Athletics No. 6 prospect Grant Green homered and drove in a career-high six runs to lead a 22-hit assault, powering Sacramento to an 18-6 romp at Tucson. Brandon Moss and Michael Taylor chipped in three RBIs apiece and leadoff man Jermaine Mitchell was 4-for-5, drove in three runs and scored three times for the River Cats. Blake Tekotte fell a homer shy of the cycle in a losing effort.
Rehabbing Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong struck out six over six solid innings in Fresno's 10-5 triumph at Las Vegas. Francisco Peguero had three RBIs and former first-round pick Conor Gillaspie went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI to lead the Grizzlies' 18-hit attack. Blue Jays No. 16 prospect Adeiny Hechavarria had three hits, including a two-run triple, for the 51s.
Christian Friedrich allowed two hits and struck out six over 7 1/3 innings as Colorado Springs blanked Tacoma, 2-0. Chad Tracy and Wil Nieves homered to provide the offense for the Sky Sox, while Scott Savastano doubled and tripled for the Rainiers.
Major League veterans Jorge Cantu and Ryan Langerhans homered in the ninth inning, rallying Salt Lake past Reno, 2-1. Garrett Richards fanned eight over 6 1/3 innings but did not figure in the decision for the Bees, while Barry Enright tossed six shutout frames for the Aces.
Alex Sanabia struck out six over seven innings and combined with two relievers on a six-hitter in New Orleans' 2-0 win over visiting Memphis. Bryan Petersen and Gil Velazquez each had three hits and an RBI for the Zephyrs, while Eugenio Velez and Matt Adams contributed two hits apiece in a losing cause.
Rehabbing Astros infielder Jed Lowrie and pinch-hitter Justin Ruggiano drove in two runs apiece to lead Oklahoma City to a 5-1 victory over Nashville. Paul Clemens allowed an unearned run on five hits over five innings for the win, while Martin Maldonado drove in the Sounds' lone run.
Pinch-hitter Josh Fields homered in the top of the ninth inning to send Albuquerque past Iowa, 6-5. Scott Van Slyke and Jeff Baisley had two hits and two RBIs apiece for the Isotopes, while Adrian Cardenas smacked a two-run homer and doubled for the Cubs.
Braves No. 8 prospect Joey Terdoslavich slugged his first Triple-A homer, a two-run blast, and scored twice in Gwinnett's 7-1 win at Norfolk. Todd Redmond struck out seven and yielded a run on four hits over six innings for the victory, while Chris Robinson had the Tides' lone RBI.
Russ Canzler's RBI single in the bottom of the 12th inning gave Columbus a 5-4 win over Indianapolis. Trevor Crowe, Lonnie Chisenhall and Matt LaPorta cranked solo homers for the Clippers, while Pirates No. 3 prospect Starling Marte drove in a pair of runs for the Indians.
Thad Weber fanned eight over six shutout innings, helping Toledo take care of visiting Louisville, 3-1. Audy Ciriaco hit a solo homer for the Mud Hens, while Chris Valaika produced two hits and drove in the lone run for the Bats.
Brian Dinkelman hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the sixth inning as Rochester rallied past Buffalo, 5-3. Ray Chang reached base three times and scored twice for the Red Wings, who collected two runs on seven hits over five innings against Mets No. 2 prospect Matt Harvey.
Big league veteran Ross Ohlendorf allowed two hits over six innings in his season debut for Pawtucket, which coasted to an 8-0 victory over visiting Lehigh Valley. Mauro Gomez, Daniel Nava and Red Sox top prospect Will Middlebrooks homered for the PawSox. Dave Bush took the loss, despite yielding an unearned run on two hits over five frames.
Eric Stults fanned five over six innings to outduel Alex Cobb as Charlotte blanked Durham, 5-0. Tyler Kuhn hit his first Triple-A homer and big league veteran Dallas McPherson went 2-for-4 and scored a run for the Knights. Cobb was charged with two runs on four hits over seven innings.