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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 1

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Alec Mills was perfect for 6 innings as Iowa beats Salt Lake.

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Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs smoked out the Salt Lake Bees (Angels), 6-0.

Alec Mills was perfect over six innings, retiring all 18 batters he faced. He struck out four of them and got the win.

Rob Zastryzny relieved Mills in the seventh and gave up the first hit and the first baserunner in the eighth inning. He came out for Dakota Mekkes who gave up another single in the eighth, but those were the only two baserunners of the game for Salt Lake.

Catcher Taylor Davis hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning, his third of the season. Davis went 2 for 4 with three RBI.

Third baseman Jason Vosler went 2 for 4 with a double. He scored twice and had one run batted in.

DH Chris Coghlan went 2 for 5. He scored once and had one RBI.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies had a doubleheader rained out. Neither game will be made up.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans lost to the Down East Wood Ducks (Rangers), 8-3.

Tyson Miller started and took the loss. Miller pitched six innings and allowed six runs on six hits, two of which were back-to-back home runs in the second inning. Miller walked one and struck out three.

Center fielder D.J. Wilson went 2 for 4 with a double and a walk. He scored once.

Second baseman Andruw Monasterio went 2 for 4.

Highlights:

South Bend Cubs

The South Bend Cubs lost their seventh-straight game, 10-3 to the Lansing Lugnuts (Blue Jays).

Javier Assad didn’t make it out of a seven-run fourth inning for the Lugnuts. Assad’s final line was 3.1 innings, allowing eight runs on five hits and four walks. Assad struck out three.

Left fielder Zach Davis went 2 for 3 with a walk.

All three South Bend runs scored on sacrifice flies.

Eugene Emeralds

The Eugene Emeralds lost to the Spokane Indians (Rangers), 5-4.

Second-round pick Paul Richan has been very good in Eugene this summer, making two and three inning starts. Tonight Richan threw three scoreless innings, allowing two hits and walking two. Richan struck out four. He also hit one batter

Mitch Stophel pitched the top of the ninth inning, gave up a run on two hits and took the loss. Stophel walked two more batters and did not strike anyone out.

First baseman Luke Reynolds hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning. It was the first professional home run for the tenth-round pick. Reynolds also hit two doubles and was 3 for 4 tonight. Reynolds had three overall RBI.

DH Grant Fennell went 2 for 5 and scored one run.

AZL Cubs

Cubs 1 beat Giants Orange, 12-8.

Cubs 1 trailed 8-2 after one inning.

Cubs 2 beat Indians 1, 6-2.

Cole Roederer tripled and homered in a 2 for 5 game.