Springer notches 100th RBI of season

Astros prospect reaches milestone with homer for RedHawks

By MiLB.com Staff | August 18, 2013 9:08 PM ET

Third-ranked Astros prospect George Springer belted his Minor League-leading 35th home run to reach the 100-RBI mark as Oklahoma City beat Albuquerque, 5-4, on Sunday.

RedHawks starter Asher Wojciechowski gave up three runs on seven hits and struck out eight over 7 1/3 innings. The Astros' No. 14 prospect improved to 8-6 with a 3.52 ERA.

Elian Herrera was 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored for the Isotopes.


Sean Nolin gave up two runs on seven hits over 5 2/3 innings in his Triple-A debut but took the loss as Buffalo fell to Pawtucket, 3-1. The Blue Jays' fifth-ranked prospect struck out four batters and walked four.

Red Sox No. 2 prospect Jackie Bradley Jr. slugged his 10th Triple-A homer and reached base three times for the PawSox.

Clint Robinson homered and singled for the Bisons.


After batting .200 in his first 25 Pacific Coast League games, Anthony Aliotti is on a 6-for-8 run. The A's No. 19 prospect singled twice, walked, drove in a run and scored once in Sacramento's 5-4 win over Tucson.

Padres No. 17 prospect Reymond Fuentes singled and scored to fuel a ninth-inning comeback attempt that fell just short. Teammate Brandon Allen homered in his second straight game.


Logan Darnell scattered five hits and a walk over eight innings, striking out five in Rochester's 1-0 blanking of Louisville. The 24-year-old left-hander is 4-3 with a 4.33 ERA in 10 International League starts.

Michael Tonkin struck out two in a perfect ninth to collect his 11th save.

Top Reds prospect Billy Hamilton singled for his 12th hit in 10 games.


Giants No. 10 prospect Francisco Peguero slapped an RBI triple and scored twice to lead Fresno to a 6-4 victory over Reno.

Chris Dominguez went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored for the Grizzlies. No. 9 prospect Gary Brown, who entered as a pinch-hitter, stole his 15th base.

Brad Snyder homered for the third time in two games for the Aces.

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