A's No. 2 prospect Brad Peacock allowed an unearned run on three hits over six innings as Sacramento shut down Salt Lake, 7-1. A's No. 5 prospect Grant Green doubled twice and drove in two runs, while No. 16 prospect Stephen Parker smacked a three-run homer for the River Cats. Trevor Crowe doubled and scored the Bees' only run.
Cole Gillespie and Konrad Schmidt each drove in three runs to lead an 18-hit attack as Reno outslugged visiting Colorado Springs, 17-9. D-backs No. 6 prospect A.J. Pollock went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored, while No. 15 prospect Adam Eaton also had three hits and scored three times for the Aces. Matt McBride drove in five runs but fell a double shy of the cycle for the Sky Sox.
Claudio Vargas capped an unbeaten July by giving up one run on four hits over seven innings as Nashville defeated visiting Memphis, 7-1. Eric Farris and Edwin Maysonet homered for the Sounds, while Sean Halton tripled twice and scored twice. Cardinals top prospect Shelby Miller lasted four innings and was charged with five runs on seven hits for the Redbirds.
Chris Wallace collected three hits and three RBIs to lead Oklahoma City to a 10-8 triumph over visiting Iowa. Brandon Barnes also drove in three runs for the RedHawks, while leadoff man James Adduci went 2-for-4 with a walk, three runs scored and an RBI for the I-Cubs.
Dodgers No. 11 prospect Alex Castellanos capped a three-hit night by singling in the go-ahead run in the 13th inning as Albuquerque outlasted Round Rock, 6-5. Elian Herrera and Dodgers No. 12 prospect Tim Federowicz launched two-run homers for the Isotopes, while Julio Borbon went 4-for-6 with an RBI and a run scored for the Express.
Johnny Giavotella went 3-for-4 with two RBIs to extend his hitting streak to 20 games as Omaha held on for a 6-5 victory at New Orleans. Clint Robinson also drove in two runs and Max Ramirez and Adam Moore homered for the Storm Chasers. Newly acquired Rob Brantly had three hits and three RBIs for the Zephyrs.
Darren Ford had two hits, stole two bases and scored twice out of the leadoff spot, sparking Tacoma to a 4-3 triumph over visiting Tucson. Luis Antonio Jimenez drove in two runs for the Rainiers, while Jesus Merchan provided all of the Padres' offense with his first homer of the season.
Nelson Figueroa pitched five solid innings in his debut for Pawtucket, which held on for a 4-2 victory at Indianapolis. Red Sox No. 17 prospect J.C. Linares went 3-for-4 for the winners, while Pirates No. 3 prospect Starling Marte delivered an RBI double in his last game before moving up to the Majors.
Danny Dorn hit a three-run homer and Ben Guez drove in two runs, leading Toledo to a 5-3 victory over Columbus in the first game of a doubleheader. Brooks Brown gave up three runs on five hits over six innings to win his second straight start, while Ezequiel Carrera and Cord Phelps blasted solo homers for the Clippers.
Jared Goedert lifted a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Columbus an 11-10 triumph over Toledo and a split of its doubleheader. Ezequiel Carrera went 5-for-5 and scored four runs for the Clippers, while Cord Phelps was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. John Lindsey went 4-for-4 with a pair of homers and six RBIs for the Mud Hens.
Reds No. 4 prospect Didi Gregorius capped a three-hit night with a walk-off homer in the ninth inning, giving Louisville a 5-4 win over Buffalo. Cody Puckett delivered a two-run single in the Bats' four-run eighth after Bisons starter Collin McHugh struck out six over 6 2/3 scoreless innings.
Rich Thompson went 4-for-6, fell a triple shy of the cycle, drove in two runs and scored four times in Durham's 16-8 win at Gwinnett. Reid Brignac and Henry Wrigley contributed four RBIs apiece for the Bulls, while Stefan Gartrell had three hits, including his 15th homer, for the Braves.
Brian Matusz allowed one run on three hits over eight innings as Norfolk edged Lehigh Valley, 3-2. Orioles No. 14 prospect Joe Mahoney homered and scored twice for the Tides, while Kevin Frandsen connected for his first longball of the season for the IronPigs.
Danny Valencia and Evan Bigley each had two hits and an RBI in Rochester's 5-3 triumph over visiting Syracuse. Esmerling Vasquez struck out seven over 5 1/3 innings for his first win in nearly two months. Mark Teahen went 3-for-4 with a solo homer for the Chiefs.
Conor Jackson went 4-for-5 with a solo homer and scored the winning run on a throwing error in the 11th inning as Charlotte outlasted Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 4-3. Knights starter Dylan Axelrod fanned six and gave up one run on one hit over five innings, while Yankees counterpart John Maine struck out eight and allowed three runs on six hits in six frames.