The next wave of Bronx Bombers flexed their muscle for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday, as top Yankees prospects Gleyber Torres and Clint Frazier combined for three home runs and six RBIs while both going 2-for-5 in a 10-1 win over Lehigh Valley.
Frazier, the Yankees’ No. 2 prospect (No. 18 overall) went deep twice to record his fourth career multi-homer game and first since Aug. 18, 2015. The 22-year-old outfielder connected on a three-run homer Custom Jets Jersey in a seven-run first inning for the RailRiders and then added a solo shot in the eighth.
The pair of homers gives Frazier 11 in 55 games this season, and he’s now batting .262/.350/.510 after his third straight multi-hit game.
Torres, meanwhile, blasted a two-run homer in the top of the ninth to put a bow on the RailRiders’ victory. The Yankees’ No. 1 prospect (No. 2 overall) has hit both of his Triple-A home runs in his last five games, during which he’s gone 8-for-19 with eight RBIs.
Overall, the 20-year-old shortstop has hit .273/.379/.472 with seven home runs in
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The rest of the best performances from top prospects Friday
• No. 1 overall prospect Yoan Moncada (White Sox No. 1) connected on his first home run since May 7 for Triple-A Charlotte, a fifth-inning solo shot that broke a scoreless tie. The 22-year-old second baseman reached base four times in the
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• No. 10 overall prospect Brendan Rodgers (Rockies’ No. 1) extended his hitting streak to 17 games for Class A Advanced Lancaster with the second five-hit game of his career. The 20-year-old shortstop hit his 10th home run and finished 5-for-6 in the JetHawks’ victory, giving him 70 hits in 40 games this season. What’s more, Rodgers is leading the California League in average (.402), on-base percentage (.421) and slugging (.701).
• No. 48 overall prospect Yohander Mendez (Rangers’ No. 2) lowered his ERA to 3.36 behind six innings of one-run ball for Double-A Frisco. The left-hander allowed five hits while walking two and striking out a season-high nine batters, throwing 59 of his 89 pitches for strikes.
• Giants No. 3 prospect Bryan Reynolds went 2-for-4 with a solo homer to extend his hitting streak to 17 games for Class A Advanced San Jose. The 2016 second-rounder has improved his overall average to .308 from .259 Customized San Diego Chargers Jersey during the streak, and he’s now hit three homers in 52 games.
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• Yankees No. 12 prospect Domingo Acevedo surrendered one earned run on four hits over a season-high eight innings in a no-decision for Double-A Trenton. The big right-hander issued one walk and struck out five before departing with 96 pitches (64 strikes). He’s pitched to a 1.62 ERA and a 0.81 WHIP with 31 strikeouts and three walks in 33 1/3 innings (five starts) since moving up to Double-A.
• One level down, Yankees No. 20 prospect Zack Littell faced one over the minimum as he tossed six one-hit frames with six strikeouts and one walk en route to his seventh straight victory for Class A Advanced Tampa. He’s 8-1 this season in 12 appearances (10 starts) with a 1.76 ERA that ranks first among active Florida State League hurlers.
• White Sox No. 16 prospect Jameson Fisher enjoyed a perfect night at the plate, going 5-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs in Class A Kannapolis’ loss against Delmarva. The 2016 fourth-rounder lifted his average from .280 to .299 with the career-high five hits, while the home run gives him three in 50 games.
• Orioles No. 17 prospect Cedric Mullins connected on his second home run in four games for Double-A Bowie since returning from the disabled list. The 2015 13th-rounder was hitting .367/.406/.683 through 14 games before a hamstring injury cost him roughly six weeks.
• Nationals No. 27 prospect Daniel Johnson hit a solo shot for Class A Hagers Custom Chargers Jersey town to extend his South Atlantic League-leading total to 13 home runs. The Customized New York Jets Jersey 2016 fifth-rounder finished the game 2-for-3 with one walk and two runs scored, giving him a .303/.372/.574 batting line in 52 games this season.
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