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Sano powers Rock Cats in victory
Top Twins prospect homers, doubles, picks up three RBIs
08/07/2013 2:30 AM ET
Miguel Sano has 27 homers and 83 RBIs total this year.
Miguel Sano has 27 homers and 83 RBIs total this year. (David Monseur/Akron Aeros)

Top Twins prospect Miguel Sano homered, doubled and drove in three runs in a 3-for-5 performance that powered New Britain past Akron, 13-6, on Tuesday.

Sano is batting .243/.351/.564 with 11 homers and 35 RBIs in 42 games since his promotion to the Rock Cats. Sixth-ranked Twins prospect Eddie Rosario tripled, plated a run and scored once.

No. 18 Indians prospect Jesus Aguilar hit his 14th homer for the Aeros.

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Ryan Lollis belted two solo shots and Jarrett Parker homered, tripled and drove in three runs to lead Richmond past Portland, 8-2.

No. 17 Red Sox prospect Christian Vazquez had two RBIs for the SeaDogs and fifth-ranked Boston prospect Matt Barnes (5-8) allowed four runs -- three earned -- on seven hits and a walk while fanning seven in 5 2/3 frames.

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Donn Roach (7-10) yielded one run on four hits without any walks and four strikeouts in five innings to lead San Antonio to a 4-2 triumph over Arkansas. Roach now has a 3.83 ERA in 23 starts for the Missions.

Rocky Gale went 3-for-4 with three RBIs to lead the offense.

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In his Double-A debut, California League standout Daniel Winkler allowed four runs -- two earned -- on four hits and three walks while fanning five in four innings as Tulsa topped Midland, 9-6.

Winkler went 12-5 with a 2.97 ERA and 152 strikeouts in 130 1/3 innings at the Class A Advanced level.

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David Martinez established a new Corpus Christi record with his 14th win of the year as the Hooks bested the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, 7-3. Martinez allowed two runs on eight hits while striking out seven over 8 1/3 innings.

Martinez surpassed Jason Hirsh, who won 13 in Corpus Christi's inaugural season in 2005.

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Fifth-ranked Rays prospect Enny Romero (10-6) earned his 10th win of the year by holding Chattanooga to one run on three hits and three walks with two strikeouts in seven innings in Montgomery's 3-1 victory.

Romero lowered his ERA to 2.72 in 122 1/3 frames for the Biscuits.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.
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