7/18 Minor matters
Triple-A Iowa returns to action Thursday at Round Rock. Guillermo Moscoso is scheduled to start.
Eleven pitchers combined on a one-hitter as the South beat the North, 6-0, in the Double-A All-Star game. Tennessee’s Matt Szczur, Arismendy Alcantara, Christian Villanueva and Rafael Lopez were all hitless in the game. Kyle Hendricks took the loss, giving up two first inning runs on three hits.
On Thursday, Tennessee faces Jacksonville, with lefty Eric Jokisch taking the mound.
Daytona lost, 4-3, in 11 innings to Charlotte. Yao-Lin Wang gave up two runs over 5 2/3 innings in the start. Chad Kris had two hits and Dustin Geiger had three hits, including a double.
Juan Paniagua gave up two earned runs over 2 1/3 innings in Kane County’s 8-2 loss to Great Lakes. Wilson Contreras and Kevin Encarnacion each homered.
Tyler Skulina gave up one hit over two innings in Boise’s 5-1 win over Hillsboro. Shawon Dunston had a hit and one RBI.
Starling Peralta gave up two hits over three innings in Mesa’s 5-3 loss to the Diamondbacks. Jeffery Baez hit a rBI double and Garrett Schlecht had two hits, including a triple.
* ROSTER MOVES *
* RHP Dae-Eun Rhee has been activated from the disabled list and placed on Tennessee’s active roster. In a corresponding move, RHP Alberto Cabrera has been promoted to Iowa. Rhee was available for Thursday’s series opener against Jacksonville. Rhee, 24, was 1-0 with a 0.87 ERA in two starts for the Smokies before being placed on the DL on April 16. The right-handed starter has made four rehab starts between Mesa and Boise, where he went a combined 1-0 with a 0.75 ERA.
* Kane County announced pitcher Matt Iannazzo has re-joined the Cougars from Boise, while pitcher Brian Smith has been placed on the 7-day disabled list, retroactive to Monday. Iannazzo originally came to the Cougars from the Cubs’ Spring Training complex in Arizona on April 20 and pitched in four games with Kane County, going 1-1 with a 3.68 ERA in relief. Iannazzo was part of Boise’s Opening Day roster last month and with the Hawks, had gone 1-1 with a 3.21 ERA and four saves.