Farm Report: Smokies Walk Off

The Double-A Smokies walked off with a thrilling 12-inning victory, while cold bats doomed Iowa, Daytona and Peoria. Details from Monday's action are inside the Northsiders Report Farm Report.

Tennessee won an exciting walk-off win, while Iowa, Daytona and Peoria were doomed by cold bats. Details from Monday's action are inside the Northsiders Report Farm Report.


Triple-A -- Iowa Cubs

Redbirds Top I-Cubs, 6-2 Memphis: 6, Iowa: 2

Iowa starter Jay Jackson (L, 1-2) surrendered four runs in the first two innings, digging the Cubs into an early hole. Memphis would come out on top with a 6-2 victory on Monday afternoon. Memphis starter Joe Kelly (W, 1-1) worked six innings, surrendering just two runs. The Cubs would muster one hit in the final three innings.

Luis Valbuena and Wellington Castillo knocked in the Cubs' only runs of the day. Anthony Rizzo finished with another two-hit game, bringing his average for the season to .380. Iowa returns to action on Tuesday afternoon.

Next: Memphis @ Iowa, Tuesday -- 12:05


Double-A -- Tennessee Smokies

Smokies Walk Off In 12 Tennessee: 5, Chattanooga: 4

Justin Boul singled home the game-winning run in the 12th inning, scoring Nate Samson, giving Tennessee a 5-4 win over the Chattanooga Lookouts. Jonathan Mota (W, 1-0) moved from left field to earn his first win over the season on just his sixth career pitching apperance. He also hit a solo home run in the first inning.

Elliot Soto finished with two hits and scored both times on base. Logan Watkins knocked in a pair of key RBIs in the win. Tennessee has now won three of its last four games.

Next: Chattanooga @ Tennessee, Tuesday -- 11:30


High-A -- Daytona Cubs

Cubs Held To Three Hits; Fall 7-2 Lakeland: 7, Daytona: 2

Daytona was held to just three hits and two runs, while Lakeland rolled to a 7-2 victory. Matthew Szczur, Richard Jones and John Andreoli tallied Daytona's lone three hits, while it was Jones and Chad Noble who knocked in the squad's only runs.

Zach Cates (L, 0-3) continued to struggled, working just four innings, surrendering three earned runs and six hits. His ERA stands at 15.12 for the season. Joseph Zeller helped settle things down, allowing two hits and a run (unearned) in four innings of work. Daytona now travels to Lakeland for one game, before starting new series with the Clearwater Threshers.

Next: Daytona @ Lakeland, Tuesday -- 6:30


Low-A -- Peoria Chiefs

Cold Bats Cost Chiefs Lansing: 7, Peoria: 3

Cold bats haunted Peoria in its 7-3 loss to the Lansing Lugnuts. The Chiefs tallied just five hits and three runs. Ryan Cuneo, Taiwan Easterling and Wes Darvill each tallied Peoria's RBIs.

Jose Rosario (L, 1-3) worked five innings, allowing five runs, four of those were earned. Luis Liria and Bryce Shafer combined for three innings of scoreless work in relief, but Austin Reed allowed two runs in the ninth, sealing the win for Lansing. Next: Lansing @ Peoria, Tuesday -- 11:00

Chris Emma has covered college athletics and professional baseball for FOX Sports since 2009. He covered the Nebraska Cornhuskers for Big Red Report, and currently covers the Northwestern Wildcats and Chicago Cubs.
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