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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 30

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South Bend gets back on the winning track.

Iowa Cubs

Rained out. They'll play a doubleheader tomorrow.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies were smoked by the Biloxi Shuckers (Brewers), 2-1.

Starter Paul Blackburn did not allow a run over five innings. He gave up four hits while walking one and striking out two.

Juan Paniagua got the Smokies out of a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the eighth inning, but he couldn't keep the Shuckers off the board in the ninth. After a leadoff single, Paniagua misplayed a bunt to put two on and no out in the ninth. After a successful sac bunt moved the runners to second and third with one out, Paniagua allowed a game-ending walk-off single. Paniagua allowed one run on two hits over one full inning. He struck out one.

The Smokies scored their only run of the game in the first inning when Chesny Young singled, stole second and scored on a Jeimer Candelario RBI single. Both Young and Candelario were 1 for 4.

Right fielder Mark Zagunis was 2 for 4, and now you know all four hits the Smokies had tonight.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans were blue after losing to the Salem Red Sox, 4-3.

Erick Leal pitched the first five innings and took the loss after giving up four runs on eight hits. He walked two and struck out one.

The Pelicans only had four hits, all singles. Shortstop Gleyber Torres was 1 for 4 with an RBI.

Highlights, such as they are:

South Bend Cubs

The South Bend Cubs detasseled the Cedar Rapids Kernels (Twins), 5-1.

Adbert Alzolay improved his record to 3-1 after surrendering just one run on three hits over the first five innings. Alzolay walked two and struck out four.

Casey Bloomquist pitched the final three innings without allowing a run for his first save. He allowed just one hit. Bloomquist struck out one and walked no one.

Center fielder Eddy Martinez went 2 for 5 with a two-run double in the first inning that opened the scoring. He later scored in the first on another double by Andrew Ely, who was 1 for 5.

Left fielder Donnie Dewees was 3 for 5 with a double and a stolen base. He had one RBI.

Right fielder Eloy Jimenez was 2 for 4 with a double and a walk. DH Daniel Spingola was 2 for 4 with a walk and a run scored.