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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: June 13

Jacob Hannemann had a big day today.

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Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs were grounded by the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers), 4-1.

Donn Roach got his first loss of the season. Roach gave up four runs on seven hits over six innings.  However, two of the runs were unearned because of a sixth inning error by shortstop Jonathan Mota. Roach struck out three and walked one.

Catcher Rafael Lopez was 2 for 3 with a walk and a double. He scored the only I-Cubs run.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies eclipsed the Jacksonville Suns (Marlins), 12-3 in a game that ended after eight and a half innings because of rain.

Ivan Pineyro started and lasted only four innings. Pineyro surrendered one run on six hits. He walked three and struck out two.

Tayler Scott got the win because Pineyro didn't go five innings. Scott had some control issues in that walked four batters in two innings, but he only gave up one hit and one run. Scott struck out one.

Center fielder Jacob Hannemann came a single short of the cycle as he went 4 for 6 with two doubles, a triple and a grand slam in the seventh inning. He did have a chance to hit for the cycle in the ninth inning but struck out. Hannemann had 6 RBI and he scored twice.

Billy McKinney and Stephen Bruno went back-to-back with solo home runs in the fourth inning. It was McKinney's first home run for Tennessee and fifth overall. It was Bruno's second home run of the season. McKinney was 1 for 5. Bruno was 3 for 5 and also doubled. Bruno had two RBI and he scored twice.

Third baseman Wes Darvill was 2 for 3 with a walk and a sacrifice fly. He scored twice. First baseman Daniel Vogelbach went 2 for 5 with a walk. He had one run scored and one RBI.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans were badly scratched by the Lynchburg Hillcats (Indians), 14-5.

Jen-Ho Tseng had a rough start today, allowing six runs on eight hits over only 4.2 innings. Tseng walked two, hit one batter and struck out five.

First baseman Jacob Rogers hit a three-run in the bottom of the eighth to turn this laugher into a giggler. It was Rogers seventh home run this year. Rogers was 1 for 4.

Shortstop Carlos Penalver was 2 for 4 with a double and one run scored.

South Bend Cubs

The South Bend Cubs lost to the Peoria Chiefs (Cardinals), 7-6 in 16 innings

Jeremy Null wasn't his normal self, but he did post a quality start after allowing three runs on six hits over six innings. Null walked one and struck out three.

David Garner pitched two scoreless innings of relief. Garner allowed one hit. He struck out three and walked nobody.

The Cubs had leads in the ninth and thirteenth innings and blew the save both times. Francisco Carrillo blew the first save, allowing two runs on three hits and a walk in one inning. Carrillo struck out one.

Brad Markey gave up the run in the thirteenth, although he stayed in the game after that and pitched three innings. He gave up one run on three hits. Markey walked one and struck out two.

James Farris, pitching on back-to-back days for the first time this year, took the loss in the sixteenth. After striking out the first batter, Farris gave up a double and a walk-off single. It was his third loss this season.

David Bote turned a 3-2 deficit to a 4-3 lead in the top of the eighth with a two-run home run. It was Bote's second home run this season. He was 2 for 7 and also had an RBI double in the third inning for three total RBI.

Shortstop Jason Vosler gave South Bend the lead in the thirteenth with an RBI triple. Vosler went 2 for 7 with a double and the triple. He also scored once.

The time of this game was 5 hours and one minute, with a one hour, nine minute rain delay in the middle.