Bulls' Martin wins Minors-best 14th

Rays right-hander wins sixth straight decision for Durham

J.D. Martin has gone 7-1 with a 2.14 ERA in his last 10 games. (Chris Baird)

By MiLB.com Staff | August 1, 2013 10:15 PM ET

J.D. Martin (14-4) yielded a run on nine hits and fanned four over six innings to pick up his Minor League-best 14th win in the Durham's 2-1 defeat of Toledo. In 139 1/3 innings, the 30-year-old right-hander has a 2.70 ERA, fourth-best in the International League.


Chris Narveson (3-6) allowed three hits and a walk while striking out eight in seven frames to earn the win in Nashville's 4-0 blanking of Las Vegas. The outing extended Sounds starter's scoreless streak to 22 consecutive innings.

Milwaukee's No. 7 prospect Hunter Morris had two hits, including his 20th home run, which tied him for second in the Pacific Coast League behind Brock Peterson's 23 for Memphis.


Kyle Jensen collected four hits and drove in three runs to lead the Zephyrs to a 9-3 victory over the Sky Sox. The left fielder had gone eight games without a hit prior to breaking out Thursday.


Danny Rosenbaum (6-7) gave up eight hits and struck out six in 6 2/3 scoreless innings to earn the win in the Chiefs' 5-0 defeat of the Bats. The 6-foot-1 left-hander has tossed at least six frames in six of his last seven starts.


Chris Snyder picked up three hits and four RBIs in Norfolk's 6-2 victory against Pawtucket. The 32-year-old catcher doubled in the decisive run in the fifth inning.

Top Red Sox prospect Xander Bogaerts extended his on-base streak to 29 games with a double.


Heath Hembree earned his 24th save with a perfect ninth inning in Fresno's 2-1 victory over Round Rock. The 6-foot-4 righty is second in the Pacific Coast League in saves behind New Orleans' Chris Hatcher, who has 28.

Starter Justin Fitzgerald (2-3) gave up a run on five hits and fanned five in seven innings to earn the win.


Jemile Weeks reached base four times, stole a base and picked up an RBI with his ninth triple of the season in the River Cats' 4-1 win over the Isotopes. Weeks' two walks gave him 65, which ranks third in the Pacific Coast League behind 76 by teammate Daric Barton.

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