Rookie Dish: Vasquez Stays Hot

Prospect Of The Day

Johnson City shortstop Niko Vasquez (Cardinals) went 5-for-9 with a stolen base in a doubleheader and has put together a nine-game hitting streak. During his tear, Vasquez is hitting .514 with five doubles, one triple and four RBIs.

Prospect Nuggets

Jaff Decker (Padres) just doesn’t stop hitting. The Arizona League leftfielder went 2-for-3 with a double and his average is up to .406. . . Centerfielder Erik Komatsu and shortstop Michael Marseco (Brewers) helped Helena rifle off 19 runs on 19 hits. Komatsu went 2-for-6 with a double and three runs, while Marseco went 4-for-6 with a double, two triples and four RBI. . . Catcher Kyle Skipworth and centerfielder Isaac Galloway (Marlins) showed signs of life in the Arizona League on Sunday. Galloway went 3-for-5 with a triple and Skipworth went 2-for-5 with a double. Skipworth also went 2-for-5 with his first home run on Friday.

What To Watch For Today

Orem lefthander Jayson Miller (Angels) takes his perfect 3-0 record to the mound tonight against Billings. Miller has allowed just three earned runs in 32.1 innings on the season (0.84 ERA).