Results tagged ‘ Micah Hoffpauir ’

7/25 Minor matters

Brad Snyder hit a two-run homer in the 13th inning to lift Iowa to a 4-2 victory over Round Rock Saturday. It was Snyder’s 15th homer. Micah Hoffpauir also homered for the Iowa Cubs, his 14th. Thomas Diamond started the game and threw six shutout innings, giving up two hits. He struck out six.

Tennessee’s game against Mississippi was postponed because of rain.

Daytona romped 10-3 over St. Lucie. Michael Brenly had two hits and one RBI, and Ryan Flaherty hit a homer and drove in two runs. David Macias had three RBIs.

Frank Batista struck out 10 over 4 2/3 innings but it wasn’t enough as Peoria lost, 3-0, to Lake County. Batista gave up two runs on one hit.

Matt Szczur extended his hitting streak to 16 games with two hits in Boise’s 6-5 loss to Yakima. He’s batting .415 in that stretch.

Dustin Harrington had three hits in Mesa’s 7-2 win over the Angels.

– Carrie Muskat

7/24 Minor matters

Marquez Smith hit his fourth homer to help Iowa beat Round Rock, 10-2. The Iowa Cubs scored five runs in the ninth. J.R. Mathes picked up the win, giving up two runs on five hits over 6 2/3 innings. Micah Hoffpauir had three hits and one RBIs.

Steve Clevenger and Russ Canzler each homered in Tennessee’s 12-5 win over Mississippi. Craig Muschko picked up the win, giving up three runs on four hits over six innings. Canzler and Clevenger each had three hits.

Dae-Eun Rhee threw seven shutout innings to help Daytona beat St. Lucie, 7-0. He struck out five.

Robert Whitenack gave up one run on four hits over six innings in Peoria’s 8-7 loss to Fort Wayne. Jonathan Mota had three hits, including his second homer, and four RBIs.

Tri-City scored five runs in the first off Dustin Fitzgerald to beat Boise, 13-3.

Xavier Batista hit his second homer in Mesa’s 5-1 loss to the Giants.

– Carrie Muskat

7/22 Minor matters

Jeff Samardzija gave up two runs, one earned, on four hits over five innings in Iowa’s 8-5 win over Oklahoma City and former Cubs pitcher Rich Harden on Wednesday. Samardzija, who will stay in the Iowa Cubs rotation for the rest of the season, struck out six and walked three. He’s now 7-1 with a 2.76 ERA. Bobby Scales and Micah Hoffpauir each homered, with Hoffpauir’s shot his third in three games. Matt Camp ahd three hits and Darwin Barney had two hits and three RBIs. Harden, now with the Rangers, was making a rehab start.

On Thursday, Carlos Zambrano was expected to pitch in relief for the Iowa Cubs.

Tennessee had Wednesday off.

Brooks Raley gave up one run on five hits over seven innings in Daytona’s 5-2 win over Charlotte. Raley struck out eight and did not walk a batter. Michael Brenly just keeps on hitting, extending his streak to 20 games. he’s batting .397. Smaily Borges had three hits and Kyler Burke and DJ LeMahieu each had two.

Hak-Ju Lee hit his first home run and fell a double short of the cycle in Peoria’s 10-0 win over Fort Wayne. Lee was 4-for-5, scoring two runs and driving in one. Nick Struck picked up the win, throwing six shutout innings and holding Fort Wayne to two hits while striking out six. Nelson Perez also homered, his fifth.

Austin Kirk threw five shutout innings in Boise’s 7-2 win over Tri-City. Alvaro Ramirez had three hits to extend his hitting streak to 19 games. Matt Szczur had three hits and now has hit in 13 straight.

– Carrie Muskat

7/21 Minor matters

Casey Coleman gave up two runs on seven hits over seven innings in Iowa’s 9-2 win over Oklahoma City in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday. Micah Hoffpauir and Bryan LaHair each hit two home runs. For Hoffpauir, it was his first multi-homer game of the season. In the second game, Hung-Wen Chen gave up three runs on seven hits over five innings for the win in the second game, a 4-3 decision. Sam Fuld hit a home run and had two RBIs.

Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-out walkoff RBI single in the ninth to lift Tennessee to a 4-3 win over Montgomery.

Michael Brenly extended his hitting streak to 19 games in Daytona’s 6-2 win over Charlotte. Brenly had three hits and is batting .405 in his streak.

Juan Yasser Serrano threw five shutout innings in Boise’s 3-0 win over Spokane.

Hunter Ackerman gave up two runs on four hits over two innings in Mesa’s 9-8 win over the Mariners. Ryan Cuneo had four hits and two RBIs.

– Carrie Muskat

7/21 Zambrano update

Carlos Zambrano will make his first appearance with Triple-A Iowa on Thursday in Des Moines. Zambrano, on the restricted list since June 28, has pitched one inning for the Mesa Rookie League team, facing three batters and striking out one. He was to throw Thursday and then travel with the Iowa team to Round Rock for the weekend series.

Micah Hoffpauir said he talked to Zambrano on Tuesday.

“I just told him to have fun,” Hoffpauir told the Des Moines Register. “That’s what my dad told me when I was little. He said, ‘If you’re not enjoying it, don’t do it.”

Zambrano’s last appearance in Des Moines was April 7, 2002.

“It’s good to see him back on the field,” Hoffpauir said. “I think he’ll step right back into his role and do a good job. Before all is said and done, he’ll be the pitcher he was.”

– Carrie Muskat

7/20 Minor matters

Chris Archer gave up two runs, none earned, on seven hits over 5 1/3 innings in Tennessee’s 4-2 win over Montgomery Monday. Archer struck out six and has yet to give up an earned run in 22 1/3 innings with the Smokies. Brandon Guyer hit his seventh homer and Tony Campana had two hits.

