Results tagged ‘ Micah Hoffpauir ’

8/9 Minor matters

Micah Hoffpauir had four hits including his 20th home run and drove in three runs to lead Iowa to a 9-6 victory over Portland on Sunday. Hoffpauir extended his hitting streak to a PCL-high 17 games. He’s batting .414 in that stretch with 24 RBIs. Matt Camp hit his first homer of the season and Chris Robinson drove in three runs.

Chris Rusin gave up two runs on eight hits over six innings in Tennessee’s 13-3 win over Huntsville. Rusin struck out four and got plenty of help as Brandon Guyer, Brett Jackson and Tony Thomas each homered. Guyer had three hits and three RBIs, Thomas had two hits and three RBIs, and Jackson had two hits and one RBI.

Daytona had Sunday off.

Ryan Searle threw 6 2/3 shutout innings to help Peoria beat Quad Cities, 4-0. Searle struck out eight and gave up three hits. Brandon May had two hits and scored a run.

Dustin Fitzgerald gave up six runs on nine hits in two innings in Boise’s 15-4 loss to
Everett. Ryan Cuneo hit his first home run and Alvaro Ramirez extended his hitting streak to 12 games. Boise manager Jody Davis was suspended for six games by the Northwest League for refusing to send his players back on the field after a rain delay Saturday. Hitting coach Ricardo Medina is filling in as interim manager.

Luis Liria gave up one run on three hits over five innings in Mesa’s 10-2 win over the Padres. Mesa totaled 14 hits, including three by Pin-Chieh Chen.

– Carrie Muskat

8/8 Minor matters

Darwin Barney had three hits and two RBIs to help Iowa beat Tacoma, 7-3. With the win, the Iowa Cubs expanded their lead in the Northern Division to 4 1/2 games. Austin Bibens-Dirkx gave up three runs on five hits over six innings, striking out five. He’s 4-0 with a 2.52 ERA. Micah Hoffpauir extended his hitting streak to 16 games and is batting .379 in that stretch.

Chris Carpenter threw six shutout innings in Tennessee’s 9-2 win over Huntsville. He struck out eight and gave up three hits, walking two. Tony Campana had two hits and one RBI and Tony Thomas and Carpenter each drove in two runs.

Mark Reed hit his second homer but it wasn’t enough as Jupiter rallied to beat Daytona, 4-2. DJ LeMahieu extended his hitting streak to 10 games with two hits and was batting .419 in that stretch. Brooks Raley did not get a decision, but gave up one run on five hits over 6 2/3 innings.

Newly acquired Brett Wallach gave up seven runs — four earned — on three hits and four walks over 3 1/3 innings in Peoria’s 9-8 loss to Quad Cities. Wallach was one of two Minor League pitchers the Cubs acquired from the Dodgers in the Ted Lilly-Ryan Theriot-Blake DeWitt deal. Jae-Hoon Ha and Mario Mercedes each had two hits and two RBIs.

Boise forfeited its game against Everett. The game was delayed 80 minutes at the beginning and the Hawks were trailing 2-0 after one inning. Boise manager Jody Davis met with home plate umpire Matt Mullins and after a long discussion, pulled his players off the field. Professional baseball rules declare a 9-0 win for the winner in the event of a forfeit.

Dallas Beeler gave up one run on three hits over three innings in Mesa’s 2-1 loss to the Brewers. Pin-Chieh Chen had two hits and Tzu-An Wang threw two scoreless innings of relief.

– Carrie Muskat

8/7 Minor matters

Marquez Smith hit two home runs, including an inside the park homer, to lead Iowa to an 11-6  victory over Tacoma on Friday. Brad Snyder, Bryan LaHair and Micah Hoffpauir also homered for the Iowa Cubs. Smith’s inside the park homer was the first by an Iowa player since 1998. Jay Jackson gave up five runs on six hits over 6 2/3 innings for the win. The game was played in front of 13,206 at Principal Park in Des Moines.

Rafael Dolis gave up one run on six hits over five innings in Tennessee’s 6-1 win over Montgomery. Brandon Guyer hit a double and drove in one run, extending his hitting streak to 11 games.

Trey McNutt threw six shutout innings in Daytona’s 3-2 win over Jupiter. McNutt gave up three hits and struck out seven. Rebel Ridling hit his 11th homer, breaking a 2-2 tie in the eighth with the solo shot. He finished with three hits and two RBIs.

