- Andre Rienzo tossed a rare minor league complete game on Sunday, as the White Sox representative in the Futures Game threw eight shutout innings, reports The Charlotte Observer.
- Taijuan Walker turned in yet another strong Triple-A start, allowing just one run over five innings of work, says The Seattle Times. The Mariners top prospect has a 0.56 ERA in his first three starts since being promoted.
- Avisail Garcia hasn't been able to stick in the majors just yet, but the Tigers outfielder sure has Triple-A figured out. After being sent down recently, Garcia hit for the cycle on Sunday, reports Josh Jackson of MiLB.com.
- While Oscar Taveras misses time with a high ankle sprain, his fellow Cardinals prospect Kolten Wong is picking up the slack offensively, hitting his seventh home run of the season on Sunday as part of a 2-for-4 day at the plate.
- Yordano Ventura struck out nine batters in five innings of work, but allowed three runs (two earned) to take the loss. The diminutive Royals right-hander hasn't dominated Triple-A the way he has at other minor league levels, but he is still striking out over a batter per inning.
- In yet another edition of why pitcher wins are worthless, Jameson Taillon allowed just two runs over seven innings of work but dropped to 3-6 on the season thanks to a lack of run support from his fellow Pirates prospects, notes The Erie Times-News.
- Eduardo Rodriguez suffered a similar fate to Taillon, taking his first Double-A loss of the season despite allowing just one run and striking out seven batters in six innings. It was a good rebound start for the Orioles prospect after he allowed five runs in his first start at the new level.
- Marcus Stroman got plenty of run support from his Blue Jays teammates but didn't need much of it, allowing just two runs in seven innings while striking out eight.
- C.J. Cron homered as part of a 5-RBI day for the Angels slugging first baseman.
- Rockies shortstop prospect Trevor Story put together a huge night at the plate, hitting a pair of home runs.
- Courtney Hawkins tripled and homered, his 15th of the season, but his batting average remains below .200.
- Shawn Morimando battled control issues, walking six batters in just three innings of work. The Indians left-hander has now walked 10 batters in his last two outings.
- Keon Barnum continued his hot hitting, blasting his third home run in his last four games as part of a three-hit day, writes Brandon Simes of MiLB.com. The White Sox outfielder missed the first half of the minor league season and was off to a slow start in his first 15 games, but he's caught fire over the weekend, hitting all three of his home runs on the year.
- Astros third base prospect Rio Ruiz and Cubs outfield prospect Albert Almora each turned in a three-hit game. Ruiz also hit his fifth home run of the season in the game.
- Corey Seager went 2-for-3 with a pair of walks and a double as the Dodgers third baseman led the offensive attack against Padres starter Joe Ross, who failed to get out of the fourth inning.