#Cubs Minor League report
Iowa split a doubleheader against Salt Lake. Drew Rucinski took the loss in the first game, giving up two earned runs over four innings. Jake Buchanan won the second game, giving up two earned runs over 5 2/3 innings. Mark Zagunis went 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, two runs scored and three RBI in the second game. Dexter Fowler was a combined 1-for-5 with a double and a walk, and Jorge Soler was 0-3 in the first game.
Tennessee lost, 8-2, to Mississippi. Tyler Skulina gave up seven earned runs over five innings. Gioskar Amaya hit his first home run. Bijan Rademacher had two hits, both doubles.
Myrtle Beach had Wednesday off and faces Wilmington on Thursday. Jake Stinnett is scheduled to start.
South Bend lost, 7-5, to Burlington. Eddy Martinez had three hits including a double, a triple and a solo home run, and drove in two runs. He’s batting .397 in 18 July games. Donnie Dewees had two hits and one RBI. Justin Steele gave up two runs over five innings.
Jose Paulino struck out seven and gave up two hits over seven scoreless innings in Eugene’s 4-0 win over Hillsboro. With the win, Eugene clinched the first half Southern Division title. Wladimir Galindo had two hits, and Robert Garcia hit a solo home run.
Mesa scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Angels, 7-6. Jhonny Bethencourt had two hits and two RBI, Yohan Matos had two hits and one RBI, and Luis Ayala had two hits and one RBI. Eugenio Palma picked up the win in relief, pitching two innings.