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Colorado Rockies prospect Brian Mundell has a four-hit day for the Hartford Yard Goats

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Prospect news and game results from the Rockies minor league affiliates from June 7, 2018.

The Colorado Rockies had a tough day across their farm system on Thursday, as only two of the Rockies’ six affiliates was able to come away with a victory. There were, however, some strong individual performances in spite of the less-than-ideal team performance. One such performance came from No. 13 PuRP Brian Mundell, who homered as part of a four-hit day in Double-A Hartford’s 13 inning loss. The 24-year-old righty got off to a slow start in 2018, hitting just .221/.320/.322 in his first 44 games of the season, but has started to heat up of late. Since May 25, Mundell is hitting .392/.466/.647 across 59 plate appearances to bolster his overall slash line on the season to .265/.357/.405.

These certainly aren’t eye-popping numbers, but we’ve now gotten over 400 plate appearances of above average production from Mundell in Double-A. At his age, it wouldn’t be a big surprise to see him make the move to Triple-A at some point in the near future.

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Triple-A: Albuquerque Isotopes 3, Iowa Cubs 1

Raimel Tapia: 1-for-4, 2 RBI, SB

Garrett Hampson (no. 9 PuRP): 1-for-4, 2B, SB

Tom Murphy (no. 11 PuRP): 0-for-4

Jordan Patterson (no. 14 PuRP): 1-for-4

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Double-A: Erie SeaWolves 8, Hartford Yard Goats 7 (13 innings)

Brendan Rodgers (no. 1 PuRP): 0-for-5, RBI

Ryan Castellani (no. 6 PuRP): 6 IP, 8 H, 2 ER, BB, 3 K

Brian Mundell (no. 13 PuRP): 4-for-6, 2B, HR, 3 RBI

Forrest Wall (no. 16 PuRP): 0-for-6, 2 K

Sam Hilliard (no. 17 PuRP): 1-for-3, 2B, 2 BB, K, CS

Wes Rogers (HM PuRP): 1-for-6, K

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High-A: Rancho Cucamonga Quakes 4, Lancaster JetHawks 2

Colton Welker (no. 5 PuRP): 3-for-4, 2B, HR, RBI

Ben Bowden (no. 20 PuRP): IP, H, ER, BB, K

Willie Abreu (no. 26 PuRP): 2-for-4, K, 2 CS

Vince Fernandez (no. 28 PuRP): 0-for-4, 2 K

Rico Garcia: 7 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, BB, 8 K

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Low-A: Rome Braves 8, Asheville Tourists 6

Ryan Vilade (no. 7 PuRP): 0-for-2, BB, E

Will Gaddis (no. 23 PuRP): 4 1/3 IP, 10 H, 5 R (4 ER), BB, 4 K

Chad Spanberger (no. 29 PuRP): 2-for-5, 2 2B, K

Sean Bouchard (ninth round, 2017): 3-for-4, 2B, BB, RBI

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Dominican Summer League: DSL Twins 13, DSL Rockies 5

Julio Carreras: 3-for-5, 2B, 3B, K, 2 E

Junior Guerrero: 2-for-5, 2B, RBI

Ronaiker Palma: 2-for-4, K

Fadriel Cruz: 1-for-4, BB, K, 2 SB

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Dominican Summer League: DSL Colorado 8, DSL Royals2 6

Daniel Montano (no. 15 PuRP): 2-for-5, 2B, RBI, K

Eddy Diaz: 1-for-1, 3B, 3 BB, 3 SB, E

Yolki Pena: 0-for-5, K

Bryant Quijada: 2-for-3, BB, E

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Friday Probables

Triple-A Albuquerque: Sam Howard (No. 10 PuRP; 3-4, 4.68 ERA) @ Omaha, 6:05 PM MT

Double-A Hartford: Jesus Tinoco (HM PuRP; 4-4, 5.40 ERA) @ Altoona, 5:00 PM MT

High-A Lancaster: Ty Culbreth (1-3, 6.91 ERA) vs. Lake Elsinore, 7:35 PM MT

Low-A Asheville (Game 1): Antonio Santos (1-7, 4.24 ERA) vs. Lexington, 2:35 PM MT

Low-A Asheville (Game 2): Erick Julio (1-1, 5.74 ERA) vs. Lexington, time TBD