7/4 Minor matters
Brad Snyder, Bryan LaHair, Bobby Scales and Sam Fuld all homered but it wasn’t enough as Iowa lost 6-5 to Omaha on a walkoff home run by Rick Ankiel on Saturday. Mitch Atkins notched his fifth quality start, giving up three runs on five hits over six innings.
Rafael Dolis threw six shutout innings in his second start for Double-A Tennessee but did not get a decision in a 5-0 win over West Tenn. Brett Jackson had one hit, and has hit safely in six of seven games since being promoted.
Daytona’s game against Tampa was postponed because of rain.
Greg Rohan had three hits, including his fifth homer, in Peoria’s 9-5 loss to Kane County. The Cougars scored four runs in the eighth for the win. Hak-Ju Lee and Justin Bour each had two hits.
John Mincone gave up two runs on six hits over 4 2/3 innings in Boise’s 4-3 win over Yakima. Richard Jones had two hits and Corey Martin converted his sixth save, pitching 1 2/3 innings.
Brent Ebinger gave up one hit over three scoreless innings in Mesa’s 8-2 win over the Reds. Dustin Harrington had two RBIs and Ryan Cuneo had three hits and two RBIs.
– Carrie Muskat