Express' Profar continues to heat up

Rangers prospect goes 3-for-4, is hitting .350 in last 10 games

By Staff | May 17, 2013 10:16 PM ET

Jurickson Profar,'s top overall prospect, continued to get hot at Triple-A on Friday night, going 3-for-4 with a double, a walk and two RBIs to lead Round Rock to a 7-4 win over Colorado Springs.

The Rangers shortstop is batting .350 over his last 10 games, bringing his line to .264/.360/.386 in 36 games for the Express.

Rockies No. 16 prospect Corey Dickerson went 2-for-5 with a run scored out of the leadoff spot for the Sky Sox.


Kila Ka'aihue homered twice and drove in five runs to power Reno to a 9-4 triumph over Albuquerque.

D-backs No. 6 prospect Chris Owings doubled, singled, drove in two runs and scored three times to raise his average to .346 for the Aces.

Tyler Skaggs, Arizona's top-ranked prospect, earned the win by holding the Isotopes to three runs on seven hits and two walks with five strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings.


Shane Loux gave up an unearned run on two hits and a walk with four punchouts over six innings as Fresno topped New Orleans, 6-1.

Giants No. 20 prospect Juan Perez had his third straight multi-hit game and homered for the night in a row for the Grizzlies. He's hitting .301/.345/.526 in 40 games.


Phillies No. 2 prospect Ethan Martin yielded two runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out six over seven innings to get his fourth win as Lehigh Valley edged Norfolk, 8-7.

Buck Britton homered and plated five runs in the loss for the Tides.


Brandon Cumpton allowed an unearned run on two hits and four walks while fanning seven over six innings as Indianapolis shut down Buffalo, 2-1.

Cumpton lowered his ERA to 2.83 over 41 1/3 innings for the Indians, who got a go-ahead RBI triple from Jerry Sands in the seventh.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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