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Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: September 17

Just one completed game tonight and the Smokies lost.

Yonathan Perlaza
Yonathan Perlaza
Tennessee Smokies

It’s a real light schedule tonight.

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs game with the Memphis Redbirds was suspended after three innings with the game still scoreless. Caleb Kilian started this game for Iowa.

They’ll finish this game as part of a doubleheader tomorrow.

Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies couldn’t hide from the Chattanooga Lookouts (Reds), 6-1.

DJ Herz started and took the loss. Herz gave up four runs, three earned, on three hits over four innings. Herz walked four and struck out seven.

The Smokies only had three hits tonight. Their only run came when shortstop Luis Vazquez led off the top of the eighth inning with a triple. He then scored on a groundout by catcher Bryce Windham. Vazquez went 1 for 3 and Windham was 0 for 3.

Right fielder Yonathan Perlaza had the other two hits. He was 2 for 3 with a double.

South Bend Cubs

The South Bend Cubs will play game one of the best-of-three Midwest League Championship Series on Sunday at 6:05 Eastern Time.

Win or lose, this is the final home game of the year for South Bend.