8/23 Minor matters
Jeremy Papelbon gave up four hits over 6 2/3 scoreless innings in Tennessee’s 3-2 win over Carolina on Sunday. … Peoria pounded 11 hits, including a triple by Brett Jackson, but it wasn’t enough as Clinton topped the Chiefs, 4-1. … Iowa and New Orleans split a doubleheader Sunday. New Orleans won, 6-0, in the first game as Jeff Samardzija gave up six runs (four earned) on eight hits over four innings. Casey Fossum struck out eight in five innings to get the win in Iowa’s 2-1 decision in the second game.
— Carrie Muskat