9/1 Minor matters
Jeff Samardzija gave up 11 runs on nine hits over five innings in Iowa’s 11-10 loss to Albuquerque on Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader. Ty Wright and Bryan LaHair each homered for the Iowa Cubs. In the second game, Iowa scored four runs in the sixth to win 8-6. Hung-Wen Chen gave up five runs on six hits over five innings for the win. Marquez Smith had two homers to raise his season total to 16.
Chris Archer gave up four runs, three earned, on six hits over five innings in Tennessee’s 5-0 loss to Jacksonville. Kyle Smit, one of seven Cubs to play in the Arizona Fall League in October, threw a scoreless eighth inning.
Robert Whitenack threw six shutout innings but it wasn’t enough as Daytona lost 2-1 to Clearwater in 10 innings.
Nelson Perez hit his 10th home run in Peoria’s 10-9 win over Clinton. Justin Bour had four hits and one RBI. Corey Martin picked up the win in relief.
— Carrie Muskat