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May 1, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Mariners minor league report, May 1

Full report at the bottom.

Class AAA Tacoma got another good start from right-hander Jordan Pries and Jesus Montero hit a mammoth three-run homer  to center field  in a 8-0 win over Sacramento. Mike Curto also writes about it in his blog and has some issues with this tweet below.

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No, I’m not ready to say that Montero should be called up to the big leagues.

Of note …   Chris Taylor had two hits last night and now has hit safely in his last 16 of his last 18 games (since April 11) with 11 multi-hit contests, batting .429 (33×77) with 15 runs scored, 8 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs, 11 RBI, 4 walks and 6 stolen bases. During this stretch he leads the PCL in average, while raising his season average from .136 to .364. Overall he is hitting .362 (36×99) with 17 runs scored, 10 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs, 14 RBI, 6 walks and 5 stolen bases.

Class AA Jackson picked up a 5-0 win over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos last night. Starter James Gillheeney and relievers Moises Hernandez and Mayckol Guaipe combined on a 2-hit shutout. The Generals made a roster move today. From the release: RHP Stephen Landazuri has been placed on the 7-day DL, retroactive to April 23rd (left oblique/side tightness). LHP Tyler Olson has been added to Jackson’s roster from A+ High Desert.  Here’s the Generals’ game notes … 5.1.14 Game Notes vs. Pensacola

Class A High Desert was held to one hit in a 2-0 loss to Lancaster. Gabriel Guerrero had the only hit, extending his hitting streak to 10 games, batting .333 (14×42) with 8 runs scored, 3 doubles, 1 home run, 6 RBI and 4 walks. Overall this season has hit safely in 22 of 26 games with 10 multi-hit contests this season, batting .340 (36×106) with 17 runs scored, 7 doubles, 4 home runs, 20 RBI, 7 walks and 3 stolen base

Class A Clinton split a double header with Quad Cities, winning the first one and losing the second after blowing an early lead. Outfielder Austin Wilson had a big day. He went 4-for-7 with four RBI and hit for the cycle in the two games. Here’s video of Wilson’s deep, game-tying homer. Here’s video of his double

Here’s the full report:

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