CLASS AAA, DURHAM BULLS
International League South
(23-25, second place, 6 GB)
RHP Andy Sonnanstine won his fifth straight start and made his sixth straight quality start Monday, though he did walk a season-high three. He’s 6-2 with a 2.30 ERA.
RHP Jason Hammel snapped a five-start losing streak with a win Tuesday. He allowed one run over seven innings.
3B Joel Guzman, who homered and knocked in four runs Thursday, has a .211 average and a .242 on-base percentage.
LHP J.P. Howell gave up one hit in five shutout innings Thursday and is 3-4 with a 4.29 ERA.
LHP Jeff Ridgway allowed two runs on three hits in an inning Thursday. He has a 2.66 ERA and has held hitters to a .205 average
1B Wes Bankston has a .260 average, six home runs and 25 RBIs.
2B Elliot Johnson is hitting .196 with six homers and 19 RBIs. He’s 7-of-9 on steals and has scored 22 runs.
C Raul Casanova has a .260 average and 10 RBIs in 23 games.
HIGH-CLASS A, VERO BEACH DEVIL RAYS
Florida State League Eastern
(22-26, fourth place, 8 GB)
C Sergio Pedroza was 4-for-5 with three home runs, six RBIs and four runs scored Monday. He’s 0-for-15 in his last four games. Pedroza has a .269 average, four homers and 16 RBIs this year.
1B Rhyne Hughes has five home runs and 22 RBIs in 23 games in May. This season, he is hitting .325 with six home runs and 31 RBIs.
LHP Jake McGee is 4-1 with a 1.84 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 53.2 innings.
RHP Wade Davis is 3-0 with a 1.71 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 52.2 innings.
LOW-CLASS A, COLUMBUS CATFISH
South Atlantic League Southern
(32-16, tied for first place)
RHP Heath Rollins allowed his first earned run in six starts Tuesday. He’s 5-0 with a 1.16 ERA, 14 walks and 61 strikeouts in 54.1 innings. Rollins, who has held hitters to a .186 average, has one walk and 22 strikeouts in his last three starts, all wins.
CF Desmond Jennings has a .397 on-base percentage, 21 steals and 32 runs scored.
RHP Jeremy Hellickson is 2-0 with a 1.80 ERA in five starts.
RHP Wade Townsend allowed two runs over five innings to lose Thursday. He’s 3-3 with a 2.72 ERA.
Those who strayed from the Rays
RHP Jim Magrane allowed one run over seven innings in a Thursday no-decision with Class AA Harrisburg (Nationals). Magrane, who won his previous start with 5.2 shutout innings, is 1-3 with a 4.89 ERA.
CF Joey Gathright has a .450 on-base percentage and 25 runs scored for Class AAA Omaha (Royals).
RHP Marcos Carvajal threw six shutout innings in a no-decision Wednesday for Class AA Binghamton (Mets). Carvajal is 1-2 with a 5.35 ERA in eight games, seven starts.
2B Frank Moore is 9-for-27 in 10 games for Class AAA Albuquerque (Marlins).
2B Johnny Raburn has a .297 average at Class AAA Albuquerque (Marlins) but is in a 1-for-13 slump.
OF Jesus Feliciano, hitless in his last 16 at-bats, is hitting .256 with Class AAA New Orleans (Mets).
LHP Jason Cromer is 2-3 with a 5.36 ERA at Class AA Wichita (Royals).
LF Vince Harrison has a .308 average with Class AA Carolina (Marlins).