Rays OF prospect Justin Williams drove in a career-high five runs Tuesday in a win for Double-A Montgomery.
He homered and singled twice as part of a three-hit effort. Williams has been on a serious heater over his last seven games. He's provided 13 RBI in that span including eight in his last two contests. Williams earned a promotion last week after hitting .330 with 31 RBI in his first 51 games for High-A Charlotte. The 20-year-old began his career in the Diamondbacks' organization but was sent to Tampa Bay in 2014 as part of the Jeremy Hellickson trade.
Blue Jays RHP prospect Conner Greene provided seven shutout innings Tuesday in a win for Double-A New Hampshire.
He scattered four hits and pair of walks while matching a season-high with seven strikeouts. Greene endured a couple of rocky outings after getting called up from High-A Dunedin but he's settled down over his last three starts, allowing just three earned runs in his last 19 innings of work (1.42 ERA). Walks have been an issue for Greene this year. The 21-year-old has yielded at least two free passes in each of his last 10 starts.
Braves C prospect Brett Cumberland delivered a career-high six RBI Tuesday in a win for Rookie-level Danville.
He homered and doubled twice as part of a three-hit night. Cumberland now has five multi-hit games in his last eight contests. That's raised his average from .167 to .232. The 21-year-old is still quite raw, though he's been among the better run producers in the Appalachian League this season with 22 RBI in 82 at-bats. The Braves selected Cumberland with the 76th overall pick in this year's draft following a successful college career at Cal-Berkeley.
Denard Span is out of the Giants' lineup Wednesday.
Gregor Blanco will start in center field and bat leadoff versus Reds right-hander Dan Straily. This could be an injury situation for Span. Updates to come.
Enrique Hernandez (rib cage) has moved his minor league rehab assignment to Double-A Tulsa.
He was 3-for-8 with a double and two walks in two games with High-A Rancho Cucamonga. Hernandez has been on the disabled list since late June because of left rib cage inflammation. He should be ready for activation early next week.