Yelich helps propel Suns to victory

Marlins' No. 2 prospect goes yard, scores three times

Christian Yelich has five homers and 12 RBIs over his last 10 games for Jacksonville. (Jodi Arnold)

By MiLB.com Staff | May 16, 2013 10:47 PM ET

Marlins' No. 2 prospect Christian Yelich was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer, three runs scored and finished a triple shy of the cycle as Jacksonville bested Mobile, 6-3, on Thursday.

Yelich continued his torrid May, raising his average to .400 for the month. All six of his home runs have come during that time and he has 15 RBIs and a 1.444 OPS for the Suns.

Adam Conley, Miami's No. 7 prospect, allowed three runs -- two earned -- on six hits over five innings to earn his third win of the season. J.T. Realmuto and Derek Fisher drove in a run apiece for Jacksonville.

Veteran Nick Evans homered in the loss for the BayBears.

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Ty Wright slugged a pair of two-run homers to pace Tennessee to a 6-4 win over Jackson.

Rafael Lopez smacked an RBI double and Jonathan Mota was 2-for-4 with a run scored for the Smokies. A.J. Morris tossed three perfect innings of relief to earn his second win.

Vinnie Catricala homered and drove in two runs for the Generals.

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David Bromberg tossed five hitless innings of relief to earn the win as Altoona beat Trenton, 6-2.

Charlie Morton, rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, allowed two runs on two hits over the first four innings for the Curve. Charles Cutler was 3-for-3 with three RBIs and Drew Maggi had three hits and scored twice.

Yankees' No. 4 prospect Slade Heathcott homered for the Thunder.

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Odubel Herrera was 4-for-5 with two doubles and two runs scored, falling a homer shy of the cycle, as Frisco beat Midland, 5-4.

Chih-Hsien Chiang had three hits, including a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning, and Tommy Telis smacked an RBI double for the RoughRiders.

David Freitas slugged a solo homer in the loss for the RockHounds.

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