#Cubs Minor League report: Pelicans romp
Iowa lost, 7-0, to New Orleans. Frank Batista gave up five runs on 11 hits over five innings and took the loss.
Tennessee lost to Birmingham, 4-1. Felix Pena gave up four runs over six innings. Bijan Rademacher hit a double and drove in the Smokies’ only run.
Myrtle Beach beat Carolina, 16-4. Seven Pelicans had multi-hit games, seven drove in a run and all nine starters reached base safely. Jacob Rogers finished a triple short of the cycle, going 3-for-6 with a double, two-run homer and four RBI. Jeimer Candelario was a home run shy of the cycle, going 4-for-6 with three RBI.
Michael Wagner gave up two hits over six scoreless innings in South Bend’s 1-0 win over Bowling Green. Jeffrey Baez hit a game-winning home run in the fifth.
Andin Diaz gave up two earned runs over four innings in Eugene’s 5-4 loss to Vancouver. Ian Rice had two hits.
Dylan Cease gave up one run on one walk and struck out three over three innings in Mesa’s 5-0 loss to the Indians.