Josh Horton and A's No. 17 prospect Stephen Parker delivered back-to-back RBI doubles in the ninth inning to give Sacramento a 9-7 win at Salt Lake. No. 5 prospect Grant Green drove in three runs and fell a triple shy of the cycle for the River Cats, while Trevor Crowe went 3-for-5 and scored twice for the Bees.
Emmanuel Burriss capped a four-hit night with a walk-off single in the 12th inning that gave Fresno a 4-3 triumph over Tacoma. Juan Ciriaco contributed two RBIs for the Grizzlies, while Casper Wells had two hits, including a run-scoring single, for the Rainiers.
Brent Clevlen drilled a three-run homer and D-backs No. 6 prospect A.J. Pollock drew a bases-loaded walk as Reno rallied in the ninth inning for a 4-3 win over Tucson. Josh Bell doubled, singled and scored a run for the Aces, while Padres No. 4 prospect Jedd Gyorko went 2-for-4 with a run scored in a losing effort.
Luis Hernandez capped a five-run ninth inning with a two-run triple as Round Rock stunned Oklahoma City, 6-3. Julio Borbon also had two RBIs for the Express, who got three hits from Yangervis Solate. Astros No. 2 prospect Jarred Cosart gave up an unearned run on four hits over six innings for the RedHawks.
Rockies No. 14 prospect Charlie Culberson went 4-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored as Colorado Springs held on for a 10-9 triumph over visiting Las Vegas. Matt McBride and Wilkin Castillo each drove in three runs for the Sky Sox, while Mike McDade homered and collected four RBIs for the 51s.
Lou Montanez lifted a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning to give visiting Memphis a 5-4 win over Nashville. Montanez and Brock Peterson drove in two runs apiece for the Redbirds, while Brewers No. 15 prospect Khris Davis delivered a two-run double for the Sounds.
Nelson Figueroa allowed four hits over eight innings as Pawtucket blanked visiting Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 2-0, to lock up the IL Wild Card playoff berth. Dan Butler accounted for the PawSox's offense with his second and third homers. Yankees starter Chase Whitley gave up two hits over four scoreless frames.
Pirates No. 2 prospect Gerrit Cole overcame a rocky start and struck out seven over six innings to win his Triple-A debut as Indianapolis defeated Toledo, 8-4. Hector Luna and Jeff Larish drove in two runs apiece for the Indians, while Danny Dorn had a two-run triple for the Bats.
Mets top prospect Zack Wheeler won his second straight start, allowing a run on two hits over five innings, as Buffalo beat Lehigh Valley, 6-3. Fred Lewis had two hits, a walk, two RBIs and a run scored out of the leadoff spot for the Bisons, while Cody Overbeck homered and drove in two runs for the IronPigs.
Clete Thomas had three hits, including an RBI triple in a four-run ninth inning that gave visiting Rochester an 8-4 win over Syracuse. Wilkin Ramirez drove in two runs and Brian Dozier was 3-for-5 with an RBI for the Red Wings. Mark Teahen homered and Jesus Valdez chipped in two hits and two RBIs for the Chiefs.
Rays No. 6 prospect Alex Torres struck out 10 over 5 1/3 innings before Durham blanked visiting Charlotte, 2-0. Brooks Conrad accounted for the Bulls' offense with his fourth homer, while Charlie Shirek suffered his first loss since June 25, despite pitching his first complete game of the season.
Matt Packer struck out nine and gave up a run on five hits over eight innings as Columbus shut down Louisville, 5-1. Vinny Rottino smacked a two-run homer for the Clippers, while rehabbing Reds slugger Joey Votto hit a solo shot in a losing effort.
Orioles No. 12 prospect L.J. Hoes doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as Norfolk pulled out a 4-3 triumph over visiting Gwinnett. O's No. 14 prospect Joe Mahoney hit his 10th homer for the Tides, while Terry Tiffee was 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Braves.