#Cubs Minor League report: Iowa out of playoffs
Taylor Davis had three hits, including a double, and one RBI in Iowa’s 11-3 loss to Oklahoma City. With the loss, the Iowa Cubs were eliminated from playoff contention. Making his Triple-A debut, Fernando Cruz gave up 10 runs on 10 hits and two walks over four innings. Zac Rosscup pitched a perfect inning in relief, striking out two. Emilio Bonifacio had two hits, and now is 10-for-15 in his last four games.
Tennessee had Wednesday off, and opens its final series of the regular season Thursday at Biloxi. Andres Santiago is scheduled to start.
Jonathan Martinez threw six shutout innings in Myrtle Beach’s 4-2 win over Potomac. Martinez improved to 9-2 with a 2.58 ERA. He has gone 3-0 with an 0.30 ERA in his last five starts. Victor Caratini hit a double and drove in two runs. In his Myrtle Beach debut, Gleyber Torres was 0-for-2 with a walk.
South Bend lost, 10-1, to Dayton. James Norwood gave up four runs over 5 1/3 innings. Charcer Burks had two hits, including a triple. Gioskar Amaya had two hits, both doubles.
Eugene lost, 3-2, to Salem-Keizer. Oscar De La Cruz gave up one run over six innings. Andrew Ely had three hits. Donnie Dewees had two hits and one RBI.
Mesa’s season ended Tuesday, finishing 16-9 in the second half.
Iowa was swept in a doubleheader by Oklahoma City. Taylor Davis was 3-for-9 with two doubles in the first game, which went 19 innings. Carlos Pimentel gave up three runs over six innings in the second game. He’s 12-6 with a 2.99 ERA.
Tennessee lost, 11-0, to Jacksonville. Bijan Rademacher had three hits.
Myrtle Beach lost, 4-3, to Potomac. Jacob Rogers hit a RBI double. Tyler Skulina gave up one hit over five scoreless innings and did not get a decision.
Tommy Thorpe gave up one run over six innings in South Bend’s 9-2 win over Bowling Green. Gleyber Torres had three hits, including two doubles, and one RBI. Angelo Amendolare had two hits and three RBI.
Eugene scored four runs in the fourth in a 5-4 win over Salem-Keizer. Justin Steele gave up one hit over four innings. Blake Headley had three hits.
Mesa lost its playoff game to the Mariners, 3-1, and finished the season 31-23, winning the East Division second half title. Carlos Jimenez had three hits. Dylan Cease gave up one run over three innings.
(My note: Sorry for late posting of Tuesday’s games)