Cubs Minor League Wrap: July 13

Taiwan Easterling has given up football to be an outfielder for the Cubs.

The Cubs apparently signed third round pick Zeke DeVoss, since he played tonight for the rookie league team.

Iowa Cubs

The International League beat the Pacific Coast League, 3-0 in the Triple-A All Star Game.

Bryan LaHair and Welington Castillo were both 0 for 2. John Gaub walked the first two batters he faced but then induced a double play. He was removed from the game after that.

The only runs were scored on a three-run home run by former Cubs farmhand Russ Canzler.

Tennessee Smokies

The Smokies were chopped by the Mississippi Braves, 10-2.

Matt Loosen started and got the loss. He pitched five innings and allowed three runs on three hits. He walked five and struck out two.

Third baseman Josh Vitters was 2 for 4 and scored a run. Shortstop Nate Samson was 2 for 5. Catcher Steve Clevenger went 2 for 4.

Daytona Cubs

The Daytona Cubs were amazed by the Fort Myers Miracle (Twins), 4-3.

Angel Guzman started and took the loss tonight. Guzman pitched 1.2 innings and he gave up two runs on four hits. He walked one and struck out two.

Jeffry Antigua allowed two unearned runs over 4.2 innings of relief. Antigua gave up six hits. He walked one and struck out six.

First baseman Justin Bour was 2 for 4 with a double. He scored once and had an RBI. Shortstop Logan Watkins was 2 for 4.

Matt Szczur was 1 for 3 with a walk in his Daytona debut. He scored twice.

Peoria Chiefs

The Chiefs capsized the Lake County Captains (Indians) 4-2.

Frank Del Valle started and pitched the first four innings without allowing a run. He gave up three hits, didn't walk anyone and struck out five.

Alvaro Sosa took the win with two innings of relief. He allowed two runs, both unearned, on one hit. He walked no one and struck out two.

Brett Ebinger got his second save with a perfect ninth inning. He did not have a strikeout.

First baseman Ryan Cuneo was 3 for 4 with two doubles. He scored twice and knocked one run in.

Center fielder Rubi Silva was 2 for 3 with a walk and a run scored.

Boise Hawks

The Boise Hawks were politely dispatched by the Vancouver Canadians (Blue Jays) 4-2.

Starter Ben Wells gave up two runs on six hits over five innings. He struck out four and only walked one.

Jose Rosario pitched the rest of the game for Boise and took the loss. He gave up two runs on five hits over three innings. He walked two and struck out one.

The Hawks only had three singles tonight. Paul Hoilman was 0 for 2 with two walks and two strikeouts. He scored once.

AZL Cubs

Beat the Rangers, 4-3 in ten innings.

Zeke DeVoss's first professional hit was a walk-off double with two out in the bottom of the tenth.

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