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Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 11

Iowa went into first place all by themselves tonight.

Scott Halleran

Really light night tonight.

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs topped the Oklahoma City RedHawks (Astros), 3-0.

Dan Straily had his third straight start without allowing a run as he went six innings and gave up only two hits. He walked three and struck out four as he improved his record to 7-6 on the season.

Center fielder Matt Szczur was 2 for 4 with a walk and two stolen bases. He scored one run and had one RBI.

Left fielder Josh Vitters was 2 for 4 with a stolen base and he scored once.

With the win and a loss by Omaha, Iowa took a one game lead in their division.

Tennessee Smokies

Off day

Daytona Cubs

Rained out. Rock Shoulders was named Florida State League Player of the Week.

Kane County Cougars

Off day.

Boise Hawks

The Boise Hawks beat the Eugene Emeralds (Padres), 11-6.

James Norwood started and allowed only one run on three hits over four innings. He struck out three and walked one.

Brad Markey got his first career win because Norwood didn't go five innings. Markey pitched two innings and allowed one run on two hits. He stuck out two and did not walk anyone.

First baseman Danny Canela hit a three-run home run in the third inning, his sixth of the season. Canela was a perfect 3 for 3 with a walk. He scored two runs and had four runs batted in.

Shortstop Bryant Flete was 3 for 4 with a double and two runs scored.

Catcher Mark Zagunis was 2 for 4 with a walk and two runs scored. Second baseman David Bote went 2 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI. Left fielder Calvin Graves went 2 for 4 with a triple and three RBI. He also scored once.

AZL Cubs

Beat the Rangers 8-1.