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5/16 Minor matters

Mitch Atkins threw five scoreless innings to help Iowa beat Reno, 11-1. Atkins now is 3-1 with a 2.16 ERA. Welington Castillo hit his fifth homer and Chad Tracy posted his third four-hit game. He’s hitting .607 with four doubles and eight RBIs in six games with Iowa.

Austin Bibens-Dirkx gave up one run, unearned, on two hits over six innings in Tennessee’s 8-2 win over Huntsville. Blake Lalli hit a two-run homer in the first. Steve Clevenger had three hits and three RBIs.

Daytona made four errors in a 6-2 loss to Brevard County. DJ LeMahieu extended his hitting streak to five games with two hits, and is batting .300 in his streak. Kyler Burke posted his sixth multi-hit game of the year. Brett Jackson, the Cubs’ No. 1 Draft pick last year, is sidelined with a foot injury.

Hak-Ju Lee had his 11th multi-hit game of the year but it wasn’t enough as Peoria lost 4-0 to Burlington. Lee has hit safely in five of his last six games.

– Carrie Muskat

4/19 Minor matters

Ryan Flaherty hit a two-run walkoff homer in the 10th inning to give Double-A Tennessee a 6-5 come from behind victory Sunday over Chattanooga. Starlin Castro extended his hitting streak to five games, going 2-for-4.

J.R. Mathes gave up six runs on eight hits over six innings in Iowa’s 11-6 win over Nashville. Welington Castillo had two hits, including a homer and a triple. Bobby Scales had three doubles and two RBIs.

Daytona’s game at Dunedin was postponed because of rain. The two teams were to play a doubleheader Monday.

Peoria collected 13 hits to beat Burlington, 10-3. Greg Rohan had three hits and four RBIs. Hak-Ju Lee extended his hitting streak to five games.

– Carrie Muskat

2/17 Far east: Cubs sign Korean pitcher

The Cubs have signed 18-year-old Korean right-hander Kim Jin-Yeong. The Duk-Soo High School pitcher is said to have a 92 mph fastball. He’ll receive a $1.2 million signing bonus.

The team already has a few Korean players on the Minor League roster, including shortstop Hak-Ju Lee, who Baseball America ranked as the Cubs’ sixth-best prospect heading into 2010. Last season, he batted .330 at Boise with 25 stolen bases. Pitcher Dae-Eun Rhee, 20, was ranked fourth best by the publication prior to the 2009 season.

– Carrie Muskat

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