8/1 Minor matters – Thursday’s games
Javier Baez, Kris Bryant and Mike Olt each homered to back Dan Straily who gave up four hits over six scoreless innings and lead Iowa to a 4-0 win over New Orleans. Baez hit his second home run in as many games. Olt posted his fourth two-hit game in his last five. Bryant slugged his 35th homer of the season (13 with Iowa). He’s second in the Minors behind Joey Gallo.
Tennessee lost, 6-4, to Pensacola. Felix Pena gave up five runs over four innings.
Tayler Scott gave up six runs — one earned — over five innings in Daytona’s 8-0 loss to Bradenton. The D-Cubs went 0-for-11 with RISP.
Kane County gave up four runs in the bottom of the eighth in a 7-3 loss to Wisconsin. Jeffrey Baez had two doubles.
James Norwood gave up two runs over three innings in Boise’s 2-1 loss to Vancouver.
Mesa had the day off.