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Los Angeles Angels Prospect Roundup: August 22-28

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Jun 28, 2016; Omaha, NE, USA; Arizona Wildcats right fielder Zach Gibbons (23) hits a single during the first inning against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in game two of the College World Series championship series at TD Ameritrade Park. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 28, 2016; Omaha, NE, USA; Arizona Wildcats right fielder Zach Gibbons (23) hits a single during the first inning against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in game two of the College World Series championship series at TD Ameritrade Park. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports /
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This week in the Los Angeles Angels farm system: the Halos’ 17th-round pick this year continued to rake, the no. 3 prospect managed just one hit, and the no. 5 prospect had one of his best outings of the season.

All Los Angeles Angels prospect rankings are according to MLB Pipeline.

1. Matt Thaiss, INF, Class A Burlington

This week: .227/.320/.381

Season: .304/.379/.481

Thaiss struggled a little this week, but had back-to-back multi-hit games on Friday and Saturday against Peoria, including a triple on Saturday.

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2. Jahmai Jones, OF, Class A Burlington

This week: .263/.286/.474

Season: .309/.388/.443

Jones had two multi-hit games this week and hit his first Midwest League home run on Saturday against Peoria.

3. Taylor Ward, C, Class A Advanced Inland Empire

This week: .050/.130/.200

Season: .242/.317/.317

Ward homered on Friday against Rancho Cucamonga for his one hit of the week.

4. Brandon Marsh, OF

Marsh is dealing with a back injury and is not expected to play this season.

5. Nate Smith, LHP, Triple-A Salt Lake

This week: 1 start, W, 7 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 0.00 ERA

Season: 8-8, 4.62 ERA

Smith was stellar on Tuesday against El Paso, holding the Chihuahuas to one hit and no runs over seven innings of work while striking out four.

6. Nonie Williams, INF, Rookie level AZL Angels

This week: .583/.583/.583

Season: .240/.264/.279

Williams has seven hits over his last three games, all of them singles.

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7. Jaime Barria, RHP, Class A Burlington

This week: 1 start, ND, 5 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 0.00 ERA

Season: 8-6, 3.65 ERA

Barria threw five shutout innings on Thursday against Kane County, although he allowed five hits and walked three.

8. Victor Alcantara, RHP, Double-A Arkansas

This week: 1 appearance, 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K, 0.00 ERA

Season: 3-7, 4.46 ERA

Alcantara threw two scoreless innings out of the bullpen this week, on Thursday against Tulsa.

9. David Fletcher, INF, Double-A Arkansas

This week: .360/.407/.440

Season: .279/.323/.350

Fletcher had an outstanding week, with three multi-hit games, including Saturday and Sunday against Northwest Arkansas.

10. Kaleb Cowart, INF, Los Angeles Angels

This week: .304/.333/.522

Season: .281/.303/.469

Cowart had a good week for the big league club, including homering on Sunday against the Detroit Tigers. He currently has an eight-game hitting streak.

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Other notable names and performances:

Caleb Adams, OF, Double-A Arkansas

This week: .368/.368/.632

Season: .258/.315/.369

Adams has struggled since his promotion to Double-A in late May, but he had a pretty good week. He went 4 for 5 and fell a double shy of the cycle on Thursday against Tulsa.

Hutton Moyer, INF, Class A Advanced Inland Empire

This week: .286/.400/.619

Season: .273/.338/.458

Moyer had two multi-hit games and homered twice this week.

Zach Gibbons, OF, Rookie level Orem

This week: .458/.581/.750

Season: .377/.465/.560

Gibbons continued to rake for the Owlz, as he had a hit in all seven games this week and had multiple hits in three of them.

Next: Angels want to stay hot vs. Reds

The Los Angeles Angels will hopefully see some these players get called up soon at the end of the month.  We will see.

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