout
Biscuits sweep doubleheader in lower-scoring game
Montgomery hangs on for slugfest win
Biscuits rally to sweep series

Xavier Edwards: 8-for-20, 5 R, 1 2B, 1 3B, 3 RBI, 2 BB, 2 K, 2-for-3 SB (.834)
Moises Gomez: 2-for-15, 2 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 9 K, 1-for-1 SB (.613)
Jonathan Aranda: 6-for-16, 6 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 4 BB, 1 K, 1-for-1 SB (.973)

Peyton Battenfield: 5 23 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K (0.00)
Tobias Myers: 5 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 8 K (4.06)
Tommy Romero: 5 13 IP, 4 H, 2 R (1 ER), 2 BB, 9 K (2.20)

High-A Bowling Green Hot Rods (31-15, 1st out of 7)

Hot Rods score 18 in rout of Crawdads
Jones homer the difference in lower-scoring win
Hunt leads Hot Rods over Crawdads
Bowling Green edged by Hickory
Alexander’s 2 homers not enough
Hot Rods win slugfest to take series

Greg Jones: 5-for-20, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 5 BB, 8 K, 2-for-2 SB (.894)
Blake Hunt: 6-for-19, 4 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 BB, 3 K (.787)
Pedro Martinez: 5-for-15, 2 R, 1 3B, 2 RBI, 7 K, 0-for-1 SB (.620)
Hill Alexander: 8-for-16, 5 R, 2 2B, 3 HR, 6 RBI, 3 BB, 3 K, 1-for-1 SB (1.278)
Evan Edwards: 5-for-18, 6 R, 4 HR, 5 RBI, 5 BB, 4 K (.764)

John Doxakis: 4 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 2 K (9.82)
Jayden Murray: 5 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K (1.90)
Zack Trageton: 7 IP, 7 H, 4 R (3 ER), 2 BB, 8 K (3.89)

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs (31-15, 1st out of 4)

RiverDogs erase early deficit in win
Johnson masters GreenJackets
Charleston unable to erase early deficit
RiverDogs stun GreenJackets with 9th-inning rally
Charleston rolls to lopsided win
RiverDogs shut out GreenJackets despite Wilcox’s early exit

Alika Williams: 4-for-8, 3 R, 1 2B, 1 BB (.663)
Nick Schnell: 1-for-19, 1 R, 1 RBI, 3 BB, 8 K, 1-for-1 SB (.607)
Heriberto Hernandez: 6-for-18, 6 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 BB, 7 K (.806)

Cole Wilcox: 7 13 IP, 8 H, 5 R (4 ER), 0 BB, 14 K (2.03)
Seth Johnson: 5 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 K (2.32)
Taj Bradley: 5 IP, 5 H, 3 R (2 ER), 2 BB, 4 K (2.86)
Andrew Gross: 6 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K (0.92)

Stats are from Baseball Reference.

This week’s games

Durham

Tuesday, June 29 vs. Gwinnett 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Wednesday, June 30 vs. Gwinnett 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Thursday, July 1 vs. Gwinnett 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Friday, July 2 vs. Gwinnett 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, July 3 vs. Gwinnett 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Sunday, July 4 vs. Gwinnett 6:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)

Montgomery

Tuesday, June 29 vs. Mississippi 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Wednesday, June 30 vs. Mississippi 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Thursday, July 1 vs. Mississippi 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Friday, July 2 vs. Mississippi 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, July 3 vs. Mississippi 7:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Sunday, July 4 vs. Mississippi 7:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)

Bowling Green

Tuesday, June 29 vs. Greensboro 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Wednesday, June 30 vs. Greensboro 1:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Thursday, July 1 vs. Greensboro 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Friday, July 2 vs. Greensboro 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, July 3 vs. Greensboro 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Sunday, July 4 vs. Greensboro 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)

Charleston

Tuesday, June 29 @ Kannapolis 7 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Wednesday, June 30 @ Kannapolis 7 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Thursday, July 1 @ Kannapolis 7 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Friday, July 2 @ Kannapolis 7 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, July 3 @ Kannapolis 7 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Sunday, July 4 @ Kannapolis 6 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)

Florida Complex League Rays

Tuesday, June 29 vs. FCL Pirates Gold 12 p.m.
Thursday, July 1 vs. FCL Orioles Orange 12 p.m.
Friday, July 2 vs. FCL Braves 12 p.m.
Saturday, July 3 @ FCL Braves 12 p.m.
Monday, July 5 @ FCL Orioles Orange 12 p.m.

Scouting the opposition

Gwinnett Stripers (Atlanta)
22-25 (4th out of 7)
Offense: 239 R (8th out of 20) .744 OPS (9th out of 20)
Pitching: 4.00 ERA (4th out of 20) 1.28 WHIP (4th out of 20)
Top-30 prospects: OF Cristian Pache (1), OF Drew Waters (3), RHP Bryse Wilson (5), RHP Jasseel De La Cruz (13)

Mississippi Braves
29-19 (1st out of 4)
Offense: 188 R (7th out of 8) .658 OPS (8th out of 8)
Pitching: 3.15 ERA (2nd out of 8) 1.24 WHIP (2nd out of 8)
Top-30 prospects: C Shea Langleliers (4), SS Braden Shewmake (8), RHP Daysbel Hernandez (15), RHP Victor Vodnik (19), OF Trey Harris (26), OF Greyson Jenista (27)

Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pittsburgh)
28-20 (2nd out of 7)
Offense: 262 R (4th out of 12) .750 OPS (5th out of 12)
Pitching: 3.61 ERA (2nd out of 12) 1.15 WHIP (2nd out of 12)
Top-30 prospects: IF Nick Gonzales (3), RHP Quinn Priester (4), SS Liover Peguero (5), RHP Tahnaj Thomas (8), RHP Carmen Mlodzinski (12), RHP Braxton Ashcraft (22), RHP Michael Burrows (24)

Kannapolis Cannon Ballers (White Sox)
15-32 (4th out of 4)
Offense: 181 R (11th out of 12) .676 OPS (9th out of 12)
Pitching: 5.66 ERA (12th out of 12) 1.69 WHIP (12th out of 12)
Top-30 prospects: RHP Jared Kelley (5), RHP Matthew Thompson (6), RHP Andrew Dalquist (8), 3B Bryan Ramos (16), OF James Beard (22), OF Cabrera Weaver (23), 3B DJ Gladney (24), LHP Bailey Horn (25), SS Jose Rodriguez (28)