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* Chris Rusin gave up five runs — four earned — on eight hits over six innings in Iowa’s 8-0 loss to Nashville. The I-Cubs totaled two hits — one by Rusin and another by Logan Watkins. It was Rusin’s first start since throwing a no-hitter.
“I’m a pitcher that needs luck sometimes to keep the ball in the infield but today those balls were squeaking through that they were catching the other day,” Rusin told the Des Moines Register.
* Stephen Bruno was 4-for-5 with two RBIs and Kris Bryant belted his league-leading 11th home run and drove in four in Tennessee’s 10-7 win over Jackson. P.J. Francescon picked up the win in relief of Jose Veras, who started the game and threw one inning.
* Albert Almora was 3-for-5 with three doubles and four RBIs in Daytona’s 12-0 win over Charlotte. Ben Wells picked up the win, striking out eight over six innings.
* David Bote had two hits, including a RBI single, but it wasn’t enough as Kane County lost, 3-2, to Beloit. Daury Torrez did not get a decision, throwing six shutout innings. He gave up three hits and walked one.
It was a big day Wednesday for Chris Rusin and Kris Bryant.
Rusin became the first Triple-A Iowa pitcher to throw a no-hitter in 30 years in a 3-0 win over New Orleans on Wednesday. Rusin struck out three and walked two. It was the seventh Triple-A no-hitter in Iowa franchise history, and first since the club joined the Pacific Coast League in 1998. Rusin helped himself, hitting a two-run single in the second. It’s the first no-no by a Cubs Minor Leaguer since Eric Jokisch did so last Aug. 8. Javier Baez had three hits and Josh Vitters had two hits to back up Rusin.
Bryant hit two home runs and drove in six runs to lead Tennessee to a 12-1 win over Birmingham. Dae-Eun Rhee got the win, giving up one run on three hits over seven innings. Bryant was 3-for-4, and also hit a double. His eight homers lead the Southern League. Stephen Bruno had three hits and two RBIs. Arodys Vizcaino struck out two in one inning in his Smokies debut.
Rob Zastryzny gave up four runs on nine hits over 4 2/3 innings in Daytona’s 5-1 loss to Lakeland.
Yasiel Balaguert drove in his 22nd run of the season but it wasn’t enough as Kane County lost, 5-3, to Wisconsin. Jacob Rogers and David Bote each had two hits.
Chris Rusin threw a no-hitter Wednesday to lead Triple-A Iowa to a 3-0 victory over New Orleans. The lefty struck out three and walked two for the win. He threw 118 pitches, 72 for strikes. He also helped himself at the plate with two hits, including a two-run single. It’s the first no-no by an Iowa Cubs pitcher since Reggie Patterson did so in 1984.
Chris Rusin posted a quality start, giving up three runs on five hits over six innings, but it wasn’t enough as Iowa lost, 4-3, to Nashville on Friday. Chris Valaika had two hits, both doubles, and Logan Watkins had two hits, including a RBI double. Rusin struck out five and gave up three runs over six innings. Kyle Hendricks gets the start Saturday.
John Andreoli had three hits and two RBIs and Stephen Bruno drove in two more runs to help Tennessee beat Chattanooga, 8-7. It was the Smokies’ fifth straight win. Austin Kirk picked up the W out of the ‘pen and Armando Rivero recorded his sixth save.
Daytona’s doubleheader against Clearwater was postponed because of rain. The two teams are scheduled to play two Saturday.
Kane County scored the winning run on a throwing error in the 11th to beat Burlington, 3-2. Duane Underwood started and gave up two runs on two hits and three walks over five innings. David Bote had two hits.
Chris Rusin was recalled from Iowa prior to Saturday’s game, and headed back after throwing five innings in relief of Carlos Villanueva. Rusin was needed to give the bullpen a breather, and he did just that. The Cubs didn’t have to use anyone else in the 10-4 loss to the Cardinals at Busch. No corresponding move was made immediately but Blake Parker was expected to be added to the 25-man roster.
Luis Valbuena hit two home runs and drove in four runs to lead the Cubs to a 7-0 victory over the White Sox Friday in Glendale. Chris Rusin was the winning pitcher, giving up two hits over five scorless innings. The lefty combined with Alberto Cabrera, Wesley Wright, Jonathan Sanchez and Brian Schlitter on the shutout, holding the White Sox to three hits. Junior Lake had two hits, including a RBI single, and Ryan Kalish drove in a run. Javier Baez had to leave the game after suffering a right heel contusion in the sixth. He walked off the field on his own, and was to be re-evaluated on Saturday.
* On Saturday, the Cubs will play host to the Reds at Cubs Park in Mesa. Edwin Jackson gets the start against lefty Tony Cingrani.
* Fans are encouraged to take part in the Cubs wives mystery ball fundraiser, which will be held in left field of Cubs Park. For $30, fans will get an autographed ball, signed by a player or a seventh-inning stretch singer. Proceeds go to Paz de Cristo in Mesa.
– Carrie Muskat
The Cubs face their intracity rivals, the White Sox, today in Glendale. Chris Rusin, battling for that fifth spot in the rotation, gets the start. Javier Baez, who shares the Cactus League lead in home runs with five, will start at shortstop. Here’s the lineup:
The Cubs face intracity rivals, the White Sox, on Friday, and Chris Rusin is scheduled to start. Here’s the lineup for Friday’s game in Glendale:
Travis Wood struck out eight over five innings in the Cubs’ 3-2 loss to the Indians Sunday at Cubs Park in Mesa. Luis Valbuena hit a RBI double in the sixth.
In Las Vegas, Chris Rusin gave up one hit over four innings and Donnie Murphy, Daniel Vogelbach and Arismendy Alcantara each hit solo home runs to lead the Cubs to a 6-3 win over the Mets. Two runs scored on a throwing error in the Chicago first, and Ryan Sweeney added a RBI single. Alcantara finished with three hits.
On Monday, the Cubs play split squad games for the third straight day. Half of the team will face the Angels at Cubs Park. Edwin Jackson gets the start in Mesa. The other half travels to Phoenix where James McDonald will start against the Athletics.
The Cubs will play the Mets Saturday and Sunday in Las Vegas, with Carlos Pimentel and Chris Rusin scheduled to start, respectively. Here is the lineup for Saturday’s game plus the rest of the players headed to Vegas: