8/9 Minor League report
Ryan Rowland-Smith gave up one run on two hits over six innings but it wasn’t enough as Iowa lost, 5-1, to Reno on Wednesday. Mike Jacobs hit a three-run homer in the 10th for the game winner. Blake Parker threw one inning in relief.
Junior Lake had two hits and one RBIs in Tennessee’s 7-2 loss to Huntsville. Dallas Beeler took the loss, giving up six runs over three innings.
Daytona’s game against Lakeland was postponed because of rain. The two teams were to play a doubleheader Thursday.
Paul Hoilman and Tim Saunders each homered in Peoria’s 14-inning, 9-8 loss to Burlington. Zeke DeVoss had three hits, Hoilman had two RBIs, and Saunders reached base four times. Dustin Geiger had two hits and three RBIs.
Rock Shoulders hit a fifth inning grand slam, his seventh home run of the season, to help Boise beat Everett, 8-6. Jose Arias gave up three runs over five innings and struck out six for the win. Dan Vogelbach hit his fourth home run and drove in two.
Shawon Dunston had two hits, including a triple, and one RBIs in Mesa’s 5-2 win over the Dodgers. Albert Almora extended his hitting streak to six games and also drove in a run.
NEWS & NOTES:
* Right-hander Jake Brigham was placed on Tennessee’s disabled list. Brigham, acquired from the Rangers in the Geovany Soto deal, has given up eight earned runs over 3 2/3 innings in two starts for the Smokies.
* The Peoria Chiefs have added Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler to the roster from the Cubs’ Arizona Rookie League team. Soler will likely join the Chiefs on Friday.
– Carrie Muskat