Watch Minor League Games on MLB.TV May 16-22

Minor League Baseball’s season is heating up, and you can check out some of baseball’s most exciting talent on MLB.TV this week for FREE.

Tuesday morning action kicks off early with six Top 100 players on the rosters as Double-A Binghamton hosts Akron. Wednesday night in the California League is a clash of NL West foes as the hopes of the Padres and D-backs become entangled. On Thursday, the two top prospects in the Pirates system will be on display at Double-A Altoona while a wide range of other Double-A talent sits between the lines at Amarillo on Saturday and Mississippi on Sunday.

Select minor league matches will be available to stream for free on MLB.TV this season, which means you can watch some of the game’s top prospects for free. And if you like what you see there, all available minor league matches are being streamed on MiLB.TVand you can append it to an existing file MLB.TV subscription for only $25.

Here’s the Minor League slate for this week:

Tuesday, 11:05 a.m. ET — Akron RubberDucks (CLE) @ Binghamton Rumble Ponies (NYM)
Game 1 of the week is a star-studded game with half a dozen Top 100 prospects dotting the RubberDucks and Rumble Ponies rosters for a six-game streak from Mirabito Stadium in Binghamton. On the home side, Mets prospects Francisco Álvarez (No. 10 overall in MLB), Brett Baty (No. 26) and Ronny Mauricio (No. 76) lead a talent-rich Double-A Binghamton roster. In the opposing dugout, Guardian hopefuls George Valera (#45), Daniel Espino (#51, although he has been out since April 29), Brayan Rocchio (#82) and the Akron RubberDucks are looking to play spoilers in the only regular season series meeting scheduled between these two teams.

Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. ET – Lake Elsinore Storm (SDP) @ Visalia Rawhide (ARI)
The only Single-A game of the week on MLB.TV features a showcase of NL West prospects as California League side San Diego visits Arizona. D-backs shortstop prospect Jordan Lawlar (MLB No. 22) heads the Rawhide roster while Padres outfielder and 2021 second-round pick James Wood (No. 5 from San Diego) highlights the Storm team. Lake Elsinore won four of the first six meetings between these teams when Visalia moved south in the first full week of the season. The Rawhides aim to return the favor at Valley Strong Ballpark.

Thursday, 6:00 p.m. ET – Richmond Flying Squirrels (SFG) @ Altoona Curve (PIT)
Altoona was already home to Pittsburgh’s top prospect (MLB No. 20) Nick Gonzales, their first pick of 2020, who has been with the club since the start of his season. Now, the Curve welcomes another. Henry Davis, last year’s No. 1 overall pick and current No. 2 Bucs prospect (No. 23 MLB), made the jump from High-A last week and hit his first Double-A at bat. Peoples Natural Gas Field. While much of the Giants’ potential talent is at High-A and Triple-A, shortstop Will Wilson (San Francisco No. 21) posted an OPS near .900 for the Flying Squirrels and will help to anchor Richmond’s roster for the six-game playoffs.

Saturday, 8:05 p.m. ET — Tulsa Drillers (LAD) @ Amarillo Sod Poodles (ARI)
Tulsa played with Wichita atop the Texas League North Division standings this season, and now the Drillers are heading to Amarillo for a cross-divisional showdown with the Sod Poodles. Drillers second baseman Michael Busch (MLB No. 65) just completed another selection to the MLB Pipeline Prospect Team of the Week and is joined on his talented Double-A team by right-handed pitcher Bobby Miller (#55) and outfielder Andy Pages (#66). On the other side of the diamond, the Soddies feature their own pair of Top 100 Prospects. Outfielder Corbin Carroll (#19) has been tearing up Texas League throws all season with an OPS of 1.130 heading into the week while southpaw Blake Walston (#95) is set to make his seventh start in the year.

Sunday, 7:05 p.m. ET — Biloxi Shuckers (MIL) @ Mississippi Braves (ATL)
Like Tulsa’s Busch, Milwaukee’s No. 2 prospect Joey Wiemer is also coming off a Team of the Week selection and also rolling in one of his hottest streaks of the season. The outfielder, MLB’s No. 96 prospect and teammate Sal Frelick (Milwaukee No. 1, MLB No. 68) take a trip to see another of the Southern League’s most talented outfielders when Michael Harris II ( Atlanta No. 1, MLB No. 63) and Mississippi welcome Biloxi to town. Wiemer smashed five homers last week at home against Birmingham while Harris handled the Double-A throw seamlessly on his first trip through the level.

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