struck out three allowed one hit over over five scoreless innings as Lehigh Valley cruised past Rochester, 8-1. Phillies No. 16 prospect Cesar Hernandez
drove in two runs and fell a homer shy of the cycle for the IronPigs, while Jason Pridie
had three hits and scored a run. Tsuyoshi Nishioka
plated the Red Wings' lone run with a double.
Matt Zaleski gave up a run on two hits over six innings as Charlotte edged Pawtucket, 2-1, to clinch the IL South Division title. Dan Johnson hit his league-leading 27th homer and Jose Lopez drove in the Knights' other run. Dan Butler doubled home the PawSox's lone run.
Pirates No. 7 prospect Jeff Locke struck out six and allowed four hits over six shutout innings en route to his 10th win as Indianapolis beat Louisville, 4-2. Dallas McPherson slugged a two-run homer and Anderson Hernandez went 3-for-3 for the Indians. Chris Valaika was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI for the Bats.
Lyle Overbay doubled twice and drove in two runs in Gwinnett's 6-0 blanking of Syracuse, 6-0. Randall Delgado struck out seven over four innings and Dusty Hughes earned the win with three innings of scoreless relief. Nationals No. 5 prospect Eury Perez was 2-for-5 to raise his average to .343 for the Chiefs.
Chris Gimenez slugged a three-run homer to power Durham to an 8-3 win over Norfolk. Leslie Anderson also went yard and Matt Torra earned his eighth straight win after allowing three runs on six hits over six innings. Bill Hall homered for the Tides.
Tigers No. 14 prospect Adam Wilk yielded three hits over five shutout innings as Toledo rolled to a 14-5 victory at Columbus. Danny Worth went 4-for-6 with three RBIs and Justin Henry collected three hits and scored twice out of the leadoff spot for the Mud Hens. Jared Goedert hit a three-run homer for the Clippers.
Corban Joseph was 3-for-5 with a homer, two doubles and three RBIs as Scranton/Wilkes-Barre beat Buffalo, 6-4. John Maine earned the win after allowing two unearned runs on five hits over six innings, while Chris Dickerson collected four hits and scored twice for the Yankees. Fred Lewis had two hits and scored a run for the Bisons.
Brad Hand allowed one hit and struck out seven over five innings as New Orleans blanked Omaha, 6-0. Mike Cervenak and Shane Bowman both homered and drove in two runs for the Zephyrs, while Royals No. 4 prospect Jake Odorizzi was roughed up for five runs on seven hits over six innings for the Storm Chasers.
Pete Kozma went 3-for-3 with his 11th homer and three RBIs, helping Memphis hold on for a 9-8 triumph over visiting Albuquerque. Vance Albitz also drove in three runs and Brock Peterson contributed a two-run homer off the bench for the Redbirds. Dodgers No. 11 prospect Tim Federowicz doubled, singled and collected three RBIs for the Isotopes.
Hiram Burgos gave up two runs -- one earned -- on four hits over five innings for his first Triple-A win as Nashville topped Round Rock, 5-2. Brewers No. 17 prospect Caleb Gindl went 4-for-4 with three doubles, two RBIs and a run scored for the Sounds, while Yangervis Solarte was 2-for-2 with a pair of walks and a run scored for the Express.
Tony Campana tripled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning as Iowa rallied past visiting Oklahoma City, 5-3. Adrian Cardenas homered and drove in a pair of runs for the Cubs, while Jimmy Paredes went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in a losing effort.
Matt McBride led off the eighth inning with his 38th double and scored the go-ahead run on a fielder's choice as Colorado Springs beat Tucson, 3-2, in the first game of a doubleheader. Rockies No. 14 prospect Charlie Culberson homered for the Sky Sox, while Andy Parrino fell a homer shy of the cycle and scored both Padres' runs.
Padres No. 4 prospect Jedd Gyorko hit a walk-off single in the eighth inning as Tucson salvaged a doubleheader split with a 5-4 victory over Colorado Springs. Gyorko finished with three hits and three RBIs for the winners, while Chad Tracy homered and drove in all four runs for the Sky Sox.
Brian Burres pitched four innings and combined with four relievers on a four-hitter as Fresno blanked Reno, 2-0. Brett Pill provided all the offense with his ninth homer, while Taylor Harbin accounted for half of the Aces' hits.
Danny Perales, Paul Phillips and Brian Bocock drew bases-loaded walks in a four-run first inning that carried Las Vegas to a 4-2 triumph at Tacoma. Luke Hughes had two hits and scored a run for the 51s, while Mariners top prospect Danny Hultzen retired only two batters for the Rainiers and was charged with four runs on two hits and four walks.
Ryan Langerhans and Cory Aldridge hit back-to-back homers in the second inning as Salt Lake held on for a 4-3 victory at Sacramento. Matt Shoemaker overcame six walks to notch his 10th win, allowing three runs on five hits over 5 2/3 innings. Jemile Weeks went 3-for-4 with two walks, two RBIs and a run scored in his season debut for the River Cats.
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