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Rockies prospect Ryan Vilade goes perfect at the plate

Prospect news and game results from the Rockies minor league affiliates from Sunday, August 26, 2018.

Asheville Tourists’ DH Ryan Vilade (no. 10 PuRP) had a perfect day at the plate in the team’s blowout win over the Columbia Fireflies, recording three hits and a walk. Vilade is batting .361 in his last ten games (13-for-36), but this is his only RBI in that stretch. He also has nine runs scored, six walks, and eight strikeouts. On the season, he is hitting .276/.355/.369.

In Lancaster, JetHawks’ right fielder Vince Fernandez (no. 20 PuRP) went 1-for-2 with a home run. Fernandez is only batting .139 in his last ten games (5-for-36), but three of those five hits are home runs. This particular homer was his second in three games and 24th of the year. Hartford Yard Goats’ Dom Nuñez (no. 25 PuRP) and Albuquerque Isotopes’ first baseman Jordan Patterson (no. 15 PuRP) also joined the home run party, recording one apiece as their teams both lost.

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Triple-A: Reno Aces 7, Albuquerque Isotopes 6

Brendan Rodgers (no. 1 PuRP): 1-for-4, R, 2 K

Garrett Hampson (no. 5 PuRP): 0-for-5, K

Yency Almonte (no. 8 PuRP): 1.0 IP

Jordan Patterson (no. 15 PuRP): 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI

Tom Murphy: 0-for-0, BB

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Double-A: Trenton Thunder 8, Hartford Yard Goats 3

Sam Hilliard (no. 13 PuRP): 0-for-5, 2 K

Brian Mundell (no. 16 PuRP): 2-for-3, 2B, BB, K

Roberto Ramos (no. 23 PuRP): 0-for-4, 3 K

Dom Nuñez (no. 25 PuRP): 2-for-4, R, HR, RBI, K

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High-A: Lancaster JetHawks 4, Lake Elsinore Storm 3

Colton Welker (no. 3 PuRP): 1-for-4, K

Tyler Nevin (no. 12 PuRP): 1-for-4

Vince Fernandez (no. 20 PuRP): 1-for-2, R, HR, RBI, 2 BB

Justin Lawrence (HM PuRP): 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 1 K

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Low-A: Asheville Tourists 9, Columbia Fireflies 0

Ryan Vilade (no. 10 PuRP): 3-for-3, 2 R, 2B, RBI, BB

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Short Season-A: Vancouver Canadians 5, Boise Hawks 2

Riley Pint (no. 6 PuRP): 1.0 IP, BB, K

Willie Abreu (no. 29 PuRP): 0-for-4, K

Terrin Vavra (no. 30 PuRP): 1-for-3, R, 3B, BB, K

Cade Harris (10th round, 2018): 0-for-4, 3 K

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Rookie: Idaho Falls Chukars 3, Grand Junction Rockies 1

Grant Lavigne (no. 9 PuRP): 0-for-4, K

Daniel Montano (no. 14 PuRP): 2-for-4, K

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August 27 Probables

Triple-A Albuquerque: Sam Howard (no. 11 PuRP) vs. Reno, 6:35 pm MT

Double-A Hartford: Frank Duncan vs. Binghamton, 5:05 pm MT

High-A Lancaster: Antonio Santos vs. Lake Elsinore, 7:35 pm MT

Low-A Asheville: Will Gaddis (no. 24 PuRP) @ Kannapolis, 5:05 pm MT

Short Season-A Boise: TBD @ Vancouver, 8:05 pm MT

Rookie Level Grand Junction: TBD vs. Idaho Falls, 6:40 pm MT