Cubs Minor League Recap: 4/15/15
Iowa captured a win in New Orleans, and Tennessee was victorious in its home opener Friday. South Bend was on the losing end of a one-run contest, while Myrtle Beach was rained out. Here are some notes from yesterday’s minor league action:
Iowa Cubs (4-3)
Third Place (-1.5)
Third baseman Kris Bryant (.321) crushed his third homer of the season and drove in his 10th RBI, helping the I-Cubs to a 10-7 victory at New Orleans. The second game of the doubleheader was rained out.
- 2B Addison Russell (.355) went 3-for-4 with a double, three RBI and two runs scored. He has brought in a run in three of the last four games.
- CF Junior Lake (.250) went 2-for-2 with a double and a run scored.
- RF Rubi Silva (.263) went 2-for-4 with a sixth inning, run-scoring double.
- 1B Jonathan Mota (.500) went 2-for-3, driving in a run and scoring twice. He is 7-for-12 with four runs in his last four games.
Tennessee Smokies (4-2)
Second Place (-1.0)
Tennessee topped Pensacola 5-4 in its home opener. Three Smokies players had multi-hit games.
- C Willson Contreras (.500) went 2-for-4 with a double and scored once. This is his third consecutive multi-hit game.
- 2B Stephen Bruno (.389) went 2-for-4 with an RBI, a stolen base and a run scored.
- 1B Dan Vogelbach (.476) went 2-for-3, walked once and scored once. He is 7-for-11 with three runs
in his last three appearances.
- RHP Michael Jensen (0.00) earned the win, pitching 2.0 shutout innings, giving up two hits and
fanning two batters.
South Bend Cubs (3-5)
Sixth Place (-4.0)
South Bend got out to an early lead with a two-run homer from 3B Jesse Hodges (.207) in the second inning, but Fort Wayne rallied in the eighth, topping the Cubs 7-6 in extras.
- C Cael Brockmeyer (.423) had his third multi-hit game of the season, walked once and scored twice. He has a four-game hitting streak.
- 2B Jason Vosler (.304) went 2-for-4, hit a double and scored once.
- LF Charcer Burks (.296) went 3-for-4 and plated one.
- CF Trey Martin (.290) had his third consecutive multi-hit game.
- RHP Jeremy Null (1.64) tossed a quality start, giving up two earned runs off seven hits and fanning six batters.