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8/26 Minor matters

Sunday’s games

Dave Sappelt had two hits, including his fifth home run, but it wasn’t enough as Iowa lost, 11-5, to Memphis. Brooks Raley gave up seven runs on seven hits over two innings. Raley had a blister on his pitching hand, but Iowa manager Marty Pevey thought the lefty would be OK. Iowa is six games behind first-place Omaha in the PCL’s Northern Division with eight games to play.

Nick Struck gave up two runs over six innings in Tennessee’s 2-0 loss to Mobile. Javier Baez had one hit, and now has hit safely in 19 of 24 games in August. Yeiper Castillo threw three innings of scoreless relief. The Smokies’ magic number to take the second-half title remains at two.

Ivan Pineyro gave upone run over six innings in Daytona’s 11-2 win over Tampa. Kris Bryant had two RBIs and two hits to extend his hitting streak to seven games. He’s batting .368. Ben Carhart and Wes Darvill also each had two hits and two RBIs.

Starling Peralta gave up three runs — two earned — over 5 1/3 innings in Kane County’s 3-1 loss to Wisconsin. Wilson Contreras had two hits and one RBIs. With the loss, the Cougars were officially eliminated from playoff contention with eight games remaining in the 2013 regular season.

Dillon Maples gave up four runs — none earned — over five innings in Boise’s 6-5, 10-inning loss to Hillsboro. Kevin Encarnacion hit a double and drove in two runs.

Kevin Brown hit his first pro home run in Mesa’s 5-1 loss to the Reds. Brown also hit a double. Jesse Hodges added a triple.

8/11 Minor matters

Saturday’s games

Brooks Raley threw eight shutout innings in Iowa’s 3-0 win over Fresno. Raley gave up two hits, a leadoff single in the first and another single in the seventh, and walked two while striking out three. Jae-Hoon Ha hit a double and drove in a run. He’s now hit in 12 straight games.

Nick Struck gave up four runs over four innings in Tennessee’s 10-2 loss to Montgomery. Jonathan Mota delivered a pinch-hit RBI triple.

C.J. Edwards struck out eight and gave up three runs over 3 2/3 innings in Daytona’s 6-3 win over Tampa. Bijan Rademacher was 3-for-3 with one RBI. Zeke DeVoss had two RBIs. Edwards now has fanned 17 over 9 2/3 innings.

Kane County totaled two hits in a 6-0 loss to Cedar Rapids. Daniel Vogelbach had one, extending his hitting streak to five games.

Dillon Maples gave up one run over five innings and improved to 4-0 with a 1.17 ERA in Boise’s 9-2 win over Vancouver. Maples struck out five and walked one. Carlos Penalver had three hits, including a second-inning grand slam. Kris Bryant extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a double.

Brian Bogusevic was 0-for-2 with a walk and a stolen base in Mesa’s 5-4 loss to the Rangers. It was Bogusevic’s second rehab game. Kevin Brown had two hits and scored two runs.

7/30 Minor matters

Brooks Raley gave up two runs over 6 2/3 innings in Iowa’s 4-3 loss to Oklahoma City. Ty Wright hit a solo home run in the fourth. Logan Watkins and Edgar Gonzalez each had two hits.

Dae-Eun Rhee gave up two runs over 6 1/3 innings in Tennessee’s 8-4 win over Birmingham. Rafael Lopez had two hits and two RBIs. Brett Jackson was the DH, and went 1-for-4, and scored a run.

Scott Baker gave up one earned run over 3 1/3 innings in his fourth rehab start, pitching for Daytona in a 5-0 loss to Fort Myers. Baker walked two and struck out two. Zeke DeVoss had three hits, including two doubles.

Jose Rosario gave up 13 runs on 13 hits over 4 2/3 innings in Kane County’s 14-1 loss to Peoria. Dan Vogelbach hit his 16th home run, a solo shot, in the sixth.

Kris Bryant hit a double and picked up another RBI in Boise’s 5-2, 11 inning loss to Spokane. Tyler Skulina gave up two hits over three innings, striking out two.

Mesa had Monday off.

7/25 Minor matters

Wednesday’s games

Brooks Raley gave up one run over seven innings, but didn’t get a decision as Iowa lost, 2-1, to New Orleans in 10 innings. Raley struck out six and walked three. Brad Nelson had three hits. Jake Arrieta, who could start one of the Cubs’ games Tuesday against the Brewers, is scheduled to start Thursday against New Orleans.

Dae-Eun Rhee struck out six and gave up one run over five innings in Tennessee’s 6-1 win over Huntsville. Javier Baez, Justin Bour and Rafael Lopez each homered. For Baez, it was his second home run in as many games, and gave him 17 combined this season. Baez also hit a double, and was batting .219 at Tennessee. Tony Zych worked a scoreless ninth, and has not given up a run in his last 10 appearances.

Daytona’s game against St. Lucie was canceled because of rain and unplayable field conditions.

Scott Baker gave up three runs on five hits over three innings in his third rehab start as Kane County lost, 5-1, to Beloit. Baker walked two and struck out two. He’s given up 13 runs on 17 hits over 8 2/3 innings. Rock Shoulders and Reggie Golden each had two hits.

Kris Bryant went 1-for-4, hitting his first double, in Boise’s 5-1 loss to Eugene. Jacob Rogers had two hits and Jacob Hannemann hit a double and scored a run.

Mesa had Wednesday off, and returns to action Thursday against the Athletics.

