Reno Aces: Triple-AAA affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks\
The Reno Aces are the current longest affiliated Minor League team with the Diamondbacks. They are the highest level in the Minor Leagues and are based in Reno, Nevada. They are in the West Division of the Pacific Coast (West) League. They currently have a record of 43-26 , good for 1st place in their division. They have a resounding 6.5 game lead over the next closest team. They also have the best record in their league.
The Reno Aces are a huge training ground for players right before the Arizona Diamondbacks call them up to the big leagues. Thus, they have many of the top prospects for the D-backs.
Some prospects to keep your eyes on:
- J.B. Bukauskas: Made his MLB debut earlier this year for the Arizona Diamondbacks
- Jon Duplantier: Made his MLB debut in 2019, former top-prospect who can be a reliable starter if he gets healthy, career 2.51 ERA in the minors.
- Josh Green: Struggled this year, but has been a rising star in the D-backs system.
- Corbin Martin: #7 prospect for team.1st year back from Tommy John, acquired in Greinke trade (with JB) , struggled in Majors this year but scouts say he has front-line starter potential. Has 30 K’s in 27 IP’s.
- Seth Beer (best last name in baseball): #13 prospect in organization. Acquired in Greinke deal as well. Has light-tower power but is limited to LF, 1B, or DH. Has 46 HR’s in 255 games. Yet to make his MLB debut but soon!
- Drew Ellis: Potential 3B of future? #29 prospect in the organization. He has good power and contact skills. 12 HR’s in 63 games this year so far for the Aces.
The manager of the Aces is former MLB Catcher Blake Lalli. He is regarded as a talented skipper and beloved by players.