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Iowa had Wednesday off. The I-Cubs return to action Thursday, playing host to Tucson. Matt Garza is scheduled to start, making his fourth Minor League rehab start, second with Iowa.
Jair Fernandez hit his first home run in Tennessee’s 8-4 loss to Jackson. Eric Jokisch gave up two runs over 6 2/3 innings and did not get a decision. Matt Szczur extended his hitting streak to seven games, and was batting .455 in the stretch.
Austin Kirk gave up six runs on seven hits over four innings in Daytona’s 7-1 loss to Charlotte. Javier Baez singled, and now has hit safely in five of six games. He’s batting .238 overall.
Tayler Scott threw 7 1/3 shutout innings, giving up two hits, in Kane County’s 4-0 win over Peoria. Scott walked two and struck out two. Wilson Contreras had two hits and two RBIs, and Bijan Rademacher and Dan Vogelbach had two hits apiece. Scott now has a 1.47 ERA in three May starts.
Darnell McDonald hit a solo home run but it wasn’t enough as Iowa lost 5-1 to Colorado Springs on Thursday. Drew Carpenter gave up three runs on six hits over five innings, striking out six. Brett Jackson, activated from the DL Thursday after missing time because of a turf toe, went 2-for-4. Brad Nelson also had two hits.
Rafael Lopez and Jonathan Mota both homered in Tennessee’s 9-7 loss to Birmingham. Alberto Cabrera gave up six runs on 13 hits over 4 1/3 innings, striking out five.
Javier Baez had two hits, including a double and a triple, and stole a base in Daytona’s 4-3 win over Dunedin. Baez was batting .244 overall. P.J. Francescon gave up three runs on eight hits over five innings and did not get a decision. Dustin Geiger had two hits and raised his team-leading RBIs total to 29.
Kane County’s game against Burlington was postponed because of rain. It’s the Cougars’ 10th postponement this year.
Nick Struck gave up five runs on eight hits over 5 2/3 innings in Iowa’s 5-0 loss to Colorado Springs. Zach Putnam threw 1 1/3 shutout innings of relief, striking out one.
Matt Loosen gave up seven runs on four hits over 2 1/3 innings in Tennessee’s 16-0, five-inning loss to Birmingham. The game was called early because of rain. Kyuji Fujikawa was scheduled to pitch but the game was stopped before he could get in. He will pitch on Wednesday.
Ben Wells gave up five runs on seven hits over five innings in Daytona’s 13-3 loss to St. Lucie. Javier Baez hit a solo home run, his sixth, and is batting .238 for the season.
Kane County had Tuesday off, and will open a series against Burlington on Wednesday.
Ryan Sweeney hit his fourth home run, a three-run shot in the first, to help Iowa beat Omaha 9-3 on Thursday. Sweeney was batting .404 and has an 11-game hitting streak. He was 4-for-5 with a triple and four RBIs. Brent Lillibridge also had four hits and two RBIs. Ian Stewart went 1-for-3 in his eighth rehab game. Esmailin Caridad picked up the win in relief.
Dallas Beeler threw seven shutout innings in Tennessee’s 2-1 win over Pensacola. Ronald Torreyes had three hits and scored a run and Jae-Hoon Ha notched his 10th RBIs.
Javier Baez hit his fourth home run and Chad Noble hit his first in Daytona’s 5-3 win over Lakeland. Zach Cates picked up the win, giving up four hits over five scoreless innings. Baez is batting .238 with 11 RBIs.
Lendy Castillo gave up six runs on eight hits over six innings in Kane County’s 6-4 loss to Fort Wayne. Oliver Zapata hit a two-run double.
– Carrie Muskat
Brooks Raley gave up two runs on five hits over 5 1/3 innings in Iowa’s 5-2 win over Memphis on Monday night. Brad Nelson hit his third homer, and drove in two runs. Ian Stewart was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs in the sixth game of his rehab assignment.
Eric Jokisch gave up one earned run on eight hits over 6 1/3 innings in Tennessee’s 8-3 win over Montgomery. Arismendy Alcantara had two hits, including his fourth home run, and two RBIs. Jokisch ranks fourth in the Southern League in ERA (1.11).
Austin Kirk gave up four runs on four hits and struck out eight over five innings in Daytona’s 7-4 win over Dunedin. Javier Baez had three hits and one RBIs and was batting .234. Dustin Geiger had three hits and three RBIs, and leads the team with 18 RBIs.
Dan Vogelbach hit his second home run in Kane County’s 9-6 loss to Peoria. Vogelbach was 2-for-4, and also hit a sacrifice fly. Rock Shoulder’s hitting streak was snapped at six games, but he did reach base three times via walks.
Javier Baez went 3-for-6, hitting his third home run, and drove in two runs and Dustin Geiger was 3-for-5 with four RBIs, including three on his second homer of the season, in Daytona’s 13-2 win over Clearwater on Wednesday. Baez and Geiger both homered in a six-run eighth inning. Austin Kirk picked up the win in relief, giving up one run on three hits over five innings. Jorge Soler was expected back in Daytona’s lineup Thursday.
