Andrew Brown went 5-for-5 with his 15th and 16th homers, five RBIs and four runs scored to power Colorado Springs to a 19-4 rout of visiting Reno. Hernan Iribarren drove in three runs and D.J. LeMahieu was 4-for-5 with four runs scored for the Sky Sox. Jake Elmore went 4-for-5 with a two-run triple in a losing cause.
Landon Powell fell a triple shy of the cycle, drove in three runs and scored three times as Oklahoma City held on for a 10-9 victory at New Orleans. Marwin Gonzalez contributed three doubles and three RBIs for the RedHawks, while Donnie Murphy was 4-for-5 and drove in two runs for the Zephyrs.
Brewers No. 4 prospect Tyler Thornburg allowed two runs on five hits over five innings to win his Triple-A debut as Nashville topped Memphis, 6-4. Corey Patterson slugged a two-run homer to cap a four-run fifth for the Sounds, while Redbirds starter Brandon Dickson went 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs.
Johnny Giavotella went 3-for-4, drove in four runs and fell a triple shy of the cycle to lead Omaha to an 11-2 rout of Iowa. David Lough also had three hits, stole his 18th base and scored a run for the Storm Chasers, while Cubs No. 2 prospect Brett Jackson drove in both runs in a losing effort.
Trent Oeltjen was 4-for-5 with four RBIs and two runs scored out of the leadoff spot, sparking Albuquerque to an 8-2 triumph over visiting Round Rock. Fernando Nieve struck out six over six solid innings to end a personal three-game slide for the Isotopes. Luis Martinez had two hits and drove in both runs for the Express.
Carlos Peguero hit a grand slam to extend his home run streak to five games and power Tacoma to a 6-5 win at Salt Lake. Alex Liddi went 3-for-5 and scored twice for the Rainiers, while Matt Long and Paul McAnulty homered for the Bees.
Matt Jackson pitched five shutout innings in his Triple-A debut for Tucson, which edged Las Vegas, 3-1. Sawyer Carroll singled in an insurance run for the Padres, while 51s starter Sean O'Sullivan gave up a pair of unearned runs on five hits over eight innings.
Pirates No. 8 prospect Jeff Locke gave up one run on one hit over seven innings as Indianapolis beat Louisville, 6-1, for its eighth straight win. Jeff Clement slugged a pair of solo homers, doubled and scored three times for the Indians. Kris Negron tripled, singled and scored the Bats' lone run.
Reid Brignac went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and came within a triple of hitting for the cycle in Durham's 8-2 victory over visiting Norfolk. Henry Wrigley also had three hits and Rays No. 5 prospect Tim Beckham slugged a two-run homer for the Bulls. Blake Davis supplied the Tides' offense with his second homer.
Zach Duke allowed four hits over six innings for his IL-leading 10th win as Syracuse blanked Buffalo, 5-0. Jim Negrych had two hits, including a solo homer, for the Chiefs, while Mets No. 2 prospect Matt Harvey took the loss after giving up two runs on four hits over six frames.
Ryan Rohlinger had three hits, including a grand slam, to lead Columbus to a 13-3 road win over Toledo. Former IL MVP Russ Canzler had three RBIs and Matt LaPorta and Vinny Rottino drove in two runs apiece for the Clippers. Danny Worth homered and doubled and John Lindsey had a pair of RBIs for the Mud Hens.
Jonathan Hee ripped his first Triple-A homer, a three-run shot, to lead Pawtucket to a 7-4 win at Rochester. Jason Repko added a two-run blast and tripled for the PawSox, while Matt Carson delivered a two-run shot for the Red Wings.
Brandon Laird blasted a three-run homer, his second in as many games, to power Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to an 8-5 victory over Lehigh Valley. Russell Branyan also went deep and Nelson Figueroa won his third straight decision for the Yankees. The IronPigs got a three-run homer from Michael Martinez.
Jose Lugo struck out seven over seven solid innings to end a personal three-game losing streak as Gwinnett knocked off Charlotte, 6-2. Stefan Gartell had two hits, including a solo homer, for the Braves, while Jim Gallagher doubled twice for the Knights.