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Cubs Minor League Wrap -- April 4

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Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs were left behind by the Round Rock Express, 6-4.

Casey Coleman's streak of seven straight good starts was broken tonight as he was roughed up for five runs on seven hits over five innings. He walked three and didn't strike out anyone.

First baseman Micah Hoffpauir was 2 for 4 with a double and two runs scored. Second baseman Matt Camp was 2 for 4 with an RBI.

Tennessee Smokies

The Smokies subjugated the Birmingham Barons, 3-2.

Hung-Wen Chen started and got the win with seven good innings. He gave up two runs on seven hits. He walked one and struck out four.

Recently promoted Luke Sommer got his first AA save after saving six for Daytona. Sommer allowed only one hit over 1.2 innings. He struck out two and didn't walk anyone.

Center fielder Tony Campana and shortstop Nate Samson were both 3 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI. Right fielder Brandon Guyer was 2 for 4. Josh Vitters was back in the lineup, going 0 for 3 with an unintentional walk.

Daytona Cubs

The Daytona Cubs went hungry against the Charlotte Stone Crabs, losing 1-0 in 12 innings.

Starting pitcher Chris Rusin went six, allowing only four hits. He didn't walk anyone and struck out three.

Oswaldo Martinez pitched the top of the 12th and got the loss when he gave up a solo home run.

Center fielder Brett Jackson was 2 for 5 with a double.

Peoria Chiefs

The Chiefs wiped out against the West Michigan WhiteCaps, 9-4.

Starter Nick Struck got the loss, giving up five runs on eight hits over only four innings. Struck walked two and struck out five.

Second baseman Matt Cerda stayed hot, hitting two doubles in a 3 for 5 game. He scored one run. DH DJ Fitzgerald was 2 for 5 with an RBI and a stolen base.. First baseman Justin Bour went 2 for 4 with a walk and an RBI.

Left fielder Greg Rohan was 2 for 3 with a walk and a run scored. Catcher Jonathan Mota went 2 for 5 with a double and a run scored.