Newsmakers from Thursday's action:

Dakota Hudson, rhp, Cardinals. Just a year after he was drafted No. 34 overall, Hudson is headed to Triple-A Memphis, BA correspondent Derrick Goold reported. Hudson, who was 9-4, 2.53 at Double-A, was St. Louisí No. 9 prospect at midseason. He possesses a mid-90s fastball with good movement and a hard slider.

Jose Siri, of, Reds. Siri extended his hit streak to 32 on Thursday, tied for second-longest in Midwest League history. The record is 35. Siri was 1-for-4 in Daytonís 8-7 loss to Lansing (Blue Jays). Siri is 51-for-143 during the streak to raise his average to .298. Next up, Tony Toups' MWL record of 35 gams, set in 1977 for Waterloo.

Royce Lewis, ss, Twins. The No. 1 overall pick is having a good olí time as a pro. Playing in the GCL, Lewis was 2-for-4 Thursday against the Oriolesí GCL team and is hitting .308/.400/.495 with 10 walks, 11 strikeout and eight stolen bases through 24 games.

Kyle Wright, rhp, Braves. There was buzz right up until June 12 that Wright could have gone No. 1 overall, but he ended up going No. 5 to Atlanta. The Braves have also started the Vanderbilt ace in the GCL, where he threw two scoreless innings Thursday. Through 5.2 innings as a pro, Wright has seven strikeouts and two walks.