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Williams hits trio of homers in win for Montgomery

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Justin Williams, the Rays' No. 10 prospect, put on an offensive show on Wednesday night in Montgomery, Ala. The 22-year-old outfielder powered Double-A Montgomery to an 8-4 win over Mobile with a trio of homers.

Williams finished 3-for-5 and also matched his career high with six RBIs. The power barrage marked the first multi-homer performance of Williams' professional career since he was selected in the second round of the 2013 Draft by the D-backs. The 22-year-old's other six-RBI game came with Montgomery on July 26 of last season.

Justin Williams, the Rays' No. 10 prospect, put on an offensive show on Wednesday night in Montgomery, Ala. The 22-year-old outfielder powered Double-A Montgomery to an 8-4 win over Mobile with a trio of homers.

Williams finished 3-for-5 and also matched his career high with six RBIs. The power barrage marked the first multi-homer performance of Williams' professional career since he was selected in the second round of the 2013 Draft by the D-backs. The 22-year-old's other six-RBI game came with Montgomery on July 26 of last season.

Williams' third homer

Williams put the Biscuits on the board with a two-run homer in the second inning, giving his club an early 2-1 lead. In his next trip to the plate, he hit another two run homer, this one in the fourth, before hitting his final two-run blast in the seventh.

Williams is now batting .303 with a career-high 14 homers and 69 RBIs through 91 games this season.

Chad Thornburg is a reporter for MLB.com based in Los Angeles.

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