Triple-A roundup: Eldred homers again

Harvey goes yard, beats IronPigs; Teahen, Michaels hit slams

By Staff | April 25, 2012 9:44 PM ET

Brad Eldred hit his Minor League-leading 13th homer of the season and fourth in two days, extending his hitting streak to 20 games and powering Toledo to a 6-4 victory at Columbus. Danny Worth chipped in two hits and an RBI for the Mud Hens, while red-hot Matt LaPorta went 2-for-2, walked twice and drove in two runs for the Clippers.

Mets No. 2 prospect Matt Harvey tossed seven shutout inning and hit his first professional homer, leading Buffalo to 12-1 romp over Lehigh Valley. Josh Satin went 4-for-5 with a homer, two doubles, three RBIs and a pair of runs scored, and Lucas May and Omar Quintanilla also went deep for the Bisons. Cody Overbeck had two hits and drove in the lone run for the IronPigs.

Terry Doyle struck out seven and allowed five hits over six shutout innings to earn his first win as Charlotte routed Gwinnett, 8-2. Greg Golson homered and drove in a pair of runs, while Jim Gallagher collected four hits, including a pair of doubles, and scored a run for the Knights. Braves No. 1 prospect Julio Teheran was tagged with the loss after surrendering four runs on seven hits over 4 1/3 innings.

Jake Fox smacked a pair of doubles and drove in three runs to lead the way for Indianapolis in a 5-1 win over Louisville. Pinch-hitter Starling Marte, the Pirates' No. 3 prospect, smacked an RBI double and Tim Wood struck out three over three innings of scoreless relief to notch his first win. Major League veteran Brett Tomko fanned eight and allowed two runs over six innings, taking the loss for the Bats.

Dana Eveland improved to 2-1 after yielding two runs over five innings as Norfolk defeated Durham, 4-2. Xavier Avery and Ryan Adams, the Orioles' Nos. 6 and No. 12 prospects, respectively, had RBIs during the Tides' four-run fifth inning. Kyle Hudson was 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Bulls.

Jack Cust drilled a three-run homer to power Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to an 8-6 win over Pawtucket. Francisco Cervelli contributed two hits and three RBIs, while Colin Curtis scored a pair of runs for the Yankees. Red Sox top prospect Will Middlebrooks slugged his ninth homer in a losing cause.

Mark Teahen cranked a grand slam and drove in six runs as Syracuse outslugged Rochester, 10-5. Jason Michaels also hit a grand slam, while's No. 2 prospect, Bryce Harper, reached base twice and scored a run for the Chiefs. Darin Mastroianni continued his hot start, collecting three hits to raise his average to .370 for the Red Wings.

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