#Cubs Minor League report

Friday’s games

Albert Almora hit a walk-off RBI double in the ninth to give Iowa a 3-2 win over Nashville. Almora also hit a triple and now is batting .333. Willson Contreras hit a solo homer in the seventh. Ryan Williams gave up one earned run over six innings, striking out seven.

David Freitas had three hits, including a solo home run, and two doubles in Tennessee’s 12-5 win over Montgomery. Brad Markey gave up one earned run over four innings. Carlos Penalver had two doubles and two walks.

Erick Leal gave up two earned runs over 7 2/3 innings in Myrtle Beach’s 8-3 win over Frederick. Yasiel Balaguert, Charcer Burks and Gleyber Torres each hit home runs.

Adbert Alzolay gave up two runs over six innings and Eloy Jimenez hit a two-run homer in South Bend’s 15-2 win over Lansing. Jimenez also hit a double and is batting .295.

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Unrelated to this article, but of 5 tool significance will be the return from the DL by Matt Szczur. Joe will soon accept the fact that replacing Soler with Szczur will add a second catalyst to the lineup, similar to Zobrist–only younger.

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