Omar Poveda struck out eight over six solid innings as New Orleans topped Salt Lake, 7-3, for its seventh straight win. Nick Green homered, drove in three runs and scored twice, while Mike Cervenak and Chris Aguila contributed three hits apiece for the Zephyrs. Cory Aldridge went yard for the Bees, giving him four homers and nine RBIs in his last three games.
Chad Tracy drove in three runs as Colorado Springs overcame a pair of homers by Greg Rohan in his Triple-A debut and beat Iowa, 11-6. Tommy Field went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored for the Sky Sox, while Cubs No. 11 prospect Josh Vitters homered and plated two runs in the losing effort.
Johnny Giavotella picked up where he left off in July, going 2-for-4 with three RBIs and a run scored in Omaha's 6-3 win over visiting Reno. Tony Abreu posted his fifth straight multi-hit game for the Storm Chasers, going 2-for-4 and driving in two runs. Josh Bell delivered a two-run double and scored the Aces' other run.
Julio Borbon fell a homer shy of the cycle and Tommy Mendonca chipped in two hits and two RBIs as Round Rock edged Tucson, 7-6. Express starter Greg Reynolds allowed four runs on four hits over six innings to remain unbeaten since June 30. Padres No. 4 prospect Jedd Gyorko and Sawyer Carroll drove in two runs apiece in a losing cause.
Chris Woodward doubled, singled, drove in two runs and scored twice as Las Vegas held on for a 7-6 victory at Albuquerque. Ricardo Nanita also picked up two RBIs for the 51s, while Dodgers No. 11 prospect Tim Federowicz went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored for the Isotopes.
Daric Barton homered to spark a four-run eighth inning that carried Sacramento past visiting Memphis, 5-2. A's No. 5 prospect Grant Green also went deep and Josh Donaldson drove in two runs for the River Cats. Cardinals No. 7 prospect Matt Adams connected for his 17th homer and fell a triple shy of the cycle for the Redbirds.
Luis Antonio Jimenez went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs to lead Tacoma to a 7-4 triumph over Oklahoma City. Mariners No. 5 prospect Vinnie Catricala chipped in his eighth homer for the Rainiers, while the RedHawks got three hits and two RBIs from Brad Snyder.
Andres Blanco led off the bottom of the 10th inning with his eighth homer, giving Lehigh Valley a 3-2 win over Pawtucket. Hector Luna also homered for the IronPigs, who got 4 2/3 scoreless innings from four relievers. Mauro Gomez had two hits and an RBI for the PawSox.