4/18 Minor League report
Chris Rusin gave up six runs — two earned — on six hits in one inning in Iowa’s 13-6 loss to Albuquerque on Tuesday. Adrian Cardenas had two hits to extend his hitting streak to nine games and Anthony Rizzo had two hits and now is batting .500 (20-for-50).
Tennessee’s game at Huntsville was postponed because of rain. The two teams were to play a doubleheader on Wednesday.
Hayden Simpson gave up six runs on six hits over 2 2/3 innings in Daytona’s 8-7 loss to Dunedin. Greg Rohan had two hits, including a two-run homer. He has 10 RBIs, tops on the team.
Oliver Zapata scored the game-winning run in the eighth on an error to help Peoria beat Cedar Rapids, 7-6. P.J. Francescon started and gave up two runs on three hits and three walks over 3 2/3 innings. Zapata finished with three hits and a stolen base. Yao-Lin Wang picked up the win in relief, throwing two shutout innings. He has seven scoreless innings this season and has given up one hit (opposing batters are 1-for-21).
– Carrie Muskat