Triple-A: Ben Jukich got roughed up again as the Bats lost 10-5. He has an 8.68 ERA in his 2 starts for Louisville. Adam Rosales was 2 for 4, and Michael Griffin and Luis Bolivar homered. Rob Mackowiak went hitless again, and his batting average is down to .284. Not to harp on it, but a lot of good that 18-game (corrected) hit streak did.
Double-A: The Lookouts managed just 4 hits in a 7-1 loss. Danny Dorn and Chris Valaika each had a hit, and Sean Watson struck out 1 in a perfect inning.
High A: Juan Francisco had 2 hits and Logan Parker had 3 RBIs in Sarasota's 6-1 win. Scott Carroll struck out 9 in 7 innings, allowing just 1 run. Another hitless inning for Zach Stewart, who has given up 1 earned run in 13 appearances as a pro.
Low A: A day after leaving the game from a severe beaning, Zach Cozart came off the bench to deliver the game-winning hit in the eighth for Dayton's 3-2 victory. There don't appear to have been any fireworks this time, but Dayton has won 5 straight, 10 straight at home and 14 of its past 16 overall. Neftali Soto and Brandon Waring were hitless, and Aguido Gonzalez delivered another scoreless inning for the save.
Rookies: Tony Brown homered again in Billings' 3-2 win. This guy appears to be this year's Waring. Tyler Stovall was 2 for 4 with a homer and is batting .350. ... Humberto Sosa was 2 for 4 with a homer in the G-Reds' 5-1 win. Andrew Bowman, our 5th-round pick last year, struck out 7 in 5 scoreless innings. ... The D-Reds fell 4-0.