Chris Tillman struck out seven and allowed a run on five hits over 5 2/3 innings to win his fourth straight start as Norfolk shut down Columbus, 3-1. Orioles No. 13 prospect L.J. Hoes went 3-for-4 and scored twice for the Tides, while Cord Phelps doubled in the Clippers' only run.
IL All-Star Valentino Pascucci went 3-for-3 with three doubles and five RBIs to lead Buffalo past visiting Louisville, 9-4. Fred Lewis reached base four times and scored three runs for the Bisons, while Joey Gathright was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored out of the leadoff spot for the Bats.
Jeff Clement homered and drove in three runs for Indianapolis, which scored five times in the third inning and beat Toledo, 9-6. Pirates No. 3 prospect Starling Marte tripled, singled and scored twice for the Indians, who got two RBIs from Brandon Boggs. Justin Henry collected three RBIs for the Mud Hens.
Ramon Ortiz pitched six scoreless innings and Francisco Cervelli singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh as Scranton/Wilkes-Barre edged Gwinnett, 3-2. Chris Dickerson went 3-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored for the Yankees, while Luis Durango and Ruben Gotay each had two hits and RBI for the Braves, who have lost 12 straight.
Tsuyoshi Nishioka doubled home the go-ahead run in the ninth inning as Rochester edged Lehigh Valley, 4-3. Samuel Deduno struck out nine over 5 1/3 innings for the Red Wings, who got two hits and two RBIs from Danny Valencia. Kevin Frandsen was 2-for-4 and drove in a run for the IronPigs.
Jesus Feliciano capped a three-run sixth inning with a two-run single as Durham rallied past visiting Syracuse, 4-3. Rich Thompson was 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored out of the leadoff spot for the Bulls, while Mark Teahen collected four hits and scored a run for the Chiefs.
Cardinals top prospect Shelby Miller gave up one run on one hit -- a solo homer -- while striking out eight over five innings as Memphis edged Albuquerque, 3-2. No. 6 prospect Zack Cox, Eugenio Velez and Mark Hamilton homered for the Redbirds, while Matt Angle and Jerry Sands went yard for the Isotopes.
Top Brewers prospect Wily Peralta tossed 5 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing four hits while fanning four, as Nashville blanked Round Rock, 4-0. Batterymate Dayton Buller homered twice and Sean Halton added a solo shot for the Sounds. Derek Holland gave up a run on three hits over three innings in a rehab start for the Express.
Royals No. 2 prospect Wil Myers drilled his Minor League-leading 25th homer and rehabbing Lorenzo Cain added a two-run blast to power Omaha to an 8-5 victory over New Orleans. Donnie Murphy fell a triple shy of a cycle for the Zephyrs.
Mike Hessman hit his 22nd and 23rd homers and Brett Wallace went 4-for-6 with a homer and two doubles as Oklahoma City outslugged Iowa, 10-6. The RedHawks also got a pair of doubles and two runs scored from Brandon Barnes. Cubs No. 10 prospect Josh Vitters tripled and doubled, while Ty Wright plated three runs in a losing cause.
Padres No. 4 prospect Jedd Gyorko remained hot with three hits and two RBIs and Matt Clark knocked a three-run homer as Tucson defeated Colorado Springs, 6-4. Brandon Wood led the Sky Sox with two RBIs and D.J. LeMahieu scored twice.
D-backs No. 15 prospect Adam Eaton went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored and Jake Elmore also collected three hits in Reno's 6-3 win over Fresno. Giants No. 9 prospect Chris Dominguez homered and drove in three runs for the Grizzlies.
Blake Beavan allowed a run on five hits over six innings and Luis Rodriguez homered and drove in two runs as Tacoma beat Las Vegas, 4-1. Yan Gomes doubled, singled and scored the 51s' lone run.
Angels No. 13 prospect Kole Calhoun homered, tripled and plated three runs, while No. 18 prospect Luis Jimenez went 3-for-4 with a homer to power Salt Lake past Sacramento, 7-2. Ed Lucas also went deep for the Bees, who got six solid innings from Greg Smith. Daric Barton led the River Cats with a pair of hits, including a double.