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Prospect Trends — Week Ending 7/3

Prospect Trends — Week Ending 7/3

Osuna is hitting .400 on the young season.

A couple of AAA hitters may be wondering when they get to join the parade of Indianapolis players going to Pittsburgh, a couple of sluggers start to overcome slumps, and a couple of low A right-handers struggle.

TRENDING UP

Matt Hague, 1B (AAA): Continuing his torrid pace, Hague went 13-for-27 (.481), with five doubles, four walks and just two strikeouts. Until going hitless Sunday, he had a stretch of seven multi-hit games. He also had a double in six straight games before Saturday. With the signing of Lyle Overbay predictably proving to be a failure, more and more fans understandably are eager to see Hague move up to replace him.

Gorkys Hernandez, CF (AAA): Hernandez also continued his hot hitting, raising his average to .299 by going 12-for-28 (.429) on the week, with two doubles and his first longball of the season. He had a lot of doubters early in the season, but he seems to have restored his prospect status and should be...

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