Cubs Minor League Recap (6/30)

The Cubs farm system went 3-2 on Saturday.

Low-A Eugene

Emeralds fell to Hillsboro 4-3 in 10.

  • 1B Jake Slaughter went 1-for-3 with 1 RBI.
  • C Jonathan Soto went 1-for-4 with 1 RBI.

Single-A South Bend

Cubs beat Dayton 4-3 with 11 hits.

  • SS Andy Weber went 1-for-4 with 2 RBI. Weber is hitting .317 with 8 RBI over his last 10 games.
  • OF Brennen Davis went 2-for-4 with 1 RBI. Davis is 4-for-9 with 3 RBI in his last 2 games.
  • 2B Delvin Zinn went 2-for-5 with the game-winning RBI in the 8th.
  • LHP Faustino Carrera lowered his season ERA down to 2.73 with a quality start. Carerra went 6.0 innings, allowing 7 hits and 2 runs. He struck out 6 and walked 1.

High-A Myrtle Beach

Pelicans beat Fayetteville 6-4.

  • C Miguel Amaya went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in the 3rd. Amaya is starting to heat up lately, with 7 RBI in just his last 3 games.
  • OF Jimmy Herron went 1-for-3 with 1 RBI.
  • OF Zach Davis went 1-for-4 with 1 RBI.

Double-A Tennessee

Smokies fell to Chattanooga 8-4 despite 12 hits.

  • C P.J. Higgins went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI. Higgins is now hitting .276 with 34 RBI through 64 games.
  • 2B Vimael Machin went 3-for-4 with 1 RBI. Machin has been red hot this season, batting .305 in 71 games split between Iowa and Tennessee.
  • SS Zack Short was sent from his Arizona rehab to Tennessee. Short went 2-for-5 with 1 RBI in his 1st game for the Smokies. He should rejoin the Iowa Cubs soon.

Triple-A Iowa

Cubs crushed San Antonio 12-2 on 15 hits.

  • 2B Trent Giambrone went 3-for-5 with 3 RBI. Giambrone now has 9 RBI with a .306 average in his last 10 games. He’s hitting .233 with 18 homers and 43 RBI in 76 games this season.
  • 3B Phillip Evans went 1-for-5 with 3 RBI. Evans has driven in a run for 5 consecutive games.
  • OF Mark Zagunis went 1-for-4 with 2 RBI and a walk. He stays on fire for Iowa, with 16 RBI in 23 games.
  • RHP Trevor Clifton started and got the win with 5.0 strong innings. He allowed just 4 hits and 1 run. Clifton struck out 7 and walked 2.
  • LHP Randy Rosario tossed 2.0 scoreless innings, lowering his season ERA to 2.25 in 20.0 innings.

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