Nolan Arenado finished the cycle in the most dramatic way, with a come from behind walk off 3 run homer in the bottom of the 9th to give the Rockies a stunning 7-5 victory over San Francisco.
Jimmy Nelson went the distance, giving up 6 hits and 1 run while striking out 10 Padres to earn the 2-1 decision for Milwaukee.
Edwin Encarnacion got 3 hits, including 2 homers, and drove in 5 to help the Indians take sole possession of first place by topping Minnesota, 5-2.
Jacob Faria struck out 9 Tigers in 7 innings, giving up 1 run as the Rays romped, 9-1.
They all owned baseball on June 18, 2017
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Below you can find my analysis for the prospects ranked between 81-90 for the 2016 midseason top prospect list. If you want to see the full top 100 list, please visit the following link: SEE THE TOP 100 PROSPECT RANKINGS. I will be posting daily analysis of every player listed in the top 100, so please follow my blog and other social media for updates.
- Gary Sanchez (NYY, 23 Years Old, C): Sanchez has been a highly touted prospect since 2011. He has fluctuated in the rankings each year, but he is finally close to the big leagues. In 243 plate appearances this season, he is batting .281, with nine home runs, .321 OBP, .487 slugging percentage, and a .808 OPS in Triple-A. His defense has improved quite a bit to go along with his elite arm, so it looks like he will stick behind the plate. Sanchez is the catcher of the future for the New York Yankees.