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Here’s how Friday went for the top prospects.

Class-A West Virginia — South Atlantic League

No. 2 — Jarred Kelenic, OF
FRI: DNP (weather)
2019: .304/.418/.464, 6-2B, HR, 6 RBI, 10 BB, 16 SO, 2 SB

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

Word came out Friday that additional tests on Rodriguez’s wrist revealed a hairline fracture after the HBP last Friday. He’ll miss 4-6 weeks, which would mean he could be out until June.

No. 7 Logan Gilbert, RHS
FRI: DNP
2019: 14 IP, 5 H, ER, 3 BB, 22 SO

Gilbert, in three starts for West Virginia, has struck out 44 % of the batters he’s faced and sat 93-95 mph, touching 96-97, and his spike curveball has primarily been above-average to plus.

High-A Modesto — California League

No. 11 Cal Raleigh, C
FRI: 1-4, HR, 2 RBI, 3 SO
2019: .191/.296/.340 2 HR, 8 RBI, 7 BB, 11 SO

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No. 23 Joey Gerber, RHP
FRI: 1 IP, SO
2019: 4.2 IP, 2 ER, 3 BB, 7 SO

UR Jake Haberer, RHR
FRI: DNP
2019: 5 G, 8.1 IP, 2 H, BB, 12 SO

Waiting for Haberer to start getting some high-leverage opportunities. His stuff and command suggest he’s ready for that challenge.

UR Ljay Newsome, RHS
FRI: 8 IP, 6 H, ER, 0 BB, 8 SO
2019: 3-1, 1.09 ERA, 24.2 IP, 18 H,  2 BB, 38 SO

Newsome induced 11 swings and misses Friday night. He threw 94 pitches, 66 strikes and faced 30 batters.

Double-A Arkansas — Texas League

No. 5 Kyle Lewis, OF
FRI: 0-4, SO
2019: .182/.286/.364, 2-2B, 3B, 2 HR, 10 RBI, 8 BB, 19 SO

Lewis is in a 5-for-37 slump with 14 strikeouts.

No. 6 Evan White, 1B
FRI: DNP (IL)
2019: .308/.367/.385, 2-2B 3 RBI, 2 BB, 8 SO

No. 14 Dom Thompson-Williams, OF
FRI: 1-2, BB, 2 SO
2019: .213/.321/.426, 2B, 3 HR, 10 RBI, 6 BB, 12 SO, 3 SB

No. 15 Ricardo Sanchez, LHS
FRI: DNP
2019: 18.1 IP, 13 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 17 SO, 0.98 ERA

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No. 18 Wyatt Mills, RHR
FRI:
2 IP, 3 H, ER, SO
2019:
5.2 IP, 4 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO

No. 22 Art Warren, RHP
FRI: 1 IP, SO
2019: 1-0, 4 SV, 1.93 ERA, 5.2 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 7 SO

No. 24 Jake Fraley, OF
FRI: 0-5, 3 SO
2019: .250/.350/.404, 2B, 2-3B, HR, 7 RBI, 7 BB, 14 SO, 5 SB

No. 3 Justin Dunn, RHS
FRI: DNP
2019: 14.1 IP, 10 H, 3 ER, 5 BB, 21 SO

Triple-A Tacoma — Pacific Coast League

No. 1 Justus Sheffield, LHP
FRI:
DNP
2019:
3 GS,15.1 IP, 11 H, 7 ER, 11 BB, 9 SO, 3 HR

Sheffield was much better Wednesday, avoiding the barrel a bit better and getting into the seventh inning in a tough place to pitch.

No. 8 Shed Long, 2B/3B/OF
FRI: 1-4, SO
2019: .290/.353/.387, 2B, 3B, HR, 8 RBI, 6 BB, 14 SO

No. 16 Braden Bishop, CF
FRI: 0-4, BB
2019: .283/.387/.396, 6-2B, 5 RBI, 9 BB, 15 SO