Cubs Minor League Recap (4/6)

The Cubs farm system went 3-1 on Saturday with a few strong pitching performances.

Single-A South Bend

South Bend fell to West Michigan 3-1.

  • Cubs #15-ranked prospect, OF Nelson Velazquez went 2-for-4.
  • 3B Fidel Mejia went 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Nelson Velazquez

High-A Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach shutout Lynchburg 2-0.

  • Cubs #18-ranked prospect, RHP Paul Richan fired 3 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing just 4 hits. Richan struck out two and walked one.
  • RHP Ryan Kellogg picked up the win after tossing 3 1/3 scoreless innings in relief. Kellogg struck out four and walked none.
  • 1B Wladimir Galindo went 1-for-2 with a run scored and a walk.

Double-A Tennessee

Smokies beat Mississippi 4-3.

  • Cubs #10-ranked prospect, RHP Keegan Thompson dominated, earning the win. Thompson didn’t allow a hit over 5.0 innings while striking out eight.
  • OF Eddy Martinez went 2-for-4 with a run scored and 1 RBI.

Triple-A Iowa

Iowa beat Nashville 10-4.

  • CF Ian Happ went 2-for-5 with a run scored and 3 RBI.
  • C Taylor Davis went 1-for-3 with a homer and 2 RBI.

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