Minor League recap: 9/4/13

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C.J. Edwards picked up his first win in a Daytona uniform Wednesday. (Photo by Aldrin Capulong/Daytona Cubs)

Daytona and Boise both snagged postseason wins Wednesday to secure a spot in their respective championship series. Tennessee begins its playoff series with Birmingham today. Here are some highlights from yesterday’s action.

Daytona Cubs

Daytona allowed just two hits in a 4-0 victory at Dunedin in Game 2 of the Florida State League North Division Championship series. The Cubs will take on the Charlotte Stone Crabs in the best-of-five FSL Championship Series beginning tonight at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.

  • 3B Kris Bryant (.833) posted his second straight multihit effort, going 3-for-3 with a run scored, a double (1) and a game-high two RBI (4). He finished the series 5-for-6 with four RBI.
  • 2B Wes Darvill (.333) went 2-for-4 with a run scored, a double (1) and one RBI (1).
  • LF Anthony Giansanti (.286) was 2-for-4.
  • RHP C.J. Edwards tossed 5.0 no-hit innings and struck out eight to earn his first-ever Cubs victory. Since being acquired by the Cubs, Edwards has struck out 41 hitters while allowing just seven walks in 28.0 innings.
  • RHP Ryan Searle (0.00) struck out five in 4.0 scoreless innings of work to convert the save.
  • The game featured a 29-minute rain delay after the first inning.

Boise Hawks

Boise won the South Division Pennant with an 11-7 victory at Salem-Keizer. The Hawks will host Vancouver in the best-of-three League Championship Series beginning Friday.

  • CF Kevin Encarnacion (.667) batted leadoff and went 3-for-5 with a walk, three runs scored, a double (1) and one RBI (1).
  • DH Justin Marra (.222) went 2-for-5 with a run scored, two doubles (2) and a game-high four RBI (4).
  • 2B Dan Lockhart (.500) was 3-for-6 with two runs scored and one RBI (1).
  • 3B David Bote (.286) went 2-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored, one RBI (1) and a stolen base (1).
  • RHP Loiger Padron (1-0, 3.38) allowed one run on three hits in 2.2 innings of relief to earn the win.
  • The victory marks Boise’s 13th trip to the League Championship Series (seven titles).

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