Not a good night for the Cubs minors as every team lost except AAA Iowa who snapped a five-game losing streak behind eight shutout innings from Brooks Raley.
August 21, 2013
LHP Brooks Raley tossed eight shutout innings as Iowa blanked Fresno while CF Zeke DeVoss extended his on-base streak to 27 games in Daytona's win over Tampa. RHP Dillon Maples seems to be finding his groove after being sent to Boise as SS Carlos Penalver paced the Hawks' offense with a grand slam homer in the 9-2 win.
August 11, 2013
Iowa and Daytona busted out the sticks in their victories, Boise rallied for a walk-off win, and the DSL Cubs moved into first with a shutout.
Daytona snapped a four-game losing streak behind three RBI from Dustin Geiger while Tennessee and Iowa got strong pitching performances from lefties Eric Jokisch and Brooks Raley
Tough day for the Cubs minor leagues as Iowa (1-7), Tennessee (2-5) and Daytona (3-4) all lost while Kane County (2-5) was rained out.
Sam Fuld put on a hitting display Thursday at Iowa. Russ Canzler hit his ninth home run at Tennessee while Brett Jackson hit his sixth at Daytona. Chris Huseby made his third start at DH at Boise. The AZL Cubs combined for a four-hitter.
J.R. Mathes made a little bit of history and pitched to 18 straight batters without allowing a hit for Iowa. Ty Wright had three hits and extended his lead in RBI in the Cubs' system for Tennessee. D.J. LeMahieu tied his career high in hits and RBI for Daytona. Hak-Ju Lee extended his hitting streak to 11 games at Peoria. Boise was shutout in its season opener.