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Nick Melotte

  • joined Sep 29, 2013
  • last login Jul 11, 2014
  • posts 231
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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's played for 18 years and continues to play in the Atlanta chapter of the Mens Adult Baseball League (MABL). Nick began writing about prospects in 2012 and is a writer for 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: 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.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, July 1

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Matt Davidson launched a pair of bombs as he tries to turn around his season and Anthony Ranaudo tossed seven scoreless for the PawSox.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, June 30

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Mookie Betts made his first start in the major leagues in right field, and Nick Kingham lowered his ERA in AAA Indianapolis to 0.34

Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, June 29

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Tommy La Stella was an offensive force in the Braves' double dip while David Dahl scooped three doubles for Asheville.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, June 28

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Jimmy Nelson keeps throwing up zeroes for Nashville and Dylan Bundy continues to make his way back from Tommy John surgery.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, June 27

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Javier Baez and Oscar Taveras each pick up four hits, but OT did it in one game while Baez pulled it off in a double header.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, June 26

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Rowan Wick parked two in the seats while Kyle Crick struck out 10 in five frames in yesterday's action.

The Tempurpedics- New prospects for daily tracking

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More names to add to the growing list of players tracked every day.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, June 25

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Taijuan Walker threw a complete game shut out for AAA Tacoma and Phil Ervin picked up two triples in last night's action.

Minor League Ball Gameday, Tuesday, June 24

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Corey Seager hit his minor league leading 27th double of the season as part of a four hit day.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, June 22

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The daily discussion of all things minor league baseball

Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, June 21

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Randal Grichuk and Clint Coulter each knock four base hits in yesterday's action.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, June 20

186

Trevor Story has a perfect day at the plate, just missing the cycle, while Travis d'Arnaud continues to mash in Vegas.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, June 19

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White Sox second baseman Micah Johnson had a perfect day at the plate and his best yet in AAA Charlotte.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, June 18

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Billy Hamilton showed what he can do when he's at his best last night in Pittsburgh.

The Top 150 Weekly Update as of June 16

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Season stats for the Top 150 Prospects and sleepers as of June 16.

Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, June 17

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Mookie keeps mookin and Enny Romero gets back on track at AAA Durham

Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, June 16

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Today we mourn the loss of one of the greatest baseball players of all time, Tony Gwynn

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