- After homering on opening day, Mike Zunino went 0-for-4 with two strike outs in game two, but the Mariners top prospect did throw out a runner attempting to steal, reports Mike Curto of The Tacoma News-Tribune.
- Kyle Gibson threw five innings in his first start of the 2013 season, as the Twins prospect struck out four while allowing one run.
- Chirs Archer allowed just a run over five innings in his 2013 debut. Archer returns to Durham for a second season solely because the Rays have so much organizational pitching depth.
- Gerrit Cole wasn't sharp in his first start of the season, as the Pirates top prospect allowed three runs over four innings of work.
- After a rough spring in which he was unable to win the final spot in the Rangers rotation, Justin Grimm earned a win in his first start at Round Rock, going 5 2/3 innings and allowing just one run.
- Nolan Arenado hit his second home run in as many games as part of a 3-hit day for the Rockies third base prospect.
- Brandon Workman put together a solid start on Friday, as the Red Sox starter struck out nine batters over five innings of work, says Mike Ashmore of Thunder Baseball.
- Phillies left-hander Jesse Biddle had no issues in his Double-A debut, throwing six solid innings of one-run baseball while striking out six.
- Xavier Avery went 5-for-7 as part of a 20-hit outburst by the Orioles Double-A affiliate in Bowie.
- Cody Buckel got roughed up, allowing seven runs without getting out of the third inning. Buckel's control left him as he walked five batters.
- Yasiel Puig went 2-for-3 in his Double-A debut, and more notably, drew a walk in support of the Dodgers top pitching prospect Zach Lee, who struck out five over four innings.
- Perci Garner was impressive in his return to the Florida State League, striking out seven in six scoreless innings.
- Cubs shortstop Javier Baez hit his first home run of the season as part of a 2-for-5 effort.
- The Indians' Carolina League affiliate in Carolina got a pair of three-hit days from two of the organization's top prospects Francisco Lindor and Tyler Naquin. Lindor had a triple while Naquin had a double and a homer.
- Archie Bradley was strong in his California League debut, striking out nine in 5 2/3 innings, but did walk three in the outing. Control was an issue for the Diamondbacks prospect last season and is the only real flaw in his game.
- Royals pitching prospect Bryan Brickhouse struck out seven batters over four shutout innings, notes the Lexington Herald-Ledger. Brickhouse is repeating Low-A after struggling there last season, posting a 5.61 ERA in 10 starts at the level in 2012.
- Lance McCullers threw five scoreless innings in his full-season debut, striking out five and didn't walk a batter. The Astros 2012 supplemental first rounder spent last year in short-season ball.