5/7 Minor League report – Monday’s games
Brett Jackson walked to leadoff the eighth, reached third on Josh Vitters’ single, and scored on a balk call for Triple-A Iowa’s only run in a 1-0 victory over New Orleans on Monday. Scott Maine picked up the win in relief, throwing two scoreless innings. He walked one and struck out one. Casey Coleman started and gave up two hits over seven scoreless innings, striking out nine.
Paul Hoilman went 3-for-4, including a grand slam in the seventh inning, to power Class A Peoria to a 7-5 win over Quad Cities. Hoilman drove in five runs in the game and is batting .308 this season. Patrick Francescon gave up four runs (two earned) on three hits and three walks over six innings for the win. He’s now 3-1 with a 2.48 ERA. Jeffrey Lorick picked up the save.
– Carrie Muskat