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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

6/23 Minor matters

Brad Snyder drove in the winning run in the ninth to lift Iowa to an 8-7 win over Omaha. Jim Adduci and Micah Hoffpauir each homered for the I-Cubs. Brian Schlitter picked up the win in relief. Jeff Samardzija was scheduled to start Wednesday.

Russ Canzler homered to help Tennessee beat Carolina, 4-3, in the first game of the second half. Marwin Gonzalez had three hits.

Chris Archer gave up one run on four hits over 5 2/3 innings in Daytona’s 2-1 win over Lakeland in the first game of a doubleheader. Michael Brenly hit his third homer of the season. Daytona lost the nightcap, 6-4. Chris Rusin gave up four runs on six hits over four innings. Brett Jackson was named Florida State League offensive player of the week for June 14-20 after batting .429 with six doubles, two triples, a home run, seven RBIs and two stolen bases. He was selected to play for the U.S. team in the All-Star Futures Game July 11 in Anaheim.

Trey McNutt gave up three runs on three hits in one inning and took the loss in the East’s 6-2 win over the West in the Midwest League All-Star Game. Hak-Ju Lee went 1-for-2.

Alvaro Ramirez hit a two-run homer and Richard Jones hit a solo shot to help Boise beat Salem-Keizer, 6-2. Jeff Vigurs, taken in the 22nd round of the June Draft, had three hits.

The Mesa Cubs lost their season opener, 6-4, to the Angels. Casey Lambert gave up two hits over two innings and struck out three. Dustin Harrington, selected in the 34th round of the June Draft, had three hits and one RBIs.

— Carrie Muskat

6/17 Minor matters

Mitch Atkins gave up one run on four hits over five innings in Iowa’s 3-2 win over Round Rock. Bryan LaHair and Jason Dubois hit back to back home runs for the I-Cubs, who pulled into a tie for first with Memphis with the win. John Gaub picked up the win in relief.

Brandon Guyer hit two home runs and Russ Canzler, Josh Vitters, Tony Thomas and Marwin Gonzalez homered to power Tennessee to a 13-5 win over Mobile. For Guyer, it was his first multi-homer game of the year. He had three hits, and now has hit safely in nine of his last 10 games.

Brett Jackson had two hits and one RBI but Daytona lost, 4-3, in 10 innings to Lakeland. Chris Rusin gave up two runs (one earned) on five hits over seven innings but did not get a decision. Jackson, the Cubs’ No. 1 pick in 2009, could be moved up to Tennessee this season.

Trey McNutt threw five scoreless innings in Peoria’s 12-7 win over Burlington. McNutt struck out 10 and now is 6-0 with a 1.51 ERA. Francisco Guzman and Nelson Perez each had three hits.

— Carrie Muskat