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Rockies prospects go off for 11 runs in Lancaster

Prospect news and game results from the Rockies minor league affiliates from Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Rockies prospects are playing their first season as the Lancaster JetHawks in a stadium known as perhaps the most extreme in the already offense-heavy California League. Tuesday, the stadium known as The Hanger played host to another ho-hum 20-run game.

The JetHawks started piling up runs early, scoring six in the second, two each in the third and fourth, and another one for good measure in the seventh. Everyone (except Roberto Ramos, playing, hilariously, as the designated hitter) reached base and scored at least once. Sam Hilliard led the way with a 3-for-4 performance that included two runs and two RBI. Hilliard is making the most of the friendly confines in Lancaster, hitting .459/.535/.730 in 11 games; that’s a 1.265 OPS, for the record.

Interestingly enough, Lancaster only managed five total extra-base hits with zero (0) home runs. Unfortunately, they were the only affiliate able to secure a win on Tuesday.

Top 30 PuRPs List

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Triple-A: Albuquerque Isotopes 4, Reno Aces 7

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Jordan Patterson (no. 13 PuRP): 0-for-2, BB, R

Sam Moll (no. 28 PuRP): 13 IP, 1 K

Zach Jemiola: 523 IP, 7 H, 7 4/ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 4 HR

Derrik Gibson: 3-for-4, 2B, R, RBI

Shane Carle: 2 IP, 1 H

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Double-A: Hartford Yard Goats 2, Harrisburg Senators 9

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Ryan McMahon (no. 7 PuRP): 0-for-3

Dom Nuñez (no. 14 PuRP): 0-for-3

Jack Wynkoop (HM PuRP): 5 IP, 13 H, 9 R, 8 ER, BB, K, 83 pitches, 59 strikes

Max White: 3-for-4, R, 3B

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High-A: Lancaster JetHawks 11, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes 9

Hilliard helps 'Hawks knock off Quakes, again | Lancaster JetHawks News

Forrest Wall (no. 15 PuRP): 1-for-5, R, RBI

Garrett Hampson (no. 22 PuRP): 1-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI

Brian Mundell (HM PuRP): 1-for-5, R, 3B

Yonathan Daza: 2-for-4, R, 2B, RBI

Sam Hilliard: 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI

Wes Rogers: 2-for-4, R, 2B, 2 RBI, BB

Colin Welmon: 5 IP, 10 H, 5 R/ER, 2 BB, 4 K

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Low-A: Asheville Tourists 1, Kannapolis Intimidators 6

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Colton Welker (no. 19 PuRP): 2-for-4, 2B

Tyler Nevin (no. 23 PuRP): DNP

Jose Gomez (no. 30 PuRP): 0-for-4, 3 K

Vince Fernandez: 1-for-4, HR

Antonio Santos: 6 IP, 5 H, 2 R/ER, 2 BB, 6 K

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Wednesday Probables

Triple-A Albuquerque: Harrison Musgrave (no. 25 PuRP, 0-0, 5.19 ERA) v Reno (ARI), 6:35 pm MT

Double-A Hartford: Yency Almonte (no. 12 PuRP, 0-0, 2.53 ERA) v Harrisburg (WAS), 5:05 pm MT

High-A Lancaster: TBD v Rancho Cucamonga (LAD), 7:35 pm MT

Low-A Asheville: Riley Pint (no. 5 PuRP, 0-1, 3.86 ERA) v Kannapolis (CHW), 5:05 pm MT