Cubs Minor League Recap: 6/22/15
Mesa fell to 0-2 while Eugene again lost because of one big inning Monday. Tennessee, Myrtle Beach and South Bend were all enjoying the All-Star break, while Iowa had the day off. Here are some notes from yesterday’s minor league action:
Eugene Emeralds (1-4)
Northwest League (Short-Season A)
Fourth Place (-2.0)
Eugene gave up six runs in the eighth inning to surrender the lead and drop the game, 8-4.
- RF Ricardo Marcano (.250) went 1-for-4 with a triple, two RBI (3) and one run scored.
- 3B Adonis Paula (.316) went 2-for-4, scored once and plated one (4).
- LHP Andin Diaz (4.50) fanned eight batters in 4.0 innings in his first start of the season. The Emeralds as a team struck out 17 batters in 8.0 innings.
Mesa Cubs (0-2)
Arizona League (Rookie)
Fifth Place (-2.5)
The Mesa Cubs were held to just four hits in a 4-1 setback against the AZL D-backs.
- CF Roberto Caro (.286) went 1-for-4 and plated Mesa’s only run of the evening.
- LHP Rob Zastryzny (2.25) allowed just one run on three hits in 4.0 innings of work in his first outing of the campaign.
- Mesa was 1-for-5 with runners in scoring position.
Tennessee Smokies All-Stars: Corey Black, Frank Batista, Willson Contreras, P.J. Francescon, Felix Pena and Dan Vogelbach
Myrtle Beach Pelicans All-Stars: Jeimer Candelario, Jonathan Martinez, Duane Underwood and Mark Zagunis
South Bend Pelicans All-Stars: Cael Brockmeyer, Charcer Burks, James Farris, Jeremy Null and Gleyber Torres