Bulls' Myers falls double shy of cycle

Red-hot Rays prospect belts 10th homer, drives in three runs

By MiLB.com Staff | June 2, 2013 7:43 PM ET

Wil Myers slugged his 10th homer season and missed the cycle by a double as Durham defeated Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 7-4, on Sunday. The Rays' top prospect drove in three runs and ranks second in the International League with 46 RBIs.

Shelley Duncan also went yard, while Cole Figueroa and Juan Apodaca hit back-to-back homers in the fourth inning.

Mike Montgomery, Tampa Bay's No. 8 prospect, improved to 2-0 after giving up three runs on six hits and a walk over six innings. He struck out four and lowered his ERA to 5.03.

Yankees No. 10 prospect Zoilo Almonte had two hits and Bobby Wilson homered and doubled twice for the RailRiders.


Stefen Romero went 3-for-4 with a double in Tacoma's 9-2 loss to Sacramento. The Mariners' No. 9 prospect is hitting .390 with nine RBIs over his last 10 games.

Mike Zunino -- Seattle's third-ranked prospect -- drew a bases-loaded walk, while No. 6 prospect Brad Miller knocked in a run and scored another for the Rainiers.

Michael Choice and Grant Green -- the A's second- and third-ranked prospects, respectively -- homered, with Choice scoring twice and Green picking up a pair of RBIs for the River Cats.

Bruce Billings struck out eight and gave up three hits and a walk over six shutout innings to improve to 7-2.


Padres No. 19 prospect Burch Smith struck out four over five scoreless innings as Tucson cruised to a 13-5 win at Reno. Smith is 2-0 with a 2.70 ERA in two starts since his promotion from Double-A San Antonio. He also made three starts in the big leagues.

Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin, rehabbing a wrist injury, homered for the second time in three games. Logan Forsythe fell a longball shy of the cycle for Tucson.

D-backs No. 7 prospect Chris Owings had an RBI single to extend his hitting streak to a PCL season-high 21 games, while No. 5 prospect Matt Davidson went 3-for-5 with a home run for the Aces.


Kole Calhoun had two hits and a walk and scored twice as Salt Lake rolled past Colorado Springs, 10-1. The Angels' No. 5 prospect is batting .415 over his last 10 games.

Trent Oeltjen, Andrew Romine and Roberto Lopez tripled in succession in a three-run fifth inning for the Bees, with Romine finishing 3-for-3 with three RBIs and two runs scored.

Salt Lake starter Matt Shoemaker piled up 10 strikeouts and allowed one run on two hits over seven innings.

Rockies No. 16 prospect Corey Dickerson picked up his league-leading 12th triple of the season and sixth in eight games for the Sky Sox. No. 14 prospect Charlie Culberson doubled and scored a run.

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