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.
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.
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.
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.