5/19 Minor matters
Thomas Diamond improved to 3-0 with a win in Iowa’s 6-1 win over Reno on Tuesday. Diamond gave up one run on three hits over six innings and struck out six. Sam Fuld notched his third three-hit game of the year, hitting a double and triple. Brad Snyder had three hits.
Hung-Wen Chen gave up two runs on two hits but took the loss in Tennessee’s 2-1 loss to Huntsville. He also hit a double. On Wednesday, Huntsville beat Tennessee, 11-3. Russ Canzler hit his second homer of the season, a solo shot, and Ty Wright also hit a solo homer.
Chris Archer struck out 10 and gave up one run on two hits over six innings to help Dayonta beat St. Lucie, 4-1. Rebel Ridling extended his hitting streak to three games and drove in two runs.
The Peoria Chiefs were handed their worst loss since 2006 when Wisconsin beat them, 14-1. Rob Whitenack gave up 10 runs (nine earned) on 11 hits over 3 2/3 innings. Nelson Perez had the Chiefs’ only hit, a RBI double.
— Carrie Muskat