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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 26

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Pelicans split a doubleheader. Iowa blows a lead in OKC.

Tyson Miller
Tyson Miller
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Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs couldn’t find the Oklahoma City Dodgers, 4-2.

The I-Cubs wasted a terrific start from Duane Underwood Jr. Underwood pitched five scoreless innings, allowing just three hits. He struck out one and walked three.

Justin Hancock took the loss after he got knocked around for three runs in the bottom of the eighth. Hancock allowed three runs on four hits over 1.1 innings. He walked one and struck out one.

The I-Cubs scored their two runs in the second inning when Chesny Young hit an RBI triple and then he scored on a single by Underwood. Young was 1 for 4.

Taylor Davis was 2 for 4.

Tennessee Smokies

Rained out in Chattanooga. Doubleheader on Sunday.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans split a doubleheader with the Carolina Mudcats (Brewers), losing the first game 8-0 and winning the second one 8-1.

Jose Paulino lost game one after giving up all eight runs on 12 hits over four innings. Two of the eight runs were unearned. Paulino struck out four and did not walk anyone, although he did hit one batter.

Shortstop Aramis Ademan was 2 for 2 in game one.

In game two, starter Tyson Miller was absolutely terrific. Miller went six innings and allowed just one unearned run on two hits. He struck out three and walked one.

Center fielder Connor Myers had a big game in game two. He crushed his first home run of the season in the fifth inning with a man on, turning a 1-0 deficit into a 2-1 lead. Then he tacked on two insurance runs in the sixth inning with a two-run double. Myers went 2 for 5 with the four RBI. He scored two runs.

First baseman Austin Upshaw was 2 for 4 in game two. He scored one run.

South Bend Cubs

Postponed in Bowling Green with wet grounds.