DeSclafani cruises in Suns' victory

Marlins prospect fans seven over seven scoreless frames

By Staff | August 2, 2013 11:29 PM ET

Anthony DeSclafani scattered six hits and a walk over seven innings, striking out seven in Jacksonville's 1-0 blanking of Tennessee on Friday night. The Marlins' No. 15 prospect improved to 3-2 with a 4.36 ERA since his Southern League debut on June 20.

Cubs No. 8 prospect Arismendy Alcantara singled and stole a base for the Smokies, while Matt Szczur -- ranked two spots behind Alcantara -- had two hits.


Fourth-ranked Angels prospect Taylor Lindsey missed the cycle by a triple on a four-hit night and scored three times to lead Arkansas to an 11-7 triumph over Springfield.

Kaleb Cowart and C.J. Cron, the Angels' No. 1 and No. 2 prospects, respectively, each had two hits, with Cowart collecting three RBIs.

Starlin Rodriguez totaled five RBIs for the Cardinals, while St. Louis' 13th-ranked prospect, James Ramsey, had three hits and plated a run.


Travis Shaw and Michael Almanzar homered in a seven-run 11th inning that powered Portland past Bowie, 9-2.

Red Sox No. 7 prospect Garin Cecchini stole a base and No. 17 prospect Christian Vazquez reached base three times, scored a run and threw out a base-stealer for the Sea Dogs.

Christian Walker, the Orioles' No. 12 prospect, scored a run for the Baysox.


Christian Bethancourt reached base twice and scored a run in Mississippi's 13-2 rout of Huntsville. The Braves' No. 3 prospect also threw out a baserunner attempting to steal and stole a base himself.

Tommy La Stella, ranked 14th in the Atlanta system, homered and doubled to extend his hitting streak to 20 games and scored three runs. Edward Salcedo, ranked one spot ahead of La Stella, scored twice.

Aaron Northcraft, the Braves' No. 10 prospect, allowed one run on four hits with six strikeouts over five innings to get his sixth win.


Jonathan Meyer drilled a three-run walk-off homer in the 10th inning, giving Corpus Christi a 7-5 victory over Midland.

Astros No. 10 prospect Domingo Santana also hit a three-run blast for the Hooks, who got a solo shot from Enrique Hernandez.

D'Arby Myers extended his hitting streak to 14 games for the RockHounds and A's No. 17 prospect Max Muncy went 3-for-5 with a double.

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

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