At Iowa, Thomas Diamond gave up eight runs on eight hits over four innings in an 8-0 loss to Oklahoma City. Micah Hoffpauir had the Iowa Cubs only hit, a double. Brian Schlitter struck out four in two innings of relief.

Michael Brenly kept his hitting streak going even though his father is back with the big league team. Brenly now has an 18 game streak in Daytona’s 4-3, 19-inning win over Charlotte. Matt Matulia, originally an infielder for the Cubs, threw five scoreless innings of relief to pick up the win.

Nelson Perez, Luis Flores and Justin Bour each homered in Peoria’s 7-5 loss Bowling Green. Bour’s homer was his 10th.

Richard Jones had three hits in Boise’s 11-10 win over Spokane. Elliot Soto also had three hits and scored three runs.

The Mesa Rookie team lost, 2-1, to the Royals. Jeff Gray threw one inning and Carlos Zambrano pitched one inning, striking out one.

* Note: No. 1 Draft pick Hayden Simpson is not expected to play this summer. He’s battling mononucleosis.

– Carrie Muskat

7/19 Minor matters

Brad Snyder had two hits and two RBIs in Iowa’s 17-6 loss to Oklahoma City Sunday. J.R. Mathes took the loss, giving up 11 runs on 13 hits and three walks over 3 1/3 innings. Micah Hoffpauir ahd two hits and three RBIs.

Robinson Chirinos hit his 13th homer and drove in three runs in Tennessee’s 7-6 win over Montgomery. Jeremy Papelbon gave up three runs on four hits over five innings and did not get a decision. Tony Campana had three hits and stole his 31st base.

Dae-Eun Rhee gave up one run on two hits over six innings in Daytona’s 5-1 win over Charlotte. Junior Lake hit his fifth homer. Michael Brenly extended his hitting streak to 17 games with a single. He’s batting .400 during his stretch.

Nelson Perez had two hits and two RBIs in Peoria’s 9-0 win over Bowling Green. Frank Batista started and threw four scoreless innings, giving up two hits and striking out three. Ronny Moria earned the win in relief.

Alvero Ramirez had four hits including his third homer in Boise’s 12-11 loss to Spokane. Ramirez now has a 16-game hitting streak, and is batting .441 in that streak.

Joseph Zeller gave up two runs, one earned, on four hits and struck out eight over 3 2/3 innings in Mesa’s 9-3 win over the Reds. Albert Hernandez had three hits and Pin-Chieh Chen, Brian Shields and Blair Springfield each had two hits.

– Carrie Muskat

7/3 Minor matters

Casey Coleman gave up one run on four hits over six innings in Iowa’s 5-3 win over Omaha on Friday. Micah Hoffpauir went 3-for-4, hitting his 10th home run and two doubles. He drove in three runs. He has at least one RBI in seven of his last eight games. Darwin Barney had two hits.

In his first start at Double-A Tennessee, Chris Archer threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings, giving up three hits and striking out six. Russ Canzler and Matt Spencer each homered for the Smokies, and both had two RBIs.

Chris Rusin gave up one hit in three innings in Daytona’s 4-3, 14-inning loss to Tampa in a game resumed from Thursday. In the second game, Tampa won, 4-2. Michael Brenly had two hits and two RBIs for Daytona.

Greg Rohan picked up his 50th RBI in Peoria’s 3-1 loss to Kane County. Elliot Soto was 1-for-4 in his debut with the Chiefs.

Brandon May hit his third homer in Boise’s 6-2 loss to Yakima. Dustin Harrington notched his third multi-hit game in Mesa’s 5-4 win over the Indians. Vismeldy Bieneme had three hits and one stolen base.

– Carrie Muskat

7/2 Minor matters

Micah Hoffpauir picked up his 51st RBI in Iowa’s 6-3 loss to Omaha on Thursday. Hoffpauir has one RBI in six of his last seven games. Welington Castillo had two hits.

Hung-Wen Chen gave up six runs (four earned) on 10 hits over four innings in Tennessee’s 6-0 loss to West Tenn.

Daytona’s game against Tampa was suspended by rain with the Cubs leading 1-0 after three innings. The game will resume Friday and be followed by a seven-inning game.

Su-Min Jung gave up two runs on five hits over five innings in a 4-2 win over Kane County. Jung struck out eight. Justin Bour hit his eighth homer, and had two RBIs.

Austin Kirk gave up three hits over five scoreless innings in Boise’s 7-0 win over Yakima. Runey Davis had two hits, including a solo homer.

– Carrie Muskat

6/26 Minor matters

Casey Coleman gave up eight runs on nine hits over five innings in Iowa’s 10-7 loss to Omaha. Micah Hoffpauir, Welington Castillo and Jason Dubois each homered for the I-Cubs. Darwin Barney had two hits for his 27th multi-hit game.

Chris Carpenter took the loss in Tennessee’s 11-4 loss to Carolina. Carpenter gave up three runs on four hits over five innings. Josh Vitters and Tony Thomas both homered, with Vitters’ two-run shot coming in the eighth.

Brett Jackson extended his hitting streak to seven games but it wasn’t enough as Daytona lost 9-3 to Dunedin. Jackson is batting .444 (12-for-27) during the streak.

Ryan Searle gave up one run on six hits over five innings in Peoria’s 4-2 win over Cedar Rapids. Hak-Ju Lee recorded his 22nd multi-hit game and had two RBIs.

Boise lost 9-1 to Salem-Keizer, committing four errors. Joseph Zeller took the loss, giving up four runs on 1 2/3 innings.

Sergio Burruel extended his hitting streak to four games in Mesa’s 7-6 loss to the Giants.

– Carrie Muskat

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