5/19 Minor matters
Arismendy Alcantara hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to lift Iowa to a 9-8 come from behind win over Round Rock on Sunday. The I-Cubs rallied against Neftali Felix. Christian Villanueva led off with a home run, his first since April 7. Blake Parker picked up his eighth save with a perfect ninth. Tsuyoshi Wada started for Iowa, and served up a season-high 10 hits, six earned runs and three walks over seven innings. Chris Rusin starts tonight for Iowa, and outfielder Justin Ruggiano was scheduled to begin a Minor League rehab assignment with the team.
Tennessee dropped its fourth straight game, losing 4-2 to Mississippi. Dae-Eun Rhee gave up two runs on four hits over six innings. Rubi Silva and Jae-Hoon Ha each drove in a run.
Albert Almora had two of Daytona’s five hits in a 10-1 loss to Fort Myers. Almora is batting .275. Ben Wells took the loss, giving up four runs on three hits and five walks over two innings.
Jacob Rogers hit his third home run in Quad Cities’ 10-3 win over Kane county. Ben Carhart finished with three hits and scored two runs.