6/28 Minor matters

Brett Jackson didn’t waste any time. Jackson homered in his first game with Double-A Tennessee on Sunday, going 2-for-5 in the Smokies’ 10-3 loss to Carolina.

Jay Jackson, no relation to Brett, gave up two runs on six hits over six innings in Triple-A Iowa’s 9-2 win over New Orleans. Jackson struck out five. Welington Castillo hit his ninth homer and Micah Hoffpauir went 4-for-4 with a team-high four RBIs. Brad Snyder had three hits and Darwin Barney and Marquez Smith each had two hits.

Chris Archer gave up one run, unearned, on five hits over six innings and struck out six in Daytona’s 15-7 win over Brevard County. Archer is 7-1 with a 2.86 ERA. DJ LeMahieu had three hits, including his first homer. Michael Brenly had three hits and three RBIs.

Rob Whitenack gave up five runs, four earned, on seven hits over five innings in Peoria’s 5-4 loss to Cedar Rapids. Mario Mercedes had four hits.

Arismendy Alcantara hit a solo homer in Boise’s 5-1 win over Eugene. Brandon May had two hits, including a double, and one RBI.

Casey Lambert gave up one run on three hits over two innings in Mesa’s 5-1 win over the Athletics.

— Carrie Muskat

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