Liberato has career night in Nuts romp

Mariners prospect slugs fifth, sixth homers, drives in six runs

Luis Liberato ranks among the California League leaders in homers, RBIs, slugging percentage and OPS. (Ben Sandstrom)

By Katie Woo | April 21, 2019 2:02 AM ET

Mariners prospect Luis Liberato hit two homers and collected a career-high six RBIs on Saturday to lead Class A Advanced Modesto to a 13-2 victory over Stockton.

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Mountcastle stays hot across Tides twinbill

Orioles No. 2 prospect finishes day with four hits, five RBIs

Ryan Mountcastle leads the International League with 17 RBIs in 17 games for Norfolk. (Scott Sears/Norfolk Tides)

By Rob Terranova | April 21, 2019 1:01 AM ET

Orioles No. 2 prospect Ryan Mountcastle went 4-for-6 with a homer, double and five RBIs for Triple-A Norfolk as it split a doubleheader with Charlotte on Saturday.

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Shrimp's Miller notches first five-hit game

Marlins No. 14 prospect triples, doubles, drives in pair of runs

Brian Miller raised his batting average 68 points with his first career five-hit game. (Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

By Brian Stultz | April 20, 2019 11:59 PM ET

Marlins No. 14 prospect Brian Miller recorded a career-high five-hit night on Saturday, tripling, doubling, driving in two runs and scoring twice in Double-A Jacksonville's 12-7 loss at Biloxi.

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Generals' Chisholm busts out in a big way

Top D-backs prospect goes yard twice, drives in three runs

Jazz Chisholm hit 25 homers in 112 games across two levels last season. (David Rosenblum/Jackson Generals)

By Joe Bloss | April 20, 2019 11:01 PM ET

Top D-backs prospect Jazz Chisholm broke out of a season-opening slump in a big way on Saturday, homering twice to power Double-A Jackson to a 5-1 win over Birmingham.

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Goats' Welker posts first two-homer game

Rockies No. 2 prospect nets three extra-base hits, drives in four

Colton Welker has accumulated 13 games with three hits or more over the last two seasons. (Kevin Pataky/MLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | April 20, 2019 10:10 PM ET

Second-ranked Rockies prospect Colton Welker homered twice, doubled and drove in four runs to lead Double-A Hartford to a 12-4 triumph at New Hampshire on Saturday.

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Hjelle thriving with higher pitch count

Giants No. 6 prospect records career highs in innings, K's

Sean Hjelle has pitched a South Atlantic League-leading 19 2/3 innings in four starts. (Tony Farlow/Four Seam Images)

By Duane Cross | April 20, 2019 9:47 PM ET

Giants No. 6 prospect Sean Hjelle worked a career-high six innings and allowed a hit and a walk while striking out six before Class A Augusta dropped a 3-1 decision to Charleston on Saturday.

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Soto keeps on buzzing for Bees

Angels' No. 19 prospect logs second four-hit game in four days

Livan Soto is 11-for-21 (.524) with four runs scored during a five-game hitting streak. (Burlington Bees)

By Jordan Wolf | April 20, 2019 9:03 PM ET

Angels No. 19 prospect Livan Soto recorded his second four-hit game this week, scoring twice and driving in a run, in Class A Burlington's 6-1 victory over Peoria on Saturday.

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Tourists' Vavra breaks out with four knocks

Rockies No. 14 prospect ends mini-slide with perfect afternoon

Terrin Vavra ranks second in the South Atlantic League in batting and with a .485 on-base percentage. (Tony Farlow/AP)

By Chris Bumbaca | April 20, 2019 8:22 PM ET

Rockies No. 14 prospect Terrin Vavra went 4-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI on Saturday afternoon as Class A Asheville beat West Virginia, 8-5.

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Pirates' Tucker, Reynolds get the call

Bucs' fifth-, eighth-ranked prospects making Major League debuts

Cole Tucker was tied for second in the International League with 19 hits this season prior to his promotion. (Cat Wood/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | April 20, 2019 1:54 PM ET

Pittsburgh called up prospects Cole Tucker and Bryan Reynolds to the big leagues Saturday from Triple-A Indianapolis prior to its Saturday contest against San Francisco.

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Prospect Roundup: Games of April 19

Biscuits' Sanchez finds groove; Clippers' Mathias has big night

Jesus Sanchez is tied for fourth in the Southern League with 11 RBIs in 14 games for Montgomery. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | April 20, 2019 11:11 AM ET

Rays outfielder Jesus Sanchez picked up two hits and drove in three runs in the nightcap of Friday's doubleheader to push his batting average to .302 for Double-A Montgomery.

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