Corey Littrell, a former Louisville Trinity and University of Kentucky standout, gave up one run in seven innings in Class A Advanced Salem’s 8-2 victory at Carolina on Sunday.
Littrell, a Boston Red Sox prospect, allowed three hits and two walks and struck out four. He improved to 5-4 with a 3.99 ERA in 16 starts.
■ Andy Burns, who played two seasons for UK before transferring to Arizona, hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give Double-A New Hampshire a 9-7 victory against Trenton.
Burns, a Toronto Blue Jays prospect, finished 3-for-6 and also tripled and scored four runs. He’s batting .242 for the Fisher Cats.
■ Austin Cousino hit his second home run of the season, a solo shot, in short-season Class A Everett’s 11-5 win against Tri-City. The Mariners prospect is batting .256 with six RBI in 21 games. He also has 10 stolen bases in 11 attempts.
■ Taylor Rogers (UK) only gave up two runs in seven innings but took the loss when Double-A Portland defeated New Britain 6-1.
Rogers is 7-6 with a 3.91 ERA in 17 starts for the Minnesota Twins affiliate.
■ Max Kuhn (UK) was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in short-season Class A Vermont’s 5-2 win at Connecticut in the second game of a doubleheader. He’s batting .400 (4-for-10) in three games for the Lake Monsters (Oakland A’s).
Fellow former Wildcat Micheal Thomas was 1-for-3 with an RBI in the Tigers’ loss. He’s batting .286 in two games for Connecticut, a Detroit affiliate.
■ AJ Reed was 2-for-4 and short-season Class A Tri-City completed a sweep of Lowell with an 11-3 win. The Houston Astros prospect is batting .247 and has a .376 on-base percentage.
Cole Sturgeon had a triple and an RBI single for Lowell (Red Sox).
■ Josh Lueke (Scott, NKU) earned his third save of the season in Triple-A Durham’s 7-5 win over Norfolk. The Tampa Bay Rays minor-leaguer gave up one run, but he had three strikeouts to preserve the victory.
■ Jack Snodgrass (Bowling Green) lost for the second time this season when Double-A Richmond dropped a 6-2 decision to Reading.
Snodgrass, 8-2 with a 3.39 ERA in 16 games, pitches in the San Francisco Giants’ organization. He gave six runs on 10 hits and no walks on Sunday. He had six strikeouts.
■ The Lexington Legends scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning to rally for an 8-7 win at Class A Asheville. Kenny Diekroeger had a two-run double, Frank Schwindel singled in a run and Mauricio Ramos doubled in the other.
Schwindel finished with three hits.
■ Zach Osborne (PRP) was 0-for-4 for the Tourists. He’s batting .291 for the Colorado Rockies affiliate.
■ Ryan Wright (U of L) was 3-for-5 in Double-A Pensacola’s 5-4 loss to Mobile. The Cincinnati Reds minor-leaguer is batting. 261.