Down on the Farm: June 9

Iowa Cubs (AAA): 36-27 Overalliowa cubs.gif
Northern Division 1st Place (+5.0)

Iowa extended its second-longest win streak of the season to six games, beating Memphis, 6-3.

LHP Sean Marshall (ND 0-1, 4.34) 3.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 4 K

HOMERS – Eric Patterson (5), Josh Kroeger (7)

? 2B Eric Patterson homered in back-to-back contests for the first time this season after connecting for a two-run shot in yesterday’s third inning … he extended his current hitting streak to 10 games, going
16-for-43 (.372) with one walk, three doubles, four homers, 12 runs scored and nine RBI over the stretch.
? RF Josh Kroeger was 1-for-3 with his seventh roundtripper of the season, a solo shot in the seventh… in eight games against Memphis, he is hitting at a .367 (11-for-30) clip with four doubles, two home runs, and three RBI.
? LHP Carmen Pignatiello converted his first save of the season, tossing a scoreless ninth frame … he has yet to allow a run over his last six road appearances (6.1 IP).

Tennessee Smokies (AA): 26-39 Overallsmokies.gif
North Division 5th Place (-13.0) 

Chattanooga held Tennessee scoreless through eight frames, beating the Smokies, 9-2.

RHP Mitch Atkins (L 4-6, 4.42) 4.1 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 3 ER, 5 BB, 3 K

? 2B Nate Spears recorded the I-Cubs lone multi-hit game, going 2-for-4 … he extended his hitting streak to nine games, going 15-for-30 (.500) with eight walks, four doubles, five RBI, and 10 runs scored over the span.
? C Welington Castillo went 1-for-3 with an RBI … in his first five games with Tennessee, he has a .353 (6-for-17) batting average and a .450 on-base percentage with three walks, a double, a home run, four runs scored and five RBI.
? RHP Michael Cooper recorded his 14th scoreless outing, yielding just one hit in his 1.0 inning of work.

Daytona Cubs (A+): 31-33 Overalldaytona.gif
East Division 5th Place (-9.0)

Daytona won its second straight series opener by holding Dunedin scoreless after the third inning in a 4-1 win.

RHP Marcos Mateo (ND 1-1, 5.13) 3.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 2 K

HOMERS – Steve Canzler (3)

? C Steve Clevenger went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI, recording multi-hit affairs in five of his last six games … he has hit in seven straight games, going 16-for-28 (.571) with five walks, five runs scored and seven RBI over the stretch.
? 1B Russ Canzler belted his seventh homer of the year, a solo shot in the second, marking his first long ball since April 25.
? The Daytona ‘pen combined for 5.1 scoreless innings of relief, yielding six hits, walking none, and fanning six … LHP Ed Campusano picked up the win and extended his scoreless innings streak to 8.2.

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