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Rays prospects and minor leagues: Baz, Edwards represent Rays in Futures Game

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Some of the organization’s top young players are now in the majors, but there are still plenty of top prospects in the minors.

2021 Sirius XM Futures Game Photo by Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via Getty Images

The NL won Sunday’s Futures Game, 8-3, thanks to five home runs. Shane Baz didn’t give up any of them. He struck out two in a 1-2-3 inning. Xavier Edwards started and grounded out.

Matthew Liberatore started for the NL and was named the winning pitcher.

Triple-A Durham Bulls (40-18, 1st out of 7)

Strotman, bats dominate Norfolk
Bulls score 11 in another win
Durham’s winning streak stopped at 6
Ford’s 2 homers carry Bulls
Ryan dominates with 9 Ks in 7 one-hit innings

Josh Lowe: 4-for-17, 3 R, 1 2B, 3 BB, 5 K, 1-for-1 SB (.881)
Kevin Padlo: 5-for-22, 4 R, 2 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 1 BB, 8 K, 1-for-1 SB (.687)
Dalton Kelly: 7-for-18, 6 R, 3 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 7 BB, 3 K, 3-for-3 SB (.897)

Luis Patino: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 5 BB, 5 K (2.31)
Joe Ryan: 7 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 9 K (3.57)
Brent Honeywell Jr.: 2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K (2.11)

Double-A Montgomery Biscuits (28-29, 3rd out of 4)

Biscuits take out the trash with 9th-inning comeback
Romero, bullpen put the lid on Rocket City
Montgomery can’t keep Rocket City in the park
Biscuits unable to erase early deficit
Pruitt trade pays off for Montgomery

Xavier Edwards: 8-for-19, 4 R, 1 2B, 1 BB, 5 K, 0-for-1 SB (.832)
Moises Gomez: 1-for-17, 2 R, 2 BB, 9 K, 1-for-1 SB (.606)
Cal Stevenson: 3-for-12, 4 R, 3 HR, 6 RBI, 4 BB, 2 K (.791)

Peyton Battenfield: 5 23 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 10 K (2.33)
Tobias Myers: 5 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K (3.78)
Tommy Romero: 4 23 IP, 3 H, 2 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 9 K (1.91)

High-A Bowling Green Hot Rods (39-21, 1st out of 7)

Hot Rods fall in series opener
Bowling Green edges Rome in pitchers’ duel
Doxakis’ 6 no-hit innings not enough
Bowling Green limits Rome to 2 hits in doubleheader split
Hot Rods pile up extra-base hits in win
Bowling Green scores 7 in the 5th to open doubleheader
Hot Rods unable to complete doubleheader sweep
Bowling Green wins finale to take comically long series

Greg Jones: 6-for-26, 4 R, 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 2 BB, 5 K, 1-for-1 SB (.895)
Blake Hunt: 3-for-16, 2 R, 3 2B, 3 RBI, 2 BB, 5 K (.765)
Pedro Martinez: 3-for-23, 3 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB, 6 K, 1-for-1 SB (.570)

John Doxakis: 5 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K (4.15)
Miller Hogan: 6 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 6 K (3.60)
Jacob Lopez: 10 IP, 8 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 11 K (2.82)

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs (40-18, 1st out of 4)

Ramirez homer lifts RiverDogs
Charleston rallies for another win
RiverDogs obliterated by Fireflies
Charleston rebounds with 13-inning win
RiverDogs allow 6 unanswered runs in loss
Charleston wins finale to take series of standard length

Alika Williams: 5-for-22, 1 R, 2 RBI, 2 BB, 3 K, 3-for-4 SB (.648)
Nick Schnell: 3-for-14, 1 R, 7 K, 0-for-1 SB (.618)
Heriberto Hernandez: 5-for-20, 3 R, 1 2B, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 8 K, 3-for-3 SB (.760)

Seth Johnson: 4 23 IP, 10 H, 7 ER, 2 BB, 5 K (4.30)
Taj Bradley: 10 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 6 K (2.36)
Ian Seymour: 3 23 IP, 3 H, 2 R (1 ER), 3 BB, 3 K (1.35)

