Taveras opened the season ranked as baseball's third-best prospect by MLB.com. With two hits on Sunday, he bumped his season average up to .317. Taveras has hit safely in 14 of his last 18 games and is tied for the team lead with 20 RBIs. Twelve of his 39 hits have been for extra bases.
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