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Wednesday's top prospect performers

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

Nearly halfway into the Minor League season, few hitters have been more impressive than Jo Adell.

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

Nearly halfway into the Minor League season, few hitters have been more impressive than Jo Adell.

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Adell, the Angels' top prospect (No. 37 overall), extended his hitting streak to nine games on Wednesday with a first-inning double before finishing 2-for-4 in Class A Advanced Inland Empire's 13-4 loss to Visalia.

The multihit performance was Adell's fourth straight, and he's accomplished the feat seven times during his hitting streak. The 19-year-old outfielder is raking at an even .500 clip (20-for-40) in that span, during which he's totaled three home runs, one triple, three doubles and eight RBIs.

What's more, Adell is now hitting .336/.368/.650 with 10 homers in 32 games since joining Inland Empire on May 22. Including his time with Class A Burlington, the 2017 first-round pick (No. 10 overall) has produced a .332/.381/.634 batting line (1.105 OPS) with 16 home runs, 53 RBIs and 11 steals over 57 games in his first full season.

The rest of the best performances from top prospects Wednesday

• No. 4 overall prospect Eloy Jimenez (White Sox No. 1) launched a home run as part of a 1-for-4 performance as Triple-A Charlotte defeated Durham, 5-1, in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Jimenez's homer, a fourth-inning solo shot, was his second in eight games since his promotion from Double-A Birmingham, where he homered 10 times in 53 games while slashing .317/.368/.556.

Watch: Jimenez goes yard

• No. 9 overall prospect Kyle Tucker (Astros' No. 1) hit a double in his second at-bat to extend his hitting streak to 16 games for Triple-A Fresno. The 21-year-old outfielder is batting a robust .471 during his streak, with four home runs, seven doubles, 14 RBIs, 16 runs scored and five stolen bases. Overall, Tucker owns a .315 average with 12 homers, 24 doubles and 59 RBIs through 72 games.

Watch: Tucker drives in a run

• No. 19 overall prospect Hunter Greene (Reds' No. 2) recorded his second professional win and allowed exactly one earned run for the fifth time in seven starts as Class A Dayton trounced Great Lakes, 11-1. The 18-year-old flamethrower scattered three hits, walked a pair and struck out seven before departing after six innings and 78 pitches (47 strikes). Greene has lowered his ERA from 10.06 to 4.73 over his past seven starts, and he's now struck out 67 batters against 19 walks in 53 1/3 innings (14 starts) in his first full season.

Greene's seventh strikeout

• No. 34 overall prospect Michel Baez (Padres' No. 5) posted five scoreless innings, allowing two hits and two walks with three strikeouts in a no-decision for Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore. Baez has fully rebounded from his rocky start to this season, as Wednesday's performance gives the 22-year-old right-hander a 1.39 ERA with 32 strikeouts over his last six starts covering 32 1/3 innings. Overall, Baez owns a 2.53 ERA in 11 California League starts, during which he's racked up 52 strikeouts while holding hitters to a .208 average in 53 1/3 frames.

• No. 41 overall prospect Justus Sheffield (Yankees' No. 2) delivered six scoreless frames in relief after entering the game in the second inning for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Throwing 54 of his 96 pitches for strikes, Sheffield yielded six hits, struck out three and induced seven ground-ball outs in the outing. The 22-year-old has been sharp across his past four outings, logging a 1.93 ERA with 24 strikeouts in 23 1/3 innings.

Sheffield escapes a jam

Astros No. 18 prospect Cristian Javier owns a 0.50 ERA through three starts in the Carolina League after working a career-high seven scoreless innings in Class A Advanced Buies Creek's win against Myrtle Beach. He faced three over the minimum in the outing, allowing four hits and one walk to go along with eight strikeouts. The 21-year-old righty has been sensational this season across two levels, registering a 1.47 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, .155 BAA and 94-to-28 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 67 1/3 innings.

Javier's eighth strikeout

Braves No. 10 prospect Joey Wentz returned to form in earnest for Class A Advanced Florida in his third start back from a one-month layoff. The 20-year-old lefty matched his season high by completing six scoreless innings, during which he permitted three hits, struck out three and generated 11 ground-ball outs. Wentz isn't missing many bats this season -- 30 strikeouts in 41 innings -- but it hasn't precluded him from pitching to a 2.85 ERA and holding hitters to a .193 average over 10 starts in the Florida State League.

D-backs No. 19 prospect Kevin Cron capped his second-career three-homer game with an eighth-inning grand slam, ultimately going 3-for-5 with a career-high seven RBIs in Triple-A Fresno's rout of Salt Lake. Cron's ninth career multihomer game pushed the 25-year-old corner infielder's season total to 11 home runs through 46 games in the Pacific Coast League. One of the more accomplished sluggers in the Minors, Cron has hit at least 25 homers for three straight seasons, including a career-high 27 bombs in 2015.

Watch: Cron bashes grand slam

• Starting opposite Baez, Dodgers No. 10 prospect Dustin May turned in a season-high seven scoreless innings in which he allowed six hits, walked one and struck out seven in a no-decision for Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga. It was the second straight seven-strikeout performance as well as the third scoreless outing in four starts for the 20-year-old right-hander, who owns a 3.47 ERA with 59 strikeouts in 57 innings (11 starts) on the season.

Giants No. 6 prospect Aramis Garcia's second career two-homer game proved the difference in Double-A Richmond's 5-4 win over Hartford. Both of his homers were solo shots, as Garcia went deep in the second inning and then put his team ahead for good in the sixth to finish 2-for-3. The 25-year-old backstop has hit six homers in 52 games this season, including three in his past three contests.

Garcia smacks second homer

Rangers No. 4 prospect Hans Crouse notched his first career win in his second start of the season for Class A Short Season Spokane. The 2017 second-rounder dominated over five scoreless innings, mixing two hits with two walks and six strikeouts to lead the Indians past Everett, 5-2. Crouse, 19, is coming off an excellent 2017 pro debut in which he registered a 0.45 ERA and 0.70 WHIP with 30 stirkeouts in 20 innings.

Mike Rosenbaum is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @GoldenSombrero.