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First baseman Anthony Rizzo headlines a short list of Cubs players who will participate in the World Baseball Classic. Rizzo will play for Team Italy, while pitcher Ryan Searle will play for Australia and prospect Yao-Lin Wang and former Minor Leaguer Hung-Wen Chen will pitch for Chinese Taipei.
Wang appeared in 37 games for Class A Peoria, and was 3-2 with 12 saves in 14 opportunities and a 3.19 ERA in 28 games, and went 1-3 with a 4.57 ERA in nine starts. Combined, he struck out 82 over 78 innings and walked 27. The right-hander, who turns 22 on Feb. 5, made one start on Nov. 15 for Chinese Taipei in the World Baseball Classic qualifier against New Zealand. He threw 3 2/3 shutout innings, giving up four hits and striking out three in Chinese Taipei’s seven-inning 10-0 win.
Chen pitched in the Cubs Minor League system from 2007-2011. He was on the Chinese Taipei national baseball team in the 2008 World Baseball Classic.
Searle, 23, spent most of the 2012 season with Class A Daytona, and posted a 6-3 record and 4.22 ERA in 32 games (three starts). He also pitched briefly for Double-A Tennessee and appeared in two games with Triple-A Iowa. for the year, he was 8-5 with a 3.87 ERA in 42 games (five starts). In 2011, he pitched for the Australian Baseball League in the Baseball World Cup, and was 3-1 with a 3.66 ERA in five games.
– Carrie Muskat
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
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