The Cubs farm system went 0-4 on Monday.
Emeralds fell to Salem-Keizer 9-7.
- 2B Chase Strumpf went 2-for-4 with a solo homer for a total of 2 RBI. Strumpf is 6-for-9 with 3 RBI in his last 2 games. He was the Cubs 2nd round pick in this year’s draft.
- OF Zac Taylor went 2-for-5 with 2 RBI. Taylor is hitting .418 with 5 homers and 17 RBI in 13 combined games this season. He was the Cubs 25th round pick in this year’s draft.
- 1B Grayson Byrd went 3-for-5 with a triple. Byrd is hitting .333 with 11 RBI in 12 games combined this season. He was the Cubs 24th round pick in this year’s draft.
Single-A South Bend
Cubs fell to Dayton 5-4.
- C Marcus Mastrobuoni went 1-for-3 with a 2-run homer.
- DH Fidel Mejia went 1-for-4 with a solo homer.
- 3B Chris Morel went 1-for-4 with a triple. Morel now has a triple in back-to-back games and 7 overall this season. He is hitting .284 in 71 games this year.
High-A Myrtle Beach
Pelicans fell to Down East 3-1 in a rain-shortened game.
- LHP Ryan Kellogg was excellent again over 5.0 innings. Kellogg gave up 5 hits and 1 run while striking out 2 and walking none. He has allowed just 1 run in his last 2 starts (10.0 innings)
Smokies fell to Montgomery 6-1.
- RHP Thomas Hatch threw another quality start despite the loss. Hatch allowed 6 hits and 2 runs in 6.0 innings. He struck out 2 but walked 5.
Off, All-Star break.