7/2 Minor matters – Monday’s games
Barret Loux gave up one run over five innings and struck out six in Iowa’s 4-2 win over Memphis. Anthony Giansanti drove in two runs in his Iowa debut. Brian Schlitter converted his eighth save of the season.
Matt Szczur had two hits and one RBIs in Tennessee’s 7-2 loss to Montgomery. Austin Kirk took the loss, giving up six runs over 5 2/3 innings. Arismendy Alcantara hit a double, and his 138 total bases are a team high.
Daytona’s doubleheader against Clearwater was postponed because of rain and unplayable field conditions. The games will be played as part of doubleheaders Aug. 13 and Aug. 15.
Albert Almora had two hits in Kane County’s 4-3 loss to Wisconsin. Almora was batting .346 for the season, and posted his 13th multi-hit game.
Jacob Hannemann had two hits and one RBIs in Boise’s 3-2 win over Salem-Keizer. His two-out RBI single in the ninth scored the game-winning run. James Pugliese gave up one run over six innings.
On Monday, Yasiel Balaguert was named Northwest League Player of the Week. He batted .348 with three home runs and nine RBIs.
Kevin Freeman had two RBIs in Mesa’s 10-2 win over the Dodgers.