Cubs July 15 Minor League Recap

Jeffrey Baez singled past a drawn in infield to score Chesney Young and give Boise the walk-off win in the 10th on a light night of minor league action. Yohan Matos hit his fourth homer as the DSL Cubs lost. Iowa, Tennessee, Daytona, Kane County, Mesa, and the VSL Cubs all had the day off.

Short-Season—Boise 4, Spokane 3—10 innings

Jeffrey Baez delivered a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 10th to give the Hawks the victory and move within a game of first-place Hillsboro.

At the Dish: Jeffrey Baez (.288) had the game winner, one of three singles on the night, as the outfielder extended his hitting streak to 18 games. Mark Malave (.278) gave the Hawks a 2-1 lead in the sixth with a two-run double and Charlie White’s (.225) squeeze bunt in the 8th tied the game. In the 10th, Chesny Young (.423) singled and took second after a walk to Malave. After a balk moved the runners up 90 feet and led to the ejection of the Spokane manager, Baez delivered the game winning hit to left field past a drawn in infield. Rashad Crawford (.325) was 2-5 to extend his hit streak to 16 games. Malave and Young both had two hits and Young walked twice to up his OBP to .516 in eight games.

On the Hill: Erick Leal (3-2, 4.23 ERA) was solid for six innings, yielding a run on two hits. He fanned a season-high five batters and got seven ground ball outs in his sixth start....Ryan Williams (0-0, 0.00 ERA) worked two innings but got charged with a blown save after an unearned run scored to tie the game at 2-2. He fanned two in his second NWL appearance........Sam Wilson’s (1-0, 1.80 ERA) wild pitch in the top of the ninth allowed the tying run to score from third and he was handed his first blown ave. The left-hander worked two frames, fanned five, and earned the win.

Hawks Notes: Boise’s Giuseppe Papaccio has been promoted from Boise to Kane County. The Cougars has been playing an infielder short ever since Daniel Lockhart was placed on the DL with a hand injury.

Dominican Summer League—Rangers II 8, Cubs 7

Rangers tied the game in the bottom of the eighth and then won on a walk-off single in the ninth.

At the Dish: Cubs collected 14 hits as leadoff hitter Roberto Caro (.279) was 2-4 with his third homer and four RBI. Yohan Matos (.323) had three hits, including a double and his 4th homer. Jose Paniagua (.297) was 2-4 with A RBI. Luis Ubiera (.211), Frandy Delarosa (.252) and Franklin Tineo (.200) all had two hits.

On the Hill: Jose Morel got the start and went four innings, allowing five runs on seven hits and two walks. Junior Marte gave up a run in two frames and Aneuris Rosario got charged with a blown save, giving up the tying run in the eighth. Jeffry Hernandez took the loss getting two outs before the game-winning hit.

Cubs Minor League box scores July 15

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