Dave Bush struck out six and tossed a five-hitter for his first Minor League shutout since 2004 as Lehigh Valley beat visiting Louisville, 2-0. Kevin Frandsen doubled home the only run Bush needed in the bottom of the first inning, while Bats starter Brett Tomko gave up a run on four hits and six walks in seven innings.
Ramon Ortiz allowed two hits on six hits over eight innings to win his second straight start as Scranton/Wilkes-Barre defeated Columbus, 6-2. Brandon Laird and Steve Pearce each had two hits and scored a run for the Yankees, while Jared Goedert and Cord Phelps homered for the Clippers.
Braves top prospect Julio Teheran gave up a run on four hits over seven innings as Gwinnett shut down Rochester, 3-1. Christian Marrero drove in two runs and leadoff man Luis Durango went 3-for-5 with an RBI for the Braves. Chris Parmelee provided the Red Wings' offense with his first homer of the season.
Red Sox No. 11 prospect Jose Iglesias drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and No. 4 prospect Ryan Lavarnway followed with an RBI double as Pawtucket beat Norfolk, 5-3. Alex Hassan smacked a two-run homer for the PawSox, while Miguel Tejada went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI for the Tides.
Terry Doyle yielded two runs on four hits over a season-high eight innings as visiting Charlotte defeated Durham, 5-2. White Sox No. 20 prospect Josh Phegley had two hits and drove in two runs, while Dallas McPherson singled twice and scored twice for the Knights. Leslie Anderson was 2-for-4 with a solo homer for the Bulls.
Pirates No. 3 prospect Starling Marte went 3-for-4 and scored a run in Indianapolis' 6-3 road win over Buffalo. Eric Fryer drove in two runs and Matt Hague homered for the Indians. Matt Tuiasosopo was 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the Bisons.
Cubs top prospect Anthony Rizzo scored a team record-tying five runs, going 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs to lead Iowa to an 18-8 romp over Tacoma. Luis Valbuena fell a triple shy of the cycle and drove in four runs for the Cubs, while Luis Rodriguez went 3-for-4 with a homer, two RBIs and two runs scored for the Rainiers.
Pinch-hitter Mike Jacobs' three-run homer highlighted a seven-run fourth inning that carried Reno to a 9-5 triumph over New Orleans. D-backs No. 6 prospect A.J. Pollock chipped in three hits, an RBI and a run scored for the Aces, while the Zephyrs got homers from Scott Cousins and Marlins No. 11 prospect Kevin Mattison.
Cory Aldridge homered in his season debut and Luis Jimenez also slugged a two-run shot, powering Salt Lake to a 6-3 win at Omaha. Jeremy Berg tossed two innings of scoreless relief for the victory, while Royals No. 2 prospect Wil Myers had three hits, including his first Triple-A homer, for the Storm Chasers.
Brett Wallace homered for the third time in his last four games to lead Oklahoma City to a 9-5 victory at Colorado Springs. Scott Moore was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and pinch-hitter Brad Snyder added a three-run blast for the RedHawks. Andrew Brown collected three hits and drove in two runs in a losing cause.
Tommy Mendonca homered, drove in four runs and scored twice in Round Rock's 11-5 win over visiting Sacramento. Julio Borbon also went yard and Michael Bianucci was 3-for-3 and scored twice for the Express. The River Cats got homers from Brandon Hicks, A's No. 9 prospect Chris Carter and Wes Timmons.
Joe Becker singled in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning as Albuquerque edged Fresno, 8-7. Trent Oeltjen fell a triple shy of the cycle and Luis Cruz tied the Isotopes record with three doubles. Juan Ciriaco drove in four runs and Giants No. 2 prospect Francisco Peguero tripled twice, had an RBI and scored a run for the Grizzlies.
Logan Forsythe went 4-for-4 with a triple and three runs scored, helping Tucson roll to a 9-2 victory over Memphis. Padres No. 4 prospect Jedd Gyorko smacked a three-run homer and doubled for the winners, while Bryan Anderson accounted for the Redbirds' offense with his first homer of the season.
Blue Jays No. 19 prospect Moises Sierra led a balanced attack with two RBIs as Las Vegas pulled away for a 10-3 triumph over visiting Nashville. The 51s got RBIs from eight of the nine players in their starting lineup, while Blue Jays top prospect Travis d'Arnaud and Jonathan Diaz each scored twice. Brewers top prospect Wily Peralta lost his third straight start after allowing five runs on seven hits over six innings.