Triple-A roundup: Brown sets table

Gose sparks 51s' victory; Chasers' Lough flirts with cycle

By Staff | May 12, 2012 10:34 PM ET

Corey Brown homered, doubled, drove in three runs and scored three times out of the leadoff spot as Syracuse rolled to an 11-0 victory over visiting Rochester. Jarrett Hoffpauir chipped in three hits and three RBIs and Tanner Roark struck out six over six innings for the Chiefs. Clete Thomas tripled, doubled and walked for the Red Wings.

Daisuke Matsuzaka surrendered five runs on seven hits over 5 1/3 innings in a rehab start for Pawtucket, which rallied for a 7-6 triumph over Columbus. Josh Kroeger homered, drove in three runs and scored twice for the PawSox, while Ben Copeland went deep twice and drove in three runs for the Clippers.

Tuffy Gosewisch doubled home two runs in the top of the 10th inning to give Lehigh Valley a 5-3 win at Louisville. Mike Spidale, Erik Kratz and Andres Blanco homered for the IronPigs, while Willie Harris had two hits and an RBI for the Bats.

Colin Curtis doubled home Kevin Russo in the bottom of the 10th inning to give Scranton/Wilkes-Barre a 3-2 victory over Durham. Steve Pearce provided the rest of the Yankees' offense with a two-run homer, while Leslie Anderson and Henry Wrigley slugged back-to-back solo shots in the fourth for the Bulls.

Matt Hague delivered a walk-off single in the 14th inning as Indianapolis outlasted Norfolk, 5-4. Hague and Brian Friday both had four hits, two RBIs and a run scored for the Indians. Jai Miller homered, doubled, drove in two runs and scored twice, while Jamie Hoffmann went 3-for-7 and scored a pair of runs for the Tides.

Braves top prospect Julio Teheran struck out seven and gave up a run on five hits over seven innings as Gwinnett held on for a 3-2 victory over visiting Toledo. Ernesto Mejia supplied the G-Braves' offense with a three-run homer, while Audy Ciriaco had two hits, including a solo shot, for the Mud Hens.

Hector Gimenez slugged a three-run homer in the eighth inning, rallying Charlotte to a 5-4 triumph over Buffalo. Knights starter Dylan Axelrod struck out nine and allowed an unearned run on four hits over six innings, while Dan Johnson homered, walked twice and scored twice. Valentino Pascucci smacked a three-run blast for the Bisons.

Blue Jays No. 2 prospect Anthony Gose went 4-for-5 with a solo homer and three runs scored to lead Las Vegas to an 8-0 victory at New Orleans. Travis d'Arnaud, Yan Gomes and Adeiny Hechavarria also homered and Jesse Chavez allowed three hits over eight innings for the 51s. Elih Villanueva pitched three scoreless frames out of the Zephyrs' bullpen.

Andrew Brown hit a grand slam and Wilkin Castillo added a three-run shot, powering Colorado Springs to an 8-3 win at Memphis. Leuris Gomez pitched two innings of scoreless relief for the victory, while Adron Chambers went 3-for-4 and scored a run for the Redbirds.

Andy Gonzalez doubled twice and drove in three runs as Nashville posted a rain-shortened 6-5 victory over visiting Reno. Jeff Bianchi ripped a two-run homer and Victor Garate struck out four over two innings of perfect relief to get the win. D-backs No. 18 prospect Ryan Wheeler had two hits, including a three-run homer, and Josh Bell chipped in two RBIs for the Aces.

Astros No. 6 prospect Paul Clemens allowed three hits and struck out six over seven shutout innings as Oklahoma City held on for a 6-5 triumph over Tucson. Jimmy Paredes had two hits and two RBIs for the RedHawks, while Padres No. 3 prospect Yasmani Grandal cranked a two-run homer in a losing cause.

Tyler Henson hit a two-run homer and scored twice to lead Albuquerque to a 5-4 road win over Salt Lake. Ivan De Jesus also had two RBIs for the Isotopes, while Ryan Langerhans went 2-for-2 with a solo homer and a pair of walks for the Bees.

A's No. 6 prospect Grant Green capped a three-hit night with a walk-off single in the ninth inning to give Sacramento a 4-3 win over Iowa. Green and A's No. 7 prospect Derek Norris drove in two runs apiece for the River Cats, while Alfredo Amezaga homered and collected three RBIs for the Cubs.

David Lough went 4-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored and fell a homer shy of the cycle in Omaha's 10-1 romp at Fresno. Tony Abreu homered and drove in four runs, while Everett Teaford hurled six shutout innings for the Storm Chasers. Justin Christian was 3-for-4 with a run scored to raise his average to .374 for the Grizzlies.

Erasmo Ramirez struck out six and gave up three hits over five scoreless innings as Tacoma coasted past visiting Round Rock, 6-1. Johan Limonta homered and drove in four runs and Guillermo Quiroz went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored for the Rainiers. Express second baseman Yangervis Solarte went 0-for-4, ending his PCL season-high 22-game hitting streak.

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

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