4/17 Minor League report

Bryan LaHair had three hits to help Iowa beat Memphis, 4-3, on Saturday. Bobby Scales extended his hit streak to eight games, and is batting .394 in that stretch. Esmailin Caridad notched the save.

* Ryan Flaherty hit two home runs and Josh Vitters and Jim Adduci each added one to help Tennessee beat Montgomery 11-7 in the first game of a doubleheader. Alberto Cabrera picked up the win, giving up three runs (two earned) on seven hits over six innings. Flaherty hit a solo homer in the second and a three-run shot in the fourth.

In the second game, Ty Wright hit a solo homer to help the Smokies complete a sweep with a 3-1 victory. Brett Jackson extended his hitting streak to nine games and is batting .467 in that stretch. David Cales picked up the save.

* Matt Cerda had three hits, including his first homer of the year, and two RBIs but it wasn’t enough as Daytona lost 9-6 to Lakeland. Michael Brenley had three hits. Brent Ebinger took the loss, giving up seven runs on eight hits over three innings.

* Peoria’s game against Wisconsin was postponed because of rain and the game will be made up at O’Brien Field since the Chiefs do not return to Wisconsin this half. The two teams play a doubleheader Sunday. Cam Greathouse and Graham Hicks are slated to start.

 — Carrie Muskat

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