Minor League recap: 8/14/13

BOGUSEVIC

Outfielder Brian Bogusevic continues his rehab assignment in Mesa. (Photo by Stephen Green)

Iowa, Tennessee, Boise and Mesa all captured victories Wednesday night, while Daytona split its doubleheader and Kane County put itself in too big of a deficit to recover. Here are some highlights from yesterday’s action.

Iowa Cubs (58-67)

Iowa held visiting Sacramento to just four hits in a 2-1 victory.

  • RHP Casey Coleman picked up the win, striking out five over five scoreless innings and giving up one hit.
  • CF Jae-Hoon Ha (.262) went 2-for-3 with a walk and a fifth-inning, solo home run.
  • LF Dave Sappelt (.242) went 1-for-4 with a run scored. He’s hit safely in four of his last five games.
  • LHP Zach Rosscup (0.00) struck out two in a scoreless inning of relief.
  • RHP Brian Schlitter (3.15) converted his 17th save of the season with a scoreless ninth inning.

Tennessee Smokies (31-20)

Tennessee won its fourth straight game, beating visiting Chattanooga, 6-2.

  • 3B Christian Villanueva (.269) went 2-for-3 with a walk, two doubles (35) and a RBI (35).
  • SS Javier Baez (.280) extended his hitting streak to four games, going 2-for-4 with a run scored, two doubles (10) and three RBI (34).
  • RF John Andreoli (.293) posted his 11th, multihit effort, going 2-for-4 with a run scored and a double (11).
  • RHP Tony Zych (2.52) struck out two in 1.2 scoreless innings of relief. He hasn’t allowed a run in his last six appearances (9.0 IP).

Daytona Cubs (28-17-1)

GM 1: Daytona used a five-run second inning to beat visiting Clearwater, 5-1.

  • 3B Kris Bryant (.333) went 1-for-3 with a second-inning, solo home run. It was his second homer in as many days, and he’s now hit safely in 17 straight games (15 straight with Boise).
  • 1B Dustin Geiger (.284) and C Chadd Krist (.238) each had two hits apiece.
  • CF Zeke DeVoss (.261) extended his hitting streak to five games, going 1-for-2 with two walks and a RBI (48).

GM 2: Daytona managed just two hits in a 2-0 loss to Clearwater.

  • LF Anthony Giansanti (.296) went 1-for-3 with a single.
  • C Yaniel Cabezas (.247) went 1-for-2, extending his hitting streak to seven games.
  • RHP Lendy Castillo (3.21) allowed a run on four hits while striking out three in 3.0 innings of relief.

Kane County Cougars (18-32)

Kane County surrendered four, first-inning runs in a 5-4 loss at Burlington.

  • RF Reggie Golden (.238) went 1-for-3 with a fourth-inning, three-run homer.
  • 3B Jeimer Candelario (.258) extended his hitting streak to three games with an eighth-inning, solo home run.
  • LHP Sheldon McDonald (1.21) tossed 1.2 scoreless innings of relief. He’s holding left-handed hitters to a .167 batting average (5-for-30) on the season.

Boise Hawks (12-8)

A day after setting a season-high in runs (12), Boise set another one in a 13-2 rout of the Eugene Emeralds. The Hawks pounded out 15 hits for the third straight game, and have now won seven of their last eight games.

  • CF Brian Bogusevic (.263) went 1-for-5 with a walk, a run scored, a double (2) and one RBI (3) in the fifth game of a rehabilitation assignment.
  • RF Jeffrey Baez (.281), SS Francisco Sanchez (.215) and 2B Trevor Stevens (.265) all recorded multihit efforts.
  • 3B Jesse Hodges (.221) went 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and a career-high four RBI (19).
  • C Wilfredo Petit (.194) was 1-for-4 with a run scored, a double (2) and two RBI (14).
  • RHP Daury Torrez has not allowed a run in his last 12.0 innings of work.

Mesa Cubs (9-7)

Mesa used a five-run, third inning to rout the visiting AZL D-backs, 13-4.

  • CF Brian Bogusevic (.263) went 1-for-5 with a walk, a run scored, a double (2) and one RBI (3) in the fifth game of a rehabilitation assignment.
  • RF Jeffrey Baez (.281), SS Francisco Sanchez (.215) and 2B Trevor Stevens (.265) all recorded multihit efforts.
  • 3B Jesse Hodges (.221) went 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and a career-high four RBI (19).
  • C Wilfredo Petit (.194) was 1-for-4 with a run scored, a double (2) and two RBI (14).
  • RHP Daury Torrez has not allowed a run in his last 12.0 innings of work.

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