8/3 Minor matters – Thursday’s games
Barret Loux gave up seven runs over 5 1/3 innings in Iowa/s 9-3 loss to Salt Lake, its seventh straight loss. Edgar Gonzalez hit his second home run and drove in two runs. Donnie Murphy had three hits.
Kyle Hendricks gave up one run over six innings in Tennessee’s 2-1 win over Birmingham. Justin Bour hit his 15th home run in the seventh. John Andreoli delivered a walkoff RBI single in the ninth. Hendricks has a 0.84 ERA with 36 strikeouts in his last seven starts.
Daytona’s game against Fort Myers was cancelled because of rain. Corey Black was scheduled to start Friday.
Jose Dore and Oliver Zapata both hit solo home runs to help Kane County beat Wisconsin, 6-2. Rock Shoulders had two hits, including a double, and two RBIs. Tayler Scott started, giving up two runs over five innings. Andrew McKirahan picked up the win in relief.
Jacob Rogers hit an eighth inning solo homer in Boise’s 5-1 loss to Everett. James Pugliese gave up four runs (three earned) over five innings. Kris Bryant extended his hitting streak to seven games with a single.
Ryan Searle gave up three hits over two scoreless innings in Mesa’s 3-2 loss to the Athletics. It was his first start of the season.