- Nick Franklin homered in support of fellow Mariners pitching prospect Danny Hultzen, who didn't give up a hit in five innings, but walked three batters, all in the first inning, says The [Tacoma] News Tribune.
- Jeff Locke struck out five batters in six innings but allowed three runs, all in the first in his first start back in Triple-A after his stint in the Pirates major league bullpen, writes Nancy Zinni of PiratesProspects.com.
- Jose Iglesias put together a 3-for-3 day to raise his batting average to .269 on the season, reports WPRI.com. The Red Sox defensive phenom still hits for no power and doesn't get on base enough, but with his average climbing, he has his on-base percentage up to .321, which borders on being acceptable enough given his defensive prowess.
- Andre Rienzo retired the first ten batters he faced, but the White Sox blew up in the sixth inning, allowing five runs without getting out of what would become an eight-run inning, reports Doug Segrest of The Birmingham News.
- Neil Ramirez threw five innings of one-hit baseball on Sunday, as the Rangers prospect turned in his second straight scoreless start, according to Ashley Marshall of MiLB.com.
- The Cardinals are pushing 2012 first-rounder Michael Wacha by having him pitch in Double-A, but are holding him back by limiting his innings, as evidenced by his performance on Sunday, in which he struck out six over three no-hit innings, notes Marshall. Wacha didn't give up a run in eight innings in the Florida State League and is now off to the same start at Springfield.
- Dean Green blasted a solo shot, says David Yates of The Lakeland Ledger, giving the Tigers first base prospect 12 home runs on the season, and three since his promotion to the Florida State League.
- Rockies outfield prospect Kyle Parker hit his 20th home run of the season and his seventh in the last 10 games, a three run shot that proved to be the difference in his team's 11-10 victory. Diamondbacks outfield prospect Keon Broxton went 3-for-4 with a home run in the defeat.
- Rays former first-round picks Jake Hager and Drew Vittleson both doubled and homered in their 6-5 loss. It was the eighth homer of the season for the shortstop Hager and the 14th of the season for the outfielder Vittleson.
- Miguel Sano hit his 26th home run of the season as part of a 3-for-4 day at the plate. The Twins third-baseman is hitting .264/.383/.532 on the season, but has struck out 137 times in the process.
- After torching the Arizona Rookie League for 18 home runs in 43 games, Rangers 2012 first-rounder Joey Gallo hit his first two Northwest League home runs on Sunday as part of a seven-RBI day, says Jonathan Raymond of MiLB.com.
- Astros 2012 draft pick Lance McCullers got hit around, allowing five runs (three earned) in three innings while striking out six.