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.
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
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