Triple-A roundup: Lavarnway connects

Bees' Trout extends hit streak; Braves' Teheran fires blanks

By Staff | April 17, 2012 10:16 PM ET

Ryan Lavarnway homered for the second straight game to snap a scoreless tie in the ninth inning as Pawtucket blanked Syracuse, 1-0. Justin Germano, who pitched a perfect game at Syracuse last July, allowed three hits and struck out five over seven innings for the PawSox. Yuniesky Maya got the start for the Chiefs and gave up four hits in 7 1/3 innings.

Braves top prospect Julio Teheran waited out a brief rain delay and struck out seven over 5 2/3 innings, helping Gwinnett blank visiting Norfolk, 6-0. Batterymate Jose Yepez doubled twice and drove in three runs for the G-Braves, while John Hester and Xavier Avery doubled for the Tides.

Chris Schwinden yielded a run on four hits over seven innings for his second win, helping Buffalo shut down visiting Lehigh Valley, 4-1. Bobby Scales smacked his second homer and scored twice for the Bisons, while Hector Luna doubled, singled and scored a run in a losing cause.

Quintin Berry doubled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning as Toledo survived a frantic finish and beat Louisville, 9-7. Matt Young collected three RBIs and Omir Santos was 3-for-5 with a run scored for the Mud Hens. Bats catcher Dioner Navarro went 4-for-4 and forced extra innings with a two-out RBI single in the ninth.

Greg Golson singled home Ray Olmedo to snap a seventh-inning tie as Charlotte edged visiting Durham, 3-2. Dallas McPherson homered for the Knights, while Leslie Anderson went 3-for-4 and scored a run for the Bulls.

Corey Kluber gave up a run on six hits while striking out seven over six innings to become the International League's second three-game winner and pitch Columbus past Indianapolis, 3-1. Matt Pagnozzi was 2-for-2 with a homer, double, two RBIs and two runs scored for the Clippers. Brandon Boggs and Kris Watts contributed two hits apiece for the Indians.

Tsuyoshi Nishioka went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored to lead Rochester to a 4-2 triumph over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Daryl Thompson hurled five solid innings for his first win in three starts, while Francisco Cervelli had three hits and scored a run for the Yankees.

Major League veteran Ryan Langerhans delivered a walk-off double in the ninth inning to give Salt Lake a 3-2 win over Las Vegas. Mike Trout,'s No. 3 overall prospect, led off the bottom of the first with a bunt single to extend his hitting streak to 13 games for the Bees. Yan Gomes doubled twice and drove in a pair of runs for the 51s.

Dodgers No. 13 prospect Alex Castellanos fell a single shy of the cycle drove in three runs and scored four times to lead a season-high 20-hit attack in Albuquerque's 13-6 win over Iowa. Luis Cruz also drove in three runs and Scott Van Slyke went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the Isotopes. Cubs top prospect Anthony Rizzo singled twice and scored twice in a losing effort.

Guillermo Moscoso struck out 10 over 6 2/3 innings for his first win of the season as Colorado Springs shut down visiting Tucson, 8-1. Tommy Field slugged a three-run homer for the Sky Sox, while Everth Cabrera, Sawyer Carroll and Anthony Contreras collected two hits apiece for the Padres.

Wade LeBlanc fanned six and gave up a run on two hits over six innings before visiting New Orleans defeated Memphis, 3-1. Luke Montz doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning for the Zephyrs, while Cardinals No. 8 prospect Matt Adams singled in the lone run for the Redbirds.

Rangers No. 8 prospect Neil Ramirez tossed six shutout innings for his first win of the season as Round Rock held on for a 4-2 victory over visiting Omaha. Joey Butler went 3-for-4 with a homer and two runs scored for the Express, while Max Ramirez had two hits, including an RBI single, for the Storm Chasers.

Eric Hacker allowed three hits over seven scoreless innings to become the Pacific Coast League's second three-game winner as Fresno defeated Reno, 4-2. Jackson Williams homered and doubled for the Grizzlies, while Cody Ransom accounted for the Aces' offense with a two-run blast.

Adam Rosales had two hits and two RBIs, while Michael Taylor doubled twice and scored a run in Sacramento's 5-1 triumph over visiting Tacoma. Carlos Hernandez struck out four over three innings of scoreless relief for the win. Mariners No. 6 prospect Vinnie Catricala had staked the Rainiers to a first-inning lead with an RBI single.

Ryan Verdugo allowed one hit and struck out eight over 5 1/3 innings, helping Omaha blank Round Rock, 4-0. Roman Colon and Francisley Bueno finished off the four-hitter and Clint Robinson homered for the Storm Chasers. Express starter Greg Reynolds fell to 0-2, despite giving up four runs -- one earned -- on five hits over seven innings.

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

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