- Jeff Locke improved to 7-4, as the Pirates left-hander threw seven innings of of one-hit baseball, allowing just one run, says Robert Emrich of MiLB.com.
- Andy Oliver got lit up on the Fourth of July, giving up eight earned runs in just 2 1/3 innings, reports The Columus Dispatch.
- After a spot start in the majors followed by a DL stint, Brewers right-hander Tyler Thornburg finally made his Triple-A debut, going five innings and striking out six, allowing just two earned runs, reports Danny Wild of MiLB.com.
- In his first game since the Tigers promoted him from High-A Lakeland, outfield prospect Avisail Garcia hit a solo home run, reports Mike Copper of The Erie Times-News. Garcia left Lakeland with a .289/.324/.447 line, hitting eight home runs in his half-season there, but striking out 57 times to just 11 walks.
- After dominating the Carolina League, it took Cody Buckel until his third start to earn his first Texas League victory, which the Rangers right-hander got on Wednesday, throwing six shutout innings and allowing just one hit, writes Robert Emrich of MiLB.com.
- A three-run homer by Jonathan Schoop wasn't enough for the Orioles prospects in Bowie on Wednesday, says Tucker Blair of Orioles-Nation.com. For Schoop, it was his seventh home run is a season that has seen him struggle to repeat the performance that made him the Orioles minor league Player of the Year last season.
- Dylan Bundy wasn't at his best on Wednesday, says Blair, but managed to limit the damage to three in four innings of work. Bundy managed to avoid getting the loss thanks to a three-run homer by Trent Mummey, just his second of the season.
- Jacob Petricka's evening was ruined by a six-run second inning that included three walks and four hits allowed by the White Sox starter, writes Bill Cole of The Winston-Salem Journal.
- Making his third straight start after a stint in the bullpen, Will Lamb showed the Rangers what he is capable of on Wednesday night, striking out seven batters in as many innings while allowing just a lone hit, reports Mark Parker of The Hickory Daily Record.
- Matt Skole extended his South Atlantic League home run lead, as the Nationals prospect blasted his 19th of the season, notes The Lexington Herald-Leader.