The Iowa Cubs detonated the Albuquerque Isotopes, 11-2.
Starter J.R. Mathes kept the ball down as he went seven innings and only allowed two runs in the best hitter's park in baseball. Mathes gave up seven hits and didn't walk anyone. He struck out one. He induced 14 groundouts and allowed only 6 fly outs.
Catcher Chris Robinson had five RBI on two doubles in a 2 for 4 night. He also walked once. Center fielder Sam Fuld went 2 for 5 with a double and triple. Fuld walked once and stole a base. Fuld scored twice and had one RBI.
Shortstop Darwin Barney was 2 for 5 with a triple. Barney had one RBI and scored once.
Second baseman Aaron Miles was 1 for 6 with 2 RBI and two runs scored.
The Smokies were shut down by the Mississippi Braves 4-1.
Starter Casey Coleman saw his record fall to 9-5 as he allowed four runs over five innings. One of the runs was unearned. Coleman gave up four hits, walked three and struck out two.
The Smokies only managed four hits tonight.
The Chiefs whupped the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, 9-1.
Jeffrey Beliveau picked up the win tonight with a five-inning start, allowing only one run on four hits. The one run scored on a solo home run. Beliveau struck out four and didn't walk anyone.
Center fielder Kyler Burke had a double and his eighth home run in a 2 for 3 game. He also walked once. Burke scored twice and had one RBI.
Shortstop Ryan Flaherty hit home run #13 tonight, a three-run tater in the sixth inning. Flaherty was 1 for 4.
Second baseman Junior Lake was 2 for 4 with a stolen base and two runs scored. Catcher Michael Brenly went 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored.
The Hawks scored four runs with two out in the top of the ninth to polish off the Eugene Emeralds, 10-9.
Dionis Nunez pitched the final 1.1 innings of the game and picked up the win. He gave up one hit in the eighth (which actually scored two inherited runners) but pitched a perfect ninth to close out the game. He didn't walk or strike out a batter.
Shortstop Hak-Ju Lee was 3 for 5 with a double and three RBI. DH Jae-Hoon Ha went 2 for 5. He scored twice and had one RBI.
Left fielder Jose Valdez scored once and had one RBI in a 3 for 5 game. Third baseman George Matheus was 2 for 5 and scored twice.
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