Triple-A: Homer Bailey gave up 9 more hits, but Jon Adkins blew up in the ninth, allowing 3 runs in Louisville's 7-6 loss. Adam Rosales was 3 for 5 with a homer, continuing his conquest of the minor leagues, and Wilkin Castillo moved to 3rd base and collected a couple hits. Justin Lehr threw two strong innings, and despite the loss, the Bats gained ground on the playoffs thanks to Toledo's loss. Their magic number is now 2.
Double-A: Danny Dorn had 2 hits and Justin Turner was 2 for 5 with a double in Chattanooga's 5-4 loss. Ben Jukich gave up 3 runs in 5 innings, and Sean Watson took the loss.
Low A: Devin Mesoraco went 1 for 4 with a homer in Dayton's 4-1 win. Neftali Soto had a single, a double and 2 RBIs, Zach Cozart doubled and Mike McKennon went 2 for 4 but was homerless. 3 strikeouts in 3 innings for Jeff Jeffords.
Rookie leagues: Tony Brown had 2 doubles and David Sappelt had a double and a triple, but Billings lost 19-5. 3 doubles for Byron Wiley, and Josh Ravin allowed 2 earned runs but struck out 4 in his 3-inning appearance, his first since his demotion. ... Still no starting pitchers for the G-Reds, who lost 13-2. ... Juan Duran was 0 for 3 with a walk in the D-Reds' 4-1 win.