9/1 Minor League report

Iowa’s final series at New Orleans was cancelled because of Hurricane Isaac. The Iowa team finished 53-87.

Rubi Silva drove in four runs to power Tennessee to a 5-0 win over Pensacola on Friday night. Silva was 2-for-4 with his second home run. Chris Rusin, who will start for the Cubs on Tuesday against the Nationals, tuned up by throwing three innings. He did not give up a hit or a run, and struck out one.

Rebel Ridling had four hits, including a game-tying home run in the seventh and RBI double with two outs in the ninth, to lift Daytona to a 4-3 win over Brevard County. Kyler Burke started, and gave up three runs over four innings.

Peoria’s final game against Cedar Rapids Friday was rained out. The Chiefs close their season with a three-game series in Kane County, starting Saturday. Jeffrey Antigua was scheduled to start for Peoria.

Felix Pena threw five shutout innings but it wasn’t enough as Boise los, 6-4, to Everett. Stephen Bruno extended his hitting streak to 21 games, going 2-for-4.

Mesa lost, 15-3, on Friday to the Athletics in the semifinals of the Rookie League playoffs, ending their season. The Mesa team finished 37-19.

– Carrie Muskat

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