Bulls' Myers slugs two more homers

Rays top prospect collects three hits, drives in three runs

By MiLB.com Staff | June 8, 2013 10:25 PM ET

Wil Myers slugged a pair of homers for Durham in Saturday's 6-3 win over Louisville. MLB.com's No. 4 prospect has 12 roundtrippers on the season and is hitting .387 with a 1.218 OPS in June. He ranks second in the International League with 52 RBIs in 57 games.

Brandon Guyer, Vince Belnome and Rays No. 14 prospect Tim Beckham each added two hits, with Beckham tripling. Reds top prospect Billy Hamilton stole his 33rd base of the season for the Bats, while Felix Perez collected three hits and a pair of RBIs.


Brandon Beachy struck out eight and allowed a run on four hits over five innings in a rehab start for Gwinnett in a 4-3, 10-inning victory over Columbus. It was Beachy's second Triple-A start and he's posted a 3.00 ERA with 11 strikeouts and six walks over nine innings.

Indians No. 2 prospect Trevor Bauer started for the Clippers and gave up five hits while fanning six over seven shutout innings. It was the second consecutive dominant outing for the right-hander after he allowed 14 runs in back-to-back starts last month.

Matt Pagnozzi made the Braves walk-off winners when he lifted a sacrifice fly in the 10th.


Hunter Morris homered twice and drove in four runs to help Nashville defeat Memphis, 7-1. The 2-for-5 outing brought the Brewers No. 4 prospect out of a 2-for-26 funk and raised his OPS to .810. He has 12 homers and 30 RBIs in 52 games.

Ozzie Chavez and No. 16 prospect Caleb Gindl added two hits apipece for the Sounds, who got five scoreless innings from Mike Fiers.

Cardinals top prospect Oscar Taveras came off the disabled list and doubled in four at-bats for the Redbirds.


Tigers top prospect Nick Castellanos collected three hits, including a two-run homer, as Toledo downed Rochester, 8-1. Over his last 10 games, MLB.com's No. 20 overall prospect is batting .410 with four homers, nine RBIs and a 1.232 OPS.

Jordan Lennerton and Argenis Diaz also went yard for the Mud Hens, while Ramon Garcia allowed a run on four hits over 6 2/3 innings for the win.


Andrew Romine had two hits and drove in two runs and Angels No. 6 prospect Luis Jimenez tripled, singled and picked up an RBI to lead Salt Lake to a 9-1 victory over Fresno.

Matt Shoemaker won his second straight start for the Bees after giving up a run and scattering nine hits over eight innings.

Peter Bourjos went 1-for-5 in his second rehab start for Salt Lake.


Brad Miller hit his third Triple-A homer and Dustin Ackley extended his hitting streak to 10 games as Tacoma defeated Las Vegas, 11-0. Miller, the Mariners' sixth-ranked prospect, went 2-for-5 with four RBIs and is hitting .368 in 13 games since being promoted from Double-A.

Ackley is batting .405 in 11 games since Seattle assigned him to the Pacific Coast League. Erasmo Ramirez evened his record at 1-1 after striking out seven over seven scoreless innings. Mariners No. 3 prospect Mike Zunino had three hits, including a double, and scored three runs for the Rainiers.

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