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9/5 Daytona finishes with win

Robert Whitenack threw seven shutout innings to help Class A Daytona beat Lakeland, 6-0, on Sunday in the season finale. The Daytona Cubs finished 75-64 overall. Jose Valdez hit a two-run double in the second and Ryan Flaherty added a sacrifice fly in the fifth. DJ LeMahieu hit another sac fly to make it 4-0 in the seventh.

— Carrie Muskat

8/26 Minor matters

Mitch Atkins threw six shutout innings but Iowa lost 2-0 in 11 innings on Scott Thorman’s walk-off homer for Omaha on Wednesday. Bryan LaHair had three hits and Jeff Gray threw two scoreless innings in relief.

Brett Jackson hit his fifth home run but it wasn’t enough as Tennessee lost 5-4 to West Tenn. Jackson’s homer in the eighth, a solo shot, tied the game at 4. Jeremy Papelbon gave up one run on three hits over three innings in the spot start.

Evan Crawford hit a walk-off sac fly in the ninth to lift Daytona to a 2-1 win over Clearwater. Jeffrey Beliveau picked up the win, pitching one inning in relief.

Ryan Searle gave up six runs on 11 hits over 4 2/3 innings in Peoria’s 6-3 loss to Cedar Rapids in the first game of a doubleheader. Matt Cerda homered and has at least one RBIs in his last five games. In the second game, Hak-Ju Lee notched his 34th multi-hit game in a 10-5 win over Cedar Rapids.

Boise scored five runs in the third to beat Tri-City, 7-6. Pierre LePage had three hits and three stolen bases. Arismendy Alcantara had two hits for his 14th multi-hit game of the season.

— Carrie Muskat

8/24 Minor matters

Austin Bibens-Dirkx gave up eight runs on 10 hits over five innings in Iowa’s 8-6 loss to Nashville on Monday. Ty Wright posted his seventh multi-hit game and Robinson Chirinos had two RBIs.

Trey McNutt gve up five runs on seven hits over 4 2/3 innings in Tennessee’s 7-4 loss to West Tenn. Steve Clevenger posted his third straight multi-hit gme, going 2-for-4. Clevenger was named the Southern League North Division Offensive Player of the Week after going 11-for-22 with five doubles, two homers and 11 RBIs from ug. 16-22.

Daytona split a doubleheader against Brevard County, losing the first game 7-3 and winning the second, 4-2. DJ LeMahieu was 2-for-7 in the two games and has an eight game hitting streak.

Logan Watkins had a triple and a stolen base but it wasn’t enough in Peoria’s 3-1 loss to Clinton. Elliot Soto had two hits in Boise’s 7-0 loss to Vancouver. Cameron Greathouse was named Northwest League Pitcher of the Week for Aug. 16-22 after throwing six scoreless innings in one start and striking out eight.

— Carrie Muskat

8/17 Minor matters

Jeff Samardzija gave up one unearned run on four hits over six innings in Iowa’s 5-3 win over Fresno Monday. Marquez Smith, Brad Snyder and Robinson Chirinos all homered to back Samardzija, now 10-2 with a 3.05 ERA. Snyder had two hits, including his 20th home run, and two RBIs.

Rafael Dolis gave up seven runs on five hits over 3 2/3 innings in Tennessee’s 8-2 loss to Chattanooga. Brandon Guyer had three hits and extended his hitting streak to 17 games.

DJ LeMahieu had three hits but it wasn’t enough as Daytona lost 5-3 to Tampa. LeMahieu notched his 13th three-hit game of the season.

One day after hitting for the cycle, Jae-Hoon Ha had three hits in Peoria’s 4-0 win over Kane County. Su-Min Jung threw three scoreless innings but Jeffrey Antigua picked up the win, pitching five scoreless innings in relief.

Juan Yasser Serrano threw five shutout innings, giving up one hit, in Boise’s 7-3 loss to Everett. Serrano struck out six.

Austin Reed threw four scoreless innings in Mesa’s 5-2 win over the Angels. Mesa totaled 11 hits. Joseph Zeller picked up the win with three innings in relief.

— Carrie Muskat

8/16 Minor matters

Back after a break in the action …

* Jae-Hoon Ha hit for the cycle to help Peoria bet Kane County, 8-4, on Sunday. It was the first cycle by a Chiefs player in 11 seasons. Ha singled in the second, homered in the fourth, and drove in a run on a fielder’s choice in the fifth. He hit a RBI triple in the eighth to tie the game at 4. With two outs and a runner on in the ninth, Ha doubled to right to complete the cycle. The last cycle by a Chiefs player was May 23, 1999, when Troy McNaughton did so.
On Saturday, Peoria snapped its four-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over Kane County.

* On Friday, Micah Hoffpauir rejoined Iowa and picked up where he left off. He collected two hits for the I-Cubs in a 5-0 win over Fresno, which extended his hitting streak to 19 games. Austin Bibens-Dirkx threw seven shutout innings for the win. On Saturday, Hoffpauir made it 20 straight games, hitting his 21st home run in Iowa’s 13-12 win over Fresno. He finished with three RBIs in the game. Jim Adduci and Robinson Chirinos also homered for Iowa.

