Category Archives: Carolina League

50-game hitting streak earns Mejia a MiLBY

Cleveland Indians prospect Francisco Mejia earned this year’s MiLBY for Best Individual Performance, for going on baseball’s longest hitting streak since 1954. Mejia’s 50-game hitting streak began May 27 when he was a member of the Midwest League’s Lake County … Continue reading

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Eloy Jimenez named MiLB’s Breakout Prospect of the Year

Chicago Cubs farmhand Eloy Jimenez was named Minor League Baseball’s Breakout Prospect of the Year on Monday. It’s just the latest honor for Jimenez, whose other 2016 accolades include the Midwest League MVP and Prospect of the Year awards, the Top … Continue reading

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Allen’s hitting streak ends, but TinCaps win game

Fort Wayne TinCaps catcher Austin Allen went 0-for-3 Saturday, ending his franchise-best hitting streak at 24 consecutive games. But his sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 9th inning tied the score, setting up pinch-hitter Tyler Selesky’s walk-off single to beat … Continue reading

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Allen extends hitting streak, setting new Fort Wayne record

TinCaps catcher Austin Allen extended his hitting streak to 24 games Friday, setting a new Fort Wayne record. Allen’s first two at-bats resulted in flyouts before the San Diego Padres prospect doubled to lead off the bottom of the 4th inning. … Continue reading

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Allen extends hitting streak to 20 games

TinCaps catcher Austin Allen went 4-for-7 with two RBI — including the game-winner — in Fort Wayne’s 4-3 win over the South Bend Cubs in 15 innings Friday at Four Winds Field. Allen has now hit safely in 20 consecutive … Continue reading

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