#Cubs Minor League report: Almora HR
Albert Almora and Juan Perez each homered in Iowa’s 3-2 loss to New Orleans. Almora finished with three hits, including a double, and now has hit in six straight games. Drew Rucinski started, and gave up two runs over six innings. Matt Murton, making his first start of the season, had two hits.
Chesny Young had four hits, one RBI and two stolen bases in Tennessee’s 6-5 loss to Montgomery. Tyler Skulina started, and gave up three runs over 3 2/3 innings.
Zach Hedges gave up one run over seven innings and David Bote hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth in Myrtle Beach’s 4-1 win over Winston-Salem. Daniel Lockhart had two hits.
Justin Steele served up two earned runs over five innings in South Bend’s 8-4 win over Bowling Green. Tyler Alamo had three hits and one RBI and now has hit safely in all six games this season with three multi-hit games. Eloy Jimenez and Eddy Martinez each had two hits.