Rays No. 3 prospect Chris Archer picked up his third win, allowing an unearned run on three hits and four walks while striking out a season-high nine over six innings in Durham's 3-1 victory over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Shawn O'Malley collected three hits for the Bulls. Top Yankees prospect Manny Banuelos did not factor in the decision after yielding an unearned run on five hits while fanning seven in six innings.
Alex Hassan went 3-for-3 with a homer, a double, three runs and two RBIs to lead Pawtucket to a 5-4 victory over Columbus. Former IL MVP Russ Canzler hit a three-run blast for the Clippers.
Jim Negrych homered and Corey Brown drove in another run as Syracuse beat Rochester, 4-2. Twins No. 8 prospect Liam Hendriks did not factor into the decision for the Red Wings, despite allowing one run on three hits and two walks with four strikeouts over six innings.
Matt Tuiasosopo and Dustin Martin each picked up a pair of RBIs to push Buffalo past Charlotte, 7-6. Mets No. 2 prospect Matt Harvey gave up four runs on seven hits and struck out six over six innings for the Bisons. Drew Garcia doubled in two runs for the Knights.
In the Pacific Coast League, Rockies' No. 2 prospect Drew Pomeranz allowed five hits and struck out five over six shutout innings in his Triple-A debut for Colorado Springs as the Sky Sox blanked Memphis, 3-0. Catcher Wil Nieves provided the game-winning run with an RBI single in the second and went 2-for-4 to be the game's only player with more than one hit. Redbirds starter Brian Broderick moved to 1-5 on the season despite allowing three runs (one earned) in six innings of work.
Bryan Petersen went 4-for-5 and fell a homer short of the cycle out of the top spot in the New Orleans lineup to lead the Zephyrs to a 7-3 win at home over Las Vegas. Brad Hand allowed one run on two hits and struck out eight over six innings to improve to 3-2 in 2012. Blue Jays' No. 16 prospect Adeiny Hechavarria went 3-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run scored as the 51s' leadoff man.
Oklahoma City catcher Carlos Corporan went 2-for-5 and hit a walk-off single in the ninth to give the RedHawks a 6-5 win over Tucson. Second baseman Jimmy Paredes went 4-for-5 with a double, two runs scored, including the game-winner, and an RBI. Padres center fielder Blake Tekotte provided the bulk of the Tucson offense, going 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBIs.
Cubs' top prospect Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored to raise his average to .351 in Iowa's 4-3 triumph over Sacramento. Left fielder Ty Wright opened the scoring with a two-run homer in the third inning. The River Cats threatened with three runs in the bottom of the ninth, driven in by each of their bottom three hitters in the lineup -- Stephen Parker, Luke Hughes and Adam Rosales.
Luis Antonio Jimenez continued his tear through the PCL with a home run and five RBIs in a 2-for-3 performance as Tacoma thrashed Round Rock, 9-1. The Rainiers designated hitter is hitting .475 (19-for-40) in his last 10 games with four homers and 17 RBIs in that span. Anthony Vasquez allowed one run over six innings and improved to 4-2 despite a 5.22 season ERA. Round Rock second baseman Yangervis Solarte went 2-for-4 with a double and the Express' lone RBI.
Eric Hacker allowed one earned run on three hits and struck out six over seven innings to help Fresno beat Omaha, 7-1. Tyler LaTorre led the Grizzlies offense by going 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBIs and two runs scored. Storm Chasers left fielder Derrick Robinson went 2-for-4 with a stolen base.
Left fielder Jerry Sands homered twice and added four runs and three RBIs in Albuquerque's 10-5 win at Salt Lake. Right fielder Tyler Henson had two doubles and two RBIs of his own as six of the nine starting Isotopes batters accrued two hits or more. Bees shortstop Ed Lucas plated two runs out of the last spot in the lineup.