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Cubs Minor League Wrap--July 28

I'm in the middle of moving right now, so I can't promise tomorrow's wrap will be on time.

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs submitted to the majesty of the Omaha Royals, 5-4.

Starter Casey Fossum got knocked around tonight for five runs on five hits, including two home runs, over five innings. He walked three and struck out three.

B.J. Ryan pitched the seventh inning and faced three batters. He got a fly out, walked the next batter and got the third batter to ground into a double play.

Left fielder John-Ford Griffin hit his eighth home run tonight in a 1 for 4 effort. It was an eighth inning solo shot.

DH Jason Dubois went 2 for 4 with a double. Center fielder Sam Fuld had a triple in a 2 for 5 game. He scored twice.

Tennessee Smokies

It never rains in California but girl, let me warn ya. It pours in Alabama.

Daytona Cubs

The Daytona Cubs fell to the Sarasota Reds, 3-2.

Starter Craig Muschko threw six shutout innings. He allowed only three hits, didn't walk anyone and struck out five.

Luke Sommer got the loss when he gave up an unearned run in the bottom of the ninth. Sommer pitched 1.2 innings and gave up three hits. He didn't walk anyone and struck out three.

Catcher Luis Flores was 2 for 4 with a double.

Peoria Chiefs

The Chiefs scored two runs in the first inning and two runs in the ninth inning to slay the Dayton Dragons, 4-3.

Starter Justin Bristow gave up two runs on six hits over five innings. Bristow walked one and struck out four.

Ryan Buchter struck out all three batters he faced to get the win. Chris Huseby pitched a scoreless ninth for his 13th save. He gave up no hits but walked one. Huseby struck out one.

Shortstop Ryan Flaherty went 2 for 5 and scored a run. First baseman Rebel Ridling tripled in a 2 for 4 effort. Ridling scored once and had one RBI. Right fielder Kyler Burke went 2 for 4 with his tenth stolen base.

Second baseman DJ LeMahieu was 1 for 4 with an RBI in his Peoria debut.

AZL Cubs

Lost to the Giants, 7-3.