allowed an unearned run on six hits over six innings to improve to 16-3 in his last 20 Triple-A starts and pitch Sacramento to a 7-1 win over Colorado Springs. Josh Donaldson
collected three hits and three RBIs and Brandon Moss
smacked a two-run homer for the River Cats. Andrew Brown
drove in the lone run for the Sky Sox.
Cubs No. 2 prospect Brett Jackson went 4-for-5, scored a career-high four runs and drove in two to lead a 20-hit attack in Iowa's 13-4 rout of Memphis. Adrian Cardenas went 3-for-5 with three RBIs and Dave Sappelt fell a triple shy of the cycle for the Cubs. Adron Chambers had two hits and a walk and scored three times in a losing cause.
Greg Miclat drove in four runs out of the ninth spot in the lineup to lead Round Rock to a 6-3 triumph over visiting New Orleans. Joey Butler went 3-for-4 and scored twice for the Express, while Marlins No. 11 prospect Kevin Mattison had three of the Zephyrs' 10 hits.
Brooks Conrad and Sean Halton slugged three-run homers, powering Nashville to an 8-5 victory over Omaha. Brewers top prospect Wily Peralta notched his first win of the season, striking out eight and allowing three runs on five hits over seven innings. Tony Abreu and Johnny Giavotella each had two hits and an RBI for the Storm Chasers.
Luis Cruz went 4-for-5, drove in two runs, scored twice and fell a triple shy of the cycle as Albuquerque edged Oklahoma City, 7-6. Josh Fields snapped a sixth-inning tie with a sacrifice fly, while Fernando Martinez ripped a three-run homer for the RedHawks.
Barry Enright allowed two runs on five hits over six innings for his third win as Reno held on for a 4-3 victory over visiting Las Vegas. Ryan Budde and Taylor Harbin drove in two runs apiece and Jonathan Albaladejo recorded a six-out save for the Aces. Mike McCoy had two hits and drove in a run for the 51s.
Nick Noonan capped a four-hit night by doubling home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as Fresno outslugged Salt Lake, 9-7. Giants No. 10 prospect Conor Gillaspie recorded his second straight three-hit game and drove in three runs for the Grizzlies, while Ryan Langerhans fell a triple shy of the cycle, drove in two runs and scored twice for the Bees.
Mariners No. 6 prospect Vinnie Catricala and Johan Limonta delivered RBI singles in a five-run ninth inning, helping Tacoma stun Tucson, 10-9. Carlos Triunfel went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Rainiers, while Carlos Quentin started his rehab assignment by going 2-for-3 with a three-run homer for the Padres.
Zach Duke allowed three hits over seven innings for his second win of the season as Syracuse rolled past Buffalo, 8-0. Carlos Rivero had three hits and scored three times, while Jason Michaels and Corey Brown drove in two runs apiece for the Chiefs. Lucas May's double was the Bisons' lone extra-base hit.
Tigers No. 17 prospect Adam Wilk pitched seven stellar innings in his first start since returning from the Minors as Toledo cruised to an 8-3 victory over visiting Pawtucket. Justin Henry went 4-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI for the Mud Hens, while Nate Spears hit a two-run triple for the PawSox.
Scott Elarton gave up a run on three hits over six innings for his second win of the season as Lehigh Valley shut down Charlotte, 4-1. Mike Fontenot was 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and a run scored, while Erik Kratz and Andres Blanco hit two-run homers for the IronPigs. Dan Johnson accounted for the Knights' offense with his fifth homer.
Jesus Feliciano came through with a two-run double in the eighth inning and a walk-off single in the 10th as Durham topped Louisville, 5-4. Shawn O'Malley went 3-for-4 with two runs scored out of the ninth spot in the Bulls' lineup, while Danny Dorn and Kris Negron homered for the Bats.
Steve Pearce hit a three-run homer, doubled and scored twice as Scranton/Wilkes-Barre roared back for a 5-2 triumph over Rochester. Yankees No. 10 prospect Adam Warren gave up a run on six hits over five innings, while Red Wings counterpart Daryl Thompson was charged with one run on three hits in six-plus frames.
Pirates No. 3 prospect Starling Marte had two hits, two RBIs and a run scored out of the leadoff spot as Indianapolis defeated Norfolk, 6-4. Jeff Clement and Jose Morales also drove in two runs apiece for the Indians, while Jai Miller fell a triple shy of the cycle and had two RBIs for the Tides.
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