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Minors 8.9.16: Josh Prevost, Corey Taylor combine to blank Miracle

ALBUQUERQUE 7, LAS VEGAS 0; ALBUQUERQUE 4, LAS VEGAS 3: Rehabbing Jim Henderson suffered the loss in Game 2 of a doubleheader after surrendering a sixth-inning sacrifice fly by Dustin Garneau. Las Vegas had evened the score at 3-3 a half-inning earlier on Travis Taijeron's solo homer. Duane Below allowed seven runs (five earned) on 11 hits and two walks in 4 2/3 innings in the opener. Isotopes starter Eddie Butler limited the 51s to three hits -- two by T.J. Rivera -- in a seven-inning complete game. Box 1, Box 2

READING 8, BINGHAMTON 2: Tyler Herron (2-4) allowed six runs (five earned) on eight hits and three walks in five innings. He struck out a season-high seven, but lost a third straight start. Binghamton batters struck out a season-high-matching 14 times. Box

ST. LUCIE 1, FORT MYERS 0: Josh Prevost tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings and closer Corey Taylor struck out Alex Perez to complete the seven-inning game and earn his 18th save. The second game of the scheduled doubleheader was postponed due to rain. Prevost scattered three singles and one walk. He struck out six. The Miracle did not advance a runner beyond first base. The lone run scored in the fourth inning. Patrick Biondi led off with a double. He advanced to third base on David Thompson's single and scored when Kevin Taylor hit into a double play. Box

GREENVILLE 2, COLUMBIA 1: Eudor Garcia's sacrifice fly in the sixth plated Tucker Tharp with the Fireflies' lone run. Gaby Almonte allowed two runs (one earned) in six innings. Johnny Magliozzi and Craig Missigman combined for three no-hit relief innings. Box

BRISTOL 8, KINGSPORT 7: Adrian Almeida surrendered a walk-off RBI single to Jhoan Herrera. K-Mets starter Darwin Ramos allowed six runs in 2 2/3 innings, but Kingsport took a 7-6 lead into the eighth inning, when Kurtis Horne surrendered the game-tying run. Box

BROOKLYN 3, VERMONT 0: New York-Penn League All-Star Harol Gonzalez tossed seven scoreless innings and combined with Gary Cornish on a six-hit shutout. Brandon Brosher opened the scoring with a two-run single in the second. Desmond Lindsay added a solo homer in the sixth. Box

GCL CARDINALS 4, GCL METS 2: Grabiel Jimenez delivered a two-run double in the bottom of the ninth, but the Mets stranded two runners in scoring position when Victor Moscote popped out and Kenneth Bautista struck out. Box

Compiled with team reports