7/11 Bowden back; Raley to Iowa

The Cubs selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Michael Bowden and optioned lefty Brooks Raley back to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday. Raley pitched 4 1/3 innings on Wednesday night, the longest outing by a Cubs reliever this season. He was the 42nd player used by the Cubs, setting a franchise record for most players used before the All-Star break. Bowden compiled a 2.41 ERA in 13 games with Iowa, striking out 28 over 18 2/3 innings. The right-hander began the season with the Cubs, and posted a 3.78 ERA over 14 games in relief.

7/8 Raley joins Cubs

The Cubs needed a fresh arm, and recalled lefty Brooks Raley from Triple-A Iowa to take the roster spot of outfielder Scott Hairston, who was traded to the Nationals earlier Monday. Raley has been a starter at Iowa, posting a 6-6 record and 4.91 ERA. He did make one relief appearance. He made his big league debut last August, and went 1-2 with a 8.14 ERA in five starts. He was called up June 12-13, but did not appear in a game.

How long will the Cubs go with an extra pitcher in the ‘pen?

“That’ll be dictated on what happens the next couple days with how long our starters go,” Cubs manager Dale Sveum said.

The Cubs don’t have many options at Iowa to fill the outfield.

“[Junior] Lake is playing well but we want to let him develop more,” Sveum said. “There’s not a whole lot of options right now. Right now our bullpen concern is more important than anything right now.”

– Carrie Muskat

7/2 Minor matters

Sunday’s games

Brooks Raley gave up three runs over six innings in Iowa’s 3-0 loss to Omaha.

Arismendy Alcantara hit his 11th home run in Tennessee’s 4-3, 10-inning loss to Montgomery. Alberto Cabrera gave up two runs over 6 1/3 innings. John Andreoli had two hits, both doubles.

Daytona’s game against Clearwater was postponed because of rain.

Reggie Golden hit his third home run, a solo shot in the eighth inning that broke a 3-3 tie, to lift Kane County to a 4-3 win over Wisconsin. Lendy Castillo threw 1 2/3 scoreless innings and picked up the win in relief.

Yasiel Balaguert homered for the second straight game in Boise’s 6-5 win over Eugene. He finished with three RBIs, and has driven in a run in six of his last eight games.

Kevin Brown had three hits in Mesa’s 6-4 win over the Indians. Jorge Diaz picked up the win in relief.

6/12 Putnam to DL; Raley up

The Cubs placed reliever Zach Putnam on the 15-day disabled list because of bone spur in his right elbow and recalled left-handed pitcher Brooks Raley from Triple-A Iowa.
Putnman pitched Tuesday night but told manager Dale Sveum his elbow felt it was “on fire.” He underwent an MRI on Wednesday. Putnam, 25, had given up seven earned runs over 3 1/3 innings in five appearances with the Cubs. Raley, 24, was 5-4 with a 4.92 ERA in 13 appearances (12 starts) with Iowa. He made his big league debut last August, and was 1-2 with an 8.14 ERA in five starts.

“Right now, obviously, our bullpen is a little short and we have some length there [with Raley] if anything happened today,” Sveum said.

Late Tuesday, the Cubs acquired reliever Henry Rodriguez from the Nationals for Minor League pitcher Ian Dickson. Rodriguez has not joined the Cubs yet.

“I don’t think he’s thrown in 10 days,” Sveum said. “We have some time to let him throw and see where we’re at in a couple days.”

Rodriguez, 26, had a 4.00 ERA in 17 relief appearances with the Nationals before he was designated for assignment on June 4.

– Carrie Muskat

6/5 Minor matters

Brad Nelson, Ian Stewart and Brian Bogusevic each homered to help Iowa post a 10-2 win over New Orleans, snapping a six-game losing streak. Brooks Raley started but had to leave after 3 1/3 innings when he was hit by a line drive. Logan Watkins had three hits. Steve Clevenger was 2-for-4 with a double in his second rehab game.

* Junior Lake was expected to join the Iowa Cubs Thursday. He’s been rehabbing at the Cubs’ facility in Mesa, Ariz., from a rib injury suffered in Spring Training.

Ronald Torreyes hit his second homer and Ty Wright belted his third in Tennessee’s 8-6 win over Jackson. Matt Szczur had three hits, including two doubles, and three RBIs. Chad Noble had four hits and one RBIs.

Ben Wells threw five shutout innings, giving up two hits, in Daytona’s 1-0 win over Bradenton. John Andreoli and Tim Saunders each had two hits. Andreoli, Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Dustin Geiger were all named to the Florida State League’s first half North All-Star team. Baez and Soler bought pizzas for the Daytona team after Tuesday’s game to celebrate. Baez also was invited to take part in the All-Star home run derby, and agreed. The Florida State League All-Star game will be played June 15 in Dunedin, Fla.

Kane County had Tuesday off, and returns to action Wednesday against Burlington.

5/31 Minor matters

Brooks Raley gave up two runs over six innings in Iowa’s 6-1 loss to Nashville. Logan Watkins had two hits. Blake Parker struck out three in the ninth. He has a 2.04 ERA in 16 relief appearances.

Alberto Cabrera gave up one run and struck out seven over six innings in Tennessee’s 5-1 win over Birmingham. Anthony Giansanti, Ty Wright, Matt Szczur, Chad Noble and Rubi Silva each had two hits. Wright and Noble had two RBIs each.

Javier Baez and Ben Carhart each homered in Daytona’s 5-4 loss to Tampa. Carhart finished with two RBIs, and Baez homered for the second time in three games. Ben Wells took the loss, giving up three runs over six innings.

Kane County’s game vs. Quad Cities was cancelled because of unplayable field conditions. They will not make up the game.

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