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Nick Melotte

  • joined Sep 29, 2013
  • last login Jul 25, 2014
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Nick was born and raised in the Atlanta suburb of Kennesaw, Georgia. He has had a passion for baseball ever since he learned to read a box score when he was 3 years old. He continues to play in the Atlanta chapter of the Men's Adult Baseball League (MABL). Nick began writing about prospects in 2012 and is a writer for www.MinorLeagueBall.com, SB Nation's site for all things related to baseball prospects and the minor leagues.

He currently lives in Atlanta with his girlfriend and two cats, Felix and Pearl.

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Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, July 26

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SS Addison Russell made two trips to downtown while CF Joc Pederson reached base six times with four walks, a double and a single. RHP Kyle Crick struck out 11 in six frames while RHP Lucas Giolito...

Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 25

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It was all about pitching Thursday with RHP Marcus Stroman tossing a no-no into the seventh for the Blue Jays, RHP Mark Appel bouncing back, and LHP Daniel Norris, RHP Pierce Johnson, and LHP Nate...

Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, July 24

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CF Clint Frazier was a perfect 3-3 with a walk and a bomb shot for Low A Lake County while RHP Alex Meyer struck out eight in six innings for AA Rochester and RHP AJ Cole punched out six through...

The Top 150 Prospects Monthly Update

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Season stats for the Top 150 Prospects and Sleepers through July 22.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 23

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2B Eddie Rosario had a banner day for AA New Britain with two round trippers and a double while RHP Tyler Glasnow was untouchable once again, striking out 11 over six frames with just two walks.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, July 22

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RHP Aaron Blair dominated through 6.2 innings for Mobile in his AA debut, and RHP Jason Hursh threw six scoreless for AA Mississippi.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, July 21

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SS Addison Russell announced his presence in the AA Tennessee lineup with a pair of homers while org-mate CF Albert Almora tallied four hits for A+ Daytona, and LF Alex Glenn of A+ Visalia hit...

Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 20

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RHP Marcus Stroman dazzled with seven scoreless for the Jays while RHP Archie Bradley struck out 10 in seven frames for AA Mobile, and RHP Lucas Giolito fanned nine for Low A Hagerstown in 5.1...

Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, July 19

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CF Byron Buxton picked up four hits while teammate SS Jorge Polanco had five base knocks while both players went yard in a crazy 17 inning affair between A+ Fort Myers and Daytona. C Kyle Schwarber...

Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 18

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The heart of the AAA Iowa Cubs lineup was lethal with Kris Bryant and Javier Baez each knocking one out with a double as well. Padres A+ CF Mallex Smith was also 5-5 with a double, home run and his...

Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, July 17

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Rockies top prospect RHP Jon Gray was dominant again, allowing just one hit with seven punch outs for AA Tulsa while CF Byron Buxton registered his first three hit game of the year with A+ Fort Myers.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 16

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In a short slate, David Dahl blew everyone out of the water with a 3-5 game, collecting three doubles and four RBI.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, July 15

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CF Albert Almora hit for the cycle with an extra single, Rays 2014 first rounder 1B Casey Gillaspie tallied four hits, RF Franmil Reyes doubled three times, while LHP Adalberto Mejia surrendered...

Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, July 14

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The Futures Game was highlighted by homer by Javier Baez and Kris Bryant while Preston Tucker launched a pair of bombs to go with two doubles in a four hit game for AAA Oklahoma City.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 13

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Hobbs Johnson threw six scoreless for A+ Brevard County, Touki struck out five in two frames in the rookie AZL, and Rio Ruiz tripled twice and plated four out in A+ Lancaster.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, July 12

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Clint Frazier played like his hair was on fire going 5-5 with two home runs and Austin Voth continued to completely dominate the Carolina league.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 11

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Rafael Bautista tallied four hits including a solo shot with two stolen bases for Low A Hagerstown as Jon Gray did work for his eighth win of the year for AA Tulsa.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, July 10

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Tim Cooney struck out eight in as many innings while allowing just one run for Memphis as Maikel Franco roped a pair of doubles for Lehigh Valley.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 9

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Billy Hamilton did his thing on the basepaths while Max Pentecost went 5-5 in his second professional game.

Top minor league power/speed combos in 2014

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Which minor league players are on their way to breaking the 20 HR/20 SB barrier this year?

Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, July 8

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Albert Almora bought a pair of first class tickets to Souvenir City, Jon Singleton plated for with a bomb and a double, and Jorge Soler is back in AA and still raking.

This Week in Ridiculous Minor League Stats

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A look at the most extreme stats accrued by minor league players so far this year

Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, July 7

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Corey Seager launched a duo of dingers while driving in six runs out at the Lancaster launching pad as Henry Owens was lights out, notching 11 K's for Portland

Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 6

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Sleeper Alert! Nellie Rodriguez was a monster for Lake County and Austin Voth was lights out for Potomac while Alex Jackson and Nick Gordon continue to impress in their debut seasons.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, July 5

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Yordano Ventura and Marcus Stroman dazzled in the bigs while Ryan McMahon plated five with three hits for Asheville.

2012 and 2013 international free agent bonus list

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Reported signing bonus for international free agents in 2012 and 2013, compiled by Nick Melotte.

2014 July 2 IFA Signing Bonus Central

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A central location for all major 2014 International Free Agent signings.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, July 3

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Mookie Betts put himself on the board with his first major league home run over the Green Monster last night and Pierce Johnson got back on track with seven scoreless for AA Tennessee.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 2

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Abreu launches #26 on the year and Aaron Judge continues his hot steak even after a promotion to A+ Tampa.

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