Jae-Hoon Ha hit his fifth home run to help Peoria beat Wisconsin, 3-1. Ha’s blast was a three-run shot in the sixth. He finished with two hits. Nicholas Struck picked up the win in relief.

Austin Kirk gave up three runs on seven hits over three innings in Boise’s 12-5 loss to Everett. Arismendy Alcantara hit his second homer.

Austin Reed gave up one run on three hits over four innings but did not get a decision in Mesa’s 7-6 win over the Athletics. Blair Springfield homered for Mesa.

– Carrie Muskat

8/6 Minor matters

Jeff Samardzija improved to 9-1 with a win Thursday. Marquez Smith, Micah Hoffpauir and Bryan LaHair each homered to back Samardzija in Iowa’s 8-3 win over Memphis. Hoffpauir finished with four RBIs. Samardzija gave up one run on three hits and three walks over six innings, striking out three.

Chris Archer gave up two runs, one earned, on five hits over six innings in Tennessee’s 11-3 win over Montgomery. Matt Spencer hit two home runs and finished with seven RBIs. Archer has given up two earned runs over 39 1/3 innings.

Ryan Flaherty homered in Daytona’s 7-2 loss to Jupiter. Alberto Cabrera took the loss, giving up four runs on 10 hits over six innings.

Su-Min Jung threw five scoreless innings in Peoria’s 13-1 win over Wisconsin. The 13 runs were a season high for the Chiefs, who totaled 16 hits. Justin Bour hit a grand slam and drove in six runs in the game.

Alvaro Ramirez extended his hitting streak to 10 games with two hits in Boise’s 6-2 loss to Everett. Juan Yasser Serrano took the loss, giving up five runs, four earned, on seven hits over four innings.

– Carrie Muskat

8/5 Minor matters

Brad Snyder drove in three runs to help Iowa beat Tacoma, 9-3, on Wednesday. Hung-Wen Chen gave up two runs on six hits over six innings for the win. Snyder hit a two-run double while Micah Hoffpauir extended his hitting streak to 13 games. He also drove in one run.

Craig Muschko gave up one run on seven hits over seven innings in Tennessee’s 3-1 win over Montgomery. Russ Canzler had three hits and one RBIs.

Ryan Flaherty hit a two-run homer in the ninth but it wasn’t enough as Daytona lost 18-4 to Jupiter. The Cubs gave up 10 runs in the eighth inning. Dae-Eun Rhee took the loss, giving up five runs on eight hits over five innings. He struck out six. DJ LeMahieu had three hits.

Brandon May hit a RBI single in Peoria’s 3-1 loss to Wisconsin. Frank Batista gave up three runs on seven hits over 5 2/3 innings and took the loss.

Cameron Greathouse, the Cubs’ eighth-round pick out of Gulf Coast Community College, gave up one run over five scoreless innings in Boise’s 7-0 win over Tri-City. Alvaro Ramirez had three hits and one RBIs.

Chad Noble, a 37th round selection in June out of Northwestern University, had two hits and five RBIs in Mesa’s 8-6 win over the Dodgers in 10 innings. Fourth-round pick Hunter Ackerman threw two scoreless, hitless innings.

– Carrie Muskat

8/4 Minor matters

J.R. Mathes gave up five runs on seven hits over five innings in Iowa’s 5-1 loss to Oklahoma City on Tuesday. Micah Hoffpauir had two hits and extended his hitting streak to 12 games.

Chris Rusin took the loss in his Tennessee debut as the Smokies lost, 3-2, to Montgomery. Rusin gave up one unearned run on four hits over five innings. Nate Samson had two hits, including a RBI double.

David Macias hit his second homer but it wasn’t enough as Daytona lost, 11-5, to Bradenton. Robert Whitenack gave up six runs, five earned, on eight hits over four innings for the loss. Michael Brenly had a hit and has hit safely in 29 of his last 32 games.

Ryan Searle gave up four runs on five hits over five innings in Peoria’s 5-1 loss to Wisconsin. Jae-Hoon Ha had a hit and two stolen baess.

Eric Jokisch gave up one run on four hits over four innings and took the loss in Boise’s 3-0 loss to Tri-City. Alvaro Ramirez had two hits and extended his hitting streak to eight games.

Luis Liria gave up four runs, three earned on five hits over 3 2/3 innings in Mesa’s 5-3 loss to the Indians. Brian Shields had two hits and two RBIs.

