Down on the Farm: Aug. 11

Iowa Cubs (AAA): 70-52 Overall
iowa cubs.gifNorthern Division 1st Place (+6.0)

Round Rock rallied for two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to squeak by Iowa, 7-6.

LHP Jason Stanford (ND 1-1, 6.00) 4.0 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 4 BB, 3 K

HOMERS – Casey McGehee (12), Jason Dubois (22)

? LF Andres Torres went 4-for-5 with his 26th double, a run scored and two stolen bases … he has 20 straight stolen bases after being caught in his first three attempts of the season … he is 5-for-9 with three stolen bases in the past two games.
? SS Luis Figueroa recorded his second straight multi-hit game, going 2-for-4 with an RBI … he is 4-for-7 with an RBI over the past two games.
? 3B-C Casey McGehee went 2-for-4 with his 12th home run, two runs scored and an RBI … his 79 RBI are tied for the team lead with Micah Hoffpauir.
? RF Jason Dubois crushed his team-leading 22nd home run as part of a 1-for-3 night that included a walk, two runs scored and an RBI.

Daytona Cubs (A+): 27-20 Overall
daytona.gifEast Division Tied, 1st Place

Jupiter scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally past Daytona, 3-2.

LHP Jeremy Papelbon (ND 1-1, 2.92) 1 H, 0 R, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K

? 1B Russ Canzler reached base three times, going 1-for-2 with two walks and his 56th RBI.
? DH Marquez Smith went 2-for-4 with a double, marking the Cubs lone extra-base hit of the night.
? Starting pitcher Jeremy Papelbon was overpowering in 5.0 scoreless innings, allowing one hit and a walk while striking out four … he is unscored upon in his last 13 appearances (26.2 IP).

Peoria Chiefs (A-): 25-25 Overall
chiefs.gifWestern Division Tied 5th Place (-5.5)

The Chiefs threatened in the ninth inning, but came up short, falling to Beloit, 2-1.

RHP Kevin Kreier (L 5-7, 3.72) 5.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 K

? CF Brandon Guyer went 1-for-4 with his third triple of the season and a run scored … he is 3-for-8 with a triple, a home run, three runs scored and two RBI over the past two games.
? DH Elvis Lara was 1-for-4 … he is 3-for-8 with two RBI and a stolen base in the past two games against Beloit.
? SS Nate Samson‘s 14-game road hitting streak came to an end with an 0-for-1 night in which he walked and was hit by two pitches … he has a team-leading 14 HBP this season and is seventh on the Chiefs career HBP list.

Boise Hawks (A-): 31-23 Overall
boise.jpgEast Division 2nd Place (-7.0)

Spokane held off Boise, 2-1, increasing its East Division lead to seven games over the Hawks.

RHP Aaron Shafer (L 1-2, 5.25) 4.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K

? 3B Josh Vitters extended his hitting streak to 18 games, going 1-for-4 … he is 29-for-81 (.358) with eight doubles, two homers, 15 runs scored and nine RBI over the streak.
? SS Ryan Flaherty went 1-for-4 … he is  6-for-17 (.353) with a double, a home run, two runs scored and two RBI over the past four games.
? RHP Mike Perconte limited Spokane to one hit and one walk while punching out three in 3.2 scoreless innings of relief.

Mesa Cubs (R): 7-6 Overall; First Half: 18-10 Overall
mesa.gifArizona League Tied 4th Place (-3.0)

Mesa collected 12 hits, pounding the AZL Mariners, 8-2.

RHP Larry Suarez (ND 0-1, 1.42) 3.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K

HOMERS – John Contreras (9)

? CF Tony Campana went 2-for-4 with a run scored and his sixth stolen base … he is 5-for-11 (.455) with a walk, four runs scored and a two stolen bases in his last three games.
? 3B John Contreras went 1-for-4 with a home run, a run scored and three RBI.

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