Minor League recap: 7/17/13
Dustin Geiger continues to swing the bat well for Daytona. (Photo by Aldrin Capulong/Daytona Cubs)
Boise was the only affiliate to capture a win Wednesday, while Daytona, Kane County and Mesa all fell short. Smokies players who participated in the Southern League All-Star Game struggled, and Iowa had the day off. Here are some highlights from yesterday’s action.
Tennesee Smokies (16-8)
Eleven pitchers combined on a one-hitter as the South Division beat the North 6-0 in the Southern League All-Star Game at Bragan Field in Jacksonville, Fla.
- OF Matt Szczur (0-for-2), SS Arismendy Alcantara (0-for-2), 3B Christian Villanueva (0-for-3) and C Rafael Lopez (0-for-1) each went hitless.
- RHP Kyle Hendricks suffered the loss, surrendering two first-inning runs on three hits.
- RHP Alberto Cabrera struck out in a hitless third inning.
Daytona Cubs (15-9)
Daytona went into the ninth inning with the lead, but was unable to close out the game. The Cubs fell at Charlotte 4-3 in 11 innings.
- RHP Yao-Lin Wang (3.35) had his longest outing of the year with 5.2 innings of work, allowing two walks, two runs, five hits and fanning two.
- C Chadd Krist (.236) went 2-for-3, extending his hitting streak to four games with two walks, one run scored and an RBI (21).
- 1B Dustin Geiger (.288) went 3-for-5 with a double (21).
- 3B Ben Carhart (.261) went 1-for-5 with an RBI double (43 RBI, 24 2B). He has hit three doubles in the last five contests.
Kane County Cougars (5-19)
Kane County dropped an 8-2 decision at home against Great Lakes.
- C Wilson Contreras (.234) went 1-for-3 with a walk, one run scored, a solo home run (7) and one RBI (32).
- RF Kevin Encarnacion (.239) went 1-for-2 with two walks, one run scored, a solo home run (1) and one RBI (2).
- RHP Juan Paniagua (7.71) made his debut with Kane County, tossing 2.1 innings of three-run, two-hit ball and allowing four walks while fanning two batters.
Boise Hawks (17-16)
Boise extended its winning streak to five games with a 5-1 victory on the road to sweep Hillsboro.
- C Cael Brockmeyer (.256) went 1-for-3 with two runs scored. He extended his hitting streak to five games with a ninth-inning single.
- RHP Loiger Padron (5.92) got his second win of the season as he tossed three shutout innings and fanned two.
- RHP Tyler Skulina (0.00) tossed two shutout innings in his first start, extending his scoreless innings streak to eight.
- CF Shawon Dunston (.297) went 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI (12).