Washington Nationals: Friday Night In The Minor Leagues. Bryce Harper 3 for 3 With A HR And Double.

SCOTTSDALE AZ - OCTOBER 20: Washington Nationals prospect Bryce Harper #34 playing for the Scottsdale Scorpions bats against the Mesa Solar Sox during the AZ Fall League game at Scottsdale Stadium on October 20 2010 in Scottsdale Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

• Class-A Suns: After going 3 for 3 last night in the Hagerstown Suns' 17-1 win over the Hickory Crawdads, with a HR (his 3rd on the year and 2nd in two games), a double (also his 3rd) and six RBI's (no.'s 9-14), 2010 no.1 overall pick Bryce Harper's put up a .306/.414/.551 slash line in his first 15 games in the minors. Harper had five hits in 20 at bats before the recent series against the Texas Rangers' Class-A affiliate started. With one game remaining Saturday night, Harper's hit in six of ten at bats in the series with seven runs scored, two doubles, three walks, two HR's, two stolen bases and seven runs driven in. Taylor Jordan, a 22-year-old, 6'3'' right-hander taken with the first pick of the 9th Round of the '09 Amateur Draft, improved to (4-0) in 4 games, 3 games started for the Suns with 6.0 scoreless innings pitched in which he's given up just four hits and a walk while recording 3 K's. In 19.0 IP this year, the product of Merritt Island High and Brevard Community College in Florida has allowed sixteen hits, five runs and four walks with 10 K's and a .216 BAA. Box Score: Suns 17 Crawdads 1.

• See Bryce Harper's 3rd HR...


Class-A Potomac: 24-year-old '09 3rd Round pick Trevor Holder, a 6'2'' right-hander out of the University of Georgia, gave up five runs on nine hits in 5.0 IP against the Class-A Salem Red Sox, after which 22-year-old '07 1st Round pick Josh Smoker surrendered a leadoff walk, one-out RBI double and a single that put runners on first and third with one down before he was lifted for 22-year-old right-hander Rob Wort, who threw 2.2 scoreless in what ended up a 6-4 loss. P-Nats' backstop Sandy Leon was 2 for 5 with a double and '09 2nd Round pick, infielder Jeff Kobernus, was 3 for 5 with his sixth RBI of the season. Box Score: P-Nats 4, Red Sox 6.

• Double-A Senators: The headline from Senators' Director of Broadcasting and Media relations Terry Byrom's post game report, "Peacock Strikes Out Nine in the Senators 3-2 Win", trumpets the achievements of 23-year-old right-hander Brad Peacock, who threw 7.1 scoreless last night against the Trenton Thunder, the NY Yankees' Double-A affiliate. Peacock (2-1, 1.59 ERA) gave up just three hits, and his nine K's give the '06 41st Round pick 21 K's in three games, two starts and 17.0 IP this season, in which he's given up just 12 hits, four runs, three earned and two walks, while holding opponents to a .197 BAA. After Peacock, as the Sens' Mr. Byrom writes, "Cory VanAllen pitched 2/3 of an inning and Hassan Pena earned his first save despite giving up a two-run home run to Bradley Suttle in the ninth." '09 Nats' Minor League Pitcher of the Year Brad Meyer throws for the Senators tonight when they take on the Thunder at 7:00 pm EDT. Box Score: Senators 3, Thunder 2.

• Triple-A Chiefs: The Chiefs and Scranton/Wilkes Barre Yankees were rained out Friday night, and they'll play a doubleheader Saturday instead with 24-year-old 2010 Nats' Minor League Pitcher of the Year lefty Tommy Milone and Craig Stammen getting the starts for Syracuse. Milone's given up 11 hits, three runs, all of them earned and two HR's in two starts and 13.0 IP for the Chiefs, striking out nine and holding opponents to a .224 BAA thus far. Stammen's decision-less in two starts in which he's given up eight hits, four walks and three runs, all earned over 11.0 IP. Shark Update?Roger Bernadina's hit in seven of the nine games he's played at Triple-A, and the 26-year-old outfielder's hitting .290 with a .353 OBP and a .419 SLG in 31 at bats in which he's hit a double and a HR, scored four runs and stolen three bases. Ross Detwiler leads the Chiefs in IP and K's with 18.0 innings pitched over three starts in which the 25-year-old left-hander's allowed 19 hits, five runs and four walks while striking out 15. 1:05 pm EDT and 6:35 pm EDT for Chiefs and Yankees tonight.

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