Here’s how the top prospects performed down on the farm:

Tacoma Rainiers (AAA)– Pacific Coast League

No. 1 Justus Sheffield, LHS
SAT: DNP
2019: 45 IP, 38 H, 19 ER, 29 BB, 34 SO, 3.89 ERA

5.22.2019 — Sheffield showed better control and better command Wednesday — though still not where it needs to be. His slider was fringe-average and his changeup was below average, perhaps explaining the low strikeout total, but this may be a sign of something fixed in the delivery.

The lefty threw 94 pitches, 57 for strikes, and generated 13 ground ball outs.


No. 8 Shed Long, 2B/3B/OF
SAT: Recalled 5.21.2019
2019: .293/.362/.510, 6-2B, 4-3B, 6 HR, 23 RBI, 16 BB, 35 SO


No. 11 Braden Bishop, CF
SAT: 2-3, 2-2B, RBI, 2 BB
2019: .295/.381/.496, 10-2B, 6 HR, 24 RBI, 19 BB, 34 SO


No. 12 Erik Swanson, RHS
SAT: DNP
2019: 1 GS, 5 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 8 SO


No. 23 Gerson Bautista, RHR (rehab)
SAT: DNP
2019: 7.1 IP, 4 H, 4 ER, 4 BB, 12 SO, 3 WP


No. 24 David McKay, RHR
SAT: Recalled 5.20.2019
2019: 14 G, 5.91 ERA, 21.1 IP, 17 H, 14 BB, 34 SO


No. 27 Luis Liberato, CF
SAT: 2-4
2019: .288/.363/.444, 5-2B, 7 HR, 29 RBI, 20 BB, 41 SO, 4 SB

Liberato was added for need after all the recent roster shakeup due to injuries to the Mariners 25-man roster as well as the Rainiers’ own issues.


No. 33 Matt Festa, RHR
SAT: 1 IP, BB, 2 SO
2019: 10 G, 4.85 ERA, 13 IP, 11 H, 6 BB, 17 SO


No. 37 Tim Lopes, 2B
SAT: 1-4, RBI, BB
2019: .309/.365/.506, 15-2B, 3B, 5 HR, 26 RBI, 15 BB, 29 SO, 8 SB


MLB Sam Tuivailala, RHR (rehab)
SAT: DNP
2019: 8 G, 8 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 8 SO


Arkansas Travelers (AA) — Texas League

No. 3 Justin Dunn, RHS
SAT: DNP
2019: 37.1 IP, 34 H, 14 ER, 10 BB, 50 SO, 3.51 ERA


No. 6 Kyle Lewis, OF
SAT: 0-3, BB, SO
2019: .215/.324/.335, 8-2B, 3B, 3 HR, 22 RBI, 25 BB, 52 SO, 2 SB

Lewis is hitless in his last 18 at-bats.


No. 7 Evan White, 1B
SAT: 1-4, SO
2019: .234/.323/.323, 4-2B, 2 HR, 9 RBI, 14 BB, 31 SO


No. 16 Ricardo Sanchez, LHS
SAT: DNP
2019: 49 IP, 56 H, 22 ER, 13 BB, 41 SO, 4.04 ERA


No. 17 Dom Thompson-Williams, OF
SAT: DNP
2019: .262/.346/.461, 4-2B, 3-3B, 6 HR, 18 RBI, 17 BB, 41 SO, 8 SB


No. 18 Jake Fraley, OF
SAT: 1-4, 2B
2019: .319/.396/.500, 11-2B, 2-3B, 5 HR, 26 RBI, 16 BB, 41 SO, 11 SB


No. 26 Wyatt Mills, RHR
SAT:
DNP
2019:
19.1 IP, 25 H, 11 ER, 9 BB, 19 SO, 2 SVS


No. 25 Art Warren, RHP
SAT: DNP (IL)
2019: 1-0, 5 SV, 1.04 ERA, 8.2 IP, 6 H, 3 BB, 10 SO, 5 SVS


No. 29 Darren McCaughan, RHS
SAT: DNP
2019: 9 GS, 3.42 ERA, 52.2 IP, 51 H, 3 BB, 44 SO


Modesto Nuts (A+) — California League

No. 5 Logan Gilbert, RHS
SAT: 5 IP, 7 H, ER, 0 BB, 7 SO
2019: 35 IP, 25 H, 8 ER, 9 BB, 49 SO, 2.63 ERA

Gilbert induced 12 swings and misses, flashed a plus curveball and average changeup to go with 93-96 mph with the fastball. The heater showed some armside run and the right-hander did a good job mixing upper-zone life with downward plane, helping him maximize his fastball value.


