Cubs Arizona Fall League Recap: 10/24/15

Cubs pitchers were solid for the Solar Sox on Saturday, but Mesa dropped a 5-4 game to Salt River to fall to 1-9 on the season. Here are some Cubs notes from this weekend’s action:

  • LHP Rob Zastryzny (4.91) struck out seven batters in 5.0 innings, giving up two earned runs on six hits and walking none in the no-decision. He exited the game with a 4-2 lead.
  • RHP Corey Black (9.00) struck out two in an inning of work, giving up two hits and an unearned run, to earn his first hold of the season.
  • RHP David Garner (0.00) also picked up a hold, pitching a scoreless eighth inning and striking out one.
  • C Willson Contreras (.296) drove in the first run in a three-run third inning when he ripped a double to left field, scoring Chad Hinshaw (Angels). The next batter, Renato Nunez (Athletics), drove him in with a single up the middle. Contreras was 1-for-4 with a walk.
  • 2B Elliot Soto (.190) had a one-out single to center in the third inning, finishing the afternoon 1-for-4.

Mesa heads to Glendale Monday, with Cubs pitcher Pierce Johnson scheduled to make the start.

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