6/29 Minor League report
Chris Volstad gave up two earned runs on six hits over seven innings and struck out seven in Iowa’s 3-1 loss to Oklahoma City on Thursday. Matt Tolbert was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle, going 4-for-5 with a double, triple and stolen base. Adrian Cardenas had two hits and a stolen base. Ty Wright and Blake Lalli had two hits apiece.
Michael Brenly hit his third homer and Nelson Perez hit his second but it wasn’t enough as Tennessee lost 13-6 to Birmingham. Jae-Hoon Ha, who will play in the All-Star Futures game, had two hits and was batting .253. Junior Lake also had two hits. Trey McNutt took the loss, giving up eight runs (four earned) on six hits over two-thirds of an inning.
Robert Whitenack gave up one earned run on six hits over four innings in Daytona’s 14-4 win over Dunedin. Arismendy Alcantara, Roni Torreyes and Rebel Ridling each homered. Matt Szczur was 3-for-3 with three stolen bases and two RBIs. Alcantara and Rubi Silva each had three hits.
Gerardo Concepcion gave up five runs on six hits over six innings in Peoria’s 7-3 loss to Wisconsin. Dustin Geiger extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a double.
Ian Dickson picked up his first win in Boise’s 12-2 win over Spokane. Dickson gave up one earned run on four hits and struck out six over 3 1/3 innings. Dong-Yub Kim homered and drove in four runs.
Jacob Rogers hit two home runs in Mesa’s 11-2 win over the Diamondbacks. Rogers went 4-for-4 with four RBIs.
— Carrie Muskat