Cubs Minor League Recap: 6/18/15

Iowa looked impressive in a win, but South Bend gave up a run in the 10th for a loss. The Short-Season Eugene Emeralds also opened up their 2015 campaign yesterday, falling by a score of 6-1. Tennessee and Myrtle Beach were both rained out. Here are some notes from yesterday’s minor league action:

Iowa Cubs (35-31)
Pacific Coast League (Triple-A)
Second Place (-9.0)

Iowa snapped a two-game skid with a 7-2 victory at Round Rock.

  • RHP Carlos Pimentel (3.45) gave up one earned run in 6.1 innings, striking out four to pick up the win.
  • C Rafael Lopez (.292) went 3-for-5 with a run scored.
  • 3B Christian Villanueva (.273) went 2-for-4 with a run scored, a double (11) and two RBI (30).
  • LF Adron Chambers (.285) went 2-for-4 with a run scored, a double (13) and two RBI (16).
  • CF John Andreoli (.316) went 2-for-5 with a run scored and one RBI (10).

South Bend Cubs (27-37)
Midwest League (Low-A)
Eighth Place (-11.5)

Visiting Dayton tallied a run in the 10th inning to beat South Bend, 2-1.

  • RHP Jake Stinnett (5.29) pitched 6.0 scoreless innings, fanning four in the no-decision.
  • 1B Yasiel Balaguert (.303) and C Cael Brockmeyer (.297) both had three hits apiece.
  • LF Charcer Burks (.262) went 2-for-5 with two doubles (12) and one RBI (22).
  • RHP David Garner (5.40) fired 2.0 scoreless innings of relief, striking out three hitters.

Eugene Emeralds (0-1)
Northwest League (Short-Season A)

Eugene began the 2015 campaign with a 6-1 setback at Everett.

  • LHP Carson Sands (3.60) gave up two earned runs in 5.0 innings, striking out two.
  • RF Eloy Jimenez (.500) went 2-for-4 with an RBI (1).
  • SS Ho-Young Son (.333) reached base twice, going 1-for-3 with a run scored, a double and a walk.
  • LHP Sam Wilson struck out two hitters in 1.2 scoreless innings of relief.

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