The Iowa Cubs blasted the Albuquerque Isotopes (Dodgers), 8-3.
Marco Carrillo started and got the win with five shutout innings. He gave up only two singles. He did not walk anyone and struck out four. With the bat, he was 2 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored.
Darwin Barney had another rehab assignment today and hit a three-run home run in the second inning. Barney was 1 for 4.
First baseman Bryan LaHair went 4 for 5 with a double and his 21st home run. It was a seventh inning solo shot. LaHair scored twice. LaHair's home run put him in a tie for the PCL home run lead with Wily Mo Pena.
Catcher Welington Castillo went back-to-back with LaHair for his 11th home run of the year for Iowa and 12th overall. Castillo was 1 for 2 with two walks. He scored twice. It was the second time in three days that LaHair and Castillo went back-to-back.
Left fielder Tyler Colvin went 2 for 5.
The Tennessee Smokies offense is stuck in neutral as today they were shut out by the Birmingham Barons (White Sox), 6-0.
Starter Dallas Beeler got tagged for all six runs on eleven hits over his five innings of work. One of the six runs allowed was unearned. Beeler did not walk anyone and struck out two.
The Smokies only had three hits today. Catcher Steve Clevenger was 2 for 4 with a double.Daytona Cubs
A Daytona ninth-inning rally fell short when Jae-Hoon Ha struck out with the bases-loaded and two out and the Cubs were done in by the Dunedin Blue Jays, 4-3.
Dae-Eun Rhee started and picked up the loss. He pitched six innings and allowed four runs on seven hits. He did not walk anyone and struck out two.
Second baseman David Macias was 3 for 4 and scored once. DH Jake Opitz went 2 for 4 with a double and two runs scored.
The Peoria Chiefs lost their tenth straight game, 6-1 to the Kane County Cougars (Royals).
Starter Hayden Simpson got the loss. Simpson allowed four runs over 5.2 innings, although only one of the four runs was considered earned. Simpson allowed ten hits, all singles. He walked one and struck out two.
Center fielder Rubi Silva was 2 for 4 with a double. He scored the lone Chiefs run. Shortstop Elliot Soto went 3 for 4 with a triple.
The Boise Hawks edged the Spokane Indians (Rangers), 3-2.
Starting pitcher Luis Liria allowed one run over five innings while picking up the win. He gave up only two hits. He did not walk anyone and struck out four.
Bryce Shafer pitched a scoreless ninth for his third save. He walked one batter, but he did not allow a hit. He did not strike anyone out, either.
First baseman Paul Hoilman went 2 for 4 with a double and a run scored.