Christian Villanueva hit a three-run home run to help Tennessee beat Huntsville, 4-1, on Wednesday. Eric Jokisch picked up the win, giving up three hits over six shutout innings. He struck out seven.
Rain postponed both Iowa’s and Kane County’s games on Wednesday. Iowa is scheduled to play Nashville Thursday, weather permitting. Kane County is slated to play Quad Cities if the rain stops.
– Carrie Muskat
On Wednesday, the Iowa Cubs game against Nashville was postponed because of rain. Here are Tuesday’s results:
* Brooks Raley threw six shutout innings Tuesday in Iowa’s 4-1 victory over Nashville. Ryan Sweeney hit a triple and drove in one run. It was Raley’s second straight quality start and he’s holding batters to a .182 average.
* Justin Bour, Matt Szczur and Rubi Silva each homered to lift Tennessee to a 4-3 victory over Huntsville. Alberto Cabrera picked up the win, giving up two runs over six innings. Bour, Szczur and Silva finished with two hits each.
* Daytona was rocked for 27 hits by Clearwater, losing 15-6. Javier Baez did hit his second homer of the season, a solo shot in the third. He’s batting .173. Ryan Searle took the loss, giving up seven runs on 15 hits over 4 2/3 innings.
* Gioskar Amaya had two hits for his fourth multi-hit game in Kane County’s 4-3 win over Beloit in the first game of a doubleheader. In the second game, Beloit scored seven runs in the second for an 8-3 win. Marco Hernandez, Wes Darvill and Bijan Rademacher each had two hits.
Barret Loux gave up one run on six hits over five innings in Iowa’s 6-1 win over Albuquerque Saturday. Logan Watkins hit a two-run home run and Brian Bogusevic had two hits and one RBIs. Darwin Barney went 1-for-4 in his first rehab game.
Kyle Hendricks gave up one unearned run on five hits over six innings in Tennessee’s 8-6 win over Chattanooga. Arismendy Alcantara had two hits, including a home run, and three RBIs. Rubi Silva had three hits, including a double and triple.
P.J. Francescon gave up six runs over five innings in Daytona’s 9-4 loss to Tampa. Stephen Bruno had two hits and two RBIs. Javier Baez doubled, tripled and drove in two runs, and was batting .184. Dustin Geiger added a RBI double.
Dan Vogelbach hit his first home run in Kane County’s 7-6 loss to Wisconsin in the first game of a doubleheader. Rock Shoulders had a two-run double to extend his hitting streak to right games. In the second game, Wilson Contreras hit a two-run homer in the 11th for a 3-1 win.
Rough start to the season for the Cubs’ Minor League affiliates.
* Albuquerque scored three runs in the first and added seven in the seventh to beat Iowa, 10-3, on Thursday. Starter Chris Rusin gave up two earned runs on four hits over five innings, striking out four. Jensen Lewis took the loss, giving up three earned runs on four hits over one-third of an inning. The I-Cubs did tie the game in the top of the fifth against reliever Red Patterson. With one out, Brian Bogusevic reached on an infield single for his third hit. Brad Nelson walked, and one out later, Ty Wright delivered a RBI single to tie the game. Wright and J.C. Boscan each had two hits.
* Matt Szczur went 3-for-4 and Arismendy Alcantara drove in three runs, hitting a two-run homer in the third, but it wasn’t enough as Tennessee lost 7-3 in the season opener to Pensacola. Dallas Beeler took the loss, giving up four runs on seven hits, including three home runs, over 5 1/3 innings. He struck out five.
* Jorge Soler was 2-for-3 and Javier Baez drove in a run in Daytona’s 4-3 loss to Brevard County. Daytona led 3-2, but Brevard County rallied in the seventh, tying the game on Cody Hawn’s RBI double and then taking the lead on Gregory Hopkins’ RBI single.
* Daniel Vogelbach had two hits and Rock Shoulders belted a two-run homer but it wasn’t enough as Kane County lost, 7-2, in the season opener. Quad Cities scored five runs in the second inning, taking advantage of one of three errors for the game by the Cougars. Pierce Johnson took the loss, giving up five runs on six hits over 2 1/3 innings.
* Class A Boise begins its season June 14.
– Carrie Muskat
Javier Baez and Jorge Soler, two of the Cubs top prospects, will start the 2013 season at Class A Daytona. Baez, 20, is ranked No. 1 among the Cubs’ top 20 prospects by MLB.com. Also joining Daytona will be third baseman Ben Carhart, who led the Stetson Hatters with a .339 batting average last year. The 2013 roster also includes four third-round draft choices: right-handed pitcher Zach Cates (San Diego, 2010), southpaw Austin Kirk (2009), second baseman/outfielder Zeke DeVoss (2011) and catcher Micah Gibbs (2010). Daytona will play an exhibition game Wednesday before the season opener Thursday under new manager Dave Keller.