5/3 Minor League report
Luis Valbuena hit a solo homer but it wasn’t enough as Iowa lost, 2-1, to Memphis on Wednesday night. Casey Coleman took the loss, and also a ball off his leg. He gave up two runs on two hits over 3 1/3 innings. Anthony Rizzo extended his hitting streak to nine games with a double. Chris Rusin, who has a 2.63 ERA, is scheduled to start Thursday.
Nick Struck gave up four runs on five hits over 5 1/3 innings in Tennessee’s 9-5 win over Montgomery. Jim Adduci and Jonathan Mota each homered. Logan Watkins, Jae-Hoon Ha and Mota each had three hits.
Eric Jokisch gave up three runs on six hits over six innings, striking out seven, in Daytona’s 6-4 loss to Clearwater. John Andreoli and Greg Rohan each had two hits.
P.J. Francescon gave up three runs on six hits over seven innings in Peoria’s 6-3 loss to Kane County. Paul Hoilman extended his hitting streak to 15 games with two hits.
— Carrie Muskat