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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: June 30

South Bend beats Dayton in the only win of the day.

Christopher Morel
Christopher Morel
Clinton Cole

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs lost to the San Antonio Missions (Brewers), 10-2. The loss snaps Iowa’s five-game winning streak.

Starter Matt Swarmer allowed three home runs and took the loss. Swarmer was knocked around for seven runs on eight hits over six innings. He walked two and struck out five.

Catcher Francisco Arcia was 2 for 4 with an RBI.

First baseman Jim Adduci was 2 for 4.

Right fielder Donnie Dewees went 0 for 2 with three walks.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies were subjugated by the Birmingham Barons (White Sox), 6-2 in ten innings.

Starter Tyson Miller allowed just two runs on four hits over 6.2 innings. Both runs scored on solo home runs. Miller walked three and struck out six.

Tommy Nance pitched the tenth inning and had a rough time of it. Nance took the loss after allowing four runs on three hits in the one inning. The run that came from the runner that started on second base was unearned, as it always is. Nance walked one and did not have a strikeout.

Catcher Jhonny Pereda was a perfect 2 for 2 with two walks. Pereda had one run batted in.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans were sawed off by the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Astros), 8-4. The loss ends the Pelicans five-game winning streak.

Javier Assad pitched the first six innings and turned in a textbook quality start after allowing three runs on six hits. Assad walked two and struck out five.

Brian Glowicki pitched the other two innings and took the loss. Glowicki allowed five runs on three hits and two walks. One of those three hits was a grand slam. Glowicke did not have a strikeout.

First baseman Grant Fennell hit a solo home run in the third inning. It was Fennell’s third home run of the year. He went 1 for 3 with a walk and Fennell scored twice.

Right fielder D.J. Wilson hit a two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning that temporarily gave the Pelicans a 4-3 lead. Wilson also has three home runs this year. Wilson went 1 for 4.

South Bend Cubs

The South Bend Cubs lanced the Dayton Dragons (Reds), 7-2.

Starter Cam Sanders surrendered two runs on just two hits over five innings. Sanders walked two and struck out five.

Brendan King pitched three scoreless innings in relief of Sanders and got the win. King gave up two hits. He struck out five, walked one and hit one batter.

Third baseman Christopher Morel broke a 2-2 tie with a two-run single in the sixth inning. Morel was 2 for 4 with three total RBI. He scored once.

Shortstop Andy Weber had a big game, going 3 for 4 with a double. Weber scored three times and drove home one.

First baseman Tyler Durna went 2 for 2 with two walks. He scored once.

Eugene Emeralds

The Eugene Emeralds tripped against the Hillsboro Hops (Diamondbacks), 6-4.

Ems starter Niels Stone got knocked around for five runs and didn’t make it out of the second inning. His final line was five runs on five hits over 1.2 innings. Stone struck out one and only walked one, but he did hit two batters.

Right fielder Edmond Americaan was 2 for 4 with an RBI.

AZL Cubs

Cubs 1 lost to the Royals, 9-5.

Richard Gallardo allowed his first professional run in this game. In fact, he allowed five of them in the second inning.

Cubs 2 lost to Indians Blue, 6-2.

Nico Hoerner was 2 for 4.