The Iowa Cubs had their pollen stolen by the Salt Lake Bees, 8-5.
In the topsy-turvey world that is the I-Cubs, Jay Jackson started again today and went four innings. He gave up two runs on four hits. He walked one, hit one batter and struck out five.
Justin Berg took the loss in relief. He gave up three runs on three hits over 2.1 innings. He struck out one.
Andrew Cashner pitched an inning of relief today. He allowed one unearned run on three hits. He struck out two.
Right fielder Brad Snyder hit his seventh home run today. He went 1 for 3 with a walk. He scored twice and had the one RBI.
Center fielder Sam Fuld went 2 for 4 with a walk and a stolen base. Third baseman Chad Tracy was 2 for 4.
The Smokies were battered by the Montgomery Biscuits, 7-2.
Craig Muschko started and took the loss. He went 4.1 innings and allowed five runs on ten hits. He walked one and struck out four.
Right fielder Matt Spencer provided all the Smokies offense with a two-run home run in the ninth. It was his fifth home run of the year and he went 1 for 3.
The Daytona Cubs nailed the Jupiter Hammerheads, 8-3.
Starter Rafael Dolis picked up his third win with 5.2 innings of work. He gave up three runs on six hits. He walked one and struck out five.
First baseman Jake Opitz went 2 for 4 with a triple. He scored twice and knocked three in. Third baseman Ryan Flaherty went 2 for 4 with a walk. He scored once and batted two in.
The Peoria Chiefs were stalked by the Cedar Rapids Kernels, 3-1.
Jeffry Antigua started and took the loss. He gave up three runs on seven hits over five innings, although only one of the three runs was earned. Antigua struck out one and didn't walk anyone.
Third baseman Matt Cerda and catcher Jonathan Mota were both 2 for 4.