7/30 Minor League report
Chris Rusin gave up one run on three hits over 5 2/3 innings in Iowa’s 1-0 loss to New Orleans in the first game of a doubleheader on Friday. The I-Cubs totaled four hits. In the second game, Brett Jackson had three hits, including his second homer since joining Iowa, in a 5-1 win. Jackson is 7-for-18 with four runs, one double, two homers and four RBIs in his last five games.
Ty Wright and Josh Vitters each homered in Tennessee’s 7-4 loss to Montgomery. Vitters went 3-for-4 with one RBIs. He’s batting .301 since the beginning of June. Rebel Ridling had two doubles.
Greg Rohan hit his third homer but Daytona lost, 8-4, to Jupiter. Angel Guzman started and gave up one run on two hits over two innings. It was Starlin Castro bobblehead night, and, unfortunately, Daytona shortstop, Rafael Valdes made three errors. Abner Abreu, acquired from the Indians in the Kosuke Fukudome deal, made his debut for Daytona. He singled in the seventh inning.
Luis Liria gave up six runs — three earned — on six hits over two innings in Peoria’s 11-3 loss to Quad Cities. Rubi Silva and Richard Jones each had two hits.
Yao-Lin Wang gave up two runs on seven hits in Boise’s 2-0 loss to Everett. Pin-Chieh Chen had two hits and two stolen bases.
Mesa totaled 24 hits in a 24-4 win over the Reds. Only four of the hits were for extra-bases. Taylor Davis and Kyung-Min Na each had four hits and Gregori Gonzalez was 3-for-5 with three RBIs.
— Carrie Muskat