* Matt Spencer hit a three-run homer to help Tennessee beat Chattanooga, 8-4, on Friday. Russ Canzler hit his 18th homer to lift the Smokies to a 3-2 win over Chattanooga on Saturday. Craig Muschko picked up the win and now is 8-3.

* Rain postponed Friday’s Daytona game. On Saturday, the Daytona Cubs split a doubleheader against Dunedin, winning the first game 2-1 and losing the second, 4-3. DJ LeMahieu went 3-6 in the two games with two doubles and an RBIs. He has a 16-game hitting streak and is batting .446 in that stretch.

* On Saturday, Arismendy Alcantara had four hits, including his third home run, and two RBIs in Boise’s 7-6 win over Everett.

— Carrie Muskat

8/11 Minor matters

Jeff Samardzija gave up four runs on eight hits and three walks over seven innings in Iowa’s 13-3 loss to Portland on Tuesday. Samardzija is 9-2 with a 3.27 ERA. Sam Fuld had two hits, both triples, and Darwin Barney had two hits and one RBI.

Micah Hoffpauir, called up to the Cubs Tuesday, was named Pacific Coast League Player of the Week after hitting .536 with four doubles, three homers and 12 RBIs in seven games from Aug. 2-8.

Chris Archer gave up one run on one hit over seven innings and struck out eight in Tennessee’s 7-1 win over Huntsville. Archer now is 7-1 with a 0.58 ERA. He’s given up three earned runs over 46 1/3 innings in eight starts. Brandon Guyer extended his hitting streak to 14 games with two hits and three RBIs.

DJ LeMahieu extended his hitting streak to 12 games with two hits in Daytona’s 8-3 loss to Tampa. Dae-Eun Rhee gave up five runs on six hits over three innings. David Patton was the only Cubs pitcher out of five to not give up a run.

Peoria lost 6-2 in a rain-shortened game to Quad Cities. D.J. Fitzgerald had two hits, his 22nd multi-hit game of the season.

Boise and Mesa had the day off.

— Carrie Muskat

6/30 Minor matters

Thomas Diamond gave up one hit over four scoreless innings in Iowa’s 7-0 rain-shortened game against New Orleans. Diamond did walk five but struck out seven.

Brett Jackson had his third consecutive multi-hit game, going 2-for-5, in Tennessee’s 4-3, 10-inning loss to West Tenn. Austin Bibens-Dirkx gave up one run on three hits over six innings and struck out seven.

Rebel Ridling hit his fifth home run in Daytona’s 6-3 win over Brevard County. DJ LeMahieu posted his fourth multi-hit game in his last six, going 2-for-4. He has 11 RBIs in his last four games. Michael Brenly had two hits.

Nelson Perez hit his second homer in Peoria’s 5-3 loss to Burlington. Matt Cerda had two hits. Class A Boise won it’s third straight as Juan Yasser Serrano gave up two runs on three hits over five innings in a 5-2 win over Eugene. Chad Noble hit his first home run in Mesa’s 5-3 loss to the Athletics.

— Carrie Muskat

6/28 Minor matters

Brett Jackson didn’t waste any time. Jackson homered in his first game with Double-A Tennessee on Sunday, going 2-for-5 in the Smokies’ 10-3 loss to Carolina.

Jay Jackson, no relation to Brett, gave up two runs on six hits over six innings in Triple-A Iowa’s 9-2 win over New Orleans. Jackson struck out five. Welington Castillo hit his ninth homer and Micah Hoffpauir went 4-for-4 with a team-high four RBIs. Brad Snyder had three hits and Darwin Barney and Marquez Smith each had two hits.

Chris Archer gave up one run, unearned, on five hits over six innings and struck out six in Daytona’s 15-7 win over Brevard County. Archer is 7-1 with a 2.86 ERA. DJ LeMahieu had three hits, including his first homer. Michael Brenly had three hits and three RBIs.

Rob Whitenack gave up five runs, four earned, on seven hits over five innings in Peoria’s 5-4 loss to Cedar Rapids. Mario Mercedes had four hits.

Arismendy Alcantara hit a solo homer in Boise’s 5-1 win over Eugene. Brandon May had two hits, including a double, and one RBI.

Casey Lambert gave up one run on three hits over two innings in Mesa’s 5-1 win over the Athletics.

— Carrie Muskat

7/18 Cubs sign No. 2 pick

The Cubs added another LSU Tiger to the team. On Saturday, the Cubs announced they have signed second-round pick DJ LeMahieu, an infielder who helped lead LSU to the 2009 College World Series championship. LeMahieu will join the Mesa Rookie team, and, when ready, move up to Class A Boise. A right-handed hitter, LeMahieu batted .350 with 57 runs, 13 doubles, four triples, five homers and 43 RBIs in his sophomore year for the Tigers. He led the team in batting average and hits.

— Carrie Muskat

Go Tigers

DJ LeMahieu went 2-for-4 and scored two runs in LSU’s 11-4 win over Texas to clinch the College World Series championship Wednesday night. LeMahieu, the Cubs’ second-round draft pick, batted .350 in the tournament, played in Omaha. It’s LSU’s sixth national title.

— Carrie Muskat