Cubs Minor League Recap: 4/15/15

Iowa lost on a walk-off hit, and South Bend’s comeback bid wasn’t enough on Wednesday. Tennessee and Myrtle Beach were both rained out. Here are some notes from yesterday’s minor league action:

Iowa Cubs (3-3)
Third Place (-1.5)

Iowa saw its three-game winning streak snapped as the club fell 3-2 in walk-off fashion at New Orleans in 10 innings.

  • 2B Jonathan Mota (.462) went 2-for-4 with an RBI. He is 5-for-9 with two runs in his last three games.
  • 1B Chris Valaika (.240) snapped a two-game hitless skid as he went 2-for-4 with a double.
  • 3B Kris Bryant (.333) reached base for the fourth straight game, going 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.
  • RHP Donn Roach retired the first 12 batters he faced and allowed just one base runner in six innings.

South Bend Cubs
T-Fourth Place (-3.0)

After falling behind 9-0 in three innings, South Bend rallied, but it wasn’t enough. They lost to Fort Wayne, 10-7.

  • 1B Cael Brockmeyer (.409) went 2-for-4 with a walk, a double, an RBI and a run scored. He has six doubles and five RBI in six games and has a three-game hitting streak (.455/5-for-11).
  • CF Trey Martin (.269) and 2B Chesny Young (.259) each went 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI. Martin has hit safely in five straight games (.304/7-for-23).
  • C Gioskar Amaya (.238) hit his first double of the season, going 2-for-3 with a run scored.

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