5/30 Minor League report

Josh Vitters hit his seventh homer to help Iowa win its fifth straight, beating Omaha 5-4 on Tuesday. Vitters is batting .281 this season. Chris Rusin started and gave up four runs on seven hits over six innings. Jeff Beliveau, just activated from the disabled list, picked up the win in relief.

Nick Struck threw six shutout innings in Tennessee’s 3-2 win over Huntsville. Struck struck out nine. Junior Lake had two hits and scored two runs.

Rob Whitenack gave up three earned runs on 10 hits over 4 1/3 innings in Daytona’s 4-1 loss to Brevard County in the first game of a doubleheader. Richard Jones had two hits and scored a run.

In the second game, P.J. Francescon gave up five runs on eight hits over six innings in a 5-2 loss. Greg Rohan hit his ninth home run.

Kyler Burke gaveup two runs, one earned, on one hit and five walks over five innings in Peoria’s 4-3 win over Wisconsin in 14 innings. Ryan Cuneo had two hits, including his fourth home run.

— Carrie Muskat


1 Comment

Vitters would be an excellent replacement for that non-productive Stewart we now have at third. Stewart is hitting below the Mendoza line and has been consistently. Impotence is not an option. We need contributions.

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