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Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 21

Hey, hey, whaddya say? Everyone lost today!

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs were shut down by the Oklahoma City RedHawks, 4-0.

Jay Jackson got the loss despite allowing only two runs over six innings. He gave up seven hits and four walks. Jackson struck out five.

Lou Montanez hit a double in the first inning and that was the only hit the I-Cubs got off of RedHawks pitchers J.A. Happ and Fernando Abed.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies couldn't hide from the Chattanooga Lookouts, 3-2 in eleven innings.

Brooks Raley pitched the first six innings and was touched for two runs on nine hits. He did not walk anyone and struck out three.

Marco Carrillo got the loss after surrendering a solo home run in the top of the eleventh. Carrillo pitched two innings and gave up two hits and one walk. He struck out two.

Center fielder Jae-Hoon Ha was 2 for 5 with a stolen base. He also scored once. Shortstop Junior Lake went 2 for 4 with a double and he scored the other Smokies run.

Daytona Cubs

Two home runs by Matt Szczur weren't enough as the D-Cubs lost to the Dunedin Blue Jays, 7-5.

Starter Jeffry Antigua had the textbook quality start as he allowed three runs on three hits over six innings. Antigua walked three and struck out five.

Frank Batista blew his sixth save today when he gave up two runs over 1.2 innings. Batista allowed three hits and he walked two. Batista struck out one.

Center fielder Szczur's home runs were both solo shots in the fifth and seventh inning. He now has four home runs for the D-Cubs and nine overall this season.

Left fielder Greg Rohan went 3 for 5 with a double and a run scored. DH Matt Cerda went 2 for 4 with an RBI.

Peoria Chiefs

The Peoria Chiefs were harvested by the Cedar Rapids Kernels, 6-2.

Austin Kirk started and took the loss. He went 4.2 innings and allowed six runs on eight hits, although one of the runs was unearned. Kirk walked two and struck out two.

Center fielder Taiwan Easterling went 2 for 4.

Boise Hawks

The Hawks committed four errors in a 4-1 loss to the Yakima Bears.

Austin Reed pitched the first four innings and allowed four runs on five hits. One of the four runs was unearned. Reed walked one and did not record a strikeout.

Shortstop Wes Darvill hit three doubles in a 3 for 3 game. He failed to score or drive anyone with any of the doubles, which tells you all you need to know about the game.

AZL Cubs

Lost to the Mariners, 6-5 in 11 innings.