8/5 Minor matters
Brad Snyder drove in three runs to help Iowa beat Tacoma, 9-3, on Wednesday. Hung-Wen Chen gave up two runs on six hits over six innings for the win. Snyder hit a two-run double while Micah Hoffpauir extended his hitting streak to 13 games. He also drove in one run.
Craig Muschko gave up one run on seven hits over seven innings in Tennessee’s 3-1 win over Montgomery. Russ Canzler had three hits and one RBIs.
Ryan Flaherty hit a two-run homer in the ninth but it wasn’t enough as Daytona lost 18-4 to Jupiter. The Cubs gave up 10 runs in the eighth inning. Dae-Eun Rhee took the loss, giving up five runs on eight hits over five innings. He struck out six. DJ LeMahieu had three hits.
Brandon May hit a RBI single in Peoria’s 3-1 loss to Wisconsin. Frank Batista gave up three runs on seven hits over 5 2/3 innings and took the loss.
Cameron Greathouse, the Cubs’ eighth-round pick out of Gulf Coast Community College, gave up one run over five scoreless innings in Boise’s 7-0 win over Tri-City. Alvaro Ramirez had three hits and one RBIs.
Chad Noble, a 37th round selection in June out of Northwestern University, had two hits and five RBIs in Mesa’s 8-6 win over the Dodgers in 10 innings. Fourth-round pick Hunter Ackerman threw two scoreless, hitless innings.
— Carrie Muskat