Luke Montz fell a triple short of the cycle, providing four hits and five RBIs to lead New Orleans in a 12-1 rout of Omaha. No. 2 Marlins prospect Matt Dominguez added three hits and two RBIs for the Zephyrs, while Elih Villanueva (4-3) picked up the win with six innings of one-run work. Clint Robinson led the Storm Chasers, doubling twice.
Derek Hankins (3-4) scattered two runs on eight hits without any walks, fanning three over five innings in Round Rock's 4-2 victory over Nashville. Dusty Brown hit a two-run homer for the Express and Andy Gonzalez had his own two-run shot for the Sounds.
Aneury Rodriguez tossed five one-run innings and Jimmy Paredes, Brett Wallace and Landon Powell plated a run apiece in Oklahoma City's 3-1 win over Iowa. Matt Tolbert went 4-for-5 with a triple and a double for the Cubs.
No. 3 Padres prospect Yasmani Grandal had three hits and an RBI and Matt Clark added three more hits as Tucson topped Colorado Springs, 7-4. Anthony Contreras added a home run and three RBIs for the Padres, while Omir Santos paced the Sky Sox with a pair of hits, including a double.
No. 13 Angels prospect Kole Calhoun went 3-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored and Doug Deeds knocked out a three-run shot to help Salt Lake beat Sacramento, 10-3. Robinzon Diaz also brought in three runs for the Bees. Eric Sogard went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI to lead the River Cats.
Yan Gomes had three hits, including a home run, and Travis Snider collected three more hits to propel Las Vegas past Tacoma, 11-4. Jamie Moyer (1-0) scattered three runs over five innings to earn the win for the 51s. Top Mariners prospect Danny Hultzen, making his second Triple-A start, surrendered one run on three hits and four walks while fanning six over four innings without factoring into the decision for the Rainiers. Luis Antonio Jimenez and Adam Moore homered in the loss.
No. 6 Giants prospect Charlie Culberson hit a pinch-hit grand slam and Brett Pill went 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs to power Fresno in an 11-8 win over Reno. No. 17 Diamondbacks prospect Ryan Wheeler homered, doubled and drove in three runs for the Aces and Rusty Ryal added a three-run double.
In the International League, Brandon Duckworth and No. 7 White Sox prospect Simon Castro engaged in a pitchers' duel through seven innings, but it was Castro's Charlotte squad that defeated Pawtucket, 1-0, in an 11-inning contest. PawSox starter Duckworth surrendered just two hits and struck out five in his seven frames while Castro allowed four hits and struck out nine in that same span. Greg Golson's solo homer in the top of the 11th proved to be the game-winner.
Six different Yankees hitters totaled two hits apiece to lead Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in an 11-5 rout of Gwinnett. Jack Cust led the charge with a home run, a double, two RBIs and two runs scored. Russell Branyan only went 1-for-3, but drove in a game-high three runs as Yankees first baseman. Tyler Pastornicky went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a walk for the Braves.
MLB.com's No. 32 prospect Starling Marte set a season high with five RBIs and added a home run and a double in Indianapolis' 10-5 win over Toledo. Jeff Clement notched two doubles and an RBI, batting one spot behind Marte as the Indians' cleanup hitter. Mud Hens left fielder Jerad Head was 1-for-2 with two RBIs and two walks.
Oswaldo Navarro went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored as Buffalo bested Louisville, 4-2. Josh Rodriguez was also 2-for-3 with an RBI and a walk for the Bisons. Mike Costanzo doubled and drove in a run on the losing end.
Ezequiel Carrera stole four bases and scored three times as part of a 2-for-4 night in Columbus' 6-3 win over Norfolk. Matt LaPorta and Russ Canzler each added two RBIs as the Clippers' fourth and fifth hitters in the lineup. Tides second baseman Bill Hall stroked a solo homer in the ninth inning.
Tyler Cloyd allowed one run on seven hits and struck out six over six frames to help Lehigh Valley manhandle Rochester, 10-1. Pete Orr went 3-for-4 with three RBIs, two runs scored and two stolen bases to lead the IronPigs' offensive attack. Clete Thomas doubled and scored the Red Wings' only run.
Seth Bynum homered, doubled twice and drove in five runs for Syracuse in its 14-3 shellacking of Durham. Corey Brown finished a triple shy of the cycle as part of a 3-for-6 performance while designated hitter Xavier Paul had two doubles, three runs and an RBI. Henry Wrigley hit a two-run homer in the first to provide the bulk of the Bulls' scoring.