Tuesday was a big day for offense all around and pitching in Myrtle Beach and Tennessee.
Single-A South Bend
Cubs beat Bowling Green 6-4.
- #30 prospect, SS/2B Andy Weber went 3-for-4 with a run scored. Weber is batting .278 over his last 10 games.
- #15 prospect, OF Nelson Velazquez went 2-for-3 with 1 RBI and a walk.
- C Eric Gonzalez went 1-for-3 with 2 RBI and a walk.
High-A Myrtle Beach
Pelicans beat Winston Salem 5-2.
- RHP Paul Richan picked up the win after 6 2/3 strong innings. Richan allowed just seven hits and one run while striking out seven. He has allowed just two earned runs over his last 2 starts (12 2/3 innings).
- 1B Cam Balego went 1-for-3 with a solo homer.
- OF Kevonte Mitchell went 1-for-3 with a solo homer and 1 walk.
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Smokies beat Birmingham 9-4.
- #17 prospect, RHP Tom Hatch was solid over 5.0 innings. Hatch allowed four hits and two earned runs. He struck out three and walked two.
- 3B P.J. Higgins went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI and a walk.
- OF Charcer Burks went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI and 2 walks.
- DH/3B Jesse Hodges went 1-for-3 with 2 RBI.
Cubs fell to Omaha 8-1.
- DH/C Ian Rice went 2-for-3. Rice is batting .256 with 2 homers and 6 RBI in 11 games for Iowa.