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Rays prospects and minor leagues: Kyle Roller homers in Durham win

Jake Cronenworth continued his hot streak with two hits, including a double, and a RBI.

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Mikie Mahtook was also solid in the Bulls win over Gwinnett, notching three singles and a stolen base.

Outside of Durham, there weren't very many notable performances. Thankfully, Jaime Schultz and Taylor Guerrieri go today in Triple and Double-A, respectively.

Triple-A Durham Bulls beat Gwinnett Braves, 5-4.

Double-A Montgomery Biscuits lost to Tennessee Smokies, 4-0.

Class-A Advanced Charlotte Stone Crabs lost to Tampa Yankees, 4-2.

Class-A Bowling Green Hot Rods lost to South Bend Cubs, 9-3.


Notable Performers

AAA OF Mikie Mahtook: 3-for-5, R, K, SB (3)
AAA 2B Nick Franklin: 2-for-4, RBI (7)
AAA OF Jake Goebbert: 1-for-3, RBI (3), BB
AAA DH Kyle Roller: 1-for-3, R, HR (1), RBI (2), BB

AAA RHP Tyler Sturdevant: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K

AA 2B Thomas Coyle: 2-for-4, K
AA LHP Steve Ascher: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K

A+ OF Cade Gotta: 1-for-4, 2B (1) , K
A+ 2B Jace Conrad: 2-for-3, RBI (5), K

A SS Jake Cronenworth: 2-for-5, R, 2B (4), RBI (7), K
A OF Manny Sanchez: 2-for-4
A OF Zacrey Law: 1-for-4, R, 3B (1), K

Today's probables (All courtesy

Durham @ Gwinett 7:05 PM ET (, radio stream)
Jaime Schultz (1-0, 1.74) v. Aaron Blair (2-0, 2.25)

Mongomery @ Tennessee 7:05 PM ET (, radio stream)
Taylor Guerrieri (0-0, 1.80) v. Brad Markey (0-0, 1.80)

Charlotte @ St. Lucie 6:30 PM ET (radio stream)
Benton Moss (0-1, 4.50) v. TBA

Bolwing Green @ South Bend 7:05 PM ET (, radio stream)
Jose Mujica (1-1, 6.23) v. Preston Morrison (1-1, 4.50)

Scouting the Opposition

Gwinnett Braves
9-2, 1st in IL South
Offense: 61 R (1st), .767 OPS (1st)
Pitching: 2.66 ERA (5th), 1.29 WHIP (7th)
Top 30 Prospects: RHP Tyrell Jenkins (14), RHP John Gant (16), 3B Rio Ruiz (17), LHP Brady Feigl (23), RHP Aaron Blair

Tennessee Smokies (Cubs)
4-7, T-4th in SL North
Offense: 36 R (8th), .640 OPS (6th)
Pitching: 3.27 ERA (6th), 1.25 WHIP (5th)
Top 30 Prospects: OF Bill McKinney (7), 3B Jeimer Candelario (10), OF Mark Zagunis (11), RHP Paul Blackburn (19), RHP Jen-Ho Tseng (20), RHP Brad Markey (23), C Victor Caratini (24), OF Jacob Hannermann (26), RHP Andury Acevedo (29)

St. Lucie Mets
7-4, T-2nd in FSL South
Offense: 38 R (8th), .629 OPS (6th)
Pitching: 3.18 ERA (7th), 1.17 WHIP (5th)
Top 30 Prospects: SS Amed Rosario (2), OF Wuilmer Becerra (10), 3B Jhoan Urena (11), SS Luis Guillorme (12), RHP Chris Flexin (26), OF John Mora (28)

South Bend Cubs
5-5, T-4th MWL East
Offense: 39 R (12th), .685 OPS (6th)
Pitching: 5.34 ERA (16th), 1.55 WHIP (15tj)
Top 30 Prospects: OF Eloy Jimenez (9), LHP Justin Steele (14), OF Donnie Dewees (17), LHP Carson Sands (22), OF Eddy Julio Martinez (28)