Results tagged ‘ Rafael Dolis ’

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

7/27 Minor matters

Jeff Samardzija gave up three runs, one earned, on two hits and give walks over six innings in Iowa’s 6-5 loss to Round Rock. Samardzija also hit his first homer, going 2-for-3, and struck out seven. Bryan LaHair also homered.

Rafael Dolis gave up one run on two hits over three innings in Tennessee’s 10-5 win over Mississippi. Tony Thomas drove in four runs and hit his eighth home run. Brandon Guyer had three hits.

Nicholas Struck gave up two runs on three hits in five innings in Peoria’s 6-5 win over Lake County. The Chiefs turned four double plays in the win. Nelson Perez hit a solo homer.

Matt Szczur extended his hitting streak to 18 games in Boise’s 4-3 loss to Yakima. He also had two RBIs.

– Carrie Muskat

7/16 Minor matters

Bobby Scales homered and drove in three runs in Iowa’s 7-6, 10-inning loss to Oklahoma City on Thursday. The two teams combined for 29 hits, including 16 by the Iowa Cubs. Casey Coleman gave up four runs on five hits over four innings. Ty Wright and Matt Camp each had three hits.

Rafael Dolis gave up two runs on three hits over five innings in Tennessee’s 15-5 win over Chattanooga. Dolis struck out five. It was his first win since being promoted to the Double-A team. Matt Spencer, Russ Canzler, Robinson Chirinos and Josh Vitters each homered for the Smokies. Chirinos had three hits and five RBIs.

Trey McNutt gave up one unearned run on two hits over five innings in Daytona’s 4-2 win over Fort Myers. McNutt struck out five. Kyler Burke had three hits including his sixth homer. Michael Brenly extended his hitting streak to 14 games and was batting .434 during the streak. His father, Cubs broadcaster Bob Brenly, is in town this week. No word on whether he’ll stay as long as the hitting streak continues.

Nick Struck threw six shutout innings in Peoria’s 3-1 win over Dayton. Struck struckout nine and gave up three hits.

Jesus Morelli and Richard Jones each homered to help Boise beat Salem-Keizer, 10-7. Matt Szczur extended his hitting streak to seven games with three hits. He’s batting .429 during his streak.

Hunter Ackerman gave up three runs on one hit and two walks in 1/3 of an inning and took the loss in Mesa’s 12-6 loss to the Brewers. Jake McAloose and Sergio Burruel each homered.

– Carrie Muskat

7/4 Minor matters

Brad Snyder, Bryan LaHair, Bobby Scales and Sam Fuld all homered but it wasn’t enough as Iowa lost 6-5 to Omaha on a walkoff home run by Rick Ankiel on Saturday. Mitch Atkins notched his fifth quality start, giving up three runs on five hits over six innings.

Rafael Dolis threw six shutout innings in his second start for Double-A Tennessee but did not get a decision in a 5-0 win over West Tenn. Brett Jackson had one hit, and has hit safely in six of seven games since being promoted.

Daytona’s game against Tampa was postponed because of rain.

Greg Rohan had three hits, including his fifth homer, in Peoria’s 9-5 loss to Kane County. The Cougars scored four runs in the eighth for the win. Hak-Ju Lee and Justin Bour each had two hits.

John Mincone gave up two runs on six hits over 4 2/3 innings in Boise’s 4-3 win over Yakima. Richard Jones had two hits and Corey Martin converted his sixth save, pitching 1 2/3 innings.

Brent Ebinger gave up one hit over three scoreless innings in Mesa’s 8-2 win over the Reds. Dustin Harrington had two RBIs and Ryan Cuneo had three hits and two RBIs.

– Carrie Muskat

6/29 Minor matters part II

In his first start with Double-A Tennessee, Rafael Dolis gave up seven runs — three earned — on seven hits over three innings in a 9-6 loss to West Tenn. Brett Jackson homered for the second straight game and Josh Vitters also homered. Jackson was named Florida State League offensive player of the week for June 21-27 before he was promoted from Daytona to Tennessee on Sunday.

Trey McNutt gave up three runs on four hits over three innings in Daytona’s 4-3 win over Brevard County. It was McNutt’s first start since being bumped up from Peoria. He struck out six. Junior Lake had two hits.

Jae-Hoon Ha had two hits, including a solo homer, in Peoria’s 3-1 win over Burlington. He now has a seven-game hitting streak, and was batting .448 during that stretch.

Boise beat Eugene, 5-4. Arismendy Alcantara had three hits and a walk and Pierre LaPage and Kyung-Min Na each had two hits.

Dustin Harrington had two hits in Mesa’s 6-5 loss to the Royals.

Triple-A Iowa’s game against New Orleans was postponed because of rain. The two teams will play a makeup doubleheader in Des Moines July 9.

