Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 16

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs gassed the Salt Lake Bees, 7-3.

Jay Jackson got the win with a quality start of 6.2 innings, allowing three runs on eight hits. Jackson walked one and struck out one.

Blake Parker did not allow a run or a hit over the last 2.1 innings to collect his third save. Parker walked one and struck out three.

First baseman Bryan LaHair got the I-Cubs off to a good start with a two-run home run in the top of the first inning. It was LaHair's 33rd home run this season. LaHair was 2 for 4.

Center fielder Brett Jackson was 2 for 5. He scored once and had two RBI.

Shortstop Marwin Gonzalez went 2 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI. Second baseman Ryan Flaherty was 2 for 4 and scored twice.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies outranked the Jackson Generals, 11-6.

Brooks Raley started and got the win. He allowed four runs on nine hits over five innings. One of the four runs was unearned. Raley walked one and struck out five.

Rafael Dolis got save number 14 with 1.1 innings of scoreless relief. He allowed one hit and neither walked nor struck anyone out.

Shortstop Junior Lake hit a solo home run in the second inning; his fourth of the season for the Smokies. Lake was 2 for 5 and scored twice.

Third baseman Josh Vitters was 2 for 3 with a walk and a sac fly. He had two total RBI and scored twice. Catcher Steve Clevenger had two doubles in a 2 for 4 game. He scored once and had three RBI.

Daytona Cubs

The Daytona Cubs capsized against the Brevard County Manatees, 6-3.

Angel Guzman started and got the loss, although both of the runs he allowed in his two innings were unearned. Guzman allowed two hits and one walk. He did not record a strikeout.

Center fielder Matthew Szczur was 3 for 5 with a double. Right fielder Michael Burgess was 2 for 4 with two RBI. He also stole his first base of the season.

Peoria Chiefs

Day off.

Boise Hawks

The Hawks were plucked by the Tri-City Dust Devils, 4-1.

Starter Austin Reed got the loss after allowing two runs on five hits over four innings. He struck out one and walked one.

Left fielder Pin-Chieh Chenand shortstop Wes Darvill both went 2 for 4.

AZL Cubs

Lost to the Reds, 9-1.


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