Down on the Farm: June 4

Daytona Cubs (A+): 27-32 Overalldaytona.gif
East Division 5th Place (-11.0)

Despite out-hitting Palm Beach, 15-7, Daytona dropped their third straight to the division-leading Cardinals, 5-4.

RHP Marcos Mateo (ND 1-1, 5.56) 4.1 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

? 1B Russ Canzler went 3-for-4 with three RBI … it was his second straight three-hit game, over which he has driven in five runs and raised his average from .233 to .266.
? RF Yusuf Carter went 3-for-5 with a stolen base and two runs scored … DH Steve Clevenger and 3B Josh Lansford both also turned in three-hit games.
? LHP Edward Campusano tossed 2.1 perfect innings in relief, striking out two … he has not allowed a run since his first appearance with Daytona, a span of 4.2 innings.

Tennessee Smokies (AA): 25-35 Overallsmokies.gif
North Division 5th Place (-11.0)

Tennessee built a 5-2 lead but could not close the door, as the Diamond Jaxx broke out for a late inning comeback, defeating the Smokies, 10-6.

RHP Mitch Atkins (ND 4-5, 4.32) 6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K

? 2B Nate Spears went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a run scored and three RBI … he finished the four-game series against West Tennessee 8-for-13 (.615) with four walks, seven runs scored and four RBI.
? RF Doug Deeds was 2-for-4 with a walk, stolen base and an RBI … over his last seven games, he is hitting .360 (9-for-25) with three doubles, seven walks, eight runs and eight RBI.
? Starter Mitch Atkins allowed three runs over 6.0 innings pitched, notching his third consecutive quality start and his eighth of the season.

Peoria Chiefs (A-): 24-35 Overall
chiefs.gifWestern Division 8th Place (-17.0)

Wisconsin jumped out to an early lead that they never relented, shutting down the Chiefs, 6-1.

LHP Chris Siegfried (L 1-4, 6.28) 3.0 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 2 K

? CF Leon Johnson had three of Peoria’s seven hits, finishing 3-for-4 with a double … he has hit safely in his last three games, going 5-for-10 (.500) with a walk, two doubles, two RBI and a stolen base.
? LHP Dustin Sasser threw 2.0 scoreless innings, allowing two hits while striking out one … he has not allowed an earned run in his last nine appearances, spanning 15.1 innings.
? RHP Stephen Vento went 1.0 shutout inning, yielding one hit while fanning two … over his last three appearances he has allowed just one base runner while striking out seven in 3.0 innings pitched.

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