No. 9 Cal Raleigh, C
SAT: 2-4, 2-2B
2019: .233/.311/.440, 12-2B, 7 HR, 26 RBI, 17 BB, 39 SO

Raleigh has three homers and six doubles in his last 12 games with seven walks and eight strikeouts. It’s a small sample that alone means zilch, but four of his last seven hits have been at 100 mph or more. He’s still looking to get things going as a right-handed batter (only 32 ABs) but as a lefty he’s up to .244/.314/.457 with 9 doubles and six homers in 130 at-bats.


No. 15 Ljay Newsome, RHS
SAT: DNP
2019: 10 GS, 58.1 IP, 46 H, 13 ER, 7 BB, 82 SO, 2.01 ERA

5.22.2019 — Newsome threw 77 of 94 pitches for strikes (81.9%). which is ridiculous. Striking out 10 batters while pounding the zone like that strongly suggests his combo of stuff and command may not be enough of a challenge for him at this stage.

Fully expect Newsome to see Double-A Arkansas in 2019 and it may come before the All-Star break.


No. 20 Jake Haberer, RHR
SAT: DNP
2019: 14 G, 18.2 IP, 10 H, 10 BB, 30 SO, 4.12 ERA


No. 21 Joey Gerber, RHP
SAT: DNP
2019: 15 G, 17 IP, 12 H, 8 ER, 8 BB, 27 SO


No. 36 Joe Rizzo, 3B
SAT: 0-3, BB, SO
2019: .318/.382/.419, 12-2B, 2 HR, 19 RBI, 18 BB, 33 SO


No. 40 Connor Kopach, 2B
SAT: 0-4
2019: .278/.348/.418, 7-2B, 2-3B, 3 HR, 13 BB, 37 SO, 11 SB


UR J.T. Salter
SAT: DNP
2019: 5 G, 6.2 IP, 3 H, 5 BB 9 SO


West Virginia Power (A) — South Atlantic League

No. 2 — Jarred Kelenic, OF
SAT: 1-2, 3B, 2 BB
2019: .301/.394/.545, 13-2B, 3-3B, 8 HR, 24 RBI, 25 BB, 45 SO, 7 SB


No. 4 — Julio Rodriguez, OF
SAT: (IL, wrist)
2019: .355/.429/.452, 3-2B, 3 RBI, 4 BB, 5 SO


No. 15 Damon Casetta-Stubbs, RHS
SAT: DNP
2019: 24.2 IP, 33 H, 17 ER, 5 BB, 20 SO, 7.82 ERA


No. 22 Ryne Inman, RHS
SAT: 6 IP, 4 H, 0 R, BB, 7 SO
2019: 10 GS, 49 IP, 38 H, 18 ER, 18 BB, 63 SO, 3.31 ERA


No. 31 Nolan Hoffman, RHR
SAT: DNP (IL)
2019: 9 G, 1.08 ERA, 4 SVS, 8.1 IP, 4 H, 4 BB, 7 SO


No. 34 Joseph Rosa, 2B
SAT: 0-3, BB
2019: .268/.389/.356, 7-2B, 2 HR, 23 BB, 34 SO, 5 SB


No. 35 Dean Nevarez, C
SAT: DNP
2019: .230/.344/.574, 5-2B, 4 HR, 11 RBI, 6 BB, 19 SO


No. 38 Elias Espino, RHR
SAT: DNP (IL)
2019: 5 G, 2.77 ERA, 13 IP, 7 H, 9 BB, 17 SO


UR Deivy Florido, RHS
SAT: DNP
2019: 4 G, 3 GS, 16.1 IP, 17 H, 6 ER, 3 BB, 14 SO

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