Knights' Garcia homers, drives in four

White Sox prospect gets three hits in second game since trade

Avisail Garcia is 3-for-6 in his first two games in the White Sox organization. (Toledo Mud Hens)

By Staff | August 2, 2013 9:53 PM ET

Avisail Garcia went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBIs to lead Charlotte to an 8-2 victory over Gwinnett. The 22-year-old outfielder has a 1.571 OPS in two games since the White Sox acquired him as part of the three-team trade involving Jake Peavy and Jose Iglesias.

Charlie Leesman gave up a run on five hits over seven innings to improve to 3-1, while Stefan Gartrell homered and doubled for the Braves.


Christian Colon collected four hits, including a double, and drove in a pair of runs in Omaha's 9-3 triumph over Tacoma. The Royals' No. 17 prospect prospect second baseman extended his hitting streak to 11 games and is batting .339 since the end of June.

Pedro Ciriaco homered and drove in four runs for the Storm Chasers, while Jesus Montero went 3-for-5 with an RBI in a losing effort.


Michael Pineda continued his march back from right shoulder surgery with two scoreless innings in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's 3-2 loss to Indianapolis. The 6-foot-7 right-hander allowed a hit and two walks and has 26 strikeouts over 23 1/3 innings at Triple-A.

Darren Ford delivered a go-ahead two-run double in the fifth for the Indians.


Jonathan Schoop launched a go-ahead two-run homer in the 15th inning as Norfolk outlasted Pawtucket, 5-2. The Orioles' No. 5 prospect also delivered an RBI single in the 13th for the Tides.

Red Sox top prospect Xander Bogaerts doubled and singled twice in seven at-bats for the PawSox.


Tyler Moore fell a triple short of the cycle and drove in five runs in Syracuse's 7-6, 10-inning loss to Louisville. The left fielder, who put up a .478 OPS in 42 games with the Nationals this season, has slugged a pair of grand slams in his last four contests for the Chiefs.

The Bats rallied from a four-run deficit and walked off with the win on Matt Kennelly's single.


Brian Flynn allowed three hits and struck out six over seven scoreless innings before New Orleans shut down Colorado Springs, 4-1. The Marlins' No. 10 prospect did not factor in the decision, as Sky Sox starter Jeff Manship gave up two hits and fanned seven in seven shutout frames.

Chris Hatcher picked up his Pacific Coast League-leading 29th save with a scoreless ninth.


Ty Wright hit a pair of two-run homers, but Iowa dropped a 5-4 decision to Salt Lake. The left fielder has eight round-trippers in 309 across two Minor League levels this season.

The Bees tied it in the eighth, then won it an inning later on an RBI single by Angels No. 3 prospect Grant Green.


Mitch Lively gave up one hit and struck out six over six scoreless innings to earn the win in Fresno's 3-1 victory over Round Rock. The 27-year-old right-hander also yielded one hit in seven frames on July 14 against Sacramento.

Giants No. 9 prospect Gary Brown went 3-for-4 and scored a run out of the leadoff spot for the Grizzlies.

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