CLASS AAA, DURHAM BULLS
International League South
(47-45, second place, 5 GB)
RHP Jae Seo has allowed one run in his last two starts, covering 12.1 innings. He’s 3-1 with a 3.94 ERA in six starts.
RHP Mitch Talbot struck out a season-high eight in five innings Friday. He allowed four hits and one run, dropping his ERA to 5.05.
LHP Jeff Ridgway has a 3.32 ERA in 37 relief appearances and has allowed 34 hits in 43.1 innings.
CF Jason Pridie has a .274 average and 11 runs scored in 16 games. He has a .328 on-base percentage.
2B Elliot Johnson is hitting .197 with 91 strikeouts.
HIGH-CLASS A, VERO BEACH DEVIL RAYS
Florida State League Eastern
(5-16, sixth place, 7.5 GB)
LHP Jake McGee allowed three runs on four hits and one walk in six innings Monday, walking one and striking out 11. McGee has recorded double-digit strikeouts three times in his last five starts.
3B Aaron Sisk is 8-of-17 with five home runs and eight RBIs in his last four games. He homered twice Monday and Friday.
3B Patrick Cottrell hasn’t played since July 6 but remains on the active roster.
LOW-CLASS A, COLUMBUS CATFISH
South Atlantic League Southern
(13-8, third place, 1.5 GB)
CF Desmond Jennings was 3-for-4 with a walk Friday, pushing his on-base percentage to .402. He’s scored 60 runs and is 39-of-52 on steals.
RHP Jeremy Hellickson left last Sunday’s start at Rome after two innings with a blister on his pitching hand. It was his first start since a seven-inning complete game July 3.
1B Seth Dhaenens has a .317 average in 30 games but only 12 runs scored and eight RBIs.
SHORT-SEASON A, HUDSON VALLEY RENEGADES
New York-Penn League McNamara
(10-13, fourth place, 6.5 GB)
OF Maiko Loyola is hitting .362 with eight extra-base hits, 14 runs scored and 12 RBIs in 14 games.
3B Greg Sexton was 9-for-19 in a five-game hit streak that ended Friday and pushed his average from .189 to .250.
CF Emeel Salem was caught stealing twice last week and is 10-of-12 on steals.
ROOKIE, PRINCETON RAYS
Appalachian League East
(13-11, third place, 2.5 GB)
RHP Chris Luck is 3-0 with a 3.07 ERA and 17 strikeouts in 14.2 innings.
1B Eli Sonoqui has a .361 average but hasn’t played since last Sunday. He remains on the active roster.
Those who strayed from the Rays
RHP Dewon Brazelton lost Friday at Class AA Altoona (Pirates), despite allowing only one earned run in seven innings. He’s 2-2 with a 1.91 ERA in six starts.
OF Johnny Raburn homered last weekend in the last game before the All-Star break for Class AA Carolina (Marlins). He has a .208 average and one homer in 53 games.
3B Dan DeMent was 3-for-4 Friday with Class AA Harrisburg (Nationals), pushing his average to .246.
CF Jesus Feliciano snapped a seven-game hitless streak Thursday and is hitting .294 at Class AAA New Orleans (Mets).
RHP Carlos Hines has a 3.42 ERA in 15 appearances with Class AAA Fresno (Giants).
OF Frank Moore has been promoted to Class AAA Albuquerque (Marlins) after hitting .229 at Class AA Carolina.
RHP Jose Rodriguez won Thursday, giving him three victories in his last four appearances for Class AAA Round Rock (Astros). He’s 3-3 with two saves and a 4.87 ERA in 32 appearances.
3B Jace Brewer is hitting .250 with Class AAA Omaha (Royals).
RHP Marcos Carvajal has 41 walks and 72 strikeouts in 82 innings for Class AA Binghamton (Mets). He’s 3-6 with a 4.39 ERA.
LHP Jason Cromer has a 2-6 record and a 6.20 ERA at Class AA Wichita (Royals).
RHP Travis Minix is 3-2 with seven saves in 29 games for the Macoto Cobras in Taiwan.