Cubs Minor League Wrap -- June 2

The Iowa Cubs, like the big boy Cubs, were rained out. They'll play a double-header tomorrow.

Tennessee Smokies

The Smokies beat the Birmingham Barons, 8-7 in 11 innings.

Craig Muschko started and got knocked around for five runs over 4.2 innings. He allowed eight hits. He walked one and struck out three.

Dustin Sasser got the win with an inning of scoreless relief. He gave up one hit and one walk while striking out two.

David Cales pitched the bottom of the eleventh for his second save. He got into some trouble, allowing two hits and putting runners on first and third with two outs before retiring the final batter on a ground out.

Third baseman Marquez Smith hit the go-ahead home run in the top of the eleventh, his third of the year and second in two games. Smith was 2 for 5 with a double and a walk. He also had a double, scored three times and knocked two in.

Left fielder Ty Wright was 4 for 6 with two doubles. He scored twice and had one RBI.

First baseman Matt Spencer also homered, a two-run shot in the third inning. It was his sixth of the year. Spencer was 1 for 5 with a sacrifice fly. Catcher Mark Reed had a double and a walk in a 2 for 3 game.

Daytona Cubs

The Daytona Cubs were pinched by the Charlotte Stone Crabs, 4-1.

Rafael Dolis started and took the loss. He allowed two runs on seven hits over five innings. He walked one and struck out three.

DH Rebel Ridling went 2 for 4 with a double. Third baseman DJ LeMahieu was 2 for 4.

Peoria Chiefs

The Chiefs robbed the South Bend Silver Hawks blind, 11-3.

Jeffry Antigua improved his record to 2-4 with five innings of work. He allowed two runs on four hits. He walked three and struck out six.

Third baseman Charles Thomas was 4 for 5 with his third home run of the year, a fourth inning solo shot. Thomas had two RBI and scored twice.

Left fielder DJ FItzgerald also homered. It was a three-run home run and his second of the season. Fitzgerald went 3 for 5 with a double and a walk. He scored twice.

Right fielder Jae-Hoon Ha was 3 for 5 with an RBI. Shortstop Logan Watkins went 2 for 5 with a walk. He scored twice and had two RBI. Second baseman Matt Cerda was 2 for 6 with a run scored.

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