TRIPLE-A, DURHAM BULLS
International League South
(69-43, first place, 13 GA)
RHP Richard De Los Santos, with a win Friday, has won four straight starts and is 11-5 with a 3.68 ERA.
CF Desmond Jennings is 9-for-25 with seven runs scored in his last seven games. He hit his first career grand slam last weekend. Jennings has a .351 on-base percentage this year.
IF Elliot Johnson has a .377 average and 16 runs scored in his last 16 games. He’s hitting .309 for the season.
LHP Darin Downs, after picking up wins in his previous two appearances, gave up two runs in two innings Tuesday. He’s 4-1 with a 6.27 ERA.
HIGH-CLASS A, CHARLOTTE STONE CRABS
Florida State League South
(19-23, tied for third, 4 GB)
RHP Shane Dyer struck out a season-high 10 in a win Wednesday. His six innings of one-run ball made him 5-7 with a 3.36 ERA.
SS Tim Beckham, with a .370 average in his last 12 games, has pushed his season average to .247. He’s drawn 50 walks, knocked in 50 runs and scored 56 times.
LHP Matt Moore allowed two runs in four innings in a loss Monday and fell to 4-10 with a 4.07 ERA.
RHP Zach Quate gave up a run in a save Wednesday. He has 19 saves and a 1.28 ERA.
DH Stephen Vogt leads the league with a .338 average.
RHP Nick Barnese is 8-4 with a 3.02 ERA.
LOW-CLASS A, BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS
Midwest League Eastern
(19-21, tied for fourth, 11 GB)
3B Julio Cedeno has 10 RBIs in his last six games and a seven-game hitting streak. He has a .231 average.
OF Ty Morrison has reached base 18 times and scored 12 runs in his last 10 games.
RHP Tyree Hayes, with wins in each of his last four games, is 4-0 with a 2.55 ERA.
SHORT-SEASON A, HUDSON VALLEY RENEGADES
New York-Penn League McNamara
(23-23, second place, 9 GB)
IF Elias Otero was 4-for-6 with two doubles, a triple, two RBIs and two runs scored Friday. He has a .255 average.
LHP Zach Rosscup gave up one hit in six shutout innings Thursday. He walked none and struck out six.
RHP Jake Thompson threw five shutout innings Tuesday and has an 0.35 ERA in 26 innings.
ROOKIE, PRINCETON RAYS
Appalachian League East
(21-23, tied for third, 3.5 GB)
LHP Enny Romero gave up two runs in six innings of a no-decision Tuesday and is 1-1 with a 1.85 ERA in nine starts.
OF Todd Glaesmann has reached base 24 times and scored 14 runs in his last 15 games.
ROOKIE, GCL RAYS
Gulf Coast League South
(22-19, second place, 1 GB)
C Justin O’Conner has a .323 average and nine RBIs in his last nine games. He’s hitting .226 for the season.
RHP Pedro Silvestre allowed one hit over 5.1 shutout innings Friday to improve to 4-0 with a 2.84 ERA.
LHP Brandon Henderson is 3-0 and hasn’t allowed a run in six games.
Those who strayed from the Rays
IF Fernando Cortez has a .340 average in 26 games with Triple-A Charlotte (White Sox).
LHP Chris Seddon has a 2.84 ERA in seven games with the Seattle Mariners.
RHP Jason Hammel, with a quality-start win Friday, is 8-6 with a 4.38 ERA for the Colorado Rockies.
1B Chris Nowak is hitting .256 with 17 RBIs and 14 runs scored in 21 games at Double-A Huntsville (Brewers).
LHP Brandon Mann has a 4.00 ERA at Class A Inland Empire (Dodgers).
OF Joey Gathright has signed with the independent Long Island Ducks.
OF Cody Strait has a .250 average at independent Lake County.
OF Sergio Pedroza is hitting .319 with nine homers and 44 RBIs with independent Orange County.
LHP Jino Gonzalez is 5-4 with a 4.04 ERA in independent Victoria.
RHP Chris Mason is 9-5 with a 2.74 ERA for the La New Bears in Taiwan.