Cubs Minor League Wrap: July 15

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 7-1 thumping of the Oklahoma City RedHawks.

Jay Jackson started and turned his third straight quality start and improved his record to 5-8. He pitched seven innings and allowed one run on six hits. Jackson walked two and struck out four.

First baseman Bryan LaHair hit home run number 26 tonight with a man on in the bottom of the first inning. LaHair was 1 for 3 with a walk.

Second baseman Ryan Flaherty hit his first PCL home run with a man on in the fourth inning. Flaherty was 1 for 4 and has 15 total home runs this year.

Center fielder Brett Jackson was 2 for 5 with a double and a triple. He scored once and also stole a base.

Catcher Welington Castillo was 3 for 4 with an RBI.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies were chopped by the Mississippi Braves, 5-4.

Ryan Searle started and took the loss. He only lasted three innings and allowed four runs on five hits. He walked four and struck out two.

Center fielder Jae-Hoon Ha was 3 for 5 with a double and an RBI. Ha also stole a base. First baseman Rebel Ridling was 2 for 5 with a double and two RBI.

Daytona Cubs

The Daytona Cubs were stunned by the Fort Myers Miracle, 5-4.

Starter Brett Wallach took the loss after pitching 5.2 innings and allowing five runs on seven hits. He walked one batter and struck out four. Two of those runs scored after Wallach left the game.

Center fielder Matt Szczur was 2 for 5. Shortstop Rafael Valdes was 2 for 3 with two RBI.

Second baseman Logan Watkins was only 1 for 5 with a double, but he has now reached base in 30 straight games.

Peoria Chiefs

The Peoria Chiefs outranked the Lake County Captains, 6-5 in ten innings.

Starting pitcher Starling Peralta went five innings and allowed four runs on seven hits. One of the four runs was unearned. Peralta walked two and struck out three.

Yohan Gonzalez pitched the final three innings and go the win. He allowed one run on two hits. He walked one and struck out two.

Second baseman Elliot Soto singled home first baseman Richard Jones in the bottom of the tenth inning to win the game. Soto was 2 for 5 with a stolen base. Jones went 2 for 4 with a double and his 17th home run this season. It was a two-run home run in the sixth inning. Jones also walked once. He scored twice and had two RBI.

Catcher Sergio Burruel was 2 for 4 with a double and scored once.

Boise Hawks

The Boise Hawks fought the Vancouver Canadians to a 54-40 7-6 win in 11 innings.

Starter Su-Ming Jung had a good start, going five innings and allowing only one run on three hits. He walked two and struck out two.

Jin-Young Kim relieved him and got hammered for five runs on four hits over 1.2 innings. He walked one and struck out two.

Bryce Shafer pitched the tenth and eleventh innings and got the win with two perfect innings. He was pretty impressive too as he struck out five of the six batters he faced.

Second baseman Wes Darvill was 2 for 5 with a double. He scored the go-ahead run in the top of the 11th.

Shortstop Brad Zapenas was 2 for 5 with a double and an RBI.

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