Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Sunday.A trio of Dodgers prospects lifted Double-A Tulsa into the Texas League Finals with a 5-3 win over Arkansas in Game 5 of the semifinals.After the Drillers forced a Game 4 with a win on Saturday,
Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Sunday.
A trio of Dodgers prospects lifted Double-A Tulsa into the Texas League Finals with a 5-3 win over Arkansas in Game 5 of the semifinals.
After the Drillers forced a Game 4 with a win on Saturday, Gavin Lux (No. 6), Mitchell White (No. 7) and DJ Peters (No. 8) did the heavy lifting on Sunday, ensuring Tulsa's season continued.
Lux and Peters did the damage at the plate, combining for five hits, five RBIs and a pair of homers, while White kept the Travelers scoreless for seven innings.
Lux, the leadoff hitter, got the scoring started as he singled and scored in the first. However, he did the bulk of his damage in the fifth as he hit a two-run homer on his way to a 3-for-5 performance.
MILB Video - Title: Lux hits two-run homer - Url: http://www.milb.com/r/video?content_id=2480035683
Peters, who led the Texas League in homers during the regular season with 29, followed up Lux's homer with a solo blast of his own in the sixth. Peters also drove in Lux via an RBI groundout in the first and finished 2-for-4.
MILB Video - Title: Peters goes deep - Url: http://www.milb.com/r/video?content_id=2480074383
White took advantage of the early lead and cruised through seven frames, throwing 56 of his 94 pitches for strikes and recording five strikeouts. After putting together four scoreless starts in the regular season, White came through with a big one in a must-win playoff game. The right-hander retired nine of the first 10 batters he faced and finished having yielded just two hits and two walks in the outing.
MILB Video - Title: White notches fifth strikeout - Url: http://www.milb.com/r/video?content_id=2480058483
Other top prospect performances from Sunday's action:
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• No. 8 overall prospect Kyle Tucker (Astros' No. 1) helped lift Triple-A Fresno to the Pacific Coast League Finals as he went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in the decisive Game 5. Tucker, who finished the season on an 11-game hitting streak and hit .471 in August, put the Grizzlies on the board with a two-run single in the first. Tucker picked up another single later in the game and the Grizzlies cruised to a 10-1 win.
• No. 10 overall prospect Royce Lewis (Twins' No. 1) hit a pair of homers, but it was enough as Class A Advanced Fort Myers fell to Daytona in Game 3 of the Florida State League Finals. Lewis, who hit 14 homers in the regular season, including two two-homer games, hit solo blasts in both the sixth and the eighth innings. Whats more, Lewis also homered in Game 2 of the finals and is hitting .308 in the psotseason. On the mound, Brusdar Graterol (No. 77 overall, Twins' No. 4), who posted a 2.74 ERA in 19 starts across two levels this season, gave up two runs over five innings. The 20-year-old struck out six, walked one and gave up seven hits.
• Cardinals No. 18 prospect Jake Woodford threw four solid innings in Game 4 of the Pacific Coast League Semifinals, which Triple-A Memphis ultimately won -- clinching the series -- in extra innings. The right-hander gave up a homer to the first batter he faced, then proceeded to carve his way through the Dodgers' lineup. Woodford gave up one run on one hit, while striking out four on 65 pitches (40 strikes).
• Indians No. 15 prospect Eli Morgan continued his strong full-season debut with a solid postseason performance for Class A Advanced Lynchburg. Morgan, an eighth-round pick from the 2017 Draft, gave up two runs (one earned) over 5 1/3 innings. The right-hander yielded four hits, walked one and struck out four. In the regular season Morgan posted a 3.91 ERA over 19 starts and pitched across two levels.
• Mariners No. 17 prospect Eric Filia hit his second postseason homer, but it wasn't enough as Double-A Arkansas fell to Tulsa. Filia, who finished 2-for-4 with a homer, hit .274 with two homers during 79 games in the regular season. The 26-year-old missed the first 50 games of the season with a suspension following his second positive test for a drug of abuse in January.
MILB Video - Title: Watch: Filia jacks solo shot for Arkansas - Url: http://www.milb.com/r/video?content_id=2480083183
• Nationals No. 27 prospect Jackson Tetreault finished the season with a strong start, allowing one unearned run over seven innings, and carried that momentum into the playoffs for Class A Advanced Potomac. The right-hander threw 57 of his 91 pitches for strikes as he spun five innings of one-run ball. Tetreault, a 2017 seventh-round Draft pick, gave up three hits and struck out five in the outing.
• Reds No. 6 prospect Tyler Stephenson helped keep Class A Advanced Daytona's title hopes alive with an RBI double in a win over Fort Myers. Stephenson, who drove in a career-best 59 runs this season, put the Tortugas out in front with an RBI double in the first and the club never relinquished the lead.
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