– Carrie Muskat

7/29 Minor matters

Micah Hoffpauir hit his 17th homer but it wasn’t enough as Iowa lost 8-4 to Albuquerque on Wednesday. J.R. Mathes gave up six runs on nine hits over five innings and took the loss. Marquez Smith had three hits.

Chris Carpenter gave up six runs, five earned, on nine hits over six innings in Tennessee’s 8-5 loss to West Tenn. Tony Thomas, Brandon Guyer and Blake Lalli each had two hits.

Junior Lake and Rebel Ridling each hit home runs to lift Daytona to a 4-3 win over Palm Beach for its 10th straight win. Michael Brenly had two hits and now has reached base safely in 26 straight games. Ridling’s homer was a two-run shot in the bottom of the eighth to give Daytona a 4-3 lead.

Ryan Searle gave up no earned runs in six innings as Peoria beat Wisconsin, 8-3. Searle struck out four and snapped a personal four-game losing streak with the win.

Alvaro Ramirez had three hits in Boise’s 5-3 loss to Vancouver. Wes Darvill had two hits and two RBIs in Mesa’s 7-3 loss to the Indians.

– Carrie Muskat

7/28 Minor matters

Welington Castillo hit a grand slam, Brad Snyder had four RBIs and Micah Hoffpauir drove in three runs in Iowa’s 14-12 win over Albuquerque Tuesday. Sam Fuld scored four runs and Darwin Barney scored three in the slugfest. Jay Jackson picked up the win, giving up seven runs on eight hits over five innings.

Tennessee had the day off and opens a five-game homestand against West Tenn Wednesday.

Brooks Raley gave up three runs on seven hits over 6 2/3 innings in Daytona’s 7-5 win over Palm Beach. Michael Brenly had a hit, and has reached base safely in 25 straight games. He’s gotten a hit in 24 of those games. DJ LeMahieu, Ryan Flaherty, Junior Lake and Rebel Ridling each had two hits.

Peoria had the day off and opens a three-game series against Wisconsin Wednesday. Boise faces Vancouver Wednesday. Vismeldy Bieneme had two hits in Mesa’s 3-0 win over the Padres.

– Carrie Muskat

7/28 Zambrano update

Carlos Zambrano gave up three runs on three hits in the seventh inning in the Iowa Cubs’ 14-12 win over Albuquerque Tuesday night. Zambrano, making his third appearance for Iowa, got the first batter to ground out but Jamie Hoffman singled and Big Z then hit A.J. Ellis with a pitch. Pinch-hitter Michael Restovich singled to load the bases and Zambrano walked Elian Herrera to force in a run. Trent Oeltjen struck out and Ivan DeJesus Jr. followed with a two-run single to close to 13-11. Russ Mitchell grounded out and end the inning. Zambrano threw 32 pitches, 20 for strikes.

Jay Jackson gave up seven runs on eight hits over five innings for the win. The Iowa Cubs scored six runs in the fifth. Welington Castillo hit a grand slam, Brad Snyder had four RBIs and Micah Hoffpauir drove in three runs, hitting one on his 16th homer.

Zambrano, on the restricted list, was expected to join the Cubs Friday in Denver.

– Carrie Muskat

 

7/27 Smokies' Archer honored

Tennessee pitcher Chris Archer was named Southern League pitcher of the week. Archer has yet to give up an earned run in 28 1/3 innings since being promoted to the Double-A team from Class A Daytona. The right-hander picked up his fourth win on Sunday, giving up one hit over six innings and striking out five. He did walk four. He has not been charged with an earned run since June 22.

The Smokies won Archer’s start, the second game of a doubleheader Sunday against Mississippi, 4-0. Tony Thomas hit his seventh homer, a solo shot. In the first game, Robinson Chirinos hit his 14th homer but it wasn’t enough as Mississippi won, 7-6.

* Casey Coleman picked up his 10th win in Iowa’s 14-2 win Sunday over Round Rock. He gave up one run on four hits over five innings and Micah Hoffpauir added his 15th home run, driving in two runs.

* Chris Siegfried threw five shutout innings for Daytona in a 6-1 win over St. Lucie Sunday. Junior Lake hit two home runs and drove in four. Justin Bour notched his 23rd multi-hit game in Peoria’s 4-3 win over Lake County. Matt Szczur extended his hitting streak to 17 games in Boise’s 8-2 loss to Yakima. Anthony Giansanti homered in Mesa’s 7-6 win over the Athletics.

– Carrie Muskat 

 

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