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11/2 AFL update

Starlin Castro hit a two-run single in the fifth inning to help the Mesa Solar Sox beat the Peoria Saguaros, 7-2, on Monday in Arizona Fall League action. Castro is batting .423 in the AFL. Josh Vitters hit a triple for Mesa, and John Gaub struck out two in one inning of relief.

Catcher Michael Brenly, son of Cubs television analyst Bob Brenly, has joined the Solar Sox and was inserted as a defensive replacement in the ninth. The younger Brenly batted .265 this season at Class A Peoria.

– Carrie Muskat

7/12 Minor matters

Jose Ascanio gave up four runs on five hits over five innings in Triple-A Iowa’s 8-5 win over Oklahoma City Saturday, the first game of a doubleheader. In the second game, Jeremy Papelbon gave up five runs on eight hits over 3 1/3 innings as Iowa lost, 6-3. John-Ford Griffin had two hits in each game. Chris Robinson went 2-for-4 in the second game, and has a six-game hitting streak.

Hung-Wen Chen gave up two runs on six hits over seven innings in Tennessee’s 8-2 win over Montgomery. Class A Daytona lost, 5-3, to Clearwater. And, Michael Brenly had two hits, including a home run, in Peoria’s 5-3 win over Fort Wayne.

– Carrie Muskat

6/4 Minor matters

J.R. Mathes gave up one run on three hits over two innings and took the loss in Iowa’s 3-0 loss to Nashville on Wednesday. Vince Perkins served up two runs on three hits and four walks over 3 1/3 innings in relief. Steve Clevenger had two hits, including a double. … Jeremy Papelbon gave up two runs on five hits over 3 1/3 innings in Tennessee’s 4-3 loss to Carolina. Tyler Colvin tied the game at 2 with a solo homer in the seventh. … Dan McDaniel gave up six runs, five earned, on six hits over 2 2/3 innings in Daytona’s 8-1 loss to Charlotte. Three Daytona Cubs were named to the Florida State League mid-season All-Star team: SS Starlin Castro, C Robinson Chirinos, and RHP Ryan Searle. … Peoria completed a rain-suspended game on Wednesday, beating Beloit, 3-2. Michael Brenly, son of broadcaster and former big leaguer Bob Brenly, extended his hitting streak to six games, and was batting .370 in that stretch. In the second game, Marcus Hatley gave up one run on four hits over 6 2/3 innings in a 2-1 win over the Snappers. Rebel Ridling drove in both runs for Peoria.

On Tuesday, Esmailin Caridad gave up three runs on five hits over six innings in Iowa’s 3-0 loss to Nashville. It was Caridad’s fifth quality start, and third stright. … Casey Coleman hrew 6 2/3 shutout innings in Tennessee’s 1-0, 10-inning loss to Carolina. … Daytona lost, 6-1, to Sarasota. Tony Campana posted his fourth multi-hit game in his last six, going 2-for-4.

On Monday, Mitch Atkins’ ERA has ballooned to 8.38. He gave up six runs on 10 hits over four innings in Iowa’s 6-2 loss to Memphis. … Hung-Wen Chen gave up eight runs, seven earned, on 11 hits over three innings in Tennessee’s 9-2 loss to Huntsville. Colvin, recently promoted to the Double-A team, hit a double and drew a walk. … Searle threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings, giving up nine hits, in Daytona’s 4-0 win over Sarasota. Chirinos hit two home runs.

– Carrie Muskat

Wednesday lineup @ Goodyear

Milton Bradley is in the Cubs’ lineup for their game at Goodyear vs. the Indians, and is batting fourth. Here’s the rest: CF Joey Gathright, SS Aaron Miles, 1B Derrek Lee, DH Bradley, LF Jason Dubois, RF Brad Snyder, 3B Bobby Scales, 2B Nate Spears.

A lot of Minor Leaguers were added to the Cubs roster for the trip, including Michael Brenly, son of broadcaster Bob Brenly. Chad Gaudin will start for the Cubs.

– Carrie Muskat

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