Todd Redmond (4-3) gave up one run on five hits without a walk while striking out three over seven innings to pick up the win in Gwinnett's 2-1 victory over Rochester. Stefan Gartrell homered for the Braves. Wilkin Ramirez led the Red Wings, going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.
Rick VandenHurk (2-0) worked five two-hit innings, allowing just one run and walking three while picking up three strikeouts as Indianapolis topped Buffalo, 4-1. Jordy Mercer went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Jose Morales added two RBIs for the Indians. Corey Wimberly scored the Bisons' lone run.
Beau Mills homered twice and Andy LaRoche added another as Columbus beat Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 4-1. David Huff (2-1) tossed five scoreless innings for the win. Ronnier Mustelier homered for the Yankees.
Miguel Tejada made his 2012 debut, going 2-for-4 with an RBI as Norfolk defeated Pawtucket, 6-3. Lew Ford and Blake Davis each drove in two runs for the Tides. Josh Kroeger went 3-for-4 with a double for the Red Sox, and Scott Podsednik hit a two-run homer.
Neftali Soto hit a grand slam and Daniel Dorn doubled twice to lead Louisville over Lehigh Valley, 7-3. Cody Overbeck went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored for the IronPigs.
Matt Torra (3-5) threw six scoreless innings, scattering three hits and a walk with three strikeouts and John Gaub threw three more scoreless innings in relief as Durham shut out Charlotte, 6-0. Leslie Anderson, Mayo Acosta and Cole Figueroa homered for the Bulls. Jordan Danks and Greg Golson both doubled for the Knights.
In the Pacific Coast League, Nick Noonan, who came into Sunday with two homers in 37 games, went deep twice and drove in eight runs as Fresno blew past Round Rock, 11-5. Andrew Kown improved to 4-1 by allowing three runs over five innings. Rangers prospect Martin Perez lasted only three frames, giving up seven runs -- four earned -- on eight hits and four walks.
Garrett Richards (5-1) yielded just one run on five hits over 6 2/3 frames in Salt Lake's 2-1 win over Iowa. Cubs starter Rodrigo Lopez gave up just one hit over six scoreless innings, lowering his ERA to 1.35. Luis Jimenez and Paul McAnulty combined for all three of the Bees' hits, including a solo home run by each.
Clint Robinson collected a double, a single and three RBIs as Omaha defeated Tacoma, 8-5, in the first game of a doubleheader. Vin Mazzaro (2-0) surrendered five runs over 5 2/3 frames, but nonetheless recorded the victory. In the nightcap, the Rainiers' Anthony Vazquez tossed seven shutout innings en route to a 3-0 win. Carlos Triunfel went 2-for-3 with an RBI in that game, while Luis Antonio Jimenez smacked a solo homer.
Blue Jays prospect Travis d'Arnaud continued his hot hitting, going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Las Vegas' 5-2 win over Memphis. The catcher has tallied 10 hits -- including four home runs -- over his past five games. Andrew Carpenter (1-0) earned his first win of the season by allowing two runs -- one earned -- over six frames. Steven Hill recorded the only RBI for the Redbirds, hitting a solo home run in the sixth.
Scott Cousins went 3-for-5 with two runs scored, while Gaby Sanchez and Matt Dominguez collected two RBIs apiece in New Orleans' 5-1 win over Colorado Springs. Zephyrs starter Wade LeBlanc (2-3) gave up one run on three hits over eight innings, striking out seven. On the other side, Carlos Torres yielded one run on three hits over five frames and did not receive a decision.
Grant Green, Brandon Moss and Brandon Hicks went deep in Sacramento's 5-4 victory over Albuquerque. Fautino De Los Santos (1-1) earned the win with 2 2/3 perfect innings of relief. Trent Oeltjen paced the Isotopes' offense by going 2-for-4 with three RBIs.
Oklahoma City and Reno combined for 25 hits, including six homers, as the RedHawks pulled out a 10-9 victory over the Aces. Brett Wallace, Fernando Martinez, Scott Moore and Landon Powell all went deep for Oklahoma City, while Brian Bixler and Jimmy Paredes also drove in a run apiece. A.J. Pollock led the Reno offense by going 3-for-5 with a double and four RBIs.
Seth McClung allowed four hits over seven shutout innings for his first win of the season as Nashville held on for a 2-1 victory at Tucson. Hainley Statia hit an RBI double and Sean Halton singled home the Sounds' other run. The Padres avoided a shutout on a two-out RBI single by pinch-hitter Yasmani Grandal in the ninth.