8/31 Minor matters
Brooks Raley gave up one run on one hit and two walks over five innings in Iowa’s 3-2 loss to Nashville. The I-Cubs were eliminated from the playoffs with the loss. Brad Nelson hit his 20th home run, a solo shot. Mike Olt had three hits.
Eduardo Figueroa threw six shutout innings, giving up one hit and walking one, in Tennessee’s 12-1 win over Chattanooga. Justin Bour was a triple shy of the cycle, finishing with a double, a homer and a season-high six RBIs. Brett Jackson had two hits, including a double and a triple. Christian Villanueva had two hits and two RBIs. He leads the Southern League with 41 doubles.
Kris Bryant, Dustin Geiger, Bijan Rademacher, Pin-Chieh Chen and Zeke DeVoss each homered in Daytona’s 11-6 win over Brevard County. For Bryant, it was his second homer in the last three games. Chen smacked a two-run blast. Ivan Pineyro gave up four runs over five innings.
Starling Peralta gave up eight runs over four innings in Kane County’s 8-2 loss to Cedar Rapids. Carlos Escobar had three hits and Reggie Golden had two hits.
Duane Underwood gave up eight runs — four earned — over three innings in Boise’s 10-6 loss to Salem-Keizer. Dan Lockhart had two hits.
Mesa’s season ended Thursday at 27-28.