(A warning: You won't get this every night when the Biscuits are on the road.)
Durham 1, Gwinnett 0
Jason Cromer outdueled top prospect Tommy Hanson and combined with two relievers on a four-hitter. Cromer worked five innings with three hits, one walk and three strikeouts. Chad Orvella struck out four in two innings and Winston Abreu had a perfect two innings for the save. Durham scored in the third when Reid Brignac doubled in Jon Weber. Hanson allowed three hits in 5 2/3 innings. The Bulls are 5-0 for the first time since 2006.
Biscuits 9, Chattanooga 1
Rhyne Hughes homered twice and Jeremy Hellickson threw 5 2/3 shutout innings for the Biscuits. Hughes led off a four-run fourth with a homer and hit a three-run shot to make it 9-0 in the sixth. Hellickson has thrown 10 2/3 shutout innings in two starts.
Charlotte 4, St. Lucie 1
Matt Fields homered for a second straight night, hitting a two-run blast in the fourth for the Stone Crabs. Darin Downs, who allowed a first-inning run, worked five innings with five hits, no walks and eight strikeouts.
West Virginia 5, Bowling Green 3
Leadoff man Tony Scelfo was 3-for-5 with an RBI and run scored and Henry Wrigley reached base three times and swiped a base for the Hot Rods. Tyree Hayes surrendered four runs on seven hits in two-plus innings for the loss.
Rays' minor-leaguer of the night: Cromer