Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (42-30) lost 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
Urquidy got the start and pitched well allowing 2 runs over 6 innings with 7 strikeouts. Ritchie put the Express on the board with a solo HR in the 6th. In the 7th, Tanielu connected on a 2 run HR to put them ahead 3-2. Unfortunately the bullpen couldn’t hold it as the Cubs scored 1 in the 8th and 1 in the 9th to win it.
Note: Tanielu is hitting .409 with 6 HR, 25 RBI in June.
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 3-for-4, 2 2B
- Drew Ferguson, CF: 2-for-4, R, SB
- Nick Tanielu, 3B: 2-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Jamie Ritchie, C: 2-for-3, R, HR, RBI, BB
- Jose Urquidy, RHP: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 7 K
- Brendan McCurry, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Humberto Castellanos, RHP: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (34-38) won 10-2 (BOX SCORE)
Javier continued his dominance in AA striking out 10 over 5 scoreless innings last night. The Hooks got on the board early on a Beer 2 run HR. In the 3rd they got 3 more runs on a Sierra, Springer, and Beer solo HRs. Springer added a 3 run HR in the 4th and Dawson followed with a solo HR of his own. Beer capped off his big day with an RBI single in the 6th. DeJuneas allowed 2 runs in relief but the offense did more than enough in the 10-2 win.
Note: Javier has 83 K in 63 innings with a 1.71 ERA this season.
- George Springer, CF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI
- Ronnie Dawson, RF: 2-for-4, 3 R, 2B, HR, RBI
- Seth Beer, 1B: 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 HR, 4 RBI, BB
- Bryan De La Cruz, LF: 1-for-2, 2 BB
- Chuckie Robinson, C: 1-for-3, R
- Anibal Sierra, 2B: 2-for-3, 2 R, HR, RBI
- Cristian Javier, RHP: 5.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 10 K
- Tommy DeJuneas, RHP: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Justin Ferrell, RHP: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (32-38) won 10-3 (BOX SCORE)
Garcia started and went 5.1 innings allowing 3 runs, 2 earned, with 8 strikeouts. Papierski got the scoring started with a solo HR in the first inning. In the 3rd they picked up 2 more runs on a Meyers RBI double and Adams sac fly. Papierski added a 2 run single in the 4th to make it 5-0 at the time. The offense broke it open in the 5th scoring 5 runs on a Sierra RBI walk and Meyers grand slam. Billingsley and Duncan closed it out with scoreless outings.
Note: Garcia has 80 K in 56.1 innings this season.
- Jake Meyers, CF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B, HR, 5 RBI
- Michael Papierski, DH: 2-for-4, R, HR, 3 RBI
- Corey Julks, RF: 2-for-5
- Jake Adams, 3B: 1-for-4, RBI
- Scott Schreiber, 1B: 1-for-5, R, 2B
- Jonathan Arauz, SS: 2-for-5, R
- Scott Manea, C: 0-for-3, 2 R, 2 BB
- Miguelangel Sierra, 2B: 2-for-3, 3 R, RBI, BB
- Luis Garcia, RHP: 5.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 8 K (WIN)
- Jacob Billingsley, RHP: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Tanner Duncan, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (44-23) won 7-2 (BOX SCORE)
Deason started for the River Bandits and pitched well allowing just 1 run in 6 innings of work. Machado got the scoring started with an RBI double in the 2nd inning. In the 3rd, they got 2 more runs on an Adolph RBI double and Campos RBI groundout. Adolph added to his day with a solo HR in the 5th. Hensley followed that up with a 2 run HR in the 6th. The bullpen allowed just 1 run over the final 3 innings as they secured the win.
Note: Adolph is hitting .377 in 15 games in June.
- Ross Adolph, CF: 4-for-5, 2 R, 2 2B, HR, 2 RBI
- Jeremy Pena, SS: 0-for-2, 3 BB
- Jonathan Lacroix, LF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B
- David Hensley, 1B: 2-for-4, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI
- Carlos Machado, RF: 1-for-3, 2B, RBI
- Michael Wielansky, 3B: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Cody Deason, RHP: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K (WIN)
- Yeremi Ceballos, LHP: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 4 K
- Devin Conn, RHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (2-4) won 10-7 (BOX SCORE)
Note: Lee is hitting .308 with 4 BB/1 SO in 4 games this season.
- Grae Kessinger, SS: 1-for-4, 2B, SB
- Zach Biermann, 1B: 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB
- Korey Lee, DH: 2-for-4, 2 R, BB
- Nathan Perry, C: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Joe Perez, 3B: 3-for-4, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI
- C.J. Stubbs, LF: 2-for-3, 2 R, HR, RBI, BB
- A.J. Lee, SS: 2-for-3, R, RBI, BB, 2 SB
- Valente Bellozo, RHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K (WIN)
- Angel Macuare, RHP: 3.0 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Michael Horrell, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: Cy Sneed (4.41 ERA) - 7:08 PM CT
CC: Enoli Paredes (7.36 ERA) - 7:15 PM CT
FV: Chad Donato (5.40 ERA) - 6:05 PM CT
QC: R.J. Freure (3.45 ERA) - 6:30 PM CT
TC: Franny Cobos (0.00 ERA) - 6:00 PM CT