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Anthony Rizzo continues his assault on triple-A pitching Monday night going 3 for 3 including tow homers and three RBI’s in Iowa’s 10-6 victory. Adrian Cardenas and Josh Vitters both had two hits on the night as Iowa pounded out 12 in total. Not wanting to be left out, Iowa’s starting pitcher Travis Wood hit a two run homer to go along with his solid start on the mound. Wood gave up three runs on four hits over six innings of work, he only walked one and struck out six to earn the win.
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|Esmailin Caridad (H, 1)||1.2||0||0||0||0||2||0||0.00|
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With the I-Cubs trailing 5-2 in the bottom of the 8th inning Anthony Rizzo launched a game tying three-run homer, shortly after that the I-Cubs walked off in the ninth inning with the win, 6-5 over Round Rock. The Rizzo – Jackson connection continued to tear the cover off the ball Sunday afternoon. Jackson went 2-5 with an RBI double, and a run scored to go along with the previously mentioned Anthony Rizzo bomb. Jackson is hitting .438 so far this season, and Rizzo is hitting at a .375 clip. Jeff Beliveau turned in his second straight outstanding performance out of the bullpen going two innings, and striking out four guys.
Chris Rusin struggled in his 2012 debut with Iowa on Saturday Night giving up four runs on six hits over 5 and 1/3rd. Brett Jackson continuted his hot start going 2-4 with a double in the losing effort.
Casey Coleman got knocked around early in Iowa’s loss Friday night. Coleman was around the plate all night, just probably around it a little too much. He gave up four runs on five hits over five innings, he didn’t walk anyone and struck out five. The Iowa bullpen came in and did an adequate job keeping Round Rock scoreless over the next four innings. Ryan Rowland-Smith, and Jeff Beliveau each tossed a scoreless inning while Esmailin Caridad turned in two scoreless innings. Rizzo and Jackson were the stars again at the plate, Jackson chipped in with a triple, and Rizzo had two more hits in the 4-3 loss.
Randy Wells got the victory tonight, as he went a strong 6 innings for the Iowa Cubs in their opening day today. Iowa beat Round Rock 5-3.