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7/26 Minor League report

Chris Rusin gave up seven runs on 10 hits over five innings in Iowa’s 10-8 Wednesday loss to Oklahoma City. The Iowa Cubs now have lost seven games in a row. Rusin struck out seven and walked two. Dave Sappelt, Adrian Cardenas and James Adduci each had two hits.

* The Cubs announced that right-handed pitcher Jairo Asencio was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa.

Junior Lake hit two home runs and drove in four runs in Tennessee’s 7-5 win over Jacksonville. Dae-Eun Rhee gave up three earned runs over five innings for the win. Nelson Perez had two hits, including a home run. Lake now is batting .285. Justin Bour had three hits and one RBIs.

Daytona was swept in a doubleheader by Brevard Count. In the first game, P.J. Francescon gave up six runs over 3 2/3 innings in a 6-4 loss. Rafael Lopez homered and had two RBIs. Matt Szczur stole three bases. In the second game, Szczur had two hits and one more stolen bases in a 3-0 loss.

Joseph Zeller gave up no earned runs in Peoria’s 8-6 win over Cedar Rapids. Javier Baez had two hits and now is batting .360 in July. Zeller has not given up an earned run in his last three appearances.

Dong-Yub Kim hit his fourth homer but it wasn’t enough in Boise’s 10-8 loss to Yakima. Daniel Vogelbach had three hits, and Rock Shoulders and Gioskar Amaya each had two.

– Carrie Muskat

7/21 Minor League report

Chris Rusin gave up six runs on eight hits over five innings in Iowa’s 10-7 loss to New Orleans. The Zephyrs won on a walkoff three-run homer by Jerry Sands. Brett Jackson hit a leadoff home run for Iowa, his 13th of the season. Brian Esposito had three hits and scored two runs.

Dae-Eun Rhee gave up three runs, two earned, on two hits over six innings in Tennessee’s 4-1 loss to Chattanooga. Jae-Hoon Ha extended his hitting streak to five games, and Justin Bour had a two-hit game and drove in the Smokies only run.

Robert Whitenack failed to retire a batter, giving up five earned runs on five hits and two walks in the first inning in Daytona’s 12-8 loss to Jupiter. Jupiter scored six runs in the first. Rubi Silva had four hits, including a triple, and two RBI. Elieser Bonne had three hits.

Dustin Geiger hit his ninth home run and Taiwan Easterling hit his fourth in Peoria’s 9-6 win over Western Michigan. Javier Baez extended his hitting streak to 15 games, and Geiger and Easterling each finished with two hits.

Rock Shoulders went 4-for-4, including his fifth home run, and drove in two runs in Boise’s 7-2 loss to Eugene. Shoulders was batting .273 and now has 17 RBIs.

Jorge Soler was scheduled to start in the outfield Saturday for the Cubs’ Mesa Rookie League team in his second pro game.

– Carrie Muskat

6/17 Minor League report – Saturday’s games

Josh Vitters was 4-for-4 and Brett Jackson hit a RBI double in Iowa’s 9-1 loss to Albuquerque on Saturday. Chris Rusin took the loss, giving up eight runs on nine hits over 3 1/3 innings. Jackson is batting .264, while Vitters is batting .277.

Rebel Ridling hit his eighth homer in Tennessee’s 2-1 win over Birmingham. Eric Jokisch did not get a decision, giving up one run on four hits over six innings.

Daytona’s Austin Kirk threw one scoreless inning and Nelson Perez hit a RBI double for the North All-Stars but it wasn’t enough as the South team won, 6-3, in the Florida State League All-Star Game.

Peoria’s game against Clinton was suspended and later canceled Saturday. The two teams played a doubleheader Sunday.

Roderick “Rock” Shoulders hit his first pro homer and Wilson Contreras also connected for Class A Boise in a 7-4 loss to Salem-Keizer. James Pugliese gave up three runs on six hits over five innings.

– Carrie Muskat

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