Cubs Minor League Wrap: July 12

We wrap up our prospect balloting with your choice for prospect #21, infielder Matt Cerda. Cerda missed almost all of last season with a hand injury, but he's bounced back nicely this year with a .361 OBP and a .370 SLG. He's also just turned 20 a few weeks ago.

So to recap, your top 21 prospects are 1. Andrew Cashner 2. Brett Jackson 3. Josh Vitters 4. Jay Jackson 5. Hak-Ju Lee 6. Christopher Carpenter 7. Chris Archer 8. Trey McNutt 9. Hayden Simpson 10. DJ LeMahieu 11. Darwin Barney 12. Ryan Flaherty 13. Rafael Dolis 14. Thomas Diamond 15. Robinson Chirinos 16. Casey Coleman 17. Chris Rusin 18. Welington Castillo 19. Jae-Hoon Ha 20. Logan Watkins 21. Matt Cerda.

Iowa Cubs

All-Star break

Tennessee Smokies

The North All-Stars beat the South All-Stars, 3-2. (Tennessee is in the North, in case you didn't know.)

Luke Sommer and Ryan Buchter each threw a scoreless inning of relief. Sommer allowed two hits and Buchter gave up one. Neither one walked nor struck out a batter.

Tony Campana was 1 for 3 and scored a run. Robinson Chirinos was 1 for 2 with an RBI. Steve Clevenger was 1 for 2. Blake Lalli went 1 for 3.

Daytona Cubs

The Daytona Cubs were chomped on by the Clearwater Threshers, 5-1.

Dae-Eun Rhee can't buy a break. He pitched five innings and got the loss despite allowing only one run on four hits. He walked two and struck out five. Rhee did have three wild pitches, however. His record fell to 2-9.

Center fielder Jose Valdez was 2 for 3.

Peoria Chiefs

The Peoria Chiefs were no-hit by the Cedar Rapids Kernels, 10-0 in a game that was called after five innings because of rain. The second game of the scheduled double-header was also postponed.

Robert Whitenack started and allowed four runs on six hits over 3.2 innings. He walked two and struck out two.

Boise Hawks

The Boise Hawks lost to the Eugene Emeralds, 8-5.

Eduardo Figueroa took the loss with three innings of relief. Figueroa gave up five runs on four hits, although only two of the runs were earned. He walked four and fanned one.

Second baseman Pierre LePage was 2 for 3 with a walk. He scored once and had one RBI. Shortstop Elliot Soto went 2 for 4 and scored twice.

Right fielder Chris Huseby was 2 for 3 with a walk and a run scored.

AZL Cubs

Beat the Dodgers, 11-5.

Xavier Batista was 4 for 4 with a double and he scored four times.

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