5/18 Minor League report
Anthony Rizzo, Josh Vitters and Brett Jackson each homered to back Travis Wood and lead Iowa to a 7-5 win over Salt Lake on Thursday. Wood gave up two runs on five hits over seven innings and struck out three. He’s now 3-3 with a 4.57 ERA. Jackson went 3-for-4 with a triple, homer and RBI, and scored two runs.
Brooks Raley gave up two runs on six hits over five innings in Tennessee’s 3-2 win over Mississippi. Jim Adduci had two hits and scored two runs.
Nelson Perez homered but it wasn’t enough as Daytona lost 8-2 to Palm Beach. Zach Cates gave up four runs (three earned) on three hits over 2 2/3 innings, and dropped to 0-6.
P.J. Francescon gave up one unearned run on two hits over six innings in Peoria’s 4-3 win over Clinton. Jeffrey Lorick converted his sixth save, pitching a scoreless ninth.
— Carrie Muskat