#Cubs Minor League report: Leal throws 9 no-hit innings

Tuesday’s games

Javier Baez hit his 11th home run and Carlos Pimentel gave up two runs over 6 1/3 innings in Iowa’s 6-5 win over Colorado Springs. Baez hit a two-run homer in the eighth, and is batting .315. Chris Valaika had two hits and three RBIs.

Rob Zastryzny gave up three earned runs over 6 1/3 innings in Tennessee’s 6-5 win over Birmingham. Jeimer Candelario had two hits, including a home run, and drove in five runs. Willson Contreras had three hits and one RBI.

Jonathan Martinez gave up one run over six innings in Myrtle Beach’s 6-1 win over Wilmington. Cael Brockmeyer had two hits and one RBI.

Erick Leal threw nine no-hit innings but did not get a decision as South Bend lost, 1-0, in 12 innings. Leal struck out four and walked one. Jeffrey Baez had three hits, including two doubles.

Eugene had Tuesday off.

Dylan Cease gave up two runs over 1 1/3 innings in Mesa’s 8-6 loss to the Padres. Robert Garcia had two hits and one RBI.

Monday’s games

Javier Baez had three hits, and was a home run shy of the cycle, in Iowa’s 12-10 win over Colorado Springs. Baez drove in three runs and now is batting .318. Rubi Silva had three hits, including two doubles.

Pierce Johnson gave up one run over six innings in Tennessee’s 4-2 loss to Birmingham. Tommy La Stella had two hits, including a double, and Miguel Montero was 0-for-4 in rehab outings. Willson Contreras had two hits and one RBI.

Myrtle Beach had Monday off.

South Bend had Monday off.

Eugene had Monday off.

Eric Jokisch gave up one run over four innings in Mesa’s 5-1 win over the Giants. Carlos Sepulveda had three hits.

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