8/24 Minor matters
Austin Bibens-Dirkx gave up eight runs on 10 hits over five innings in Iowa’s 8-6 loss to Nashville on Monday. Ty Wright posted his seventh multi-hit game and Robinson Chirinos had two RBIs.
Trey McNutt gve up five runs on seven hits over 4 2/3 innings in Tennessee’s 7-4 loss to West Tenn. Steve Clevenger posted his third straight multi-hit gme, going 2-for-4. Clevenger was named the Southern League North Division Offensive Player of the Week after going 11-for-22 with five doubles, two homers and 11 RBIs from ug. 16-22.
Daytona split a doubleheader against Brevard County, losing the first game 7-3 and winning the second, 4-2. DJ LeMahieu was 2-for-7 in the two games and has an eight game hitting streak.
Logan Watkins had a triple and a stolen base but it wasn’t enough in Peoria’s 3-1 loss to Clinton. Elliot Soto had two hits in Boise’s 7-0 loss to Vancouver. Cameron Greathouse was named Northwest League Pitcher of the Week for Aug. 16-22 after throwing six scoreless innings in one start and striking out eight.
— Carrie Muskat