Triple-A roundup: Dominguez homers

I-Cubs' Rizzo extends PCL lead; Dice-K deals in rehab start

By Staff | May 26, 2012 10:25 PM ET

Marlins No. 2 prospect Matt Dominguez hit his first homer in more than a month and tied a season high with four RBIs, leading New Orleans to a 9-2 romp over Omaha. Luke Montz went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored for the Zephyrs, who got eight strong innings from Tom Koehler. Tony Abreu had two of the Storm Chasers' four hits.

Brandon Inge went 5-for-5 with a pair of homers and seven RBIs in the second game of a rehab assignment, powering Sacramento to a 10-0 victory over Reno. A's No. 7 prospect Derek Norris also went deep for the River Cats, while Bruce Billings struck out eight and gave up three hits over eight innings. Jake Elmore accounted for half of the Aces' four hits.

Luis Rodriguez went 3-for-4 with a run scored to extend his hitting streak to 21 games and help Tacoma trip up Tucson, 6-4. Carlos Peguero drove in three runs, giving him 13 RBIs in his last six games, for the Rainiers. Cody Decker smacked his first Triple-A homer and Padres No. 3 prospect Yasmani Grandal was 3-for-5 with a pair of runs scored in a losing effort.

Rehabbing catcher Steve Clevenger went 3-for-3 and fell a triple shy of the cycle in Iowa's 6-4 win at Memphis. Cubs top prospect Anthony Rizzo hit his PCL-leading 17th homer, while No. 2 prospect Brett Jackson homered, tripled, drove in two runs and scored twice. Cardinals No. 6 prospect Zack Cox had two hits, including his third homer, for the Redbirds.

Brooks Conrad homered for the fourth straight game and the eighth time in his last nine contests, powering Nashville to a 7-3 triumph over visiting Round Rock. Former first-round pick Mark Rogers recorded his first Triple-A win after allowing two runs on six hits over six innings. Ryan Spilborghs and Brad Nelson homered for the Express.

Scott Richmond gave up three singles over eight innings to pitch Las Vegas to a 9-0 blanking of Salt Lake. Blue Jays top prospect Travis d'Arnaud, Ricardo Nanita and Danny Perales each had two hits and two RBIs for the 51s. Paul McAnulty picked up two of the Bees' four hits.

Jeff Baisley homered to snap a fifth-inning tie as Albuquerque defeated visiting Oklahoma City, 7-4. Dodgers No. 14 prospect Tim Federowicz went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a run scored, while Trent Oeltjen had three hits and a pair of RBIs for the Isotopes. J.B. Shuck was 3-for-3 and scored a run for the RedHawks.

Yusmeiro Petit struck out 10 over six innings as Fresno edged Colorado Springs, 1-0. Giants No. 6 prospect Charlie Culberson had two hits and drove in the game's lone run for the Grizzlies, while Sky Sox starter Rob Scahill gave up a run on five hits over 5 2/3 innings.

Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed one hit over five shutout innings in a rehab start before Pawtucket pulled out an 8-5 victory over visiting Toledo. Red Sox No. 4 prospect Ryan Lavarnway slugged a three-run homer as the PawSox scored seven times in the eighth inning. Brad Eldred stroked his Minor League-leading 18th homer for the Mud Hens.

Jared Goedert homered for the fourth straight game, belting a three-shot, as Columbus held on for a 9-6 triumph at Syracuse. Russ Canzler contributed three hits, an RBI and two runs scored for the Clippers, while Mark Teahen and Carlos Rivero each drove in two runs for the Chiefs.

Fred Lewis hit a three-run homer, helping Buffalo rally for an 8-7 victory over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Valentino Pascucci was 3-for-3 with an RBI and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning for the Bisons. Jack Cust went 3-for-5 with a pair of homers and three RBIs in a losing effort.

Sean Gallagher gave up two runs on five hits over seven innings to win his third straight start as Louisville edged visiting Indianapolis, 5-4. Felix Perez and Miguel Rojas delivered RBI singles for the Bats, while Jeff Clement homered for the Indians.

Todd Redmond won his third straight start, limiting Rochester to one earned run on five hits over seven innings in Gwinnett's 4-2 victory. Greg Paiml went 2-for-3 and drove in three runs for the Braves, while Michael Hollimon had three hits, including a solo homer, for the Red Wings.

Matt Torra scattered six hits over five scoreless innings as Durham posted a 5-1 road win over Norfolk. Leslie Anderson delivered an early two-run single for the Bulls, while Lew Ford had two hits and drove in the Tides' only run.

White Sox No. 20 prospect Josh Phegley singled home the go-ahead run with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning as Charlotte edged Lehigh Valley, 3-2. Jordan Danks homered, singled and drove in the Knights' other two runs, while Andres Blanco reached base three times and scored a run for the IronPigs.

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