– Carrie Muskat

6/27 Jackson, Wright, Dolis, McNutt promoted

The Cubs promoted four of their Minor Leaguers on Sunday, including outfielder Brett Jackson, the team’s 2009 No. 1 Draft pick, from Class A Daytona to Double-A Tennessee.
Jackson, who will play for the U.S. Team in the All-Star Futures Game, was batting .316 in 67 games with 19 doubles, eight triples, six homers and 38 RBIs.

Also promoted on from Daytona to Tennessee was right-hander pitcher Rafael Dolis, who was 4-5 with a 2.92 ERA in 14 games (13 starts). He has struck out 48 over 71 innings.

Trey McNutt, a right-handed pitcher who is 6-0 with a 1.51 ERA in 13 starts, was moved up from Class A Peoria to Daytona. McNutt has struck out 70 over 59 2/3 innings. In his last start June 16 against Burlington, he gave up one run over five scoreless innings.

Ty Wright, who has 51 RBIs in 73 games, also was promoted, moving up from Tennessee to Triple-A Iowa. He was batting .289 with 21 doubles and 10 homers.

– Carrie Muskat

6/18 Minor matters

Jay Jackson gave up six runs on eight hits over four innings in Iowa’s 6-5 loss to Round Rock. Welington Castillo hit his seventh home run, a two-run shot, and finished with three RBIs. James Russell threw 2 2/3 scoreless innings.

Austin Bibens-Dirkx gave up seven runs on eight hits over 3 1/3 innings as Tennessee lost 12-6 to Mobile. Marwin Gonzalez had three hits.

Rafael Dolis gave up three runs on four hits over five innings in Daytona’s 6-4 loss to Dunedin. An error by Junior Lake in the eighth led to Dunedin’s winning run. Kyler Burke and Rebel Ridling each had two hits.

Peoria had Thursday off and resumes play Friday against Quad Cities. The Boise Hawks open the season Friday at Yakima.

– Carrie Muskat

6/3 Minor matters

Iowa’s game against Round Rock was postponed because of rain. The two teams were to play a doubleheader Thursday. Lefty J.R. Mathes was to start the first game.

Marquez Smith hit an 11th inning home run to lift Tennessee to an 8-7 win over Birmingham on Wednesday. Smith also hit a double and drove in two runs. Matt Spencer hit his sixth homer of the year, and Ty Wright had four hits, including two doubles.

Rafael Dolis gave up two runs on seven hits over five innings in Daytona’s 4-1 loss to Charlotte. Rebel Ridling and DJ LeMahieu each had two hits.

Jeff Antigua gave up two runs on four hits over five innings in Peoria’s 11-3 win over South Bend. The Chiefs collected 16 hits, including home runs by Charles Thomas and D.J. Fitzgerald. Thomas had four hits, Jae-Hoon Ha had three.

– Carrie Muskat

5/23 Minor matters & Cashner

Andrew Cashner threw seven shutout innings, giving up two hits and striking out seven, to help Iowa beat Colorado Springs, 1-0, on Saturday. Cashner retired the first 13 batters he faced and only three reached base (two hits, one hit batter). The seven innings were a career high. He did not walk a batter. The Cubs’ No. 1 Draft pick in 2008, Cashner now has a 0.95 ERA in three Triple-A starts.

Chris Carpenter gave up three runs on seven hits over five innings in Tennessee’s 10-8 win over Jacksonville. Ty Wright hit a three-run homer with two outs in the second and now has 41 RBIs, tied for first in the Southern League. Robinson Chirinos was 4-for-4.

Rafael Dolis threw 5 1/3 shutout innings in Daytona’s 6-1 win over Fort Myers. Dolis scattered six hits and struck out six. Rebel Ridling extended his hitting streak to seven games and was batting .423 in that stretch.

Hak-Ju Lee had three hits in Peoria’s 4-3 loss to Quad Cities. Greg Rohan also had three hits and two RBIs. Jeffry Antigua gave up four runs on six hits over four innings and took the loss.

– Carrie Muskat

5/18 Minor matters

Andrew Cashner gave up one run on six hits over six innings to help Iowa beat Reno, 9-2. Cashner also had a hit and drove in two runs. Chad Tracy homered, his first, and Darwin Barney had three hits and scored three runs.

Josh Vitters, Blake Lalli and Ty Wright each homered to help Tennessee beat Huntsville 9-2 in the first game of a doubleheader. Chris Carpenter won the second game, giving up three runs, two earned, on six hits over six innings in an 8-3 victory. Russ Canzler homered in the second game.

Rafael Dolis gave up one earned run on three hits in 5 2/3 innings but took the loss in Daytona’s 5-2 loss to St. Lucie. Dolis struck out four. Rebel Ridling had two hits.

– Carrie Muskat

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