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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: June 4

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A win, a loss, a rain and a suspended by rain.

Kevonte Mitchell
John Arguello

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs were silenced by the Nashville Sounds (Athletics), 6-0.

Williams Perez turned in a strong start, but his record fell to 0-6 anyway. Perez went 5.1 innings and allowed just one run on three hits. He exited after giving up a single and a one-out RBI double in the sixth inning. Perez walked three and struck out five.

The game got out of hand when Felix Pena came in and allowed four runs over two innings of relief.

Third baseman Jeimer Candelario was 2 for 3 with a walk. The I-Cubs only had four hits today.

Tennessee Smokies

Rained out.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

This game went to extra innings and the Pelicans scored three runs in the top of the tenth. Then the rains came and the game was suspended. Pelicans lead Down East, 8-5 mid 10. With a win over the Wood Ducks, the Pelicans would move into a tie for first place.

South Bend Cubs

The South Bend Cubs capsized the Lake County Captains (Indians), 5-3.

Starter Erling Moreno went just four innings. He allowed three runs on five hits. Moreno did strike out six and he walked just one.

Tyson Miller got the win in relief. Miller took over for Moreno and allowed just one hit over 3.1 innings. Miller walked two and struck out two.

Dakota Mekkes got his third save after throwing the final 1.2 innings. Mekkes allowed just one hit. He struck out four and walked no one.

Vimael Machin started the South Bend comeback when he homered to lead off the fourth inning. It was his third home run this year. Machin also doubled in a 2 for 5 game.

Kevonte Mitchell hit a solo home run in the top of the eighth inning to break a 3-3 tie. It was Mitchell’s sixth on the season. Mitchell went 1 for 3. He was also hit by a pitch and he stole a base.

First baseman Wladimir Galindo was 2 for 5 and he scored a run.

Roberto Caro had two bunt singles today in a 2 for 3 game. He also walked once. After reaching base on a bunt single in the ninth, he stole second and then he stole third base and scored an insurance run on a Zack Short double. Short was 1 for 5.