Luke Maile, a former Covington Catholic and University of Kentucky standout, was 2-for-4 with a two-run triple and two runs scored in Triple-A Durham's 5-3 win at Norfolk.
The Tampa Bay Rays propsect's other hit was a single off former Lafayette star Chaz Roe, now a relief pitcher in the Baltimore Orioles' organization.
■ Former University of Louisville star Chris Dominguez hit a grand slam and knocked in a fifth run on a groundout in Triple-A Louisville's 7-6 victory in 11 innings against Indianapolis.
The outfielder started the season with the Cincinnati Reds, where he was 0-for-3 in three pinch-hit opportunities.
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■ Corey Littrell (Louisville Trinity, UK) dropped to 0-2 after giving up six runs — three earned — in Class A Advanced Palm Beach's 11-3 loss to Charlotte. The St. Louis Cardinals prospect gave up eight hits, three walks and struck out one in six innings.
■ The Lexington Legends rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning on a grand slam by Corey Toups, but it wasn't enough in an 8-6 Class A loss to the West Virginia Power at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
Slow start for Meyer at Triple-A
Former University of Kentucky standout Alex Meyer, one of the top pitching prospects in the minors, has started the season with an 8.31 ERA through two starts for Triple-A Rochester. He has walked 11 in 82⁄3 innings.
Minnesota GM Terry Ryan told the Pioneer Press that the team has no injury concerns with Meyer.
"He's just not throwing it over the plate," Ryan said. "We've got to clean that up. We've got to get him to throw it over and trust his stuff is all."
Meyer's next start is scheduled for Monday at home against Syracuse.
"I think it's a confidence issue myself," Ryan told the Pioneer Press about Meyer. "I don't think it's mechanical. He's throwing similar to what we've seen when he did throw it over the plate."