Tigers No. 4 prospect Casey Crosby gave up one hit over seven shutout innings as Toledo pulled away for an 8-1 victory over Columbus. John Lindsey homered and drove in four runs, while Ben Guez was 3-for-5 with a pair of RBIs for the Mud Hens. Rehabbing Travis Hafner drove in the Clippers' lone run.
Pirates No. 3 prospect Starling Marte went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored for his sixth straight multi-hit game as Indianapolis coasted past Louisville, 10-3. Matt Hague and Jeff Clement drove in three runs apiece for the Indians, while Mike Costanzo was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer for the Bats.
Hector Gimenez delivered a two-run single in a four-run eighth inning as visiting Charlotte sent Gwinnett to its 15th straight loss, 5-3. Tyler Kuhn went 3-for-5 and scored a run out of the leadoff spot for the Knights, while Jose Constanza collected three hits for the Braves.
Chris Gimenez slugged a three-run homer in a nine-run fifth inning that carried Durham to a 12-6 win at Buffalo. Jesus Feliciano collected three hits and three RBIs against his former team for the Bulls, who got five strong innings from Rays No. 6 prospect Alex Torres. Josh Satin tripled, doubled, scored twice and drove in a run for the Bisons.
Russell Branyan hit a three-run homer, his second in as many games, to power Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to a 6-4 road win over Rochester. Chris Dickerson chipped in two hits and two RBIs at the top of the order for the Yankees, while Danny Valencia went 3-for-4 with a pair of homers and three RBIs for the Red Wings.
Nate McLouth went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored to lead Norfolk to a rain-shortened 5-3 victory over Syracuse. Steve Johnson tossed two innings of scoreless relief for the win, while Jim Negrych was 4-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored for the Chiefs.
Andrew Carraway pitched a two-hitter for his first career nine-inning complete game Tacoma topped Fresno, 9-1. Carlos Peguero smacked a pair of solo homers and Mariners No. 4 prospect Nick Franklin contributed his first Triple-A blast, a grand slam, for the Rainiers. Todd Linden went deep for the Grizzlies.
Adron Chambers went 5-for-6 with four runs scored and an RBI to lead a season-high 21-hit attack in Memphis' 20-6 romp over Oklahoma City. Cardinals No. 20 prospect Ryan Jackson doubled twice, drove in four runs and scored twice, while Cedric Hunter, Eugenio Velez and Mark Hamilton had three RBIs apiece for the Redbirds. Brandon Barnes homered, doubled and scored twice for the RedHawks.
Andrew Carpenter gave up an unearned run on two hits over five innings in Las Vegas' 5-2 triumph at Reno. Eric Thames led a 14-hit attack by going 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored for the 51s. Jake Elmore delivered a run-scoring double for the Aces.
Ed Lucas had three hits and two RBIs and Hank Conger went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored to lead Salt Lake to a 10-7 triumph at Tucson. Ryan Langerhans, Paul McAnulty and Matt Long also drove in two runs apiece for the Bees, while Andy Parrino collected three doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored for the Padres.
Kila Ka'aihue homered and drove in four runs to power Sacramento past visiting Colorado Springs, 9-3. Eric Sogard fell a longball shy of the cycle and chipped in three RBIs for the River Cats, while Chad Tracy had two hits, an RBI and a run scored for the Sky Sox.
Donnie Murphy capped a five-run first inning with a two-run homer, helping New Orleans cruise to an 8-3 win at Round Rock. Marlins No. 11 prospect Kevin Mattison tripled, singled and scored a run for the Zephyrs, while the Express got two hits and a run scored from Julio Borbon.
Seth McClung pitched six shutout innings to snap a personal five-game losing streak as Nashville held on for a 4-3 victory over visiting Iowa. Eric Farris hit a solo homer and Jeff Bianchi went 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Sounds. Blake Lalli and Cubs No. 2 prospect Brett Jackson homered in a losing effort.
Cody Clark capped a two-RBI night with a sacrifice fly that snapped a fifth-inning tie as Omaha edged visiting Albuquerque, 8-7. Tony Abreu went 3-for-4 with an RBI and Royals No. 2 prospect Wil Myers chipped in two hits and scored a run for the Storm Chasers. Trent Oeltjen had two hits and three RBIs at the top of the Isotopes' order.