7/29 Minor matters
Nick Struck gave up four runs over 5 1/3 innings in Iowa’s 4-3 loss to Oklahoma. Ty Wright had three hits, all doubles, and one RBIs.
Javier Baez hit two home runs but it wasn’t enough as Tennessee lost 8-5 to Birmingham. Eric Jokisch gave up six runs over five innings and took the loss. Rubi Silva, John Andreoli and Matt Szczur each had two hits.
C.J. Edwards struck out the first seven batters he faced in his Cubs debut, helping Daytona beat Palm Beach, 2-1. Edwards finished with eight Ks over five innings and gave up one hit and walked one. Taiwan Easterling and Brad Zapenas each had two hits.
Juan Paniagua gave up three runs over two innings in Kane County’s 6-3 win over Peoria. Rock Shoulder had two hits and three RBIs. Albert Almora had two hits, and has hit in five straight games.
Dillon Maples gave up one run over five innings in Boise’s 3-1 win over Spokane, Maples struck out five and did not walk a batter. Kris Bryant homered for the second time in three games, driving in all of the Hawks runs with his blast.
Charcer Burks hda two hits in Mesa’s 12-3 loss to the Diamondbacks. Mesa gave up nine runs in the first three innings.