TRIPLE-A, DURHAM BULLS
International League South
(72-42, first place, 13.5 GA)
SS Tim Beckham hit .304 in July and has a .282 average in 96 games.
RHP J.D. Martin leads the minor leagues in victories. He's 14-4 with a 2.70 ERA.
CF Kevin Kiermaier is hitting .242 in 10 games.
LHP C.J. Riefenhauser has a 3.27 ERA in eight appearances.
HIGH-CLASS A, CHARLOTTE STONE CRABS
Florida State League South
(22-16, tied for first place)
RHP Andrew Bellatti is 5-1 with a save and a 2.37 ERA. He's given up one unearned run in his last 11 innings.
SS Jake Hager, who is 7-for-16 in his last four games, has a .276 average.
1B Alejandro Segovia is hitting .285 with 14 home runs.
LOW-CLASS A, BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS
Midwest League Eastern
(27-14, first place, 2.5 GA)
RHP Dylan Floro has won six straight decisions and is 9-2 with a 1.56 ERA.
RHP Reinaldo Lopez has posted six straight quality starts, won five straight decisions and is 7-4 with a 2.29 ERA.
SHORT-SEASON A, HUDSON VALLEY RENEGADES
New York-Penn League McNamara
(25-21, first place, 1.5 GB)
LHP Kevin Brandt, after giving up one hit in seven shutout innings Friday, has a 2.00 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 45 innings.
RHP Eli Echarry has a 2.10 ERA in 34.1 innings.
ROOKIE, PRINCETON RAYS
Appalachian League East
(11-30, fifth place, 17 GB)
C Jesus Araiza, who is 16-for-37 in his last 10 games, has a .318 average.
2B Coty Blanchard is hitting .221.
ROOKIE, GCL RAYS
Gulf Coast League South
(16-21, fourth place, 5 GB)
C Nick Ciuffo has a .284 average.
2B Kean Wong is hitting .309.
Those who strayed from the Rays
1B Matt Fields has a .240 average, a Texas League-high 27 home runs and 74 RBIs at Double-A Northwest Arkansas (Royals).
RHP Jose Veras had a 2.93 ERA and 19 saves for the Houston Astros when he was traded to the Detroit Tigers.
RHP Dale Thayer has a 2.59 ERA in 50 appearances with the San Diego Padres.
OF Jason Pridie has a .285 average for Triple-A Norfolk (Orioles).
RHP Jean Machi has a 3.18 ERA in 31 games for the San Francisco Giants.
IF Omar Luna is hitting .304 in 24 games for Double-A Mississippi (Braves).
IF Cesar Suarez is hitting .330 with 14 home runs for Tabasco of the Mexican League.
RHP Shane Dyer is 5-4 with a 3.65 ERA at Class A Bakersfield (Reds).
LHP Sergio Espinosa has a 2.77 ERA at independent Newark.
1B Mike Sheridan is hitting .258 for independent Laredo.
LHP James Houser is 7-1 with a 2.38 ERA with independent Long Island.