Stats through Friday. I'll admit I missed Cesar Suarez all season in the Mexican League.
TRIPLE-A, DURHAM BULLS
International League South
(67-51, first place, 2 GA)
LHP Matt Moore, with six shutout innings and 10 strikeouts Friday, has an 0.88 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 30.2 innings.
SS Tim Beckham had three hits in his first two games.
RF Russ Canzler had an 11-game hitting streak snapped Friday. In it, he hit .523 with 13 runs scored and 10 RBIs.
C Stephen Vogt has a .367 average and 10 RBIs in 12 games.
HIGH-CLASS A, CHARLOTTE STONE CRABS
Florida State League South
(26-22, tied for third, 3.5 GB)
LHP Jake Thompson has five quality starts in his last six outings. He's 4-5 with a 2.69 ERA.
RHP Mike Jarman, with three no-hit innings Tuesday, has a 2.93 ERA.
LHP Kyle Lobstein, after six shutout innings Monday, is 8-9 with a 4.11 ERA in 19 appearances.
LOW-CLASS A, BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS
Midwest League Eastern
(24-23, sixth place, 6.5 GB)
LHP Chris Rearick has a streak of 12.2 scoreless innings covering eight appearances. He has a 1.46 ERA.
C Keith Castillo has a .338 average and 17 RBIs in 20 games.
SHORT-SEASON A, HUDSON VALLEY RENEGADES
New York-Penn League McNamara
(27-27, third place, 8 GB)
RHP Andrew Bellatti is 2-0 with an 0.60 ERA in his last three starts.
LF Craige Lyerly has reached base in 18 straight games and is hitting .301.
ROOKIE, PRINCETON RAYS
Appalachian League East
(25-26, third place, 5 GB)
SS Jake Hager, 6-for-12 in his last three games, has a .235 average.
LHP Jose Molina, with four shutout innings Wednesday, has a 2.70 ERA.
ROOKIE, GCL RAYS
Gulf Coast League South
(21-25, tied for third, 7.5 GB)
LHP Bruedlin Suero, with four no-hit innings Friday, has a 3.07 ERA.
RHP Roberto Gomez has given up one earned run in his last 15 innings.
Those who strayed from the Rays
3B Cesar Suarez, after hitting .318 in the regular season, has a .389 average and four home runs in nine Mexican League playoff games for Veracruz.
RHP Dale Thayer has 16 saves and a 3.02 ERA in 46 games at Triple-A Buffalo (Mets).
OF Jason Pridie is hitting .235 for the New York Mets.
RHP Mitch Talbot, removed from the Cleveland Indians' 40-man roster, is working out of the bullpen at Triple-A Columbus.
LHP Darin Downs has a 3.29 ERA with Triple-A New Orleans (Marlins).
3B Rico Washington has a .312 average and 70 RBIs in 83 games for independent Kansas City.
RHP Jose Diaz is 5-6 with a 6.16 ERA at independent Long Island.