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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: June 28

Iowa has a big lead in their division after a 4-game sweep of Omaha. The Pelicans win their 4th-straight.

Colin Rea
Colin Rea
Dylan Heuer

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs swept the Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals), 9-0.

Colin Rea started and allowed just three hits over seven scoreless innings. Rea walked two and struck out two.

Shortstop Dixon Machado went 2 for 3 with a double and two walks. Machado had two RBI and he scored once.

Second baseman Ian Happ was 2 for 4 with a walk. Happ had one run batted in and he scored once.

With the four-game sweep of the Storm Chasers, the I-Cubs have now opened up a nine-game lead in their division.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies were extinguished by the Chattanooga Lookouts (Reds), 10-1.

Thomas Hatch started and took the loss after giving up six runs on eight hits over 5+ innings. Hatch walked three and only had one strikeout.

Catcher Jhonny Pereda was 3 for 4 with two doubles.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans won their fourth-straight game, 3-2 over the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Astros).

Starter Erick Leal gave up two run on just three hits over 6.2 innings. Leal walked three and struck out eight. He also hit one batter

Jesus Camargo pitched the rest of the way without allowing a run and got the win. Camargo gave up one hit. He struck out four and walked no one.

Catcher Miguel Amaya had a two-run single in the top of the eighth that gave the Pelicans the lead for good. Amaya was 1 for 4.

South Bend Cubs

The South Bend Cubs smelted the Ft. Wayne TinCaps (Padres), 8-1.

Peyton Remy started, but he only went a scheduled two innings. Remy gave up one run on a solo home run to lead off the bottom of the second. Remy allowed three hits total and one walk. He did not strike anyone out.

The win went to Jack Patterson, who deserved it with three scoreless innings. He only allowed one baserunner, a walk in the fourth inning. Patterson struck out five.

Third baseman Christopher Morel had a big night, going 3 for 5 with a double. He scored twice.

Right fielder Jonathan Sierra went 2 for 4 with an RBI double and a sac fly for two total RBI. He scored once.

Left fielder Brennen Davis went 2 for 5 with a double and two RBI. He also scored one run.

Eugene Emeralds

The Eugene Emeralds were leaped over by the Hillsboro Hops (Diamondbacks), 6-2.

Starting pitcher Yunior Perez didn’t make it out of the first inning, giving up three runs on two hits and three walks over two-thirds of an inning. The only outs Perez recorded were a sac fly and a caught stealing.

Right fielder Edmond Americaan was 2 for 4 with a double and a run scored.

AZL Cubs

Both teams were off.