5/15 Minor League report
Anthony Rizzo hit his 12th home run and Blake Lalli hit his third to back Rodrigo Lopez and lift Iowa to a 3-1 victory Monday over Sacramento. Lopez gave up three hits over five innings. On Monday, Chris Rusin was named PCL Pitcher of the Week. Last week, he was 2-0 with a 0.64 ERA, giving up one earned run over 14 innings, while striking out 12.
Trey McNutt gave up two runs on three hits over five innings in Tennessee’s 15-4 win over Jackson in the first game of a doubleheader. Logan Watkins and Junior Lake each homered. Watkins had four RBIs. In the second game, Dallas Beeler took the loss in a 3-1 decision. he gave up three runs on seven hits. Elliot Soto had two hits and the Smokies’ only RBI.
Austin Kirk gave up one run on six hits over seven innings in Daytona’s 2-1 win over Brevard County. Nelson Perez had two hits and two RBIs.
Kyler Burke gave up one run on four hits over six innings in Peoria’s 2-1 win over Burlington. Anthony Giansanti had two hits. Austin Reed picked up the win in relief.
— Carrie Muskat