Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 10

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs declawed the Sacramento River Cats (Athletics), 7-6.

Starter Jay Jackson got the win after pitching six innings and allowing only two runs on three hits. Jackson only walked one and he struck out five.

Blake Parker collected his second save with a perfect ninth inning. He struck out one.

Center fielder Brett Jackson went 2 for 4 with a double. He scored once and had one RBI.

Catcher Steve Clevenger was 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies were dispersed by the Jacksonville Suns (Marlins), 3-1.

Starting pitcher Brooks Raley pitched well but got the loss after going seven innings and allowing two runs, one of which was unearned. Raley gave up five hits, including a solo home run in the seventh inning. He walked only one and struck out five.

First baseman Blake Lalli was 2 for 3 with a solo home run in the seventh inning. It was Lalli's ninth home run this year. He also walked once.

Daytona Cubs

Remember earlier in the year when the other minor league teams all got rained out and Daytona played every day? Now it's the rainy season in Florida and they've been rained out for a second straight day. They'll try to play two tomorrow.

Peoria Chiefs

The Peoria Chiefs were shut out by the Kane County Cougars (Royals), 6-0.

Austin Kirk pitched the first 4.2 innings and allowed five runs on ten hits. One of the five runs was unearned. He did not walk anyone and struck out one.

The Chiefs only had four singles tonight and Cougars pitcher Greg Billo retired the first 17 Chiefs he faced until Ben Klafczynski singled in the sixth inning.

Boise Hawks

The Boise Hawks made the Eugene Emerald (Padres) green, 4-2.

Jose Rosario got the start and pitched five innings while allowing two runs on four hits. He walked three and struck out five. He improved his record to 2-3.

Bryce Shafer pitched a perfect ninth inning for his ninth save. He neither walked nor struck out anyone.

Third baseman Dustin Harrington was 3 for 4 with a double. He scored once and had an RBI.

First baseman Willson Contreras and center fielder Pin-Chieh Chen were both 2 for 4 with a double. Chen had one RBI and Contreras scored once.

AZL Cubs

Beat the Rangers, 7-6.

Marco Hernandez went 2 for 4 with a triple. He's got a 16 game hitting streak.

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