5/11 Minor matters
The Peoria Chiefs and Kane County Cougars will get a taste of the big leagues on July 7 when they play at Wrigley Field in a Minor League game. It’s the third annual Road to Wrigley game. On July 29, 2008, the Chiefs and Cougars met in the first such game, which drew 32,103 fans.
* The Iowa Cubs game against Oklahoma City Monday was postponed because of rain. The game will be made up July 20.
* Mike Parisi gave up one run on three hits over 2 2/3 innings in Tenessee’s 8-3, 10-inning loss to Carolina. Robinson Chirinos and Blake Lalli each had two hits.
* Brooks Raley threw five scoreless innings to help Daytona beat Bradenton, 2-1, in 10 innings. Ryan Flaherty had three hits and two RBIs and Brett Jackson had two hits and stole his sixth base of the year.
* Peoria’s game against Clinton was rained out and was to be made up Tuesday.
– Carrie Muskat