In the International League, John Lindsey
smacked two home runs and drove in six on a 5-for-7 night, but it wasn't enough to keep Toledo from falling to Rochester, 10-9, in a 19-inning marathon. Brian Dinkelman
drove in three and scored the eventual game-winning run for the Red Wings. Chris Parmelee
fell a triple short of the cycle and extended his RBI streak to 10 straight games with a 3-for-8, two-RBI showing.
Reynaldo Rodriguez's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning gave Pawtucket a 6-5 walk-off win over Lehigh Valley. Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed four runs (one earned) on five hits in three innings in his second rehab start with the Red Sox. Boston's No. 17 prospect J.C. Linares went 2-for-4 with solo homer. Andres Blanco drove the IronPigs offense with a double and three RBIs.
Josh Wilson scored on a wild pitch and Ernesto Mejia drove in two more runs in the top of the ninth inning to push Gwinnett past Durham, 6-4. Mejia finished the game 3-for-5 with three RBIs. Braves' No. 4 prospect Sean Gilmartin allowed four runs (three earned) on seven hits over 6 2/3 innings in his second Triple-A start of the season. The rehabbing Evan Longoria was 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI as the Bulls designated hitter.
Mike Costanzo went 3-for-4 with a solo homer to lead Louisville to a 4-2 win over visiting Charlotte. Denis Phipps and Cody Puckett added solo blasts for the Bats. After Nick Masset couldn't make his scheduled rehab assignment due to a rain delay, Chad Reineke took the start and allowed two runs on eight hits in seven innings. Knights starter Charles Shriek didn't factor in the decision after giving up two runs on five hits in his six frames.
Rick VandenHurk struck out seven and surrendered two runs with four hits over seven innings, but it took five runs in the eighth by the Indianapolis offense to give the Indians a 7-2 win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The Tribe's No. 3 and No. 4 hitters, Matt Hague and Jeff Clement, each drove in a pair of runs and added a run scored. Chris Dickerson hit a solo round-tripper for the Yankees.
Columbus got eight three-hit innings from Indians' No. 20 prospect T.J. McFarland in its 1-0 blanking of Norfolk. Tides starter Zach Clark struck out six and allowed an unearned run on five hits in six innings. Cord Phelps doubled twice and scored the game's only run.
In the Pacific Coast League, Cole Gillespie singled in the top of the ninth to bring in A.J. Pollock with the go-ahead run for Reno in a 2-1 win over Iowa. Casey Coleman scattered two hits and two walks while fanning eight over six scoreless innings without factoring into the decision for the Cubs.
Andrew Brown launched his 21st homer of the year and Chad Tracy drove in three runs as Colorado Springs beat Omaha, 10-3. Nick Schmidt (7-3) earned the win for the Sky Sox, scattering three runs -- one earned -- on eight hits without any walks and seven strikeouts over seven innings. Irving Falu led the Storm Chasers, going 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs.
Hank Conger and John Hester each hit a two-run homer and Ryan Langerhans added a solo shot to push Salt Lake past Oklahoma City, 6-4. Barry Enright (10-6) picked up his 10th win, allowing four runs on six hits and two walks with three strikeouts over seven innings for the Bees. Brad Snyder homered and drove in two runs and Fernando Martinez doubled twice for two RBIs for the RedHawks.
Brad Nelson, Joey Butler and Ryan Spilborghs drove in one run apiece to lift Round Rock over Las Vegas, 4-2. Zach Jackson allowed two runs over five innings without factoring into the decision for the Express. Luke Hughes went 2-for-4 with a double for the 51s.
Luis Antonio Jimenez went 4-for-4, falling a triple short of the cycle and driving in two runs, while Guillermo Quiroz provided a solo homer as Tacoma beat New Orleans, 3-2. D.J. Mitchell started for the Rainiers, allowing two runs on five hits and three walks with five strikeouts over six innings, but did not factor into the decision. Tom Koehler scattered two runs on seven hits without any walks and five strikeouts over seven innings.
Beamer Weems went 2-for-4 with a homer and four RBIs and Anthony Contreras and Andy Parrino each drove in a pair of runs to lead Tucson over Albuquerque, 10-8. Ivan De Jesus fell a triple short of the cycle for the Isotopes, going 4-for-4 with two RBis. Scott Van Slyke added two doubles.
Top Cardinals prospect Shelby Miller (7-9) scattered two runs on four hits without any walks while fanning eight over seven innings to pitch Memphis to a 9-2 victory over Fresno. Bryan Anderson homered twice and drove in five runs for the Redbirds, and Steven Hill and Ryan Jackson each supplied another solo shot. No. 2 Giants prospect Francisco Peguero went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI for the Grizzlies.
Shane Peterson homered twice and No. 5 Oakland prospect Grant Green tripled, doubled and plated three runs as Sacramento topped Nashville, 8-3. No. 2 A's prospect Brad Peacock (9-7) came on in relief for the River Cats, allowing two hits and a walk while striking out nine over four shutout frames to earn the win. No. 17 Brewers prospect Caleb Gindl went 2-for-4 with a homer for the Sounds.
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