Status Update on the Generals: 5/1/2018

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Generals right-hander Jon Duplantier, the Arizona Diamondbacks’ No. 1 prospect, has won his first two starts at Double-A, striking out 14 batters in 10.0 innings. (Photo Credit: John Sewell)

It’s official: If you’re a Generals fan–and by reading this, you are, whether you know it or not–you’ve never seen a start to the season quite like the Generals had in 2018. First year manager Shelley Duncan guided the club to a Minor League Baseball-best 15-2 mark in their first 17 games, helped by an impressive nine-game winning streak. Jackson had the nation’s top team!

How does a squad with no position players ranked in Arizona’s top 30 prospects shoot to the top of Minor League Baseball?

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