Sunday's top prospect performers

Stewart extends International League lead with 11th homer for Toledo

May 14th, 2018

Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Sunday.

Opposing hurlers are having a tough time figuring out how to pitch to Christin Stewart.

The Tigers' No. 10 prospect, Stewart continued his home run barrage, crushing a pair of solo blasts to power Triple-A Toledo to a 10-4 win over Louisville. The 24-year-old outfielder's first multi-homer game of 2018 brings his season total to 11, most in the International League.

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Stewart has now gone deep six times in 40 at-bats over his past 10 games while batting .300 over that span. The power display is nothing new for Stewart, who mashed 58 home runs combined over the past two years split between Class A Advanced Lakeland and Double-A Erie.

Here are the top prospect performances from Sunday's Minor League action:

No. 12 overall prospect Brendan Rodgers (Rockies' No. 1) led Double-A Hartford to a 9-4 win over Bowie with a 2-for-4 day at the plate that included his seventh homer of the year. Sam Hilliard (No. 12) added three hits, three RBIs and two stolen bases in the Yard Goats' victory.

• No. 77 overall prospect Austin Riley (Braves' No. 5) tallied his first career three-homer game as he racked up eight RBIs in a 4-for-5 performance for Triple-A Gwinnett. No. 54 overall prospect Kolby Allard (Braves' No. 6) dominated on the mound for the Stripers, matching the longest start of his career with eight scoreless innings to lower his season ERA to 1.71. The 20-year-old southpaw allowed just two hits and a walk with a season-high eight strikeouts.

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• No. 78 overall prospect  Tyler O'Neill (Cardinals' No. 3) blasted his 11th long ball in 26 games for Triple-A Memphis. O'Neill has now gone deep in back-to-back games and has five homers in his last 10.

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(Mariners' No. 11 prospect) crushed his sixth homer to help Triple-A Tacoma edge Sacramento, 3-2, in Game 1 of the doubleheader before going yard twice in Game 2. A legitimate power source at the plate, Vogelbach's eight homers have come in just 18 games in the Minors this year.

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White Sox No. 18 prospect Luis Gonzalez homered for the second consecutive day, going 3-for-4 with 2 RBIs and a run scored in Class A Kannapolis' 7-5 victory over Asheville. Gonzalez, 22, is hitting a blistering .435 with six RBIs and eight runs scored over his past 10 contests.

, the Pirates' No. 21 prospect, recorded his fifth straight multi-hit game in a 3-for-4 effort in Double-A Altoona's 7-1 win over Reading. The 22-year-old Martin hit his fourth home run in the contest and is now slashing .346/.405/.606 in 28 games this season for the Curve.

Brewers No. 6 prospect Corey Ray picked up three hits -- including his third home run of the season -- for Double-A Biloxi. Ray, Milwaukee's first-round selection in 2016, drove in two runs and scored another two to bring his season totals to 21 and 14, respectively.

• Chris Shaw, the Giants' No. 2 prospect, bashed his 10th home run in his 34th game for Triple-A Sacramento. Shaw, 24, also singled twice to tally his third game of the year with three or more hits.

(Marlins' No. 21 prospect) entered his fifth start of the year having not allowed a run in 2018. The 22-year-old righty allowed his first for Double-A Jacksonville in a tough-luck loss to Montgomery, but his season ERA is still a sparkling 0.35. Lopez completed a season-high seven innings in the outing while tying a season-best mark with seven strikeouts.

Padres No. 25 prospectPedro Avila tied his season high with seven innings pitched for Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore as he earned his second win. The right-hander allowed three runs (two earned) while striking out nine to beat Modesto.

Braves No. 17 prospect William Contreras tied his career high with four hits, including his third home run of the season for Class A Rome. The prolific day raised the 20-year-old's season average to .286 and he is now batting .324 with eight runs scored over his past 10 games.