First baseman Jon Tucker (Chatsworth High), playing for double-A San Antonio (Dodgers), had two hits Friday to increase his Texas League-leading total to 17. He is third in the league with a .425 batting average.
Scanning Friday's box scores: Triple-A--Jacob Cruz (Channel Islands) homered twice for Fresno and Torey Lovullo (Montclair Prep) homered for Buffalo (Indians). . . . Tim Laker (Simi Valley) slugged his third homer for Durham (Devil Rays) in a victory over Norfolk. . . . Bryan Corey (Thousand Oaks High, Pierce College) allowed two hits in four shutout innings of relief against Vancouver and earned his first victory for Tucson (Diamondbacks).