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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: June 10

Iowa blasts four home runs to snap a losing streak. More good pitching from the Smokies

Jacob Hannemann
This picture of Jacob Hannemann is four years old, but he’s wearing a superhero jersey, so . . .
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The participants in the Midwest League All-Star game home run derby was announced and Jonathan Sierra will be representing the hometown South Bend Cubs.

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs atomized the Albuquerque Isotopes (Rockies), 13-4.

Alec Mills was the beneficiary of all this offense, getting his third win after giving up two runs on just four hits over 6.2 innings. Mills struck out four and walked one.

Right fielder Jacob Hannemann hit two home runs in this game. The first was a solo home run in the second inning and the second one came with a man on in the fourth. Hannemann was 3 for 5 with four total RBI. He now has five home runs on the season.

Center fielder Ian Happ was perfect at the plate, going 3 for 3 with a double, two walks and his 11th home run of the season. The home run was Happ’s 11th this year. Happ had three RBI and he scored three times.

The I-Cubs weren’t done hitting home runs as second baseman Robel Garcia connected for his 16th home run of the year (tenth with Iowa) with a man on in the sixth inning. Garcia went 3 for 5. He drove in four runs total and he scored three times.

Catcher Taylor Davis went 2 for 5 and scored once.

First baseman Jim Adduci went 2 for 4 with a double and a walk. Adduci scored twice and had two RBI.

The win snapped a six-game losing streak and an eight-game home losing streak.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies snuck past the Chattanooga Lookouts (Reds), 4-1.

Thomas Hatch got the win after giving up just one run on seven hits over five innings. Hatch struck out six and walked three.

Jake Stinnett and Wyatt Short each pitched two scoreless innings to close out the game. Short got the save. He allowed two hits. He walked one and struck out one.

Second baseman Vimael Machin connected for a solo home run in the third inning, his second of the season. Machin went 1 for 4.

Third baseman Gioskar Amaya went 2 for 2 with an RBI double and a sac fly.

Roberto Caro was 2 for 4.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans got poked by the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Astros), 8-4.

Paul Richan started and took the loss. Richan was touched for four runs on five hits over five innings. The four runs scored on a pair of two-run home runs. Richan struck out nine and walked two.

DH Grant Fennell went 2 for 4. He tripled to lead off the top of the ninth inning and scored on a wild pitch.

Catcher Miguel Amaya was 2 for 4.

South Bend Cubs

The South Bend Cubs got swept by the Great Lakes Loons (Dodgers), 8-3.

Starter Peyton Remy battled control issues as he allowed four runs on two hits and five walks in just three innings. Remy also had two wild pitches. Remy struck out three.

Jonathan Sierra had an RBI single in the top of the first inning and an RBI double in the sixth. He was 2 for 4. He also scored in the sixth inning on a Christopher Morel single.