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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 22

Iowa wins big over Round Rock.

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Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs stopped the Round Rock Express (Rangers), 8-3.

Jake Buchanan started this game and allowed three runs on six hits over three innings. Buchanan struck out four and walked one.

Zac Rosscup got the win with two innings of scoreless relief. He gave up two hits. He walked no one and struck out four.

Miguel Mejia and Pierce Johnson finished out this game without giving up a run or a hit. Mejia pitched 2.1 innings and Johnson threw 1.2.

Left fielder Mark Zagunis blew open this game with a grand slam in the fourth inning. It was Zagunis’ second home run of the year. Zagunis was 1 for 3 with a walk. He was also hit by a pitch.

Right fielder Bijan Rademacher hit a solo home run in the second inning that gave Iowa a 2-0 lead at the time. It was his first home run of the year. Rademacher went 2 for 3 with a walk.

Second baseman Ian Happ went 2 for 3 with an RBI single. He also walked twice.

First baseman Victor Caratini was 2 for 5 with a double and two RBI. He scored once.

Third baseman Tommy La Stella reported to Iowa and was 2 for 4 with a walk and two runs scored.

Tennessee Smokies

Rained out in Chattanooga.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans were decoyed by the Down East Wood Ducks (Rangers), 8-2.

Thomas Hatch stated this game for the Pelicans and allowed two runs on four hits over four innings. He struck out six and walked one.

Jeremy Null relieved Hatch and would probably like to forget the seventh inning, where he gave up five runs on three home runs and only got one out. Null took the loss after allowing six runs on seven hits over 2.1 innings. Null did strike out three and walked no one.

First baseman Adonis Paula was 2 for 3 with a double.

South Bend Cubs

The South Bend Cubs lost valiantly in the face of the Dayton Dragons (Reds), 7-2.

Tyson Miller started and took the loss. Miller allowed six runs on six hits over 4.2 innings. He walked four and struck out three.

Center fielder D.J. Wilson was 2 for 4 with two steals and a run scored.