Florida Complex League Rays (8-1, 1st out of 8)

Sasaki steals 4 bases in back-and-forth win
FCL Rays ride 7-run 6th to win
Gigliotti’s 3 extra-base hits carry FCL Rays
FCL Rays take advantage of 9 errors in wild win

Daiwer Castellanos: 2-for-10, 3 R, 1 3B, 1 RBI, 2 BB, 2 K (.784)
Alejandro Pie: 6-for-13, 2 R, 2 RBI, 3 BB, 1 K, 3-for-3 SB (.842)
Willy Vazquez: 5-for-14, 3 R, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 5 K, 1-for-1 SB (.826)

Franklin Dacosta: 3 23 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K (0.00)
Antonio Jimenez: 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K (0.00)
Victor Munoz: 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K (2.57)

Stats are from Baseball Reference.

This week’s games

Durham

Tuesday, July 13 vs. Jacksonville 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Wednesday, July 14 vs. Jacksonville 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Thursday, July 15 vs. Jacksonville 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Friday, July 16 vs. Jacksonville 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, July 17 vs. Jacksonville 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Sunday, July 18 vs. Jacksonville 5:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)

Montgomery

Tuesday, July 13 vs. Biloxi 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Wednesday, July 14 vs. Biloxi 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Thursday, July 15 vs. Biloxi 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Friday, July 16 vs. Biloxi 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, July 17 vs. Biloxi 7:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Sunday, July 18 vs. Biloxi 4:33 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)

Bowling Green

Tuesday, July 13 vs. Winstom-Salem 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Wednesday, July 14 vs. Winstom-Salem 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Thursday, July 15 vs. Winstom-Salem 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Friday, July 16 vs. Winstom-Salem 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, July 17 vs. Winstom-Salem 7:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Sunday, July 18 vs. Winstom-Salem 6:35 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)

Charleston

Tuesday, July 13 vs. Augusta 7:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Wednesday, July 14 vs. Augusta 7:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Thursday, July 15 vs. Augusta 7:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Friday, July 16 vs. Augusta 7:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Saturday, July 17 vs. Augusta 6:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)
Sunday, July 18 vs. Augusta 5:05 p.m. ET (MiLB.TV)

Florida Complex League Rays

Tuesday, July 13 vs. FCL Red Sox 7 p.m. ET
Thursday, July 15 vs. FCL Orioles Black 12 p.m. ET
Friday, July 16 vs. FCL Braves 12 p.m. ET
Saturday, July 17 @ FCL Braves 10 a.m. ET
Monday, July 19 @ FCL Orioles Black 12 p.m. ET

Scouting the opposition

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (Miami)
31-27 (3rd out of 7)
Offense: 258 R (15th out of 20) .734 OPS (12th out of 20)
Pitching: 4.37 ERA (9th out of 20) 1.35 WHIP (8th out of 20)
Top-30 prospects: RHP Sixto Sanchez (1), 1B Lewin Diaz (7), LHP Braxton Garrett (9), SS Jose Devers (10), RHP Nick Neidert (15), RHP Jordan Holloway (26)

Biloxi Shuckers (Milwaukee)
19-40 (4th out of 4)
Offense: 253 R (7th out of 8) .681 OPS (7th out of 8)
Pitching: 5.02 ERA (8th out of 8) 1.44 WHIP (8th out of 8)
Top-30 prospects: SS Brice Turang (1), OF Garrett Mitchell (2), OF Tristen Lutz (23)

Winston-Salem Dash (White Sox)
26-34 (6th out of 7)
Offense: 266 R (9th out of 12) .679 OPS (9th out of 12)
Pitching: 5.11 ERA (11th out of 12) 1.42 WHIP (10th out of 12)
Top-30 prospects: Yoelqui Cespedes (9), LHP Bailey Horn (25), SS Yolbert Sanchez (27)

Augusta GreenJackets (Atlanta)
28-31 (3rd out of 4)
Offense: 262 R (9th out of 12) .694 OPS (8th out of 12)
Pitching: 4.64 ERA (8th out of 12) 1.36 WHIP (7th out of 12)
Top-30 prospects: SS Vaughn Grissom (22), OF Stephen Paolini (30)